Melissa Leo Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2011 Won
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
The Fighter (2010)
2009 Nominated
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Frozen River (2008)

Golden Globes, USA

2011 Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
The Fighter (2010)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2016 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie
All the Way (2016)
For playing: "Lady Bird Johnson".
2013 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Louie (2010)
For playing "Laurie". For episode "Telling Jokes/Set Up".
2011 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Mildred Pierce (2011)
For playing "Lucy Gessler".

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2011 Nominated
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2016 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actress on Television
Wayward Pines (2015)
2014 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actress
Prisoners (2013)

Albuquerque Film & Media Experience

2016 2nd place
Audience Choice Award
Best Short Film
Mother's Day (2015)
Shared with:

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2011 Nominated
EDA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
Nominated
EDA Female Focus Award
Perseverance Award
Actress Defying Age and Ageism
The Fighter (2010)
2008 Won
EDA Female Focus Award
Hanging in There Award for Persistence
Frozen River (2008)
Nominated
EDA Special Mention Award
Bravest Performance Award
Frozen River (2008)
Nominated
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Breakthrough Performance
Frozen River (2008)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2015 2nd place
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
The Big Short (2015)
Shared with:
2012 Nominated
ACCA TV
Best Actress in a TV Movie or Miniseries
The Space Between (2010)
2010 Nominated
ACCA
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
The Fighter (2010)
2003 Nominated
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
21 Grams (2003)
Shared with:

Boston Film Festival

2010 Won
Festival Prize
Best Supporting Actress
Conviction (2010)
The Fighter (2010)
Welcome to the Rileys (2010)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2010 Won
BSFC Award
Best Ensemble Cast
The Fighter (2010)
Shared with:
2nd place
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
2009 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

California Independent Film Festival

2012 Won
Slate Award
Best Actress
The Sea Is All I Know (2011)

Capri, Hollywood

2010 Won
Capri Actress Award
The Fighter (2010)
Conviction (2010)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2011 Won
COFCA Award
Best Ensemble
The Fighter (2010)
Shared with:
Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
2009 Won
COFCA Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)
Breakthrough Film Artist
Frozen River (2008)
For acting.

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2010 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
2008 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

Chlotrudis Awards

2012 Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Supporting Actress
Red State (2011)

CinEuphoria Awards

2014 Nominated
CinEuphoria
Best Supporting Actress - International Competition
Prisoners (2013)

Critics Choice Television Awards

2013 Nominated
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
Louie (2010)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2010 Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Daytime Emmy Awards

1985 Nominated
Daytime Emmy
Outstanding Ingenue/Woman in a Drama Series
All My Children (1970)

Denver Film Critics Society

2010 Won
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Detroit Film Critic Society, US

2008 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2010 Won
FFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
2008 Won
FFCC Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

Fright Meter Awards

2011 Nominated
Fright Meter Award
Best Supporting Actress
Red State (2011)

Gold Derby Awards

2016 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Ensemble Cast
The Big Short (2015)
Shared with:
2013 Nominated
Gold Derby TV Award
Comedy Guest Actress
Louie (2010)
2011 Won
Gold Derby Award
Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
Shared with Amy Adams
Nominated
Gold Derby TV Award
TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actress
Mildred Pierce (2011)
Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Ensemble Cast
The Fighter (2010)
Shared with:

Golden Schmoes Awards

2010 Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Best Supporting Actress of the Year
The Fighter (2010)

Gotham Awards

2008 Won
Gotham Independent Film Award
Breakthrough Actor
Frozen River (2008)

Hoboken International Film Festival

2007 Nominated
Festival Award
Best Supporting Actress
The House Is Burning (2006)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2010 Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
2008 Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema

2016 Won
IIFC Award
Best Actress - Short
Mother's Day (2015)
Nominated
Indie Spirit Award
Indie Spirit Award
Mother's Day (2015)
Shared with:
Nominated
The Mary Austin Award
Excellence in Producing
Mother's Day (2015)
Shared with:

Independent Spirit Awards

2009 Won
Independent Spirit Award
Best Female Lead
Frozen River (2008)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2010 2nd place
IFJA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2010 Nominated
ICP Award
Best Supporting Performance
The Fighter (2010)
10th place.
2008 Nominated
ICP Award
Best Lead Performance
Frozen River (2008)
7th place.

International Online Film Critics' Poll

2012 Nominated
IOFCP Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2011 Won
IFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Ischia Global Film & Music Festival

2011 Won
Ischia Legend Award

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2011 Nominated
IOMA
Best Supporting Actress (Miglior attrice non protagonista)
The Fighter (2010)
2010 Nominated
IOMA
Best Actress (Miglior attrice protagonista)
Frozen River (2008)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2010 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2008 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)
2004 2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
21 Grams (2003)

Marrakech International Film Festival

2008 Won
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

Method Fest

2010 Won
Best Ensemble Cast
Dear Lemon Lima (2009)
Shared with:
2008 Won
Best Actress
Lullaby (2008)
Won
Maverick Actor Award

National Board of Review, USA

2013 Won
NBR Award
Best Ensemble
Prisoners (2013)
Shared with:
2008 Won
Spotlight Award
Frozen River (2008)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2011 3rd place
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
Tied with Jacki Weaver for Animal Kingdom (2010) in 3rd place.
2009 2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2010 Won
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
2008 2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

New York Film Critics, Online

2010 Won
NYFCO Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2010 Won
NTFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Online Film & Television Association

2012 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
The Space Between (2010)
2011 Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Mildred Pierce (2011)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2011 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

2016 Won
Ensemble Cast Award
The Big Short (2015)
Shared with:

"Wall Street greed and its reverberating effects on the U.S. economy offer a modern backdrop for ... More

"Wall Street greed and its reverberating effects on the U.S. economy offer a modern backdrop for director Adam McKay's smart and funny film The Big Short, adapted from the best-selling book by Michael Lewis," said Film Festival Chairman Harold Matzner. "Taking a complicated subject - the 2008 subprime mortgage bond crisis - McKay and his perfectly cast stars weave an engaging comedic story of a group of oddball money managers who see the train wreck coming and conspire to benefit. For this wildly entertaining ride and the fine group of actors who propel it along, the Palm Springs International Film Festival presents The Big Short with its Ensemble Performance Award."


Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2010 Won
PFCS Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
The Fighter (2010)
2004 Won
PFCS Award
Best Ensemble Acting
21 Grams (2003)
Shared with:

Rhode Island International Film Festival

2011 Won
Grand Prize
Best Actress
The Sea Is All I Know (2011)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2010 Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
Best Ensemble Performance
The Fighter (2010)
Shared with:

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2008 Won
Silver Seashell
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)
Tied with Tsilla Chelton for Pandora's Box (2008).

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2009 Won
Virtuoso Award
Frozen River (2008)

Satellite Awards

2013 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
2008 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
Frozen River (2008)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2016 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
The Big Short (2015)
Shared with:
2011 Won
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
The Fighter (2010)
Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
The Fighter (2010)
Shared with:
2009 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Frozen River (2008)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

2010 2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2010 Won
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2010 2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
2008 Won
UFCA Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2011 Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)

Village Voice Film Poll

2010 Nominated
VVFP Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
8th place.
2003 Nominated
VVFP Award
Best Supporting Performance
21 Grams (2003)
7th place. Tied with Holly Hunter for Thirteen (2003).

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2010 Won
WAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
The Fighter (2010)
Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Acting Ensemble
The Fighter (2010)
Shared with:

Wild Rose Independent Film Festival

2016 Won
WRIFF Award
Best Actress - Short Film
Mother's Day (2015)
Won
Distinctive Achievement Award
Best Short Film
Mother's Day (2015)
Shared with:

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

2010 Won
Mommie Dearest Worst Screen Mom of the Year Award
The Fighter (2010)
2008 Won
WFCC Award
Best Actress
Frozen River (2008)

World Music and Independent Film Festival

2016 Nominated
Festival Award
Best Actress International Short
Mother's Day (2015)

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