• Melissa  McCarthy

    Melissa McCarthy

    Born on August 26th, 1970

    From Plainfield, Illinois

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Can You Ever Forgive Me? Poster

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Celebrity biographer Lee Israel makes her living profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2019)
Nominated
Leading Actress
Golden Globe (2019)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2019)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
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