Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy

actress, producer, writer

Melissa McCarthy was born on Aug 26, 1970 in USA. Melissa McCarthy's big-screen debut came with The Jenny McCarthy Show - Season 1 directed by Joel Gallen in 1997. Melissa McCarthy is known for Can You Ever Forgive Me? directed by Marielle Heller, Melissa McCarthy stars as Lee Israel and Richard E. Grant as Jack Hock. Melissa McCarthy has got 39 awards and 111 nominations so far. The most recent award Melissa McCarthy achieved is Alliance of Women Film Journalists. The upcoming new movie Melissa McCarthy plays is The Little Mermaid which will be released on May 26, 2023.

Melissa McCarthy was born in Plainfield, Illinois, to Sandra and Michael McCarthy, and was raised on her family's corn and soybean farm. She 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 moving to Los Angeles in the late-1990s. She made a number of TV and movie appearances before making her big breakthrough as Sookie in Gilmore Girls (2000). A steady stream of comedy performances followed, leading to her starring role in the sitcom Mike & Molly (2010).In the 2010s, McCarthy became known for her starring roles in the films Mes meilleures amies (2011), Les flingueuses (2013), St. Vincent (2014), Spy (2015), SOS Fantômes (2016), and Les faussaires de Manhattan (2018).

  • Birthday

    Aug 26, 1970
  • Place of Birth

    Plainfield, Illinois, USA
  • Also known

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Known For


39 wins & 111 nominations

Alliance of Women Film Journalists
She Deserves A New Agent Award
Winner - EDA Special Mention Award
Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards
Winner - Distinguished Artisan Award
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Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows