Michelle Williams wanted to be a boxer

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04 March 2013

Michelle Williams used to be a tomboy and her ambition was to be a boxer.

Michelle Williams used to dream of being a boxer.

The 'Oz the Great and Powerful' actress, who shot to fame as a teenager on TV show 'Dawson's Creek', didn't always want to get into acting, instead hoping to follow in the footsteps of her idol Mike Tyson by roughhousing in the ring.

She said: "Nobody in my family does anything in the film business. It wasn't that I had a special or remarkable passion [for film]. I was just one kid doing little plays.

"The only thing I remember wanting to be was a boxer and it went from boxer to actress. I wanted to box men, but that never happened."

The 32-year-old star was also intent on being the best boxer and wouldn't consider fighting in a lower weight class.

She explained: "I wanted to be a heavyweight boxer. I wasn't interested in watching featherweight, welterweight. I grew up when Mike Tyson was the reigning champ. I watched all of his fights. And Sugar Ray Robinson and George Foreman. I was a tomboy when I was a kid."

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