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Marcia Gay Harden is a Actor American born on 14 august 1959 at La Jolla (USA)

Marcia Gay Harden

Marcia Gay Harden
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Nationality USA
Birth 14 august 1959 (60 years) at La Jolla (USA)
Awards Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

Marcia Gay Harden (born August 14, 1959) is an American film, television, and theatre 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.

Biography

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.

Best films

Flubber (1997)
(Actress)
Mystic River (2003)
(Actress)
Space Cowboys (2000)
(Actress)
Into the Wild (2007)
(Actress)
Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
(Actress)
A Cat in Paris (2010)
(Actress)

Usually with

Paul Weitz
Paul Weitz
(2 films)
Sean Penn
Sean Penn
(2 films)
Dylan Kidd
Dylan Kidd
(3 films)
Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Marcia Gay Harden (64 films)

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Actress

Point Blank, 1h26
Directed by Joe Lynch
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Anthony Mackie, Frank Grillo, Marcia Gay Harden, Teyonah Parris, Boris McGiver, Christian Cooke
Roles Lieutenant Lewis
Rating56% 2.805362.805362.805362.805362.80536
Pour sauver sa femme enceinte, un infirmier urgentiste est contraint de s'associer à un suspect blessé pour affronter des flics véreux dans une course contre la montre.
Fifty Shades Freed, 1h46
Directed by James Foley
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Erotic, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, BDSM in films
Actors Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson, Arielle Kebbel, Fay Masterson, Max Martini
Roles Dr. Grace Trevelyan-Grey
Rating46% 2.314952.314952.314952.314952.31495
Christian et Ana se marient et partent en lune de miel autour du monde. Alors qu'ils sont en France, ils doivent interrompre leur séjour pour retourner à Seattle après avoir eu connaissance d'un raid au siège social de Christian. Certains fichiers informatiques ont été volés, et les bandes de caméras de sécurité ont identifié le vandale : Jack Hyde, l'ancien patron d'Ana qui a été renvoyé pour harcèlement sexuel. Pendant ce temps, Ana est présentée à sa nouvelle équipe de sécurité.
Fifty Shades Darker, 1h58
Directed by James Foley
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Erotic, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, BDSM in films
Actors Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Alexis Bledel, Luke Grimes, Eloise Mumford, Eric Johnson
Roles Dr. Grace Trevelyan-Grey
Rating46% 2.343672.343672.343672.343672.34367
Après que Anastasia a rompu avec Christian, celui-ci fait des cauchemars à propos de son enfance. Pendant ce temps, Ana commence un nouveau travail en tant qu'assistante de Jack Hyde, un éditeur de la société Seattle Independant Publishing (SIP) dont les trois assistantes précédentes ont démissionné au cours des dix-huit derniers mois. Ana est surprise de voir Christian à l'ouverture de l'exposition de photographies de son ami José Rodriguez. Elle est consternée quand Christian lui apprend qu'il a acheté tous les portraits d'Ana. Christian propose à Ana de reprendre leur relation avec quelques modifications dans le contrat : plus aucune règle, plus aucun secret.
Get a Job
Get a Job (2016)

Directed by Dylan Kidd
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Miles Teller, Anna Kendrick, Bryan Cranston, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Alison Brie, Marcia Gay Harden
Roles Katherine Dunn
Rating53% 2.650452.650452.650452.650452.65045
A young man and his friends attempt to secure employment after recently graduating college.
Get a Job
Get a Job (2016)

Directed by Dylan Kidd
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Miles Teller, Anna Kendrick, Alison Brie, John Cho, Nicholas Braun, Bryan Cranston
Roles Katherine Dunn
Rating53% 2.650452.650452.650452.650452.65045
A comedy centered around a recent college graduate, his friends, and their attempts to secure employment.
Unity
Unity (2015)
, 1h39
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Actors Aaron Paul, Adam Levine, Adrian Grenier, Lena Headey, Alison Eastwood, Amanda Seyfried
Roles Herself - Narrator (voice)
Rating73% 3.690983.690983.690983.690983.69098
UNITY will be a documentary that explores humanity’s transformation. It will be a film about "compassion for all beings", all “expressions of life”, and going beyond any and all “separation based on form”. The film is presented in five chapters: 'Cosmic', 'Mind', 'Body', 'Heart' and 'Soul'.
Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant, 1h39
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Transport films, Aviation films
Actors Danny Pudi, Mark Feuerstein, Jayma Mays, Patrick Warburton, Henry Winkler, Jason Alexander
Roles President of the FAFAFA
Rating45% 2.263072.263072.263072.263072.26307
Dragueur et gaffeur, Larry Gaye ne vit que pour son métier : celui d’hôtesse de l’air. Véritable superstar au sein de sa profession, il est appelé à la rescousse lorsque la compagnie pour laquelle il travaille menace de remplacer les hôtesses de l’air par de séduisants robots. Encouragé par le novice Nathan et la charmante April, il s’engage alors dans une improbable compétition contre l'hôtesse-robot 200, afin de prouver que les rapports humains sont irremplaçables dans ce métier périlleux.
Fifty Shades of Grey, 2h5
Directed by Dana Brunetti, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Michael De Luca
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Erotic, Thriller, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, BDSM in films
Actors Dakota Johnson, Charlie Hunnam, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle, Luke Grimes, Victor Rasuk
Roles Dr. Grace Trevelyan-Grey
Rating41% 2.0671152.0671152.0671152.0671152.067115
Twenty-one-year-old Anastasia "Ana" Steele (Dakota Johnson) is an English literature major at Washington State University's satellite campus near Vancouver, Washington. Her roommate, Kate Kavanagh (Eloise Mumford), becomes ill and is unable to interview Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan), a 27-year-old billionaire entrepreneur, for the college newspaper. Ana agrees to go in her place and meets Christian at his Seattle headquarters, literally stumbling her way through the meeting. Christian, who is that year's WSU's commencement speaker, takes an interest in her; soon after, he visits the hardware store where Ana works. He agrees to Ana's request for a photo-shoot to accompany the article.
Grandma
Grandma (2015)
, 1h18
Directed by Paul Weitz
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy
Themes Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer, Elizabeth Peña, Laverne Cox
Roles Judy
Rating66% 3.3473653.3473653.3473653.3473653.347365
Divided over six chapters, "Grandma" tells the story of Elle, a lesbian poet coping with the recent death of her long-term life partner. She ends a four-month relationship with a younger admirer, Olivia, before receiving a visit from her 18-year-old granddaughter Sage, who is pregnant and requests $630 for an abortion. As Elle is broke and Sage has had her credit card confiscated by her overbearing mother, the two embark on a road trip to come to terms with their troubles. They visit the father of the child, who is unable to come up with much money. They then visit Elle's ex-husband Karl, who Elle has not seen in years. Elle tells him she needs to borrow the money for rent, and he requests a kiss in return. After an argument over how Elle left the relationship, he agrees to hand over the cash, then refuses when he learns Sage will have an abortion with it.
Elsa & Fred, 1h34
Directed by Michael Radford
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer, Chris Noth, Marcia Gay Harden, Scott Bakula, James Brolin
Roles Lydia Bancroft
Rating63% 3.1986853.1986853.1986853.1986853.198685
The recently widowed, 80-year-old Fred Barcroft is moved against his will, by his daughter, into an apartment in New Orleans, next door to 74-year-old Elsa Hayes. Fred has become an embittered, inactive realist who spends most of his time lying down; Elsa is a flighty, vivacious romanticist who dreams of "the sweet life in Rome," as experienced by Anita Ekberg in the 1961 film La Dolce Vita. Despite their opposite temperaments and outlooks on life, they fall in love.
Magic in the Moonlight, 1h37
Directed by Woody Allen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Historical, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about magic and magicians, La provence
Actors Emma Stone, Colin Firth, Hamish Linklater, Marcia Gay Harden, Jacki Weaver, Eileen Atkins
Roles Mrs. Baker
Rating64% 3.2499553.2499553.2499553.2499553.249955
In 1928, a globally famous illusionist, Wei Ling Soo, performs in front of a crowd in Berlin with his world-class magic act. As he walks off stage the film audience sees that he is actually a British man named Stanley (Colin Firth). He berates his employees and is generally curmudgeonly towards his well-wishers. In his dressing-room, he is greeted by old friend and fellow illusionist Howard Burkan (Simon McBurney). Howard enlists Stanley to go with him to the Côte d'Azur where a rich American family, the Catledges, has apparently been taken in by a clairvoyant and mystic, Sophie (Emma Stone). In fact, the son of the family, Brice (Hamish Linklater), is smitten with Sophie, and his sister Caroline (Erica Leerhsen) and brother-in-law George (Jeremy Shamos) are concerned Brice is considering proposing marriage. Howard says that he has been unable to uncover the secrets behind her tricks and he admits that the more he watched her the more he believed she really has supernatural powers. So he would like Stanley, who has debunked charlatan mystics in the past, to help him prove she is a fraud.
You're Not You, 1h42
Directed by George C. Wolfe
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films
Actors Emmy Rossum, Josh Duhamel, Ali Larter, Marcia Gay Harden, Hilary Swank, Julian McMahon
Roles Elizabeth
Rating73% 3.6506053.6506053.6506053.6506053.650605
Kate (Hilary Swank), a classical pianist is diagnosed with ALS. Her husband Evan (Josh Duhamel) tries to find someone to take care of his wife. Bec (Emmy Rossum) – a college student – applies for the job despite her lack of experience. Kate sees something special in Bec and wants to have her as her caregiver to help her with everyday things like taking a shower. Eventually Kate splits up with her husband, Evan, due to his short affair as well as her wanting to not be invisible. She thinks that she has become the person in his life holding him back. She takes off with Bec and stays the night. In the morning she tells Bec to take her to an assisted living home, but Bec refuses to leave her there. Instead they visit Evan at his office so Kate can tell him she doesn't want to be with him anymore.
Parkland
Parkland (2013)
, 1h32
Directed by Peter Landesman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Historical, Politic
Themes Assassinat, Films about families, Medical-themed films, Politique, Political films
Actors Zac Efron, Tom Welling, Jacki Weaver, Paul Giamatti, Billy Bob Thornton, James Badge Dale
Roles Doris Nelson
Rating62% 3.1484253.1484253.1484253.1484253.148425
Parkland weaves together the perspectives of a handful of ordinary individuals suddenly thrust into extraordinary circumstances: the young doctors and nurses at Parkland Hospital; Dallas’s chief of the Secret Service; an unwitting cameraman who captured what became the most famous home movie in history; the FBI agents who were visited by Lee Harvey Oswald before the shooting; the brother of Lee Harvey Oswald, left to deal with his shattered family; and JFK’s security team, witnesses to both the president’s death and Vice President Lyndon Johnson’s rise to power.
The Wine of Summer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Sônia Braga, Ethan Peck, Elsa Pataky, Najwa Nimri, Marcia Gay Harden, Kelsey Chow
Roles Shelley
Rating56% 2.8233952.8233952.8233952.8233952.823395
James (Peck), at the age of 27 quits his law career in pursuit of his childhood dream of becoming an actor. While studying acting under the tutelage of Shelley (Harden), he becomes engrossed in Carlo Lucchesi's play, Tinto de Verano, which is set in Spain. James’ girlfriend Brit (Chow) leaves him, and he spontaneously flies to Spain, where he encounters the playwright Lucchesi (Wells) at a bookstore in Barcelona. Lucchesi is in a relationship with a much younger woman, Veronica (Pataky), but still nurtures an old love for his long lost muse, Eliza (Braga), a novelist, who happens to be visiting her son, Nico (Talvola) a trumpet player who also lives in Barcelona. In the golden backdrop of Spain, these characters find their fates intertwined.
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You
Directed by Roberto Faenza
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children
Actors Toby Regbo, Marcia Gay Harden, Lucy Liu, Ellen Burstyn, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Peter Gallagher
Roles Marjorie Dunfour
Rating58% 2.9004452.9004452.9004452.9004452.900445
Un été à New York, James Sveck (Regbo), un jeune homosexuel qui se cherche, rêve d'avenir...