Marcia Gay Harden

Biography: Marcia Gay Harden was born August 14, 1959 in La Jolla, California. She is the middle child of five. They moved around a lot when she was growing up because her father was in the military. While living in Greece Marcia enjoyed attending plays in Athens. Marcia attended college in both Europe and the US before finishing her degree at the University of Texas in 1983.
In 1996 Maria married Thaddeus Scheel and has 3 children. Thaddeus and Marcia worked together on The Spitfire Grill.
Marcia won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Pollock.
Marcia just signed on to play Cheryl on ABC's drama pilot Drift. Her character is a therapist.

Marcia Gay Harden's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 52
Highest Metascore: 84 Mystic River
Lowest Metascore: 20 Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 34
  2. Negative: 8 out of 34
34 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
66 Miller's Crossing Oct 5, 1990 Verna 8.8
77 Pollock Dec 15, 2000 Lee Krasner 8.7
70 The Hoax Apr 6, 2007 Edith Irving 8.6
73 Into the Wild Sep 21, 2007 Billie McCandless 8.2
64 Wrestling with Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner Oct 4, 2006 Herself 8.0
52 Detachment Mar 16, 2012 Principal Carol Dearden / Principal Carol Dearden 8.0
67 Canvas Oct 12, 2007 Mary Marino 7.8
56 You're Not You Oct 10, 2014 Cast / Elizabeth 7.6
44 Rails & Ties Oct 26, 2007 Megan Stark 7.5
68 Whip It Oct 2, 2009 Brooke Cavendar 7.0
58 The Mist Nov 21, 2007 Mrs. Carmody 7.0
77 Grandma Aug 21, 2015 Judy / Judy 6.9
58 The First Wives Club Sep 20, 1996 Dr. Leslie Rosen 6.8
84 Mystic River Oct 8, 2003 Celeste Boyle 6.7
28 If I Were You Mar 15, 2013 Madelyn 6.7
44 Gaudi Afternoon Mar 21, 2003 Frankie Stevens 6.6
54 Magic in the Moonlight Jul 25, 2014 Cast / Mrs. Baker 6.6
65 Bad News Bears Jul 22, 2005 Liz Whitewood 6.5
48 American Gun Mar 22, 2006 Janet Huttenson 6.4
51 Parkland Oct 4, 2013 Doris Nelson / Nurse Doris Nelson 6.3
73 Space Cowboys Aug 4, 2000 Sara Holland 6.2
36 The Invisible Apr 27, 2007 Diane Powell 5.7
55 P.S. Oct 15, 2004 Missy Goldberg 5.7
37 Flubber Nov 26, 1997 Dr. Sara Jean Reynolds 5.6
25 Spy Hard May 24, 1996 Miss Cheevus 5.5
45 Mona Lisa Smile Dec 19, 2003 Nancy Abbey 5.4
43 Meet Joe Black Nov 13, 1998 Allison 5.1
49 Elsa & Fred Nov 7, 2014 Lydia Barcroft 5.0
tbd Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant Jun 5, 2015 Cast 5.0
35 After Words Aug 21, 2015 Jane 5.0