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Melissa McCarthy


Melissa McCarthy was born in Plainfield, Illinois, to Sandra and Michael McCarthy, a farmer. Her recent ancestors were from County Cork, Ireland. 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 ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

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  The Heat 2 (announced)
Shannon Mullins (rumored)
 2014 Tammy
Tammy
 2013/I The Heat
Mullins
 2012 The Penguins of Madagascar (TV Series)
Shelley
- Hair Apparent/Love Takes Flightless (2012) ... Shelley (voice)
 2011/I Bridesmaids
Megan
 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
 2007 Cook-Off!
Amber Strang
 2007 The Captain (Short)
Fran
 2002-2005 Kim Possible (TV Series)
DNAmy
- Gorilla Fist (2005) ... DNAmy (voice)
- Partners (2004) ... DNAmy (voice)
- Downhill (2002) ... DNAmy (voice)
 2004 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Saleswoman
- The Surrogate (2004) ... Saleswoman
 2003 Chicken Party (Short)
Tot Wagner
 2003 The Life of David Gale
Nico the Goth Girl
 2002 The Third Wheel
Marilyn
 2001 The Lost World (TV Series)
Billy
- Mark of the Beast (2001) ... Billy (as Melissa McCrea)
 2000 D.C. (TV Series)
Molly
- Blame (2000) ... Molly
- Justice (2000) ... Molly
 2000 Auto Motives (Short)
Tonnie
 1999 Go
Sandra
 1998 God (Short)
Margaret
 1997 The Jenny McCarthy Show (TV Series)
Melissa
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... Melissa
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Other Works:

TV commercial "Overnight Millionaire," portraying 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 50% off at all Old Navy Stores on "... See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Melissa McCrea

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

[re harsh review from a critic focusing on her weight] I felt really bad for someone who is swimming in so much hate. I just thought, that's someone who's in a really bad spot, and I am in such a happy spot. I laugh my head off every day with my husband and my kids who are mooning me and singing me songs. See more »

Trivia:

Gave birth to her 1st child at age 36, a daughter Vivian Falcone on May 5, 2007. Child's father is her husband, Ben Falcone. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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Men? Hannahcount
She's offensive. Not funny. facebook-bradbury
To ALL you HATERS ? jenny93313
How much does she weigh??? brooks2165-207-841252
f to the u to the c to the k--all you guys who are dissing her weight! fernbonacci
leave this funny girl alone Janip31
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