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Melissa McCarthy


Melissa McCarthy was born in Plainfield, Illinois, to Sandra and Michael McCarthy, a farmer. McCarthy began her performing career as a stand-up comedian in New York where she appeared at the famous clubs, Stand Up New York and The Improv. She worked on her acting skills at The Actors Studio and appeared in many stage productions in the city before... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 25 wins & 71 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Taffe Mädels
Taffe Mädels Mullins
(2013)
Spy: Susan Cooper Undercover
(2015)
Brautalarm
Brautalarm Megan
(2011)

Filmography

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 2018 Can You Ever Forgive Me? (completed)
Lee Israel
 2018 The Happytime Murders (post-production)
Connie Edwards
 2018 Life of the Party (completed)
Deanna
 2017-2018 Nobodies (TV Series)
Melissa McCarthy
- Episode #2.7 (2018) ... Melissa McCarthy
- Episode #2.2 (2018) ... Melissa McCarthy
- Episode #2.8 (2018) ... Melissa McCarthy
- Episode #2.4 (2018) ... Melissa McCarthy
- Episode #2.1 (2018) ... Melissa McCarthy
 2017 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Sean Spicer
- Jimmy Fallon/Harry Styles (2017) ... Sean Spicer (uncredited)
- Alec Baldwin/Ed Sheeran (2017) ... Sean Spicer (uncredited)
- Kristen Stewart/Alessia Cara (2017) ... Sean Spicer (uncredited)
 2017 Kia Niro: Hero's Journey (Video short)
 2016 Gilmore Girls: Ein neues Jahr (TV Mini-Series)
Sookie St. James
- Fall (2016) ... Sookie St. James
 2016 Conan (TV Series)
Melissa McCarthy (segment "Young Han Solo Audition")
- The Cast of Suicide Squad (2016) ... Melissa McCarthy (segment "Young Han Solo Audition")
 2016 Ghostbusters
Abby Yates
 2016 Central Intelligence
Darla (uncredited)
 2010-2016 Mike & Molly (TV Series)
Molly Flynn
- Curse of the Bambino (2016) ... Molly Flynn
- I See Love (2016) ... Molly Flynn
- The Adoption Option (2016) ... Molly Flynn
- Baby Bump (2016) ... Molly Flynn
- Baby, Please Don't Go (2016) ... Molly Flynn
 2016 The Boss
Michelle Darnell
 2015 Spy: Susan Cooper Undercover
Susan Cooper
 2014 St. Vincent
Maggie
 2013/I Taffe Mädels
Mullins
 2013 Hangover 3
Cassie
 2013 Voll abgezockt
Diana
 2012 Immer Ärger mit 40
Catherine
 2012 Die Pinguine aus Madagascar (TV Series)
Shelley
- Hair Apparent/Love Takes Flightless (2012) ... Shelley (voice)
 2011/I Brautalarm
Megan
 2010 So spielt das Leben
DeeDee
 2010 Plan B für die Liebe
Carol
 2010 Private Practice (TV Series)
Lynn McDonald
- Best Laid Plans (2010) ... Lynn McDonald
 2009 Rita rockt (TV Series)
Mindy Boone
- The Jealous Kind (2009) ... Mindy Boone
- Sympathy for the Devil (2009) ... Mindy Boone
- Jingle All the Way (2009) ... Mindy Boone
- Is She Really Going Out with Him? (2009) ... Mindy Boone
- Why Can't We Be Friends? (2009) ... Mindy Boone
 2007-2009 Samantha Who? (TV Series)
Dena
- With This Ring (2009) ... Dena
- The Other Woman (2009) ... Dena
- The First Date (2009) ... Dena
- The Dream Job (2009) ... Dena
- Todd's Job (2009) ... Dena
 2008 Pretty Ugly People
Becky
 2008/I Just Add Water
Selma
 2007 The Captain (Short)
Fran
 2000-2007 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Sookie St. James
- Bon Voyage (2007) ... Sookie St. James
- Unto the Breach (2007) ... Sookie St. James
- Lorelai? Lorelai? (2007) ... Sookie St. James
- It's Just Like Riding a Bike (2007) ... Sookie St. James
- Hay Bale Maze (2007) ... Sookie St. James
 2007 Cook Off!
Amber Strang
 2007 The Nines
Margaret / Melissa McCarthy / Mary
 2002-2005 Kim Possible (TV Series)
DNAmy
- Gorilla Fist (2005) ... DNAmy (voice)
- Partners (2004) ... DNAmy (voice)
- Downhill (2002) ... DNAmy (voice)
 2004 Lass es, Larry! (TV Series)
Saleswoman
- The Surrogate (2004) ... Saleswoman
 2003 Chicken Party (Short)
Tot Wagner
 2003 Das Leben des David Gale
Nico the Goth Girl
 2002 Weißer Oleander
Paramedic
 2002 Hilfe, ich habe ein Date!
Marilyn
 2002 Pumpkin
Cici Pinkus
 2000 3 Engel für Charlie
Doris
 2000 The Kid - Image ist alles
Sky King Waitress
 2000 D.C. (TV Series)
Molly
- Blame (2000) ... Molly
- Justice (2000) ... Molly
 2000 Auto Motives (Short)
Tonnie
 2000 Der Fall Mona
Shirley
 1998 God (Short)
Margaret
 1997 The Jenny McCarthy Show (TV Series)
Melissa
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... Melissa
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Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (86 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (12 credits)

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Other Works:

(11/13) TV commercial: "Overnight Millionaire" for Old Navy clothing stores. Played a game show contestant in glasses and a curly blond wig who wins a set of towels, but wants to win $1 million, and is disappointed that the game show is not offering prizes like the sweepstakes being offered by Old Navy which is also offering ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 13 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on wardrobe problems] I want separates, for the love of God, because everything's like a bad prom dress. You can find a million bad sleeveless dresses in satin. I'm like "Where's a good blouse and a great trouser?". See more »

Trivia:

Parents are Michael and Sandra McCarthy. See more »

Trademark:

Often does physical comedy

Star Sign:

Virgo

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