Melissa Leo

Movie Actress

Birthday September 14, 1960

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace New York City, NY

Age 62 years old

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She played Alice, the mother and manager of boxers Micky and Dicky Ward, in the Oscar-winning film The Fighter. Her performance earned her a Screen Actors Guild Award, A Golden Globe Award, and an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

Before Fame

She debuted on the show All My Children.


Although she played the mother of Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale in The Fighter, she is only ten years older than they are.

Family Life

She had a son with her boyfriend John Heard in 1987 and adopted a boy in 1984.

Associated With

She beat out Julia Roberts for the role of Linda Warner on the soap opera All My Children.