Melissa McCarthy can be seen starring in CBS's MIKE & MOLLY, a role for which she won an Emmy in 2011. Melissa also garnered an Academy Award Nomination for her supporting role in BRIDESMAIDS and has appeared in many films such as THE HEAT, THE BACKUP PLAN, THE HANGOVER PART III, THIS IS 40, and LIFE AS WE KNOW IT. Her televison credits include playing "Sookie St. James" in GILMORE GIRLS and other roles in SAMANTHA WHO? and CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM. She is currently authoring and producing an upcoming CBS pilot.