Marcia Gay Harden Biography

Updated On Feb 15, 2019 Published On Sep 29, 2015
Facts of Marcia Gay Harden
Date of Birth: 1959 , August-14
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Name Marcia Gay Harden
Nationality American
Birth Place/City La Jolla, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $ 12 million
Salary N/A
Body Measurements 34-24-30
Breast Size 34D
Waist size 24
Hip Size 30
Shoe Size 9
Married Yes
Married to Thaddaeus Scheel
Children 3
Divorce Yes
Movies Fifty Shades Darker
TV Show Code Black
Siblings Thaddeus Harden
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Marcia Gay Harden is a renowned American actress in diverse formats like television, stage, and movies. She is popular in the world for portraying her role in the film like Into the Wild, Detachment, and so on.

Marcia Gay Harden's Early Life

Marcia Gay Harden was born on August 14, 1959, and is 59 years old as of early 2019. She was in an upper-class family in La Jolla, San Diego, California, the United States of America to mother Beverly and father Thad Harold Harden.

Her father served in the American Navy force. She is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. She is of average height with five feet four inches tall and is also of average weight.

Marcia Gay Harden's Career

Marcia Gay Harden dreamed of being an actress since her childhood days. It was in 1979 when she portrayed her first professional acting career, but it is known that she has also acted before that.

In 1987, Marica came into the spotlight for appearing in the role of Kim in the television series, CBS Summer Playhouse. Since then she has appeared in numerous television series and even in the movies. Her first movie was Not Only Strangers. It was a low budget movie, so she didn't receive any credit for playing in that movie.

Till the date, Marcia has appeared in numerous television series and movies like Love You to Death, Body of Proof, Walking Shadow, She's Too Young, Simon & Simon, Fifty Shades Freed, If I Were You, Into the Wild, American Gun, Desperate Measures, The First Wives Club, and many others.

Marcia Gay Harden's Personal Life

Marcia Gay Harden was once a married woman. She was married to Thaddaeus Scheel who is a prop master. They actually got married on the 9th of July 1996. She also gave birth to her three children with him, and they are Eulala Grace Scheel, Julitta Dee Harden Scheel, and Hudson Harden Scheel.

Now, she is not with him as she has filed a divorce paper with him. She was happy to be her loving spouse, but something went terrible. After being married for around sixteen years, they got separated and eventually, their divorce was finalized in 2012.

She is not rumored to be having extra affairs, and she also doesn't have any other boyfriend. She seems to be busy with her children.

Marcia Gay Harden's Net Worth

As of early 2019, Marcia Gay Harden's net worth is reported to be around $12 million. Her major movie was Late for Dinner which earned box office of $8,906,823. She has been active in the field for more than half a century appearing in numerous movies and television series. For her role in the Pollock, her salary was around $1,000,000.

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Marcia Gay Harden facts on timeline

Born in La Jolla, San Diego

August 14 , 1959

Marcia Harden was from a higher class family born as Marcia Gay Harden in La Jolla, San Diego, California, United States of America to Beverly and Thad Harold Harden. Her father served in the American Navy force. She is an American and is of white descent.

Married to Thaddaeus Scheel

July 9 , 1996

Marcia Gay Harden was a married woman but not these days as he is in the process of separation. She was married to Thaddaeus Scheel. He is a prop master. They actually got married on 9th of July 1996. She also gave birth to her three children with him.

Filed for divorce

2012

She remained in the married life for more than one and half decade with Thaddaeus Scheel. She also gave birth to her three children with him.  Now, she is not living with him as she has filed a divorce paper with him. 

Began her acting career

1979

Marcia Gay Harden dreamed to be an actress since her childhood days. It was 1979, when she portrayed her first professional acting but it is also known that she has also acted before that. Since then she has appeared in numerous television series and also in the movies.

Major movie role

1991

It is true that she began her acting from 1991 but it was just after a decade she got her major move role. In 1991, she portrayed her role in Late for dinner which earned box office earning was about net worth of $8,906,823. She has also played her role in the movie Into the Wild.

Appeared in television series

1987

She has appeared in more than half a century movies and television series. She first appeared in the television shows in 1987 and that was in CBS Summer Playhouse. The following year she appeared in the televisions series named Simon & Simon.

Won Academy Awards, USA

2001

She has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards in her life and she has also won some of them. In 2001, she was nominated in Academy Awards, USA for the first time in her life. She got nominated for best actress. She actually won that award.

Won Academy of Science Fiction

2008

She has also won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films award in her life. She has only been nominated in this award once in her life and that was in 2008, she won this award from that nomination, actually she was nominated that year for Best Supporting Actress.

Won Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2003

2003 was kind of lucky for her as she was also honored by the Boston Society of Film Critics Awards. This is her only nomination in this award yet and actually she got nominated in this award for Best Ensemble Cast. She won this award the same time.

Won Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2004

2004 also became a year to remember for her as she got nominations in several prestigious awards and also claimed some of them. She got her nominations in awards like Central Ohio Film Critics Association, Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards and many more.

Won Fright Meter Awards

2007

She has also been honored with Fright Meter Awards. She was first nominated in this award the same year in 2007 and it is also her only nomination. She was nominated in this award for Best Supporting Actress for portraying her role in the mist. 

Won Seattle Film Critics Awards

2003

She has also been honored with several other awards in 2003. That year, she also won Seattle Film Critics’ Awards and Western Heritage Awards. In 2009, she was also honored by the Women's Image Network Awards for outstanding actress.

Graduated from Surrattsville High School

1975

She attended several schools as her parents moved frequently throughout the world for their jobs. She received her formal education form Surrattsville High School. While she was there she also used to attend several acting classes, she finally completed her education from there in 1975.

Gave birth to her first child

1998

For the first time in her life she became the mother of her first child after being married with her husband for two years. She gave birth to her first child, daughter, Eulala Grace Scheel in September of 1998. She was so sweet when she was born.

Gave birth to twins

April 22 , 2004

She also became the mother of twins in 2004. Actually, she announced that she is going to give birth to her second child at the start of 2004. She gave birth to twins, named Julitta Dee Scheel and Hudson Scheel Harden that year. The father of her child was her previous husband.

Net Worth

2019

As of early 2019, Marcia Gay Harden's net worth is reported to be around $12 million.