Melissa Leo

Born in September 14th, 1960

From New York City, New York, USA

Melissa Leo Biography

Melissa Leo (born September 14, 1960) is an American actress. She 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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Melissa Leo Filmography

Ida Red Poster
November 5, 2021
Thunder Force Poster
April 9, 2021
Body Brokers Poster
February 19, 2021
The Equalizer 2 Poster
July 20, 2018
Novitiate Poster
October 27, 2017
Snowden Poster
September 16, 2016
All the Way Poster
May 21, 2016