Name: Melissa McCarthy
Birth Name: 
Melissa Ann McCarthy
Birth Date: 
August 26, 1970
Birth Place: 
Plainfield, IL
Actress, Comedian, Writer, Producer
Relationship Status: 
Married to Ben Falcone
Celebrity Ranking # 1763

Melissa McCarthy on Lena Dunham, Same-Sex Couples and Her Family

Posted Friday May 16, 2014 2:43 PM GMT

Dishing on her girl crush Lena Dunham, Melissa McCarthy opens up to The Advocate in its June/July 2014 issue.


Melissa McCarthy’s “Tammy” Drops Full Trailer: Watch Here!

Posted Tuesday May 6, 2014 4:23 PM GMT

She’s always up to something hilarious and Melissa McCarthy's latest project looks to be one of this summer’s must-see movies.

“Tammy” also stars Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, Allison Janney and Toni Collette and is directed by her real-life husband Ben Falcone.


50 Cent Joins Melissa McCarthy for "Spy"

Posted Tuesday April 1, 2014 10:01 PM GMT

Making another foray into the acting world, 50 Cent will appear in the upcoming comedy "Spy" with Melissa McCarthy.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Curtis Jackson will play himself in the movie, about a CIA analyst who goes into the field for the first time.


Summer Movie Stars Gather for "The Big Picture" at CinemaCon 2014

Posted Thursday March 27, 2014 7:38 PM GMT

Gearing up for summer movie season, Warner Bros. Pictures held "The Big Picture" event at CinemaCon 2014 in Las Vegas on Thursday (March 27).

Plenty of A-listers came out for the event, including Melissa McCarthy and her hubby and collaborator, Ben Falcone and Morgan Freeman, who suited up and rocked some shades on the red carpet.


Melissa McCarthy Stars in the First Trailer for "Tammy" Watch Here!

Posted Wednesday February 12, 2014 10:54 PM GMT

Hoping to strike comedy gold once again, New Line released the first trailer for "Tammy" on Wednesday (February 12).

Co-written by Ben Falcone and Melissa McCarthy (she also stars), the comedy boasts a cast that includes Susan Sarandon, Dan Aykroid and Allison Janney.


Tinseltown Veterans Check Out 13th Annual AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

Posted Tuesday February 11, 2014 3:13 PM GMT

Steering clear of all teeny bopper influence, the American Association of Retired Persons took over the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel for the 13th Annual AARP Movies for Grownups Awards Gala last night (February 10).


Melissa McCarthy Hosts "Saturday Night Live" for Seth Meyers Last Show: Watch Here!

Posted Sunday February 2, 2014 12:19 PM GMT

As the long-standing head writer and host of Weekend Update prepares to take over "Late Night," Melissa McCarthy took the reins for a hilarious "SNL" sendoff on Saturday (February 1).

Among the notable sketches were a Super Bowl-themed cold open, a Valentine's Day commercial for forgetful boyfriends, "Guess That Phrase," and a music video for Black History Month.


Check Out Melissa McCarthy's New "Saturday Night Live" Promo!

Posted Tuesday January 28, 2014 11:20 PM GMT

Gearing up for her weekend duties, Melissa McCarthy was featured in a new promo for the February 1 episode of "Saturday Night Live."

It will be the "Heat" star's third time hosting the iconic sketch show, which will feature Grammy winning Imagine Dragons as the musical guest.