Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy

Birthplace: 
Plainfield, Illinois
Birthday: 
August 26

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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

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

8 Nominations 2 Emmys

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - 2017

  • Winner
  • Melissa McCarthy, Host
  • Saturday Night Live
  • "Host: Melissa McCarthy"
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2016

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

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 2014

  • Nominee
  • Melissa McCarthy, 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, 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, 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

Photos

  • Dave Chappelle and Melissa McCarthy on stage at the 69th Emmy Awards. 

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  • Dave Chappelle and Melissa McCarthy on stage at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.

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  • Melissa McCarthy of Mike & Molly arrives at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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  • Melissa McCarthy and Joshua Jackson at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Melissa McCarthy and Joshua Jackson at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Melissa McCarthy and Joshua Jackson at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Melissa McCarthy and Joshua Jackson at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Joshua Jackson, Melissa McCarthy & John Shaffner at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Joshua Jackson, Melissa McCarthy & John Shaffner at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Melissa McCarthy, John Shaffner & Joshua Jackson at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Melissa McCarthy, John Shaffner & Joshua Jackson at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Melissa McCarthy & John Shaffner at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Joshua Jackson, Melissa McCarthy & John Shaffner at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Melissa McCarthy & John Shaffner at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Melissa McCarthy, John Shaffner and Joshua Jackson at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Joshua Jackson, Melissa McCarthy & John Shaffner at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Melissa McCarthy and Joshua Jackson at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Primetime Emmys 2012: Backstage
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  • Melissa McCarthy, John Shaffner and Joshua Jackson at the 63rd Primetime Emmy® Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Melissa McCarthy and Joshua Jackson at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Melissa McCarthy and Joshua Jackson at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Melissa McCarthy and Joshua Jackson at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Ceremony
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  • Creative Arts Emmys 2012: Red Carpet
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  • Creative Arts Emmys 2012: Red Carpet
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  • Creative Arts Emmys 2012: Backstage
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  • Melissa McCarthy, Chuck Lorre, Swoosie Kurtz, Katy Mixon and Billy Gardell arrive at an Evening with Mike & Molly
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  • Melissa McCarthy and Billy Gardell attend an Evening with Mike & Molly
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  • Melissa McCarthy attends an Evening with Mike & Molly
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  • Melissa McCarthy and Alan Perris attend an Evening with Mike & Molly
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  • Melissa McCarthy, Chuck Lorre and Don Foster participate in an Evening with Mike & Molly
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News

June 05, 2017
September 16, 2016