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Melissa McCarthy

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Melissa McCarthy

American actress, comedian, writer, and producer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1970.

Countries: United States (73%), (16%), Germany (2%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Paul Feig, Kristen Wiig, Gilmore Girls

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

 

Timeline


 

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Melissa McCarthy was born in 1970 add something


1998

She made her feature film debut in a supporting role of 1998 comedy "Go", and later had roles in the movies "Drowning Mona", "Disney's The Kid", "Charlie's Angels", "The Third Wheel" and "The Life of David Gale" add something


2000

In 2000, McCarthy was cast as Sookie St. James, the control freak and scatterbrain/klutzy best friend of Lorelai Gilmore on the The WB television series "Gilmore Girls" add something

 

She worked in this supporting role from 2000 to 2007 add something


2005

McCarthy married her longtime boyfriend, Ben Falcone, an actor and alumnus of The Groundlings, on October 8, 2005 add something

 

Ben Falcone - Falcone married his longtime girlfriend, actress Melissa McCarthy, on October 8, 2005


2007

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 add something

 

In 2007, she starred opposite Ryan Reynolds in the science fantasy psychological thriller "The Nines", written and directed by John August add something

 

On the ABC sitcom "Samantha Who-" she portrayed Dena from 2007 to 2009 add something

 

The series was cancelled after seven seasons, in 2007 add something

 

Together, they have two daughters, one born in 2007 and the other born in 2010 add something


2010

In 2010, McCarthy played supporting roles in films "The Back-Up Plan" and "Life as We Know It" add something

 

In early 2010, McCarthy was cast in the leading role as Molly Flynn on the CBS sitcom "Mike & Molly" add something

 

Billy Gardell - Since autumn 2010, Gardell has starred in "Mike & Molly", alongside Melissa McCarthy


2011

In 2011, McCarthy had a breakout performance in the comedy movie "Bridesmaids" alongside Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper add something

 

In fall 2011, after achieving fame from "Bridesmaids", she received her first Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role on "Mike & Molly" add something

 

McCarthy achieved major success and fame for her breakthrough film role as Megan Price in the 2011 comedy hit "Bridesmaids," which garnered her numerous award nominations including an Academy award nomination for Best Supporting Actress, a BAFTA nomination and a Screen Actors Guild award nomination for Best Supporting Actress add something

 

McCarthy hosted "Saturday Night Live" on October 1, 2011, again on April 6, 2013, and a third time on February 1, 2014 add something

 

Wendi McLendon-Covey - In 2011, she starred in the financially successful and critically lauded comedy film "Bridesmaids" with Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy and Ellie Kemper


2012

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 add something

 

She was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in June 2012 along with 175 other individuals add something

 

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

 

Marina Rinaldi - In February 2012, Melissa McCarthy wore Marina Rinaldi at the 2012 Academy awards


2013

In 2013, McCarthy co-starred in "Identity Thief" with Jason Bateman add something

 

In 2013, she co-starred in the films "Identity Thief" and "The Heat" add something

 

Later in 2013, she co-starred with Sandra Bullock in "The Heat" add something

 

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

 

Taran Killam - Killam co-starred in the 2013 comedy film "The Heat", starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy

 

Sandra Bullock - She starred in the 2013 comedy film "The Heat" alongside Melissa McCarthy

 

Identity Thief - "'Identity Thief"' is a 2013 American crime comedy film directed by Seth Gordon, written by Craig Mazin, and starring Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy


2014

McCarthy co-wrote the script for the movie "Tammy", which was released on July 2, 2014 add something

 

In November 2014, McCarthy revealed that she slimmed down from 265 lbs to 220 lbs add something

 

On November 19, 2014, announced that McCarthy will star as eponymous fairy heroine Tinker Bell in the untitled comedy-adventure directing by Shawn Levy add something

 

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"

 

Ghostbusters - On December 10, 2014, both Rebel Wilson and Jennifer Lawrence revealed they have been approached for a role in the reboot, while Emma Stone, Melissa McCarthy, Amy_Schumer and Lizzy Caplan are interested in appearing


2015

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 add something

 

On January 9, 2015 it was announced that McCarthy will star in Paul Feig's comedy-mystery film Ghostbusters III add something

 

On January 27, 2015, it was announced that McCarthy had signed for the lead role in the all-female reboot of "Ghostbusters" directed by Paul Feig, where she will portray Patty, a New York City Subway worker add something

 

McCarthy will headline the upcoming action comedy "Spy", which is scheduled for a June 5, 2015 release add something

 

Her fashion line, Seven7, debuted in August 2015 on the Home Shopping Network, with plans for her designs to be sold in major retailers in the following months add something

 

Paul Feig - Feig wrote, directed, and produced the 2015 spy comedy movie "Spy" for 20th Century Fox, starring Melissa McCarthy

 

Kristen Wiig - In January 2015, Wiig became one of the leading roles in "Ghostbusters" with co-stars Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon

 

Ghostbusters (franchise) - The main cast members were announced as Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon in January 2015

 

Tess Holliday - In August 2015, Holliday demanded a boycott of Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr accounts under the name 'Project Harpoon', which photoshopped her image and images of other women including Rebel Wilson and Melissa McCarthy to make them appear slimmer without authorization


2016

In 2016, McCarthy is set to star in comedy films "The Boss" and "Ghostbusters" add something

 

On April 7, 2016, Melissa McCarthy officially announced to Ellen DeGeneres on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" that she would be returning for the Gilmore Girls revival on Netflix add something

 

On May 31, 2016, McCarthy was cast as a bestselling celebrity biographer Lee Israel in the dark comedy-drama film "Can You Ever Forgive Me-" directing by Marielle Heller add something

 

The latter was released November 25, 2016 and McCarthy appears in one of its four episodes add something

 

Kristen Wiig - In 2016, Wiig played one of the leading roles in the "Ghostbusters" reboot, alongside Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon

 

Gilmore Girls - On February 19, 2016, Jackson Douglas, who played Sookie's husband, Jackson, confirmed that he would be returning to the cast to reprise his role, despite rumors that Melissa McCarthy would not be reprising her role

 

Gilmore Girls - On April 7, 2016, Melissa McCarthy officially announced to Ellen DeGeneres on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" that she would be returning for the revival


2017

On February 4, 2017, she made a surprise appearance on "Saturday Night Live" portraying White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer add something

 

Anna Deavere Smith - In early 2017, Smith worked with Melissa McCarthy in Can You Ever Forgive Me-


2018

In 2018, she starred in the comedy film "Life of the Party" add something

 

Elizabeth Banks - In 2018, Banks co-starred as Jenny in the comedy film "The Happytime Murders", alongside Melissa McCarthy and Maya Rudolph


2019

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 add something