Melissa McCarthy is no stranger to awards season! This year, McCarthy has been nominated for Oscars 2019 in the Best Actress category for her leading role in biographical drama Can You Ever Forgive Me?. In the movie, McCarthy plays author Lee Israel, an author who, after falling on hard times, turns to forgery to make a living. The actress has earned a reputation as one of Hollywood’s most fearless actresses after her stellar appearance in the hit 2011 comedy Bridesmaids. Born on August 26, 1970, the 48-year old actress first gained worldwide recognition for her role as Sookie St James on the television series Gilmore Girls (2000–2007). Oscars 2019 Live Streaming Online: Country-Wise List of Channels That Will Live Telecast 91st Academy Awards.
McCarthy is the recipient of two Primetime Emmy Awards and has received nominations for two Academy Awards, two BAFTA Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. For her stellar performance in The Bridesmaids, she received nominations for the BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Oscars 2019: Date, Venue, Nominations and Everything You Need To Know About The 91st Academy Awards.
McCarthy became known for her starring roles in the films Bridesmaids (2011), The Heat (2013), St Vincent (2014), Spy (2015), Ghostbusters (2016), and Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018).
McCarthy is a strong contender for the Oscars Award 2019 as she has won a series of awards in a Motion Picture - Drama category for her role as Lee Israel in Can You Ever Forgive Me?. She has won the Boston Society of Film Critics award, New York Film Critics Online Award, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Phoenix Film Critics Society Award, San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award, Santa Barbara International Film Festival Award, Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for her star performance in the film.
As for her chances of winning at the 91st Academy Awards, she's up against formidable contenders such as Lady Gaga for A Star Is Born, Glenn Close for The Wife, Olivia Colman for The Favourite and Yalitza Aparicio for Roma.
The 2019 Academy Awards will be held on 24th February 2019 to honour the best films, best actors and best actress of 2018 along with several other awards.