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Melissa Leo

American actress Melissa Chessington Leo made her acting debut in 1985, for which she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Ingenue/Woman in the Drama Series “All My Children”. Her most notable role as was as Det. Sgt. Kay Howard on “Homicide: Life on the Street” for the show's first five seasons from 1993–1997. Following several films, Leo received critical acclaim and national attention in earning several nominations and awards, including an Oscar nomination for Best Actress. Leo earned several awards for her role as Alice Ward in the critically acclaimed film, “The Fighter” (2010). For this role Leo won the Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Award and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Leo currently appears on the television series Treme.  Leo currently resides in Stone Ridge, New York and two sons John Matthew Heard (born 1987), and Adam (adopted - born 1984).

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Sep 14, 1960 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Frihed, lighed og Louise 1944-09-13
Latest Project:
Movie Сноуден 2016-09-15
Known For
Poster of Великий уравнитель
Poster of Три могилы
Poster of Мыслить как преступник
Poster of 21 Грамм
Movie Сноуден Laura Poitras 2016-09-15
Movie Падение Лондона Secretary of Defense Ruth McMillan 2016-03-02
Movie До самого конца Lady Bird Johnson 2016-05-23
Movie The Ever After 2015-02-13
Movie She's The Best Thing in It Herself 2015-03-16
Movie Игра на понижение Georgia Hale 2015-12-11
Series Сосны Pam 2015-05-14
Movie Dwegons Grandma Fitz / Butterfly McDweg / Mrs. Fitzgerald 2014-01-24
Movie Великий уравнитель Susan Plummer 2014-09-06
Movie Этим утром в Нью-Йорке Bette Altmann 2014-05-23
Movie Взаперти Fay 2013-04-19
Movie Обливион Sally 2013-04-10
Movie Опасная иллюзия Kate 2013-02-09
Movie Зови меня сумасшедшим Robin 2013-04-20
Movie Падение Олимпа Secretary of Defense Ruth McMillan 2013-03-20
Movie Queen of the Lot Aunt Bee 2013-11-20
Movie Игрушечная история террора Stephanie 2013-10-15
Movie Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy Narrator (voice) 2013-06-19
Movie Пленницы Holly Jones 2013-09-18
Movie Grigris Gloria 2013-07-10
Movie Why Stop Now? Penny 2012-08-17
Movie Экипаж Ellen Block 2012-11-02
Movie Francine Francine 2012-09-12
Series Милдред Пирс Lucy Gessler 2011-03-27
Movie Mildred Pierce Lucy Gessler 2011-03-27
Movie The Sea Is All I Know Sara 2011-06-24
Movie The Space Between Montine 2011-09-11
Movie Семь дней в Утопии Lily 2011-09-02
Movie Красный штат Sara 2011-08-19
Movie The Dry Land Martha 2010-07-30
Series Treme Toni Bernette 2010-04-11
Movie Приговор Nancy Taylor 2010-09-11
Movie Добро пожаловать к Райли Lois Riley 2010-10-29
Movie Три метра над уровнем неба Lady Bird Johnson 2010-12-03
Movie Боец Alice Eklund-Ward 2010-12-17
Movie Дон МакКей Marie 2009-04-24
Movie Stephanie's Image Stephanie 2009-02-25
Movie Вероника решает умереть Mari 2009-05-16
Movie Dear Lemon Lima Mrs. Howard 2009-10-23
Movie Грета Karen 2009-11-25
Movie Всё путём Colleen 2009-12-04
Movie Santa Mesa Maggie 2008-03-15
Movie Lullaby Stephanie 2008-02-24
Movie Замерзшая река Ray Eddy 2008-08-01
Movie Право на убийство Cheryl 2008-09-11
Movie One Night Wendy 2007-01-01
Movie The Cake Eaters Ceci Kimbrough 2007-04-29
Movie Black Irish Margaret McKay 2007-04-20
Movie I Believe in America Soto 2007-07-02
Movie Racing Daylight Sadie / Anna 2007-07-31
Movie Hollywood Dreams Aunt Bee 2007-05-25
Movie Stephanie Daley Miri Daley 2006-01-21
Series Акула Unknown 2006-09-21
Movie The House Is Burning Mrs. Miller 2006-11-16
Movie Американское оружие Louise 2005-01-01
Movie Игра в прятки Laura 2005-01-27
Movie Confess Agnes Lessor 2005-01-01
Movie Три могилы Rachel 2005-11-17
Series Мыслить как преступник Unknown 2005-09-22
Movie Runaway Lisa Adler 2005-04-26
Series Секс в другом городе Unknown 2004-01-18
Series Вероника Марс Unknown 2004-09-22
Movie 21 Грамм Marianne Jordan 2003-09-06
Series Детектив Раш Unknown 2003-09-28
Series Закон и порядок. Преступное намерение Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Homicide: The Movie Kay Howard 2000-02-13
Series C.S.I. Место преступления Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie The 24 Hour Woman Dr. Suzanne Pincus 1999-01-29
Movie Code of Ethics Jo DeAngelo 1999-09-07
Series Legacy Unknown 1998-10-09
Movie In the Line of Duty: Hunt for Justice Carol Manning 1995-10-05
Movie Last Summer in the Hamptons Trish Axelrod 1995-11-22
Series Скарлетт 1994-11-13
Series Убойный отдел Kay Howard 1993-01-31
Movie The Ballad of Little Jo Beatrice Grey 1993-08-20
Movie Carolina Skeletons Cassie 1991-01-01
Series Закон и порядок Alice Sutton 1990-09-13
Series The Young Riders 1989-09-20
Series Nasty Boys Katie Morrissey 1989-09-21
Movie A Time of Destiny Josie Larraneta 1988-04-22
Movie Deadtime Stories Judith 'MaMa' Baer 1986-04-13
Series Уравнитель Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie Streetwalkin' Cookie 1985-09-20
Movie Always Peggy 1985-10-04
Series Спенсер Unknown 1985-09-20
Series Полиция Майами: Отдел нравов Unknown 1984-09-16
Movie The Flim-Flam Man Laura 1967-08-22
Movie Hermann der Cherusker - Die Schlacht im Teutoburger Wald Beatrice Grey 1967-02-03
Movie Frihed, lighed og Louise Lady Bird Johnson 1944-09-13