Knowledge Identifier: +Melissa_McCarthy
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1970.
Countries: United States (73%), (16%), Germany (2%)
Linked to: American Broadcasting Company, CBS, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress in a Comedy, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
McCarthy married her longtime boyfriend, Ben Falcone, an actor and alumnus of The Groundlings, on October 8, 2005
From 2007 to 2009, McCarthy starred as Dena on the ABC sitcom "Samantha Who-" She guest starred in "Rita Rocks" in 2009, and on "Private Practice" in 2010
Billy Gardell - Since autumn 2010, Gardell has starred in "Mike & Molly", alongside Melissa McCarthy
She was nominated twice for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her appearances on the television show in 2012 and in 2013
Bridesmaids (2011 film) - On January 24, 2012, the film was nominated for both the Academy *award for Best Supporting Actress for Melissa McCarthy and Best Original Screenplay
Rex Reed - In a 2013 review of "Identity Thief", Reed made several references to Melissa McCarthy's weight, referring to her as "tractor-sized", "humongous", "obese", and a "hippo"
Kaitlin Olson - In the 2013 film "The Heat" she had a brief but memorable turn as a Bulgarian druggie who engages in an exchange of cultural perspectives and insults with Melissa McCarthy's character
Murphysboro, Illinois - Murphysboro is the setting for "Tammy", a 2014 comedy film starring Melissa McCarthy
Paul Feig - On June 24, 2014, it was announced that Feig will be directing a film with Melissa McCarthy called "Just Do It"
In addition to this, McCarthy will be the lead in frequent collaborator Paul Feig's spy comedy "Spy" previously known as "Susan Cooper", set to be released Memorial Day weekend of 2015
Paul Feig - Feig wrote, directed, and produced the 2015 spy comedy movie "Spy" for 20th Century Fox, starring Melissa McCarthy
In June 2019, it was announced that McCarthy will play Ursula in the upcoming live-action remake of "The Little Mermaid", set to be directed by Rob Marshall