Melissa McCarthy in September 2012
|Born||August 26, 1970
Plainfield, Illinois, United States
(2005–present; 2 children)
Melissa McCarthy (born August 26, 1970) is an American movie and television actress and comedienne. She is well known for her role as Sookie St. James on the The WB television show Gilmore Girls and Dena on Samantha Who?. She currently stars in the CBS sitcom Mike & Molly.
She also starred in the movies Bridesmaids and Identity Thief.