Melissa McCarthy

Biography: Melissa McCarthy, an American actress, is known for her portrayal of Sookie St. James on the critically acclaimed series, Gilmore Girls. Melissa started her career by doing stand up comedy in New York. She made her first mark in New York at The Stand Up New York and The Improv. In addition to doing stand up, she also received dramatic training in The Actors Studio, and started performing in many stage productions. Since moving to Los Angeles, Melissa has continued working on her improv and does improv almost every weekend at "The Groundlings Main Company" in which she is a member, which is a world-renowned improv and sketch troupe. Aside from starring in Gilmore Girls and performing stand up, she has also done television and movie roles such as Charlie's Angels, Kim Possible, The Kid, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. She wrote, directed, and produced the short film Polk Valley in which she plays the main character. In Fall 2007, she was cast to play Dena, one of Christina Applegate's best friends in ABC's comedy Samantha Who?.

Melissa lives in Los Angeles with her husband. Ben Falcone, whom she married in October 2005.
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Melissa McCarthy's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 48
Highest Metascore: 75 Bridesmaids
Lowest Metascore: 30 The Hangover Part III
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 8
  2. Negative: 4 out of 8
8 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Pretty Ugly People Sep 18, 2009 Becky 8.0
75 Bridesmaids May 13, 2011 Megan 7.2
52 The Nines Aug 31, 2007 Margaret/Melissa/Mary 7.0
60 The Heat Jun 28, 2013 Cast / Principal Cast / Agent Cynthia Bullock / Det. Joyce Nelson / Det. Shannon Mullins / Mullins 6.5
59 This Is 40 Dec 21, 2012 Cast / Principal Cast / Catherine 5.9
39 Life as We Know It Oct 8, 2010 DeeDee 5.5
34 The Back-up Plan Apr 23, 2010 Carol 5.4
30 The Hangover Part III May 23, 2013 Cast / Cassie 5.4
35 Identity Thief Feb 8, 2013 Cast / Principal Cast / Diana 4.8
tbd B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations Jun 5, 2015 Watts tbd
tbd Tammy Jul 2, 2014 Director / Executive Producer / Producer / Writer / Tammy / Tammy tbd
tbd Susan Cooper May 22, 2015 Susan Cooper tbd
tbd St. Vincent Oct 24, 2014 Maggie tbd

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