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Plainfield, Illinois, USA
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Gilmore Girls, Mike & Molly
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Other Crew
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Melissa McCarthy (born August 26, 1970) is an American actress known for her portrayal of Sookie St. James on the television series Gilmore Girls. She most recently played the role of Dena on the ABC sitcom Samantha Who? from 2007 to 2009. McCarthy, a cousin of actress Jenny McCarthy, was born in Plainfield, Illinois. She graduated from Joliet Catholic Academy (Formerly St. Francis Academy) in Joliet, Illinois. Her career started with stand-up comedy and includes film, television, and theater. She has had small roles in the films Disney`s The Kid, Charlie`s Angels, Go, The Third Wheel and The Life of David Gale. She also did voice work in three episodes of Kim Possible where she played DNAmy. McCarthy is a member of the Los Angeles-based Groundlings improvisational comedy troupe. In 2007, she acted opposite Ryan Reynolds in The Nines, written and directed by John August. McCarthy also made a cameo in Charlie`s Angels: Full Throttle.
McCarthy married her longtime boyfriend, the actor Ben Falcone, on October 8, 2005. They have a daughter, Vivian, born May 5, 2007. Her pregnancy was written into the last season of Gilmore Girls. She co-starred in the romantic comedy The Back-Up Plan.
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Melissa Ann McCarthy
Jenny McCarthy (Cousin)
Sandra Bullock (actor)
Melissa Ann McCarthy (born August 26, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer, fashion designer, and producer.
Film And TV Actress, Comedian, fashion designer, Writer And Producer.
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Saint Francis Academy (Now Joliet Catholic Academy) Joliet Catholic Academy, Joliet, Illinois, United States
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
The Schiff Company, Llc
(2005) Appeared in TV commercial for Washington Mutual., (November 2013) TV commercial "Overnight Millionaire," portraying a game show contestant in glasses and a curly blond wig who wins a set of towels, but wants to win $1 million, and is disappointed that the game show is not offering prizes like the sweepstakes being offered by Old Navy which is also offering 50% off at all Old Navy Stores on "Black Friday."
Joanne McCarthy (Cousin)
Southern Illinois University, Illinois
Ben Falcone (husband), Georgette and Vivian Falcone (children)
Brian Atwood (shoe designer)