Melissa McCarthy Loves Playing Shifty Characters

Can You Ever Forgive Me? star, and Oscar nominee, Melissa McCarthy discusses her portrayal of Lee Israel and why she loves playing abrasive characters.

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Melissa Ann McCarthy

Plainfield, Illinois, USA


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