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 # 1329

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.


Melissa McCarthy Covers Ladies' Home Journal May 2012

Posted Wednesday March 28, 2012 7:00 AM GMT

With the second season finale of her show "Mike & Molly" just upon us, Melissa McCarthy added to her promotions by landing the cover of the May 2012 issue of Ladies' Home Journal.

The 41-year-old Illinois native showed off her endearing smile for the Brigitte Lacombe shot front page while dishing to the magazine about everything from what makes her nervous to meeting her husband.


Melissa McCarthy's Big Night at the 2012 Oscars

Posted Sunday February 26, 2012 6:44 PM GMT

Gearing up for the grandest of all Tinseltown events, Melissa McCarthy was spotted arriving at the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday evening (February 26).

The “Bridesmaids” actress brought her jovial ways to the Kodak Theatre red carpet as she mingled with the slew of celebs on-hand while dressed in a fabulous Marina Rinaldi ensemble.


84th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon: A Complete Look

Posted Monday February 6, 2012 10:25 PM GMT

Withe less than three weeks remaining until the grandest night in Tinseltown takes place, the 2012 Oscar hopefuls gathered together at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for the 84th Academy Awards Nominations Luncheon on Monday afternoon (February 6).