Marcia Gay Harden is a Actor American born on 14 august 1959 at La Jolla (USA)
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Nationality USABirth 14 august 1959Marcia Gay Harden (born August 14, 1959) is an American film, television, and theatre actress.
(59 years) at La Jolla (USA
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Her film breakthrough was in the 1990 Coen brothers-directed Miller's Crossing. She followed this with roles in films including Used People (1992), The First Wives Club (1996), and Flubber (1997). For her performance as artist Lee Krasner in the 2000 film Pollock, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She earned another Academy Award nomination for her performance as Celeste Boyle in Mystic River (2003).
Recent notable film roles include American Gun (2005), and 2007's The Mist and Into the Wild. In 2013 she was cast in Fifty Shades of Grey as Grace Trevelyan Grey, Christian's mother.
She made her Broadway debut in 1993, starring in Angels in America, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award. She returned to Broadway in 2009 as Veronica in God of Carnage. Her performance won her the Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play.
She was nominated for her second Primetime Emmy Award for her performance in the 2009 television film The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler. She currently stars in the CBS medical drama Code Black, in which she plays the lead role of Dr. Leanne Rorish. She also has a recurring role in the ABC drama 'How to Get Away with Murder' as Dr. Hannah Keating, a psychologist.
Harden married Thaddaeus Scheel, a prop master whom she worked with on The Spitfire Grill (1996), in 1996. Harden and Scheel have three children: a daughter, Eulala Grace Scheel (September 1998), and twins Julitta Dee Scheel and Hudson Scheel Harden (April 22, 2004). In February 2012, Harden filed for divorce from Scheel.
On December 14, 2003, her nephew Sander Waring Harden and niece Audrey Gay Harden died along with their mother Rebecca Harden, as a result of a fire in their Queens, New York, apartment. Rebecca Harden was, at the time, divorced from Marcia Gay's brother, the children's father, Thaddeus Harden.
On May 22, 2010, Harden delivered the 127th Spring Commencement Address at her alma mater, the University of Texas at Austin.