"And They Dance Real Slow in Jackson," by Jim Leonard, Jr., at New Playwrights' Theatre, Washington, DC.
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Gay Hagen | Marcia Harden | Marsha Gay Harden
5' 4½" (1.64 m)
Did You Know?
[Talking about Lee Krasner, her character in Pollock
(2000)]: "When she was first married, Lee's main concern was pleasing Jackson, she was the kind of woman who hung her hat on another man's peg to find herself, in spite of how brilliant she was in her own right. Their marriage was wonderful, fabulous, and hideous. They fed off each other in ways that weren't always healthy, but, if they hadn't ...
On December 15, 2003, her young nephew and niece were killed in a tragic fire. The deaths occurred when the Queens, New York, apartment, owned by her former sister-in-law, went up in flames after a burning candle set a sofa on fire. Her ex-sister-in-law also later died from injuries received in the fire.
Often plays conflicted, unsure characters who go through a radical change in their lives