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Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy

Melissa Ann McCarthy is an American actress, comedian, producer, and fashion designer. In Ghostbusters she plays Abby Yates, a paranormal researcher.

Famous Facts

  • Melissa McCarthy received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 19, 2015!
  • Did you know Melissa was a big fan of not just the original Ghostbusters (1984) movie, but also the 80's cartoon The Real Ghostbusters (1986-1991) too, which was a big decider for her joining the cast of the reboot!
  • Before they were mega-stars, Melissa and Ghostbusters (2016) co-star Kristen Wiig worked in the same improv comedy troupe, The Groundlings.

“I think if anyone tells you the odds are slim, just keep walking. Just do whatever you want to do, because they don’t know what they’re talking about. When you love something, and you work really really hard at it, you can do it.”

Melissa McCarthy