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Melissa McCarthy (Melissa Ann McCarthy)

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Biography

Plainfield, Illinois, USA
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 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). Read more...

Actor

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Character: Tammy

Tammy 2014

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Character: Nico the Goth Girl

The Life of David Gale 2003

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Character: Cici Pinkus

Pumpkin 2002

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Character: Sky King Waitress

The Kid 2000

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Character: Sandra

Go 1999

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Character: Margaret / Melissa / Mary

The Nines 2007

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Character: Amber Strang

Cook-Off! 2007

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Character: Herself - Host / Sheila Kelly / P.J. / Kathleen / Employee / Donna Ruth Baker / Mama Pass / Diane

Melissa McCarthy/Imagine Dragons 2014

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Character: Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role / Co-Presenter: Best Live Action Short Film / Best Documentary Short and Best Animated Short Film

The 84th Annual Academy Awards 2012

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Character: Tot Wagner

Chicken Party 2003

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Character: Herself - Presenter: Best TV Series - Drama

The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2012

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Character: Michelle Darnell

The Boss 2016

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Character: Abby Yates

Ghostbusters 2016

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Tammy 0

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Character: Mindy Boone

Why Can't We Be Friends? 0

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Sympathy for the Devil 0

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Jingle All the Way 0

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The Jealous Kind 0

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Character: Lynn McDonald

Best Laid Plans 0

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Round 5 0

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Character: DNAmy

Downhill 0

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Partners 0

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The Cast of Suicide Squad 0

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Character: Mullins in 'The Heat'

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Character: Dena

Pilot 0

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The Job 0

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The Virgin 0

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The Car 0

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The Boss 0

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The Affair 0

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The Pill 0

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Help! 0

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The Ex 0

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The Farm 0

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The Park 0

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The Dog 0

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The Debt 0

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Todd's Job 0

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The Sister 0

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Directing

Writing

Character: Tammy

Tammy 2014

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Character: Michelle Darnell

The Boss 2016

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