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 of TV and movie appearances before making her big breakthrough as Sookie in "Gilmore Girls" (2000). A steady stream of comedy performances followed, leading to her starring role in the sitcom "Mike & Molly" (2010).
|Ben Falcone||(8 October 2005 - present) 2 children|
Returned to work 3 months after giving birth to her daughter Vivian to begin filming the 1st series of "Samantha Who?" (2007).
Returned to work 4 months after giving birth to her daughter Georgette to begin filming the 1st series of "Mike & Molly" (2010).
Alumni of The Groundlings, where she was a member for nearly 10 years.
Is good friends with Octavia Spencer.
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.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 39, a daughter Georgette Falcone on March 22, 2010. Child's father is her husband, Ben Falcone.
[on wardrobe problems] I want separates, for the love of God, because everything's like a bad prom dress. You can find a million bad sleeveless dresses in satin. I'm like, "Where's a good blouse and a great trouser?"
I believe it matters how you treat people. I believe in Heaven.
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