"Mike & Molly" actress Melissa McCarthy holds the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series backstage at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, Sept. 18, 2011, in Los Angeles.
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Melissa McCarthy as Sookie St. James, a klutzy chef, in the comedy-drama series "Gilmore Girls" (2000-2007).
Actress Melissa McCarthy arrives at the CW Network Summer TCA Party at the Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel on July 17, 2006, in Pasadena, Calif.
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"TCA - All Star Party"
Melissa McCarthy attends Disney and ABC's "TCA - All Star Party" at the Beverly Hilton on July 17, 2008, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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Actress Melissa McCarthy poses onstage after announcing the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations, held at Leonard Goldenson Theatre, on July 14, 2011 in North Hollywood, Calif.
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"Mike & Molly"
Billy Gardell, left, and Melissa McCarthy in a scene from "Mike & Molly."
Crystal and Lucy Awards
Actress Melissa McCarthy hosts the 2011 Crystal and Lucy Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., Thursday, June 16, 2011.
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"Mike & Molly" stars Billy Gardell, left, and Melissa McCarthy attend the 2011 CBS Upfront at The Tent at Lincoln Center on May 18, 2011, in New York.
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Melissa McCarthy received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for the ensemble comedy, "Bridesmaids." Also featured were Ellie Kemper, Rose Byrne, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig.
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Actress Melissa McCarthy arrives at the premiere of "Bridesmaids" at the Mann Village Theatre on April 28, 2011, in Westwood, Calif.
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"The Help" Premiere
Actress Melissa McCarthy attends the premiere of "The Help" on Aug. 9, 2011, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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Actress Melissa McCarthy arrives at the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, Calif.
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Presenters Rose Byrne and Melissa McCarthy demonstrate how to play the Martin Scorsese Drinking Game during the 84th Annual Academy Awards, at the Hollywood & Highland Center on Feb. 26, 2012, in Hollywood, Calif.
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Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy were an odd-couple pair of cops in the comedy, "The Heat."
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From left: Demian Bichir, Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Paul Feig, Jamie Denbo, Adam Ray, Jessica Chaffin, Joey McIntyre, Marlon Wayans and Katie Dippold attend the New York premiere of "The Heat," at the Ziegfeld Theatre, June 23, 2013.
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Paul Rudd and Melissa McCarthy present onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre on Feb. 24, 2013, in Hollywood, Calif.
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Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman in a scene from the comedy, "Identity Thief."
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Melissa McCarthy on the November 2013 cover of Elle, for its annual Women in Hollywood issue.
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Susan Sarandon and Melissa McCarthy in a scene from the comedy "Tammy."