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Melissa McCarthy

Actress / Comedian / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Television Producer / Writer / Television Actress / Film Actress / Stage Actress / Voice Actress | * 08/26/1970 (49) | Plainfield, Illinois, USA
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Melissa Ann McCarthy (born August 26, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and fashion designer. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including two Primetime Emmy Awards and nominations for two Academy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. McCarthy was named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2016, and she has been featured multiple times in annual rankings of the highest-paid actresses in the world. McCarthy began appearing in television and film in the late 1990s, and first gained recognition for her role as Sookie St. James on the television series Gilmore Girls (2000–2007). She played Dena on the ABC sitcom Samantha Who? (2007–2009) before starring as Molly Flynn on the CBS sitcom Mike & Molly (2010–2016), for which she received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 2011. McCarthy's appearances as a host on ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Melissa McCarthy

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress The Razzie Redeemer Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Academy Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Melissa McCarthy as Actress(42)

as Ursula2021 The Little Mermaid
as Carol Peters2020 Superintelligence
as Kathy2019 The Kitchen
as Margie Clause2019 Margie Claus
as Deanna Miles2018 Life of the Party
as Detective Connie Edwards2018 The Happytime Murders
as Lee Israel2018 Can You Ever Forgive Me?
as herself2018 Love, Gilda
as Abby Yates2016 Ghostbusters
as Michelle Darnell2016 The Boss
as Darla (uncredited)2016 Central Intelligence
as Susan Cooper2015 Spy
as Maggie Bronstein2014 St. Vincent
as Tammy2014 Tammy
as Shannon Mullins2013 The Heat
as Cassie2013 The Hangover Part III
as Diana2013 Identity Thief
as Catherine2012 This Is 40
as Megan Price2011 Bridesmaids
as DeeDee2010 Life As We Know It
as Carol2010 The Back-Up Plan
as Becky2009 Pretty Ugly People
as Selma2008 Just Add Water
as Margaret / Melissa / Mary2007 The Nines
as Amber Strang2007 Cook-Off!
as Bystander (uncredited)2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
as Nico the Goth Girl2003 The Life of David Gale
as Marilyn2002 The Third Wheel
as Cici Pinkus2002 Pumpkin
as Paramedic2002 White Oleander
as Waitress2000 The Kid
as Doris2000 Charlie's Angels
as Shirley2000 Drowning Mona
as Sandra1999 Go
as Margaret1998 God

TV Shows/Series with Melissa McCarthy as Actress(13)

as Herself - Host2016 Little Big Shots
as herself2016 Chelsea
as Molly Flynn2010 Mike & Molly
as Dena2007 Samantha Who?
as Sookie St. James2000 Gilmore Girls
2000 D.C.
as Herself - Host1975 Saturday Night Live

Movies with Melissa McCarthy as Crew(9)

Production/Producer2020 Superintelligence
Production/Producer2020 Thunder Force
Writing/Screenplay2019 Untitled Stanley Cup Project
Writing/Writer2018 Life of the Party
Production/Producer2018 The Happytime Murders
Writing/Screenplay2016 The Boss
Production/Executive Producer2016 The Boss
Writing/Writer2014 Tammy
Production/Producer2014 Tammy

TV Shows/Series with Melissa McCarthy as Crew(1)

Directing/Director2010 Mike & Molly

Additional Information

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Born: Wednesday, 08/26 1970 (August) in Plainfield (current age: 49 years + 280 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Educated at: Joliet Catholic Academy, Southern Illinois University
Spouses (current/former): Ben Falcone
Related to: Jenny McCarthy, Joanne McCarthy
Other names for Melissa McCarthy (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"멜리사 맥카시"
"Melissa Ann McCarthy"
Melissa McCarthy frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (30x, Actor)
Ben Falcone (28x, Actor)
Bill Hader (23x, Actor)
Paul Feig (12x, Crew)
Maya Rudolph (11x, Actress)
John August (9x, Crew)
Martin Short (8x, Actor)
Larry David (8x, Actor)
Robert De Niro (7x, Actor)
Steve Mallory (6x, Cast)
Jefferson Sage (6x, Crew)
Allison Jones (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2127, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/26/2020