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Melissa McCarthy

  • Birthplace: Plainfield, Illinois
  • Birthday: August 26

Melissa McCarthy is an American film and television actress, comedian, writer and producer who first gained recognition for her role as Sookie St. James on the television series Gilmore Girls, where she starred from 2000 to 2007. From 2007 to 2009, she portrayed Dena on the ABC sitcom Samantha Who?. McCarthy currently stars as Molly Flynn-Biggs on the CBS sitcom Mike & Molly, a role that earned her an Emmy Award win, as well as another subsequent nomination. McCarthy was also nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series two years in a row for her work as host on Saturday Night Live.

Melissa McCarthy is an American film and television actress, comedian, writer and producer who first gained recognition for her role as Sookie St. James on the television series Gilmore Girls, where she starred from 2000 to 2007. From 2007 to 2009, she portrayed Dena on the ABC sitcom Samantha Who?. McCarthy currently stars as Molly Flynn-Biggs on the CBS sitcom Mike & Molly, a role that earned her an Emmy Award win, as well as another subsequent nomination. McCarthy was also nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series two years in a row for her work as host on Saturday Night Live.

McCarthy achieved major success and fame for her breakthrough role in the 2011 comedy hit Bridesmaids, which garnered her numerous award nominations including an Academy Award nomination, a BAFTA nomination and a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She also appeared in the films The Nines, The Back-up Plan, and Life as We Know It, and her 2013 roles include Identity Thief, The Heat, and The Hangover Part III

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

1 Wins6 Nominations

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2014

  • Nominee
  • Melissa McCarthy, as Host
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series - 2014

  • Nominee
  • Melissa McCarthy, as Molly Flynn
  • Mike & Molly
  • CBS
  • Bonanza Productions, Inc. in association with Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. and Warner Bros. Television

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2013

  • Nominee
  • Melissa McCarthy, as Host
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Melissa McCarthy, as Host
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Melissa McCarthy, as Molly Flynn
  • Mike & Molly
  • CBS
  • Bonanza Productions, Inc. in association with Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. and Warner Bros. Television

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series - 2011

  • Winner
  • Melissa McCarthy, as Molly Flynn
  • Mike & Molly
  • CBS
  • Bonanza Productions, Inc. in association with Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. and Warner Bros. Television

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