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Melissa Leo Wins Screen Actor's Guild Award for "The Fighter"

Date Released: 1/31/2011

Former student Melissa Leo won a SAG Award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Supporting Role. This win lifts her prospects for the same prize at the Academy Awards on Feb. 27. Details.

Melissa Leo is a a roll. First a Golden Globe, now a Screen Actor's Guild Award and possibly an Oscar for her role as the hard charging mother of two boxers in the film The Fighter.