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Melissa Ann McCarthy
Plainfield, Illinois, United States
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Melissa McCarthy Fast Facts:
Grew up on a corn and soybean farm in rural Illinois.
Was a cheerleader in high school.
Went to college with shoe designer Brian Atwood.
Began her comedy career doing stand-up in New York City.
Was a member of the Groundlings in L.A. for over 10 years.
Made her on-screen debut in her cousin Jenny McCarthy's
The Jenny McCarthy Show
In 2013, launched her own production company, On the Day, with her husband, Ben Falcone.
Melissa McCarthy Relationships:
Vivian Falcone - Daughter
Dan McCarthy - Uncle
Margie - Sister
Michael McCarthy - Father
Amy McCarthy - Cousin
Ben Falcone - Husband
Jenny McCarthy - Cousin
Lynette McCarthy - Cousin
Sandy McCarthy - Mother
Georgette Falcone - Daughter
Joanne McCarthy - Cousin
Linda McCarthy - Aunt
Melissa McCarthy Awards:
2013 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
2014 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
2014 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
2012 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
2012 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
2011 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
2011 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner
Attended Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, United States
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