Knowledge Identifier: +Melissa_Leo
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1960.
Countries: United States (85%), United Kingdom (9%), (4%)
Linked to: Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress, HBO, Broadcast Film Critics Association, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
In 2006, she won the Bronze Wrangler at the Western Heritage awards for Outstanding Theatrical Motion Picture for "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada" shared with Tommy Lee Jones who produced the film
Emma Dumont - Dumont's first film role was in "True Adolescents" in 2007 at age 12 alongside Melissa Leo and Mark Duplass
In 2010, Leo received fame for her role in David O. Russell's "The Fighter"
The Fighter - Richard Corliss of "Time Magazine" named Christian Bale's performance one of the Top 10 Movie Performances of 2010, saying "In a little festival of tart, savory performances, notably from Melissa Leo as the boys' mother and Amy Adams as Micky's girlfriend, Bale shines the brightest, because he knows that no character, however depraved his status, is only a "monster"
Jesse Eisenberg - In 2012, he starred alongside Melissa Leo in "Why Stop Now", a drama about a drug addict mother and her piano prodigy son, and in the romantic comedy "To Rome with Love"