Marcia Gay Harden height, Age, Bio, Affairs, Body Statistics, Boyfriend, Facts


Marcia Gay Harden Quick Info

Height1.64 m
Weight69 kg
BornAugust 14, 1959
Zodiac SignLeo
Boyfriend / SpouseThaddaeus Scheel

Marcia Gay Harden is an American actress. Her film breakthrough was in the 1990 Coen brothers-directed Miller’s Crossing. She followed this with roles in films including Used People, The First Wives Club, and Flubber.

Marcia Gay Harden played the role as Dr. Leanne Rorish, an ER attending physician, known to current and former resident doctors as “Daddy” in Code Black Season 3.

Marcia Gay Harden Biography
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Marcia Gay Harden Biography

Marcia Gay Harden was born on August 14, 1959, in La Jolla, California, the third of five children. Her mother, Beverly (Bushfield), was a homemaker, and her father, Thad Harold Harden, was in the military. She is one of five children, having three sisters and one brother.

She followed this with roles in films including Used People (1992), The First Wives Club (1996), and Flubber (1997). For her performance as artist Lee Krasner in the 2000 film Pollock.

She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She earned another Academy Award nomination for her performance as Celeste Boyle in Mystic River (2003).

Marcia Gay Harden Height is 1.64 m

Harden made her Broadway debut in 1993, starring in Angels in America, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award. She returned to Broadway in 2009 as Veronica in God of Carnage. Her performance won her the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.

Harden’s brother is named Thaddeus, as are her father and her former husband. Harden’s family frequently moved because of her father’s job, living in Japan, Germany, Greece, California, and Maryland.

Born Name

Marcia Gay Harden

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August 14, 1959

Born Place

La Jolla, California, U.S.


59 Years Old (2019)



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Graduated from the University of Texas with a B.A. in the theater (1980) and earned an MFA from the graduate theater program at New York University. MFA in Acting – New York University, Tisch School of the Arts (1988).

Boyfriends / Spouse

Marcia is a married lady and she also accepted the fact that she used to have many boyfriends in her college days.

She got married to her affair Thaddaeus Scheel in the year 1996 and is the mother of 3 children now she is totally busy in managing her bio of personal life as well as a professional career.

Later, having a huge dispute and conflicts she could not continue her relationship for a long duration, therefore, she got a divorce with her spouse in the year 2012.

Marcia Gay Harden with Thaddaeus Scheel
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Father’s Name

Thad Harold Harden

Mother’s Name

Beverly Bushfield


Leslie Jernigan (Sister), Thaddeus Harder (Brother), Stephanie O’Brien (Sister) & Sterly Peyton (Sister)

Marcia Gay Harden Children

Eulala Grace ScheelHudson Harden ScheelJulitta Dee Harden Scheel




1.64 m


69 kg

Marcia Gay Harden Body Statistics & Measurements

38-29-40 in

Breast/Bust size

38 in

Waist Size

29 in

Hips Size

40 in

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Bra Size

44C (US)

Bra Cup Size


Dress Size


Shoe Size

9 (US)

Distinctive Features

Often plays conflicted, unsure characters who go through a radical change in their lives

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Best Known For

For her performance as artist Lee Krasner in the 2000 film Pollock, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She earned another Academy Award nomination for her performance as Celeste Boyle in Mystic River (2003). Other notable film roles include American Gun (2005), and 2007’s The Mist and Into the Wild.

First Film

Harden made her Broadway debut in 1993, starring in Angels in America, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award.

Marcia Gay Harden Movies and TV shows


1990Miller's CrossingMiller's Crossing
1991Late for DinnerJoy Husband
1992Used PeopleNorma
1994Safe PassageCynthia
1996The Spitfire GrillShelby Goddard
1996The DaytrippersLibby
1996The First Wives ClubDr. Leslie Rosen
1996Spy HardMiss Cheevus
1997FlubberDr. Sara Jean Reynolds
1998Desperate MeasuresDr. Samantha Hawkins
1998Meet Joe BlackAllison Parrish
1998Curtain Call Michelle Tippet
2000Space CowboysSara Hollard
2000PollockLee Krasner
2001Gaudi AfternoonFrankie Stevens
2003Mystic RiverCeleste Boyle
2003Casa de los BabysNan
2003Mona Lisa SmileNancy Abbey
2004Welcome to MooseportGrace Sutherland
2004P.S.Missy Goldberg
2005Bad News BearsLiz Whitewood
2005Willa Cather: The Road Is AllWilla CatherVoice role
2005American GunJanet Huttenson
2006American DreamzFirst Lady
2006The Dead GirlMelora
2006The HoaxEdith Irving
2006CanvasMary Marino
2007The InvisibleDiane Powell
2007Into the WildBillie McCandless
2007Rails & TiesMegan Stark
2007The MistMrs. Carmody
2008Thomas Kinkade's Home for ChristmasMaryanne Kinkade
2009The Maiden HeistRose
2009Whip ItBrooke Cavendar
2010A Cat in ParisJeanneVoice role
2010True GritMattie RossVoice role
2011DetachmentPrincipal Carol Dearden
2011Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to YouMarjorie Dunfour
2012Noah's Ark: The New BeginningAamahVoice role
2012If I Were YouMadelyn
2013The Wine of SummerShelley
2013ParklandHead Nurse Doris Nelson
2014Magic in the MoonlightMrs. Baker
2014You're Not YouElizabeth
2014Elsa & FredLydia Barcroft
2015Fifty Shades of GreyGrace Trevelyan Grey
2015Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight AttendantPresident of the FAFAFA
2015After WordsJane Taylor
2016Get a JobKatherine Dunn
2017Fifty Shades DarkerGrace Trevelyan Grey
2018Fifty Shades FreedGrace Trevelyan Grey
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TV Shows

1987CBS Summer PlayhouseKim
1988Simon & SimonLibrarian, Joan
1989Gideon OliverLila
1991In Broad DaylightAdina Rowan
1992SinatraAva Gardner
1995Fallen AngelsMarie
1995Chicago HopeBarbara Tomilson
1995Great PerformancesNA
1995Homicide: Life on the StreetJoan Garbarek
1997Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center BombingNancy Floyd
1998Labor of LoveAnnie Pines
1999Spenser: Small VicesSusan Silverman
2000Thin AirSusan Silverman
2001Walking ShadowSusan Silverman
2002Guilty HeartsJenny Moran
2001The Education of Max BickfordAndrea Haskell
2002King of TexasMrs. Susannah Lear Tumlinson
2004She's Too YoungTrish Vogul
2005Felicity: An American Girl AdventureMrs. Martha Merriman
2005–13Law & Order: Special Victims UnitFBI Special Agent Dana Lewis
2006In from the NightVicki Miller
2008The TowerZoe Cafritz
2008Sex and Lies in Sin CityBecky Binion
2009DamagesClaire Maddox
2009The Courageous Heart of Irena SendlerJanina Kyzyzanowska
2010Royal PainsDr. Elizabeth Blair
2011Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in ItalyEdda Mellas
2011InnocentBarbara Sabich
2012Body of ProofSheila Temple
2012BentVanessa Carter
2012–13Tron: UprisingKeller
2012IsabelFrances Lorenz
2013–14The NewsroomRebecca Halliday
2013–14Trophy WifeDiane
2015How to Get Away with MurderHannah Keating
2015–18Code BlackDr. Leanne Rorish
2019Love You to DeathCamile

Interesting Facts

Marcia Gay Harden was born on August 14, 1959, in La Jolla, California, the third of five children.

The family relocated often, she first became interested in the theatre when the family was living in Greece, and she had attended plays in Athens.

Her father, brother, and ex-husband are all named Thaddaeus.

She was the first University of Texas at Austin graduate to win an Oscar. She won for Best Supporting Actress in 2001 for Pollock (2000). The second UT grad to win was Renée Zellweger in 2004.

Graduated from Surrattsville Sr. High in Clinton, Maryland (1976). Laura Wright also graduated from Surrattsville H.S., but in 1988.

A close friend of Shohreh Aghdashloo.

Filed for divorce from her husband Thaddaeus Scheel after 15 years of marriage .

Gave birth to her first child at age 39, a daughter Eulala Grace Scheel (aka Eulala Scheel) in September 1998.

Gave birth to twins at age 44, a son Hudson Scheel Harden and a daughter Julitta Dee Scheel on April 22, 2004.

Is one of 15 Oscar-winning actresses to have been born in the state of California. The others are Fay BainterGloria GrahameJo Van FleetLiza MinnelliTatum O’NealDiane KeatonSally FieldAnjelica HustonCherJodie FosterHelen HuntGwyneth PaltrowAngelina Jolie, and Brie Larson.

She was the 118th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Pollock (2000) at The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (2001) on March 25, 2001.

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Marcia Gay Harden net worth

Marcia Gay Harden is an American actress who has a net worth of $16 million.

Marcia Gay Harden Husband

Thaddaeus Scheel

How Tall is Marcia Gay Harden?

1.64 m

Marcia Gay Harden Height Weight

1.64 m and 69 kg

Marcia Gay Harden Son

Hudson Harden Scheel