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Melissa McCarthy


A farmer's daughter from Illinois, 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 moving to Los Angeles in the late-1990s She made a number ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

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  The Heat 2 (announced)
Shannon Mullins (rumored)
 2014 Tammy (completed)
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:

Appeared in TV commercial for Washington Mutual. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Melissa McCrea

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

You push so far past the normal boundaries of what's O.K. in society. I'm always fully aware of, 'You can't do this.' When someone really believes in what they're saying, but it's crazy, it's like my favorite thing on earth...Crazy's just crazy and there's nowhere to go. You can have a point of view, it can be very strange, but we have to know your reasoning. See more »

Trivia:

Returned to work 3 months after giving birth to her daughter Vivian to begin filming the 1st series of Samantha Who? (2007). See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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She's offensive. Not funny. facebook-bradbury
To ALL you HATERS ? jenny93313
How much does she weigh??? brooks2165-207-841252
leave this funny girl alone Janip31
f to the u to the c to the k--all you guys who are dissing her weight! fernbonacci
Never mentions her cousin Jenny McCarthy?? eb1111
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