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Melissa McCarthy

D.O.B: 26 August 1970

Occupation: Actress, comedian, producer, writer and fashion designer

Melissa McCarthy is an American actress primarily known for her comedic roles. Her breakthrough film role was in 2011’s Bridesmaids, for which she received several award nominations including Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress, a BAFTA nomination and a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

In 2015, she headlined the action comedy film Spy, for which she received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical nomination. In 2016, she starred in the comedy films The Boss and Ghostbusters.

She’s also appeared on several TV series including Gilmore Girls, Samantha Who? and Mike & Molly, as well as hosting Saturday Night Live.

Melissa is the founder of the production company On the Day Productions with her husband Ben Falcone. In 2015, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and released women's plus size clothing collection, Melissa McCarthy Seven7