After supporting roles in a handful of small films and a short stint on the soap opera All My Children, New York-born Melissa Leo gained prominence on the critically-acclaimed Barry Levinson-produced television drama Homicide: Life on the Streets. Read Full Biography
|2011||Academy of Television Arts and Sciences||Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie||Mildred Pierce||Nominated|
|2010||Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Supporting Actress||The Fighter||Won|
|2010||Hollywood Foreign Press Association||Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture||The Fighter||Won|
|2010||National Society of Film Critics||Best Supporting Actress (Runner-up)||The Fighter||Won|
|2010||New York Film Critics Circle||Best Supporting Actress||The Fighter||Won|
by Sharon Knolle
All four of last year's acting winners -- Christian Bale, Colin Firth, Natalie Portman and Melissa Leo -- will return to present at the Oscar ceremony...