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Melissa McCarthy

Personal information
Birth dateAugust 26, 1970(age 46)
Place of birthPlainfield, Illinois, United States
OccupationActress
SpouseBen Falcone
(2005 present; 2 children)

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Melissa McCarthy (born August 26, 1970) is an American actress and comedian.

She debuted in film in 1998 and continued to play character roles. From 2001 to 2007, she played Sookie St. James on the The WB television series Gilmore Girls. From 2007 to 2009 she played Dena on the ABC sitcom Samantha Who?. She currently stars in the CBS sitcom Mike & Molly, for which she earned an Emmy Award. In 2011, she starred in the film Bridesmaids.


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