Melissa McCarthy

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Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy in September 2012
Born August 26, 1970 (1970-08-26) (age 44)
Plainfield, Illinois, United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 1997–present
Spouse Ben Falcone
(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.