Marcia Gay Harden was born on August 14, 1959. She attended the University of Texas at Austin where she got a degree in theater. She later got her MA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. In 1987, she made her television debut on CBS Summer Playhouse. Three years later, she had her first movie role in Miller’s Crossing. This was followed by minor roles in several films. She later gained recognition for starring in The First Wives Club and Flubber.
In the 2000s, her portrayal of Lee Krasner in the movie Pollock earned her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. For her performance as Celeste Boyle in Mystic River, she was nominated for another Best Supporting Actress Award at the Academy’s. She went on to star in the films Mona Lisa Smile, American Dreamz, Into the Wild, and The Mist. During this period, she also starred as Andrea Haskell on the CBS series The Education of Max Bickford. She next played recurring character Claire Maddox on Damages. In the 2010s, she had notable roles as Rebecca Halliday on The Newsroom, Diane on Trophy Wife, and Dr. Leanne Rorish on Code Black. She also played Grace Trevelyan Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey and its sequels.
Has Marcia Gay Harden had Plastic Surgery?
She may be turning in her 60s next year but the veteran actress seems to be unbothered. With her recent performances on the screen, we can see how she’s aging just fine, which is how she’d like it to be — graceful. In an interview, the award-winning actress also recounted how she was told that she needed plastic surgery, specifically have her nose done, if she wanted to be successful in Hollywood. “He said, ‘Unless you get it fixed, you will never work as an actress. He handed me a card that had a plastic surgeon’s name on it,” the actress shared.