Alice Ward, Played By Melissa Leo In The Fighter, Dies At 79

Alice Ward, described as a "tough-talking mother of nine," died yesterday after being taken off of life support. Ward and her sons, retired welterweight champion Micky Ward and his trainer half-brother Dicky Eklund, inspired the award-winning film The Fighter, starring Melissa Leo, Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale. At… »4/28/11 12:04pm4/28/11 12:04pm