Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 2011
Plays Character That Is Related To The Sex Trade Industry
Cookie in Streetwalkin’ 1985
Character Is A Prostitute
Fresh off of an Emmy nomination for her role as Linda Warner on All My Children, Melissa Leo nabbed her first lead role in a film. Playing a Times Square hooker in the movie Streetwalkin’. Women walking the streets as a prostitute has been glamorizes in other films such as Pretty Woman. As Cookie in Streetwalkin’, this film depicts the gruesomeness and bleak realism of walking the streets as a hooker. There was even a theme song written for this movie called, what else, but Streetwalkin’
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