Williams, who had not seen previous stagings of the play, was drawn to the ambiguity of her character and found herself unable to distance herself from it after each performance.
In Kalispell, Williams lived with her three paternal half-siblings and her younger sister, Paige.
The journalist has described her as unpretentious, low-key, and unassuming.
Elverum and Williams filed for divorce in April 2019; by November 2019, it was reported that they were no longer married.
Williams also served as an executive producer; she was pleased not to have to negotiate to receive equal pay with co-star.
This was to prove one of his greatest assets in Parliament.