Williams' career-launching role as rebellious teen Jen Lindley was perhaps a precursor for her future niche of quietly complex, heavy-hearted performances in movies like Blue Valentine and Brokeback Mountain. Who would have thought that a star from The WB would one day be able to boast not one but three Academy Award nominations?
Oscar Stars' Most Embarrassing Roles
These are the films that this year's Oscar nominees and previous winners would probably like you to forget. -- By Meriah Doty