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Melissa McCarthy Born: 08/26/1970
Birth Place: Plainfield, Illinois, USA

Born Aug. 26, 1970, in Plainfield, IL, Melissa McCarthy's cousin was Playmate-turned-actress and author Jenny McCarthy, who provide her with her first screen credit in an episode of her short-lived sketch comedy series, "The Jenny McCarthy Show" (MTV, 1997). After graduating from Joliet Catholic Academy in Joliet, IL, she lit out for New York City, where she made a name for herself on the stand-up comedy circuit. While pursuing this career, she also studied dramatic acting at The Actors Studio, and made regular appearances in theater productions. McCarthy eventually moved to Los Angeles, where she kept a hand in comedy by performing with the famous Groundlings troupe, while pursuin...

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