Melissa Leo

Melissa Leo Brief Biography

Melissa Leo
Melissa Chessington Leo (born September 14, 1960) is an American actress. After appearing on several television shows and films in the late 1980s, her breakthrough role came in 1993 as Det. Sgt. Kay Howard on the television series Homicide: Life on the Street for the show's first five seasons from 1993 to 1997. She was also previously been a regular on the television shows All My Children and The Young Riders. Her breakthrough film role was in the 2003 film, 21 Grams as Marianne Jordan. She was also in the 2013 film Oblivion, starring as NASA Ground Control correspondent Sally.

Following several films, Leo received critical acclaim and national attention in the 2008 film, Frozen River earning several nominations and awards, including an Oscar nomination for Best Actress. Leo earned several awards for her role as Alice Ward in the 2010 film, The Fighter, including the Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Award and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Melissa Leo News

• Brad Garrett joining Showtime's 'I'm Dying Up Here' for Season 2
• Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in new trailer for Oliver Stone's 'Snowden' movie
• Jason Patric, Djimon Hounsou, Carla Gugino set for 'Wayward Pines' second season
• Gerard Butler stars in 'London Has Fallen' teaser trailer

This webpage uses material from the Wikipedia article "Melissa_Leo" and is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. Reality TV World is not responsible for any errors or omissions the Wikipedia article may contain.


This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.

Attribution: David Shankbone
Source: Wikimedia Commons




Page generated Sun Nov 29, 2020 8:03 am in 1.2179071903229 seconds

Page read in 0.00092792510986328 seconds