Melissa McCarthy

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Melissa McCarthy
Melissa McCarthy 2012.jpg
Melissa McCarthy in September 2012
Born (1970-08-26) August 26, 1970 (age 47)
Plainfield, Illinois, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1997–present
Spouse(s) Ben Falcone
(2005–present; 2 children)
Relatives Jenny McCarthy (cousin)

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 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 (for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress), Identity Thief, Spy and Life of the Party.

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