Marcia Gay Harden

Actor, Film actor

1959 –

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Who is Marcia Gay Harden?

Marcia Gay Harden is an American film and theatre actress.

Harden's breakthrough role was in Miller's Crossing and then The First Wives Club which was followed by several roles which gained her wider fame including the comedy Flubber and Meet Joe Black. She received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Lee Krasner in Pollock. She has starred in a string of successful mainstream and independent movies, such as Space Cowboys, Into the Wild, and The Mist, for which she won the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Harden's recent credits include Lasse Hallstr├Âm's film The Hoax, opposite Richard Gere, and Hollywood Pictures' The Invisible, directed by David S Goyer. She was also recently seen in Lakeshore Entertainment's The Dead Girl, directed by Karen Moncrieff and starring Toni Colette, Kerry Washington, Mary Steenburgen, and Brittany Murphy. In 2009, Harden received a Tony Award for the Broadway play God of Carnage. She has also twice been nominated for an Emmy Award.

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Born
Aug 14, 1959
La Jolla
Also known as
  • Gay Hagen
  • Marcia Harden
  • Marsha Gay Harden
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Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • New York University
  • Surrattsville High School
    ( - 1976)
  • Tisch School of the Arts

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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