Kelli Williams is an American actress. She started her professional acting career in the late 1980s, debuting in an episode of Beauty and the Beast. Later in 1990, she had her first starring role on television, playing as Mattie Walker in Elvis. She next had her big screen debut in the 1993 film Mr. Jones. This was followed by a performance in the movie There Goes My Baby. She went on to star as Ellie in the short-lived show New York News. Between 1997 to 2003, she became known for her role as Lindsay Dole in The Practice. She next starred as Dr. Natalie Durant in Medical Investigation and Julia Switzer in Men in Trees. Williams gained wider popularity for her role as Dr. Gillian Foster in Lie to Me. She starred as Jackie Clark in Army Wives after this.