• Melissa  McCarthy

    Melissa McCarthy

    Born on August 26th, 1970

    From Plainfield, Illinois

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Spy Poster

Spy

Despite having solid field training, CIA analyst Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) has spent her entire career as a desk jockey, working hand-in-hand with dashing agent Bradley Fine (Jude Law). Using high-tech equipment and a hidden earpiece, Susan is the guardian angel who helps Bradley avoid danger. However, when Bradley is assassinated by Bulgarian arms dealer Rayna Boyanov (Rose Byrne), Susan wrangles her way into her first undercover assignment to help capture Boyanov and avenge Bradley.

Golden Globe (2016)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Won
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
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Bridesmaids

Annie (Kristen Wiig) is a single woman whose own life is a mess, but when she learns that her lifelong best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), is engaged, she has no choice but to serve as the maid of honor. Though lovelorn and almost penniless, Annie, nevertheless, winds her way through the strange and expensive rituals associated with her job as the bride's go-to gal. Determined to make things perfect, she gamely leads Lillian and the other bridesmaids down the wild road to the wedding.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Nominated
Supporting Actress
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated
Actress in a Supporting Role