Melissa Chessington Leo (born September 14, 1960) is an American actress best known for playing Det. Sgt. Kay Howard on the TV series Homicide: Life on the Street from 1993–1997. She has also been a regular on All My Children, The Young Riders and Treme. Feature films she has appeared in include A Time of Destiny, Last Summer in the Hamptons, 21 Grams, Confess, and The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada. In 2009, she received an Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role at the 81st Academy Awards for her role in Frozen River. Lawrence Toppman of The Charlotte Observer hailed her as "one of America's most underrated character actresses".
Melissa Leo Pictures
- "All My Friends Hate Me" Premiere - 2021 Tribeca Festival
- The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Hosts Oscar...
- Day 1 - Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival 2018
- Premiere Of Columbia Picture's 'Equalizer 2' - Red Carpet
- Premiere Of Columbia Pictures' 'Equalizer 2' - Arrivals
- Photo Call For Columbia Pictures' 'The Equalizer 2' - Arr...
- 2018 Mammoth Lakes Film Festival
- Premiere Of Showtime's 'I'm Dying Up Here' Season 2 - Arr...
- 2018 Make-Up Artists And Hair Stylists Guild Awards
- 2018 Make-Up Artists And Hair Stylists Guild Awards - Show