Melissa Ann McCarthy was born August 26, 1970 in Plainfield, Illinois. She began performing as a stand-up comedian in New York, and appeared in many stage productions. She made a number of TV and film appearances, and gained recognition for her role as Sookie in Gilmore Girls. Melissa played Dena in Samantha Who? and Molly Flynn in Mike & Molly, earning an Emmy. She achieved recognition as Megan Price in the comedy film Bridesmaids, and co-starred in Identity Thief and The Heat. She starred in the comedy Tammy and the comedy-drama St. Vincent. She headlined the action comedy Spy, and starred in the all-female reboot of Ghostbusters. Melissa played White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer in several episodes of Saturday Night Live, earning an Emmy. Her current role is in Life of the Party.
Stanley Tucci was born on November 11, 1960, in Peekskill, New York. He took an interest in acting while in high school, and graduated from the acting program at SUNY Purchase. He made his Broadway acting debut in 1982, and his film debut in Prizzi’s Honor. His many notable TV performances include the title role in Winchell and his portrayal of Adolf Eichmann in Conspiracy. Tucci is known for his work in films such as The Pelican Brief, Beethoven, Kiss of Death, Big Night and Road to Perdition. He had supporting roles in The Devil Wears Prada, Julie & Julia and Captain America: The First Avenger. He played Caesar Flickerman in The Hunger Games franchise, Joshua Joyce in Transformers: Age of Extinction, and the wizard Merlin in Transformers: The Last Knight. He currently has a voice role in Show Dogs.
PLAY THE TRIVIA GAME
1. What Grammy-winning artist made a cameo and sang one of her songs in Life Of The Party?
2. What film initially wrapped the same day as X-Men: Dark Phoenix?
3. What other films of Raja Gosnell's (Show Dogs) featured talking dogs?
4. What movie had the longest casting process since Universal's 50 Shades of Grey?
DID YOU KNOW...
Anna Farris, star of Overboard, grew up in the same neighborhood as her The House Bunny co-star Katharine McPhee but never met until filming began?
DID YOU KNOW...
Orson Welles directed much of Citizen Kane from a wheelchair after he was injured on set?
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