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Marcia Gay-Harden, Best Supporting Actress 2000: MovieMonday.com

POLLOCK (R - language and brief sexuality)

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," as he was quite a handful, with harmful bad habits like alcohol.


Marcia Gay-Harden (1959 - ) She was born on August 14, 1959 in Tokyo, Japan. In 1980, she graduated from University of Texas with a B.A. in theater, and went on to study at New York University, earning an MFA from their graduate theater program.

Since 1990, Marcia Gay-Harden steadily has been in films and television, finding success as an actress. She married a man named Thaddaeus in 1996, and they have a 3 1/2 year old daughter, Eulala Grace.

On winning her Oscar, she said, ""Vegas had me at 12-to-1 odds. I sure do wish I had bet on myself and made a little money."

Marcia Gay-Harden's other film credits include:

THE IMAGE MAKER
MILLER'S CROSSING
LATE FOR DINNER
CRUSH
THE FIRST WIVES CLUB
SPY HARD
FLUBBER
DESPERATE MEASURES
MEET JOE BLACK
CURTAIN CALL
SPACE COWBOYS
GAUDI AFTERNOON
MYSTIC RIVER
MONA LISA SMILE<
JUST LIKE MONA
WELCOME TO MOOSEPORT

Her television credits include:

"CHICAGO HOPE" - Episode # 1.18
"HOMICIDE: LIFE ON THE STREET" - Episode # 4.6
"THE EDUCATION OF MAX BICKFORD" (TV series)
"GUILTY HEARTS" - TV Miniseries

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