Marsha Harden (Marsha Gay Harden) is an American actress with over a hundred roles. For her role in Pollock, Marsha won an Academy Award, an Independent Spirit, the National Society of Film Critics and New York Film Critics Awards. Harden is well known to viewers for her roles in films: "The First Wives Club", "Mist", "Meet Joe Black", "The Mysterious River", "Fifty Shades of Gray".
Harden's creative biography began in 1979 with the filming of an amateur student film. Today, she has a huge number of roles in film and television projects. The actress has been repeatedly nominated for numerous awards, including: Oscar, Emmy, Sputnik, Screen Actors Guild of the USA, Saturn, Independent Spirit. Among the works of Marsha, it is worth noting roles in the films: "Miller's Crossing", "Second Wind", "The First Wives Club", "Pollock", "The Mysterious River", "Into the Wild", "Mist", "Law and Order: Special Corps "," Skirmish "," Brave Heart of Irena Sendler "," Body Investigation "," Tron: Uprising "," Reanimation ".
The girl was born in the USA in the summer of 1959 in a large family. Her father was a military man and served in the navy, so the family moved a lot from place to place and traveled around the world.
Marsha went to school in Clinton and did not stand out in anything special among her peers, although she was fond of creativity and theatrical art. She took part in some school plays and concerts, but she never dreamed of becoming an actress.
After graduating from high school, Harden went to university and received a bachelor's degree in theater arts. She continued her education in New York, where she again entered a private university to master acting. Marsha decided to associate her further career with cinema, and soon found herself on television.
Harden performed her first role in a short film while still at university. Having started working in television, she participated in the filming of various television projects, where she got small roles in the series, among which were: "Simon and Simon", "American Masters", "CBS Summer Scene".
Marsha's acting career took off in 1990 when she was invited to shoot the movie Miller's Crossing. After the release of the film, critics started talking about the young and talented actress. They had no doubt that she would be able to make a wonderful career in cinema.
Harden's further roles did not become the main ones, but the artist herself has repeatedly said that it is important for her that her character has her own unique character, which is difficult to play, but very interesting.
Marsha's talent was appreciated after the release of the film "Pollock". She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. In addition, for the role of Lee Krasner in this film, the actress was nominated for a number of prestigious awards, and also began to receive invitations to new projects.
Marsha received another Oscar nomination in 2004 for her role in The Mysterious River. Three years later, the actress won the Saturn Award for her role as Miss Carmody in the film Mist, based on Stephen King's Mist.
Harden starred a lot in television series. Among her works, it is worth noting roles in the projects: "Fight", "Law and Order", "Dear Doctor", "Body Investigation", "News Service", "Tron: Uprising", "How to Avoid Punishment for Murder".
In recent years, Marsha has starred in films: Parkland, Moonlight Magic, Fifty Shades of Gray, Fifty Shades Darker, Fifty Shades of Freedom, The Third Wife, Reanimation.
Marsha's husband in 1996 became the director Thaddeus Sheel. Two years later, the couple had a daughter, Yulala, and in 2006, the twins Juliette Dee and Hudson were born. Having lived together for more than fifteen years, Thaddeus and Marsha broke up in 2012.