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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2012 Nominated
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Bridesmaids (2011)

Golden Globes, USA

2016 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Spy (2015)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2016 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Saturday Night Live (1975)
For playing: "Host". For episode: "Melissa McCarthy/Kanye West".
2014 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Mike & Molly (2010)
For playing "Molly Flynn".
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Saturday Night Live (1975)
For playing: "Host". For episode: "Melissa McCarthy/Imagine Dragons".
2013 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Saturday Night Live (1975)
For playing "Various Characters". For episode "Melissa McCarthy/Phoenix".
2012 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Mike & Molly (2010)
For playing "Molly Flynn".
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Saturday Night Live (1975)
For playing "Various Characters". For episode "Melissa McCarthy/Lady Antebellum".
2011 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Mike & Molly (2010)
For playing "Molly Flynn".

BAFTA Awards

2012 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2015 Nominated
EDA Special Mention Award
Actress Most in Need of a New Agent
Tammy (2014)
2013 Nominated
EDA Special Mention Award
Actress Most in Need of a New Agent
The Heat (2013)
Identity Thief (2013)

American Comedy Awards, USA

2014 Won
American Comedy Award
Best Comedy Actress - Film
The Heat (2013)
2012 Nominated
American Comedy Award
Breakout Performer of the Year

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2011 Won
ACCA
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Bridesmaids (2011)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2011 Won
BSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2016 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Actress in a Comedy
Spy (2015)
2015 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Actress in a Comedy Movie
St. Vincent (2014)
2014 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Actress in a Comedy
The Heat (2013)
2012 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2012 Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)
Best Ensemble
Bridesmaids (2011)
Shared with:

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)

CinemaCon, USA

2013 Won
CinemaCon Award
Female Star of the Year

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)

Denver Film Critics Society

2011 Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)

Elle Women in Hollywood Awards

2013 Won
Woman of the Year

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

2012 Nominated
The "We're Wilde About You" Rising Star Award

Gold Derby Awards

2012 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)
Nominated
Gold Derby TV Award
Variety Performer
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Ensemble Cast
Bridesmaids (2011)
Shared with:

Golden Schmoes Awards

2011 Won
Golden Schmoes
Best Supporting Actress of the Year
Bridesmaids (2011)
Nominated
Golden Schmoes
Breakthrough Performance of the Year
Bridesmaids (2011)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2011 Nominated
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2014 2nd place
IFJA Award
Best Supporting Actress
St. Vincent (2014)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2011 Nominated
ICP Award
Best Supporting Performance
Bridesmaids (2011)
8th place.

Iowa Film Critics Awards

2012 Won
IFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2011 Won
Sierra Award
Best Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)

MTV Movie Awards

2016 Won
Comedic Genius Award
Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Comedic Performance
Spy (2015)
Best Fight
Spy (2015)
Shared with:
Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) vs. Lia (Nargis Fakhri)
2014 Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Fight
Identity Thief (2013)
Shared with:

Jason Bateman vs. Melissa McCarthy -Bateman and McCarthy duke it out by wrestling and face slapping... More

Jason Bateman vs. Melissa McCarthy -Bateman and McCarthy duke it out by wrestling and face slapping, but not without breaking nearly everything in sight first.

Best Musical Moment
Identity Thief (2013)

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To ease the tension of stealing Sandy's identity, McCarthy's Diana shows her musical range as she attempts to sing along with the car radio -- and even hits that high note in "Barracuda."

Best Comedic Performance
The Heat (2013)
2012 Won
MTV Movie Award
Best Comedic Performance
Bridesmaids (2011)
Best Gut-Wrenching Performance
Bridesmaids (2011)
Shared with:
Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Breakthrough Performance
Bridesmaids (2011)

New York Film Critics, Online

2011 Won
NYFCO Award
Best Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)

Online Film & Television Association

2014 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Female Performance in a Fiction Program
Saturday Night Live (1975)
2013 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Female Performance in a Fiction Program
Saturday Night Live (1975)
2012 Nominated
OFTA Television Award
Best Female Performance in a Fiction Program
Saturday Night Live (1975)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2012 Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)

People's Choice Awards, USA

2016 Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Movie Actress
2015 Won
People's Choice Award
Favorite Comedic Movie Actress
Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Movie Actress
Favorite Comedic TV Actress
2014 Nominated
People's Choice Award
Favorite Movie Actress
Favorite Movie Duo
The Heat (2013)
Shared with:
Favorite Comedic Movie Actress
Favorite Comedic TV Actress

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2011 Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Ensemble Acting
Bridesmaids (2011)
Shared with:

Razzie Awards

2015 Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Actress
Tammy (2014)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2012 Won
Virtuoso Award
Bridesmaids (2011)

Satellite Awards

2011 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Series, Comedy or Musical
Mike & Molly (2010)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2012 Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Bridesmaids (2011)
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Bridesmaids (2011)
Shared with:

Teen Choice Awards

2016 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Summer Movie Star: Female
Ghostbusters (2016)
Choice Movie Actress: Comedy
The Boss (2016)
2015 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie: Hissy Fit
Spy (2015)
Choice Summer Movie Star: Female
Spy (2015)
2014 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Summer Movie Star
Tammy (2014)
2013 Won
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Chemistry
The Heat (2013)
Shared with:
Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie Actress: Comedy
Identity Thief (2013)
Favorite Comedian
Choice Movie Villain
Identity Thief (2013)
Choice Summer Movie Star: Female
The Heat (2013)
Choice Movie: Hissy Fit
The Heat (2013)
2011 Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie: Female Scene Stealer
Bridesmaids (2011)

TV Guide Awards

2012 Nominated
TV Guide Award
Favorite Actress
Mike & Molly (2010)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2012 Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)

Village Voice Film Poll

2011 2nd place
VVFP Award
Best Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)
2nd place.

Walk of Fame

2015 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
On May 19, 2015. At 6927 Hollywood Blvd.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

2013 Won
WFCC Award
Best Comedic Actress
The Heat (2013)
2011 Won
WFCC Award
Best Comedic Actress
Bridesmaids (2011)

Yoga Awards

2016 Won
Yoga Award
Worst Foreign Actress
Spy (2015)

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