Marcia Gay Harden's 2001 Oscar win was a joyous night for many -- but not for everyone. The actress, now 61, was a bit of a surprise nominee for her work in the film "Pollock" considering she was not nominated for other major awards like a Golden Globe or Screen Actors Guild Award.
Even more surprising was her win in the best supporting actress category, especially considering she was up against several Hollywood heavyweights: Judi Dench, Frances McDormand, Julie Walters and Kate Hudson.
In an interview with Vulture, Harden reflected on why her surprise win was so refreshing for showbiz. "It’s new blood. It just felt great.Read more on foxnews.com