Melissa Leo Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Winner] (2011)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

The Fighter (2010)

Oscar [Nominee] (2009)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Frozen River (2008)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Winner] (2011)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

The Fighter (2010)

Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2016)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie
For playing: "Lady Bird Johnson".

All the Way (2016)

Primetime Emmy [Winner] (2013)

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

For playing "Laurie". For episode "Telling Jokes/... More

For playing "Laurie". For episode "Telling Jokes/Set Up".


Louie (2010)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2011)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
For playing "Lucy Gessler".

Mildred Pierce (2011)

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

Movies for Grownups Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Supporting Actress

Novitiate (2017)

Movies for Grownups Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

Saturn Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Supporting Actress on Television

Wayward Pines (2015)

Saturn Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

Prisoners (2013)

Albuquerque Film & Music Experience

Audience Choice Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Short Film

Mother's Day (2015)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

EDA Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

EDA Female Focus Award [Nominee] (2011)

Perseverance Award

EDA Female Focus Award [Nominee] (2011)

Actress Defying Age and Ageism

The Fighter (2010)

EDA Female Focus Award [Winner] (2008)

Hanging in There Award for Persistence

Frozen River (2008)

EDA Special Mention Award [Nominee] (2008)

Bravest Performance Award

Frozen River (2008)

EDA Female Focus Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Breakthrough Performance

Frozen River (2008)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

ACCA [Nominee] (2015)

Best Cast Ensemble

The Big Short (2015)

ACCA TV [Nominee] (2012)

Best Actress in a TV Movie or Miniseries

The Space Between (2010)

ACCA [Nominee] (2010)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

The Fighter (2010)

ACCA [Nominee] (2003)

Best Cast Ensemble

21 Grams (2003)

Baja International Film Festival

Tribute Award [Winner] (2012)

Excellence in Acting

Boston Film Festival

Festival Prize [Winner] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

Conviction (2010)
The Fighter (2010)
Welcome to the Rileys (2010)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

BSFC Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Ensemble Cast

The Fighter (2010)

BSFC Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

Critics Choice Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

Critics Choice Award [Nominee] (2009)

Best Actress

Frozen River (2008)

California Independent Film Festival

Slate Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Actress

The Sea Is All I Know (2011)

Capri, Hollywood

Capri Supporting Actress Award [Winner] (2017)


Novitiate (2017)

Capri Actress Award [Winner] (2010)


The Fighter (2010)
Conviction (2010)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

COFCA Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Ensemble

The Fighter (2010)

COFCA Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

COFCA Award [Winner] (2009)

Best Actress

Frozen River (2008)

COFCA Award [Winner] (2009)

Breakthrough Film Artist
For acting.

Frozen River (2008)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

CFCA Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

CFCA Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actress

Frozen River (2008)

Chlotrudis Awards

Chlotrudis Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Supporting Actress

Red State (2011)

CinEuphoria Awards

CinEuphoria [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress - International Competition

Prisoners (2013)

Critics Choice Television Awards

Critics' Choice TV Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Supporting Actress in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series

All the Way (2016)

Critics' Choice TV Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series

Louie (2010)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

DFWFCA Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

Daytime Emmy Awards

Daytime Emmy [Nominee] (1985)

Outstanding Ingenue/Woman in a Drama Series

All My Children (1970)

Denver Film Critics Society

DFCS Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

Detroit Film Critics Society, US

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress

Novitiate (2017)

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actress

Frozen River (2008)

Evolution International Film Festival

Evolution Icon Award [Winner] (2018)


Film Independent Spirit Awards

Independent Spirit Award [Winner] (2009)

Best Female Lead

Frozen River (2008)

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

FFCC Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

FFCC Award [Winner] (2008)

Best Actress

Frozen River (2008)

Fright Meter Awards

Fright Meter Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

Red State (2011)

Gold Derby Awards

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2016)

Ensemble Cast

The Big Short (2015)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2013)

Comedy Guest Actress

Louie (2010)

Gold Derby Award [Winner] (2011)

Supporting Actress
Shared with Amy Adams

The Fighter (2010)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2011)

TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actress

Mildred Pierce (2011)

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2011)

Ensemble Cast

The Fighter (2010)

Golden Schmoes Awards

Golden Schmoes [Nominee] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress of the Year

The Fighter (2010)

Gotham Awards

Gotham Independent Film Award [Winner] (2008)

Breakthrough Actor

Frozen River (2008)

Hoboken International Film Festival

Festival Award [Nominee] (2007)

Best Supporting Actress

The House Is Burning (2006)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actress

Frozen River (2008)

Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema

IIFC Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Actress - Short

Mother's Day (2015)

Indie Spirit Award [Nominee] (2016)

Indie Spirit Award

Mother's Day (2015)

The Mary Austin Award [Nominee] (2016)

Excellence in Producing

Mother's Day (2015)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

IFJA Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

ICP Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Supporting Performance
10th place.

The Fighter (2010)

ICP Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Lead Performance
7th place.

Frozen River (2008)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

INOCA [Nominee] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

International Online Film Critics' Poll

IOFCP Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

International Online Web Fest

Spring Award [Winner] (2015)

Best Actress

Mother's Day (2015)

Iowa Film Critics Awards

IFC Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

Ischia Global Film & Music Festival

Ischia Legend Award [Winner] (2011)


Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

IOMA [Nominee] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress (Miglior attrice non protagonista)

The Fighter (2010)

IOMA [Nominee] (2010)

Best Actress (Miglior attrice protagonista)

Frozen River (2008)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

Sierra Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

LAFCA Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actress

Frozen River (2008)

LAFCA Award [Nominee] (2004)

Best Supporting Actress

21 Grams (2003)

Marrakech International Film Festival

Best Actress [Winner] (2008)


Frozen River (2008)

Method Fest

Best Ensemble Cast [Winner] (2010)


Dear Lemon Lima (2009)

Best Actress [Winner] (2008)


Lullaby (2008)

Maverick Actor Award [Winner] (2008)


National Board of Review, USA

NBR Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Ensemble

Prisoners (2013)

Spotlight Award [Winner] (2008)


Frozen River (2008)

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

NSFC Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

Tied with Jacki Weaver for Animal Kingdom (2010) ... More

Tied with Jacki Weaver for Animal Kingdom (2010) in 3rd place.


The Fighter (2010)

NSFC Award [Nominee] (2009)

Best Actress

Frozen River (2008)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

NYFCC Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

NYFCC Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actress

Frozen River (2008)

New York Film Critics, Online

NYFCO Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

NTFCA Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Limited Series

All the Way (2016)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries

The Space Between (2010)

OFTA Film Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries

Mildred Pierce (2011)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

OFCS Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

Ensemble Cast Award [Winner] (2016)


The Big Short (2015)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

PFCS Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

The Fighter (2010)

PFCS Award [Winner] (2004)

Best Ensemble Acting

21 Grams (2003)

Rhode Island International Film Festival

Grand Prize [Winner] (2011)

Best Actress

The Sea Is All I Know (2011)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

SDFCS Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

SDFCS Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Ensemble Performance

The Fighter (2010)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

SFFCC Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress

Novitiate (2017)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

Silver Seashell [Winner] (2008)

Best Actress
Tied with Tsilla Chelton for Pandora's Box (2008).

Frozen River (2008)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Virtuoso Award [Winner] (2009)


Frozen River (2008)

Satellite Awards

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Novitiate (2017)

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television

All the Way (2016)

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television

Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2008)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama

Frozen River (2008)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Actor [Nominee] (2016)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

The Big Short (2015)

Actor [Winner] (2011)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

The Fighter (2010)

Actor [Nominee] (2011)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

The Fighter (2010)

Actor [Nominee] (2009)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Frozen River (2008)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

SEFCA Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

SLFCA Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

TFCA Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

UFCA Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

UFCA Award [Winner] (2008)

Best Actress

Frozen River (2008)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

VFCC Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

Village Voice Film Poll

VVFP Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress
8th place.

The Fighter (2010)

VVFP Award [Nominee] (2003)

Best Supporting Performance

7th place. Tied with Holly Hunter for Thirteen (... More

7th place. Tied with Holly Hunter for Thirteen (2003).


21 Grams (2003)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

WAFCA Award [Winner] (2010)

Best Supporting Actress

The Fighter (2010)

WAFCA Award [Nominee] (2010)

Best Acting Ensemble

The Fighter (2010)

Wild Rose Independent Film Festival

WRIFF Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Actress - Short Film

Mother's Day (2015)

Distinctive Achievement Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Short Film

Mother's Day (2015)

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

Mommie Dearest Worst Screen Mom of the Year Award [Winner] (2010)


The Fighter (2010)

WFCC Award [Winner] (2008)

Best Actress

Frozen River (2008)

Women's Image Network Awards

WIN Award [Winner] (2018)

Outstanding Actress Feature Film

Novitiate (2017)

World Music and Independent Film Festival

Festival Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Actress International Short

Mother's Day (2015)