Melissa McCarthy

BirthDay:

26 Aug 1970

BirthPlace:

Plainfield, Illinois, USA

BirthName:

Melissa Ann McCarthy

Bio:

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). A steady stream of comedy performances followed, leading to her starring role in the sitcom Mike & Molly (2010).
Filmography

Actor ( 93 credits )

Life of the Party (2018)
Nobodies (2017)  Herself
Ghostbusters (2016)
Central Intelligence (2016) Robby's High School Crush at Reunion (uncredited)
The Boss (2016)
Chelsea (2016)  Herself (1 episode, 2016)
Spy (2015) Susan Cooper
Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2016)
BNow! (2015)  Herself (1 episode, 2016)
The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (2015)  Herself (1 episode, 2016)
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)  Herself (1 episode, 2016)
St. Vincent (2014) Maggie
Tammy (2014) Tammy
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014)  Herself / ... (2 episodes, 2015-2016)
Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)
The Heat (2013) Mullins
The Hangover Part III (2013) Cassie
Identity Thief (2013) Diana
Movie Guide (2013)  Det. Shannon Mullins (1 episode, 2013)
Weekend Ticket (2013)  Herself (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
This Is 40 (2012) Catherine
CBS This Morning (2012)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)
Larry King Now (2012)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)
Vivir de cine (2012)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
The Conversation (2012)  Herself (1 episode, 2012)
Unscripted (2012)  Herself (1 episode, 2014)
Celebrity Style Story (2012)  Herself (1 episode, 2015)
Bridesmaids (2011) Megan
Anderson Live (2011)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)
The Screen Junkies Show (2011)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
Life as We Know It (2010) DeeDee
The Back-up Plan (2010) Carol
Mike & Molly (2010)  Molly Flynn (91 episodes, 2010-2014)
Conan (2010)  Herself (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
Janela Indiscreta (2010)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
Daybreak (2010)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009)  Herself - Guest / ... (3 episodes, 2011-2014)
Pretty Ugly People (2008) Becky
Just Add Water (2008) Selma
CQC - Custe o Que Custar (2008)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
The Penguins of Madagascar (2008)  Shelley (1 episode, 2012)
Rita Rocks (2008)  Mindy Boone (5 episodes, 2009)
The Captain (2007) Fran
Cook-Off! (2007) Amber Strang
The Nines (2007) Margaret / Melissa / Mary
Private Practice (2007)  Lynn McDonald (1 episode, 2010)
Chelsea Lately (2007)  Herself - Guest / ... (5 episodes, 2011-2014)
Samantha Who? (2007)  Dena (35 episodes, 2007-2009)
Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
I Love the '70s: Volume 2 (2006)  Herself (unknown episodes)
Dancing with the Stars (2005)  Herself (1 episode, 2007)
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005)  Herself (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Made in Hollywood (2005)  Herself (4 episodes, 2011-2014)
Omg! Insider (2004)  Herself (4 episodes, 2014)
Chicken Party (2003) Tot Wagner
The Life of David Gale (2003) Nico the Goth Girl
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)  Herself (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)
White Oleander (2002) Paramedic
The Third Wheel (2002) Marilyn
Pumpkin (2002) Cici Pinkus
Kim Possible (2002)  DNAmy (3 episodes, 2002-2005)
Charlie's Angels (2000) Doris
The Kid (2000) Sky King Waitress
Auto Motives (2000) Tonnie
Drowning Mona (2000) Shirley
Gilmore Girls (2000)  Sookie St. James (153 episodes, 2000-2007)
D.C. (2000)  Molly (2 episodes, 2000)
Go (1999) Sandra
Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999)  Saleswoman (1 episode, 2004)
The Lost World (1999)  Billy (1 episode, 2001)
The Early Show (1999)  Herself (1 episode, 2011)
God (1998) Margaret
The View (1997)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)
The Jenny McCarthy Show (1997)  Melissa (1 episode, 1997)
Access Hollywood (1996)  Herself (1 episode, 2008)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996)  Herself (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
E! Live from the Red Carpet (1995)  Herself (5 episodes, 2013-2016)
Extra (1994)  Herself - St. Vincent (1 episode, 2014)
WGN Morning News (1994)  Herself (1 episode, 2016)
Late Show with David Letterman (1993)  Herself / ... (5 episodes, 2011-2014)
HBO First Look (1992) (1 episode, 2013)
Live with Kelly and Michael (1988)  Herself / ... (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Inside Edition (1988)  Herself (1 episode, 2015)
Entertainment Tonight (1981)  Herself (9 episodes, 2009-2014)
Saturday Night Live (1975)  Herself - Host / ... (3 episodes, 2011-2014)
Good Morning America (1975)  Herself (1 episode, 2014)
Sesame Street (1969)  Herself (1 episode, 2013)
Today (1952)  Herself (1 episode, 2014)
B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations (0) Watts (voice)
The Heat 2 (0) Shannon Mullins (rumored)
Untitled Tinker Bell Project (0) Tinker Bell
Untitled Melissa McCarthy Project (0)

Producer ( 5 credits )

Life of the Party (2018) executive producer / producer
Nobodies (2017) executive producer
The Boss (2016) executive producer / producer
Tammy (2014) producer
Untitled Tinker Bell Project (0) producer

Writer ( 3 credits )

The Boss (2016)
Tammy (2014) (screenplay)
Untitled Melissa McCarthy Project (0) (screenplay)

Director ( 1 credit )

Mike & Molly (2010) (1 episode, 2014)

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