Nomination Reaction: Melissa Leo

Best supporting actress, 'The Fighter"

Melissa Leo couldn’t have asked for a better showcase than her role as the overbearing mother in “The Fighter,” which earned her a supporting actress nom.

“It was an integral role (in the movie),” she said. “To play Alice I was always taking a step forward, and I think you can see that on the screen.”

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