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Melissa Leo
American actress Melissa Chessington Leo 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).
2005 - Hide And Seek
2005 - The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
2006 - American Gun (2006)
2007 - Stephanie Daley
2007 - Hollywood Dreams
2007 - Black Irish
2008 - Frozen River
2010 - Don McKay
2010 - The Dry Land
2010 - Conviction
2010 - The Fighter
2011 - Dear Lemon Lima
2011 - Red State
2012 - Why Stop Now
2012 - Francine
2013 - Olympus Has Fallen
2013 - Prisoners
2013 - Charlie Countryman
2014 - The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
2014 - The Equalizer
2014 - The Judge
2015 - Veronika Decides to Die
2015 - The Big Short
2016 - London Has Fallen
2016 - Snowden
2016 - Burn Country
2017 - Novitiate
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