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 # 946

Red Band Featurette for “This is 40” Released: Watch Here!

Posted Monday November 19, 2012 2:47 PM GMT

Giving fans even more to laugh at, Universal Pictures released a new Red Band featurette for “This is 40” on Monday (November 19).

In the clip, director Judd Apatow and his cast discuss the “Knocked Up” spinoff and explain the story behind the sure-to-be hilarious comedy.


Sandra Bullock & Melissa McCarthy’s “The Heat” Trailer: Watch Here!

Posted Friday November 16, 2012 2:05 PM GMT

They may be an unlikely pairing, but Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy are hilarious together in the new trailer for “The Heat.”

Slated to hit theaters on April 5th, 2013, the action comedy also stars Kaitlin Olson, Thomas F. Wilson, Taran Killam, and Demian Bichir.


Melissa McCarthy Covers Good Housekeeping December 2012

Posted Wednesday November 14, 2012 9:20 PM GMT

With her new movie "This Is 40" set to hit theaters on December 21st, Melissa McCarthy pitched in on promotions by covering the December 2012 issue of Good Housekeeping magazine.


Melissa McCarthy's "Identity Thief" Trailer: Watch Now!

Posted Wednesday September 26, 2012 8:47 PM GMT

Offering a glimpse of what's to come, Universal Pictures' "Identity Thief" features big screen funny-woman Melissa McCarthy helming the starring role.

In the crime comedy, the 42-year-old actress portrays Diana, who fulfills her need for the finer things in life with the ID of someone named "Sandy Bigelow Patterson" - which belongs to an accounts representative (Jason Bateman) who lives halfway across the United States.


Melissa McCarthy's Night at the 2012 EMMY Awards

Posted Sunday September 23, 2012 7:41 PM GMT

Closing out the weekend on the red carpet, Melissa McCarthy joined in on the Tinseltown festivities by attending the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (September 23).

The 42-year-old actress meandered about the Nokia Theatre LA Live venue as she eased her way inside to get settled in for the always-entertaining toast to television's finest.


Melissa McCarthy Earns an Emmy Nod, Keeps Busy on the Set of "The Heat"

Posted Sunday July 22, 2012 10:36 AM GMT

Giving a wry smile to photographers, Melissa McCarthy was seen working hard on the set of her new movie "The Heat" in Boston on Friday (July 20).

The "Bridesmaids" breakout star was clad in baggy green pants, a black top and gray sleeveless jacket, with matching black leather shoes and fingerless gloves.


Sandra Bullock Brings "The Heat" to Boston

Posted Friday July 20, 2012 10:00 AM GMT

Going all out for her new gig, Sandra Bullock was heavy into character as she filmed scenes for her latest project, "The Heat" on Thursday afternoon (July 19).

Joined by co-star

Melissa McCarthy, the black suit-clad brunette looked her professional part as she took to the Boston set for the midday shoot.


“This is 40” Trailer: Watch Now!

Posted Friday April 27, 2012 2:40 PM GMT

Paying homage to aging Gen-Xers, “This is 40” has released its first teaser trailer, and it looks like a winner.

The Judd Apatow film stars Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann, who reprise their roles from Apatow’s past flick “Knocked Up” as they reach their 40th birthday.