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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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Nascut:
Sep 14, 1960 in New York City, New York, USA
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
93
Primul film:
In movie Venice/Venice
Ultimul film:
Film The Equalizer 2 2018-07-19
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of The Cake Eaters
Poster of Code of Ethics
Poster of Law & Order
Filme in care a jucat
Film Venice/Venice Peggy 2019
Film Furlough Joan Anderson 2018-03-16
Film The Equalizer 2 Susan Plummer 2018-07-19
Serial I'm Dying Up Here Goldie 2017-06-04
Film Novitiate Reverend Mother 2017-10-27
Film The Most Hated Woman in America Madalyn Murray O'Hair 2017-03-24
Film All the Way Lady Bird Johnson 2016-05-23
Film Burn Country Gloria 2016-04-16
Film Snowden Laura Poitras 2016-09-16
Film London Has Fallen Secretary of Defense Ruth McMillan 2016-03-02
Film The Big Short Georgia Hale 2015-12-11
Serial Wayward Pines Pam 2015-05-14
Film She's The Best Thing in It Herself 2015-03-16
Film The Ever After Penny 2015-02-13
Film The Equalizer Susan Plummer 2014-09-24
Film The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Bette Altmann 2014-05-23
Film Dwegons and Leprechauns Grandma Fitz / Butterfly McDweg / Mrs. Fitzgerald 2014-01-24
Film Queen of the Lot Aunt Bee 2013-11-20
Film Prisoners Holly Jones 2013-09-18
Film Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy Narrator (voice) 2013-06-19
Film Call Me Crazy: A Five Film Robin 2013-04-20
Film Bottled Up Fay 2013-04-19
Film Oblivion Sally 2013-04-10
Film Olympus Has Fallen Secretary of Defense Ruth McMillan 2013-03-20
Film Charlie Countryman Kate 2013-02-09
Film Why Stop Now? Penny 2012-08-17
Film Francine Francine 2012-09-12
Film Flight Ellen Block 2012-11-02
Film Seven Days in Utopia Lily 2011-09-02
Film The Space Between Montine 2011-09-11
Film The Sea Is All I Know Sara 2011-06-24
Film Mildred Pierce Lucy Gessler 2011-03-27
Serial Mildred Pierce Lucy Gessler 2011-03-27
Film Red State Sara 2011-08-19
Serial Treme Toni Bernette 2010-04-11
Film Conviction Nancy Taylor 2010-09-11
Film Welcome to the Rileys Lois Riley 2010-10-29
Film The Fighter Alice Eklund-Ward 2010-12-17
Film The Dry Land Martha 2010-07-30
Film Everybody's Fine Colleen 2009-12-04
Film According to Greta Karen 2009-11-25
Film Dear Lemon Lima Mrs. Howard 2009-10-23
Film Veronika Decides to Die Mari 2009-05-16
Film Don McKay Marie 2009-04-24
Film True Adolescents Sharon 2009-03-14
Film Stephanie's Image Stephanie 2009-02-25
Film Lullaby Stephanie 2008-02-24
Film Santa Mesa Maggie 2008-03-15
Film Righteous Kill Cheryl 2008-09-12
Film Frozen River Ray Eddy 2008-08-01
Film I Believe in America Soto 2007-07-02
Film One Night Wendy 2007-01-01
Film Hollywood Dreams Aunt Bee 2007-05-25
Film Racing Daylight Sadie / Anna 2007-07-31
Film Black Irish Margaret McKay 2007-04-20
Film Dear Lemon Lima 2007-04-28
Film The Cake Eaters Ceci Kimbrough 2007-04-29
Film The House Is Burning Mrs. Miller 2006-11-16
Serial Shark Unknown 2006-09-21
Film The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada Rachel 2006-02-24
Film Stephanie Daley Miri Daley 2006-01-21
Film Confess Agnes Lessor 2005-01-01
Film Hide and Seek Laura 2005-01-27
Film American Gun Louise 2005-01-01
Film Runaway Lisa Adler 2005-04-26
Serial Criminal Minds Unknown 2005-09-22
Serial Veronica Mars Unknown 2004-09-22
Serial The L Word Unknown 2004-01-18
Serial Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Film 21 Grams Marianne Jordan 2003-09-06
Serial Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Film Homicide: The Movie Kay Howard 2000-02-13
Serial CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Film The 24 Hour Woman Dr. Suzanne Pincus 1999-01-29
Film Code of Ethics Jo DeAngelo 1999-09-07
Serial Legacy Unknown 1998-10-09
Film Last Summer in the Hamptons Trish Axelrod 1995-11-22
Film In the Line of Duty: Hunt for Justice Carol Manning 1995-10-05
Serial Scarlett 1994-11-13
Film The Ballad of Little Jo Beatrice Grey 1993-08-20
Serial Homicide: Life on the Street Kay Howard 1993-01-31
Film Carolina Skeletons Cassie 1991-09-30
Serial Law & Order Alice Sutton 1990-09-13
Film The Bride in Black Mary Margaret 1990-10-21
Serial Nasty Boys Katie Morrissey 1989-09-21
Serial The Young Riders Emma Shannon 1989-09-20
Film A Time of Destiny Josie Larraneta 1988-04-22
Film Deadtime Stories Judith 'MaMa' Baer 1986-04-13
Film Always Peggy 1985-10-04
Serial Spenser: For Hire Unknown 1985-09-20
Film Streetwalkin' Cookie 1985-09-20
Serial The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Serial Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16