Melissa Leo

Melissa Leo Movies and TV Shows

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).

Personal info

  • Gender: Female
  • Date of birth: 9/14/1960 (63 years old)
  • Place of birth: New York City, New York, USA
  • nationality: American
  • Net worth: $9,000,000
  • twitter: MelissaLeo
Year
Genre
IMDB
TMDB
Available on the following streaming services in the UK
The Equalizer 3
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 74%
role:
Susan Plummer
Not available
2023

Action

Crime

Thriller

6.8
74%
Not available
Jane
IMDB 4.9
TMDB 60%
role:
Principal Rhodes
Not available
2022

Drama

Mystery

Thriller

4.9
60%
Not available
Alone Together
IMDB 5.4
TMDB 48%
role:
Deborah
2022

Drama

Romance

5.4
48%
Ida Red
IMDB 5.6
TMDB 61%
role:
Ida ‘Red’ Walker
2021

Action

Crime

Drama

Thriller

5.6
61%
2021

Action

Adventure

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

4.5
56%
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Body Brokers
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 64%
role:
Dr. White
2021

Crime

Thriller

6.2
64%
I Know This Much Is True
IMDB 8.1
TMDB 76%
role:
Concettina Ipolita Tempesta 'Ma' Birdsey & 1 more
2020

Drama

8.1
76%
The Equalizer 2
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 67%
role:
Susan Plummer
2018

Action

Crime

Thriller

6.7
67%
2018

Drama

5.5
57%
Furlough
IMDB 5.5
TMDB 59%
role:
Producer & 1 more
2018

Comedy

5.5
59%
The Ashram
IMDB 5.1
TMDB 57%
role:
Chandra
2018

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.1
57%
Novitiate
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 64%
role:
Reverend Mother
2017

Drama

6.7
64%
2017

Comedy

7.5
68%
The Most Hated Woman in America
IMDB 6.1
TMDB 61%
role:
Madalyn Murray O'Hair
2017

Crime

Drama

6.1
61%
Snowden
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 71%
role:
Laura Poitras
2016

Crime

Drama

History

Thriller

7.3
71%
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All the Way
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 67%
role:
Lady Bird Johnson
2016

Drama

History

TV Movie

7.3
67%
Burn Country
IMDB 4.8
TMDB 53%
role:
Gloria
2016

Drama

Thriller

War & Politics

4.8
53%
London Has Fallen
IMDB 5.9
TMDB 61%
role:
Secretary of Defense Ruth McMillan
2016

Action

Thriller

5.9
61%
The Big Short
IMDB 7.8
TMDB 73%
role:
Georgia Hale
2015

Comedy

Drama

7.8
73%
The Ever After
IMDB 5.8
TMDB 58%
role:
Penny
Not available
2015

Drama

5.8
58%
Not available
The Equalizer
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 73%
role:
Susan Plummer
2014

Action

Crime

Thriller

7.2
73%
2014

Comedy

Drama

5.7
57%
Prisoners
IMDB 8.1
TMDB 81%
role:
Holly Jones
2013

Crime

Drama

Thriller

8.1
81%
2013

Drama

6.8
70%
Oblivion
IMDB 7.0
TMDB 66%
role:
Sally
2013

Action

Adventure

Mystery

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.0
66%
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Olympus Has Fallen
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 64%
role:
Secretary of Defense Ruth McMillan
2013

Action

Thriller

6.5
64%
2013

Action

Comedy

Drama

Romance

Thriller

6.3
65%
The Following
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 67%
role:
Nancy Taylor
2013

Crime

Drama

7.4
67%
Flight
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 68%
role:
Ellen Block
2012

Drama

7.3
68%
2012

Comedy

Drama

5.5
55%
2011

Drama

6.4
71%
2011

Drama

6.1
56%
Red State
IMDB 6.1
TMDB 61%
role:
Sara
2011

Action

Horror

Thriller

6.1
61%
Mildred Pierce
IMDB 7.6
TMDB 72%
role:
Lucy Gessler
2011

Drama

7.6
72%
The Fighter
IMDB 7.8
TMDB 74%
role:
Alice Eklund-Ward
2010

Drama

7.8
74%
2010

Drama

6.9
66%
Treme
IMDB 8.3
TMDB 82%
role:
Toni Bernette
2010

Drama

8.3
82%
2009

Drama

7.1
68%
2009

Drama

Romance

6.1
62%
Dear Lemon Lima
IMDB 6.3
TMDB 56%
role:
Mrs. Howard
2009

Drama

6.3
56%
2009

Drama

Romance

6.3
60%
Don McKay
IMDB 5.8
TMDB 51%
role:
Marie
2009

Crime

Mystery

Thriller

5.8
51%
True Adolescents
IMDB 6.1
TMDB 59%
role:
Sharon Mitchell
2009

Comedy

6.1
59%
The Alphabet Killer
IMDB 5.2
TMDB 52%
role:
Kathy Walsh
2008

Crime

Mystery

Thriller

5.2
52%
2008

Action

Crime

Drama

Thriller

6.0
59%
Frozen River
IMDB 7.1
TMDB 67%
role:
Ray Eddy
2008

Drama

7.1
67%
Mr. Woodcock
IMDB 5.2
TMDB 50%
role:
Sally Jansen
2007

Comedy

Romance

5.2
50%
The Cake Eaters
IMDB 6.3
TMDB 55%
role:
Ceci Kimbrough
2007

Drama

Romance

6.3
55%
2005

Adventure

Crime

Drama

Mystery

Western

7.3
71%
2005

Horror

Mystery

Thriller

5.9
64%
21 Grams
IMDB 7.6
TMDB 74%
role:
Marianne Jordan
2003

Crime

Drama

Thriller

7.6
74%

FAQs

Some movies or TV shows available in the UK starring or involving Melissa Leo are, for example, Alone Together, Ida Red and Thunder Force.
The streaming services with the largest selection are Prime Video, Amazon and iTunes.
The best StreamHint ratings are Treme (8.3), Prisoners (8.1) and The Big Short (7.6).
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