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The following is a list of awards and nominations received by American actress Melissa McCarthy. For her performance in the comedy film Bridesmaids (2011), McCarthy received nominations for the BAFTA Award, Critics' Choice Movie Award, SAG Award, and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Along with the ensemble cast of Bridesmaids, she received nominations for the SAG Award, Critics' Choice Movie Award, and numerous other critics groups. For her performance in the action comedy film Spy (2015), she received a Golden Globe Award nomination. McCarthy received further critical acclaim for her performance in the biographical drama film Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018), for which she received nominations for the BAFTA Award, Critics' Choice Movie Award, SAG Award, Golden Globe Award, and Academy Award for Best Actress.

Among other accolades, McCarthy also received an MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance, Comedy Award for Best Comedic Actress, and the Santa Barbara International Film Festival's Virtuoso Award and Montecito Award. In 2016, she became the first woman to ever win the Comedic Genius Award at the MTV Movie Awards. She is a recipient of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 2011 for her performance in the comedy series Mike & Molly and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2017 for her performance in the variety series Saturday Night Live. In 2015, she received a motion picture star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Other awards and nominations


1: 3-way tie with Olivia Colman for The Favourite and Regina Hall for Support the Girls.

Honors and achievements


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