Melissa Leo

Melissa Leo, born Melissa Chessington Leo is an American Film Actress and Television Actress.  Melissa Leo won the Academy Award in 2010 for Best Supporting Actress in her role as Alice Ward in The Fighter.

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Born: September 14, 1960 in Manhattan, New York City, New York

Partner: John Heard (1986-1991)

Children: John Matthew Heard, Adam Leo

Education: SUNY-Purchase College, Bellows Falls High School, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Height: 5′ 4″ (1.63 m)

Awards: 2010 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in The Fighter

Filmography

Streetwalkin’ (1985)

Deadtime Stories (1986)

A Time of Destiny (1988)

Carolina Skeletons (1991)

Venice/Venice (1992)

The Ballad of Little Jo (1993)

Last Summer in the Hamptons (1995)

The 24 Hour Woman (1999)

Homicide: The Movie (2000)

21 Grams (2003)

Hide and Seek (2005)

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)

American Gun (2005)

Stephanie Daley (2006)

Hollywood Dreams (2006)

Black Irish (2007)

The Cake Eaters (2007)

Mr. Woodcock (2007)

Frozen River (2008)

Righteous Kill (2008)

Stephanie’s Image (2009)

Don McKay (2009)

Veronica Decides to Die (2009)

Dear Lemon Lima (2009)

Everybody’s Fine (2009)

Welcome to the Rileys (2010)

The Dry Land (2010)

Conviction (2010)

The Fighter (2010)

Red State (2011)

Seven Days in Utopia (2011)

Why Stop Now (2012)

Francine (2012)

Fight (2012)

Charlie Countryman (2013)

Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

Oblivion (2013)

Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)

Prisoners (2013)

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)

The Equalizer (2014)

The Big Short (2015)

London Has Fallen (2016)

Burn Country (2016)

All the Way (2016)

Snowden (2016)

Novitiate (2017)

The Most Hated Woman in America (2017)

Unlovable (2018)

Furlough (2018)

The Equalizer 2 (2018)