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Biography:
Birth Name: Melissa Leo
Born: 09/14/1960
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA

She was born Melissa Chessington Leo, on Sept. 14, 1960, in New York City, NY; the daughter of Peggy Leo, a teacher, and Arnold Leo, an editor and later a fisherman. Her parents split when she was nine, with Peggy taking custody of Leo and moving to Putney, VT, before a jaunt to London, where her mother briefly supervised U.S. students in study-abroad programs. There, Leo developed an affinity for theater. When her mother returned home, she allowed her 16-year-old daughter to remain in the U.K. to pursue her studies. Leo returned to the U.S. two years later, earned her GED and enrolled at the State University of New York at Purchase. She left her junior year in search of acting work, eventua... Continue Bio >>

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