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Melissa McCarthy is an American actress, comedian, writer and producer. She was born the daughter of a farmer in Plainfield, Illinois, on August 26, 1970. She started doing standup after moving to New York City at famed comedy clubs Stand Up New York and The Improv. She also...Read more studied at The Actors Studio and acted in a number of theater productions before moving to Los Angeles in the late 1990s. McCarthy got her breakout role and became a household name for playing Sookie St. James on the quirky beloved series "The Gilmore Girls" (2000-2007). Next, she played Molly Flynn-Biggs on CBS's popular "Mike & Molly" (2007-2009), for which she won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress. She turned in a star-making performance in the 2011 hit comedy "Bridesmaids" as the hypermasculine and straight-talking sister-in-law Megan. The role skyrocketed her career to a new level, and earned her nominations for an Oscar, a Screen Actors Guild award, and a BAFTA for best supporting actress. She won the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for best supporting actress, as well as the MTV award for best comedic performance. Recently, she starred in "Identity Thief" (2013) with Jason Bateman, and Judd Apatow comedy "This Is 40" (2012). Upcoming films include "The Heat," a cop comedy with Sandra Bullock, and "The Hangover Part III" with Bradley Cooper and Zach Galifianakis.

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  • Melissa McCarthy is an American actress, comedian, writer and producer. She was born the daughter of a farmer in Plainfield, Illinois, on August 26, 1970. She started doing standup...Read more after moving to New York City at famed comedy clubs Stand Up New York and The Improv. She also studied at The Actors Studio and acted in a number of theater productions before moving to Los Angeles in the late 1990s. McCarthy got her breakout role and became a household name for playing Sookie St. James on the quirky beloved series "The Gilmore Girls" (2000-2007). Next, she played Molly Flynn-Biggs on CBS's popular "Mike & Molly" (2007-2009), for which she won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress. She turned in a star-making performance in the 2011 hit comedy "Bridesmaids" as the hypermasculine and straight-talking sister-in-law Megan. The role skyrocketed her career to a new level, and earned her nominations for an Oscar, a Screen Actors Guild award, and a BAFTA for best supporting actress. She won the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for best supporting actress, as well as the MTV award for best comedic performance. Recently, she starred in "Identity Thief" (2013) with Jason Bateman, and Judd Apatow comedy "This Is 40" (2012). Upcoming films include "The Heat," a cop comedy with Sandra Bullock, and "The Hangover Part III" with Bradley Cooper and Zach Galifianakis.

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  • Melissa Ann McCarthy


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