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 # 810

Melissa McCarthy to Host "Saturday Night Live" Again

Posted Wednesday March 6, 2013 6:37 PM GMT

Marking her second time in two years, Melissa McCarthy will return to host an upcoming episode of "Saturday Night Live."

On April 6th, the "Identity Thief" star will grace the stage in NBC's Studio 8H with an unannounced musical guest.


Vanity Fair Oscar Party: A Lovers’ Affair

Posted Monday February 25, 2013 10:40 AM GMT

Excitement was in the air as the 85th Academy Awards came to Hollywood last night (February 24), and the Vanity Fair Oscar Party had plenty of famous pairs on hand.

Best Film winner Ben Affleck brought his lovely wife Jennifer Garner to the Sunset Tower in West Hollywood to celebrate his big win.


Melissa McCarthy: Gleeful 2013 Oscars Attendee

Posted Sunday February 24, 2013 10:00 PM GMT

She’s never one to miss out on a killer party, and earlier tonight (February 24) Melissa McCarthy stepped out at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood.

The “Bridesmaids” cutie was all smiles as she shuffled through the arrivals area, stopping to pose for the shutterbugs and greet fans along the way.


Salma Hayek, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson and John Travolta: Oscar Presenters

Posted Tuesday February 19, 2013 1:00 AM GMT

With the 85th Academy Awards mere days away, the list of presenters just got longer, with the addition of four new talents to the mix.


Melissa McCarthy to Direct and Star in "Tammy"

Posted Friday February 8, 2013 6:58 PM GMT

Putting on many hats for her pet project, Melissa McCarthy will direct and star in "Tammy" which she also co-wrote with her husband, Ben Falcone.

The raunchy comedy follows a woman who is laid off from her job at Hardee’s, discovers her husband is having an affair, and decides to go on a road trip with her alcoholic, foul-mouthed, diabetic grandmother.


Jason Bateman & Melissa McCarthy Premiere “Identity Thief” in Los Angeles

Posted Tuesday February 5, 2013 10:20 AM GMT

Stepping out for some promotional duties, Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy showed up at the Los Angeles premiere of their new flick “Identity Thief” last night (February 4).

The “Arrested Development” stud looked to be having a blast as he meandered around outside the Westwood neighborhood event with his wife Amanda Anka.


Melissa McCarthy is Michigan Ave Magazine's "Leading Lady" for February 2013

Posted Tuesday January 29, 2013 8:00 PM GMT

With her new movie "Identity Thief" set to hit theaters February 8th, Melissa McCarthy scored herself a feature in the February 2013 issue of Michigan Avenue Magazine.

The 42-year-old "Bridesmaids" actress looked absolutely gorgeous for the front page shoot while dishing about everything from her childhood to her Emmy victory.


New Red Band Trailer for "The Heat" Released: Watch Here!

Posted Thursday December 20, 2012 12:56 AM GMT

A new trailer for "The Heat," starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, was released Wednesday (December 19).

Spearheaded by "Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig, the film follows a straight-laced FBI Special Agent who is partnered with a foul-mouthed Boston police woman.