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Marcia Gay Harden, Award Winner –

Harden in Pollock.

Marcia Gay Harden: Best
Supporting Actress, 2000:

POLLOCK (Drama – R)

Marcia Gay-Harden won her Best Supporting Actress Oscar portraying Lee Krasner, an artist who put her career on hold to be abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock's "wife, companion, lover, champion, and in essence, caretaker."

About Marcia Gay Harden (1959 – )

Marcia Gay Harden was born on August 14, 1959 in La Jolla, California.

Sometimes Marcia Gay Harden is credited as Gay Harden or Marsha Gay Harden. After attending a play in Athens Marcia Gay Harden became interested in the theater.

MILLER'S CROSSING was Marcia Gay Harden's first mainstream role, as a sultry femme fatale in the Coen Brothers' cleverly offbeat homage to the gangster movie.

Marcia Gay Harden was listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1990" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 42.

Angels In America in 1993 Marcia Gay Harden was part of the Broadway cast, playing Harper, the alienated wife of a closeted gay man. Harden won acclaim for her work, including a Tony award nomination.

In 2000, with Ed Harris's Pollock, Marcia Gay Harden played Lee Krasner, an artist and long-suffering wife of Jackson Pollock. Harden's performance earned her the Best Supporting Actress Oscar and a New York Film Critic's Circle award, also for Best Actress. The 2001 Oscar win for Pollock made Marcia Gay Harden the first University of Texas at Austin graduate to win an Oscar.

In 2003 Marcia Gay Harden earned an Oscar nomination for her supporting role in Clint Eastwood's Mystic River.

Marcia Gay Harden's notable movie credits include...

The Image Maker (1986)
Miller's Crossing (1990)
Late For Dinner (1991)
Crush (1992)
The First Wives Club (1996)
Spy Hard (1996)
Flubber (1997)
Desperate Measures (1998)
Meet Joe Black (1998)
Curtain Call (1998)
Space Cowboys (2000)
Pollock (2000)
Gaudi Afternoon (2001)
Mystic River (2003)
Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Just Like Mona (2003)
Welcome To Mooseport (2004)
Bad News Bears (2005)
American Gun (2005)
American Dreamz (2006)
The Hoax (2006)
Canvas (2006)
The Dead Girl (2006)
The Invisible (2007)
Into The Wild (2007)
Rails & Ties (2007)
The Mist (2007)
Home (2008)
Christmas Cottage (2008)
The Maiden Heist (2009)
Whip It (2009)
After Words (2015)

Marcia Gay Harden's television credits include...

Chicago Hope
Homicide: Life On The Street
The Education Of Max Bickford (TV Series)
Guilty Hearts (Miniseries)





Marcia Gay Harden in Bad News Bears (2005).



Marcia Gay Harden in Space Cowboys (2000).




Harden in The First Wives Club (1996).


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Marcia Gay Harden in Pollock (2000)




Marcia Gay Harden in AMERICAN DREAMZ (2006)