Melissa McCarthy

1970 - Today

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Melissa Ann McCarthy (born August 26, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, producer, writer, and fashion designer. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including two Primetime Emmy Awards and nominations for two Academy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. McCarthy was named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2016, and she has been featured multiple times in annual rankings of the highest-paid actresses in the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Melissa McCarthy has received more than 21,304,288 page views. Her biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Melissa McCarthy is the 25th most popular comedian (down from 19th in 2019), the 2,872nd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,475th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular American Comedian.

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  • 21M

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  • 64.65

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 55

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comedians, Melissa McCarthy ranks 25 out of 90Before her are Don Rickles, Lucille Ball, Bob Odenkirk, Chris Rock, Zach Galifianakis, and Harpo Marx. After her are Larry David, Bernie Mac, John Ritter, Jackie Gleason, Bob Saget, and Ronald Golias.

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Among people born in 1970, Melissa McCarthy ranks 44Before her are Lara Fabian, Frank de Boer, Joseph Fiennes, Tonya Harding, Andrej Plenković, and Lee Byung-hun. After her are Édouard Philippe, Izabella Scorupco, Vince Vaughn, M. Night Shyamalan, Phillip Cocu, and Sadiq Khan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Melissa McCarthy ranks 2,872 out of 15,968Before her are Alan Menken (1949), Charles Bachman (1924), Marty Friedman (1962), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (1958), Erin Brockovich (1960), and Cy Young (1867). After her are Harlan Coben (1962), Tom Petty (1950), Paul Castellano (1915), Fred Niblo (1874), Taylor Hackford (1944), and Henry George (1839).

Among COMEDIANS In United States

Among comedians born in United States, Melissa McCarthy ranks 22Before her are Don Rickles (1926), Lucille Ball (1911), Bob Odenkirk (1962), Chris Rock (1965), Zach Galifianakis (1969), and Harpo Marx (1888). After her are Larry David (1947), Bernie Mac (1957), John Ritter (1948), Jackie Gleason (1916), Bob Saget (1956), and Mary Tyler Moore (1936).

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