May 2018

May 2018: Vol 44, No 5

It isn’t often that an actress’ fame is gained equally from television and flm, but that is the story of this month’s cover celebrity – Melissa Leo.
In fact, Leo boasts nearly as many Emmy awards as Academy Awards for her work as a leading lady and supporting actress in some of America’s most iconic TV and movie productions.
For the 57-years-young Leo, acting seemingly was her destiny. After spending her childhood in the lower east side of Manhattan, she began performing with the Bread and Puppet Theater Co. and move to London where she studied acting at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Deciding to forego graduation, she moved back to New York City to begin auditioning for acting jobs