MONDAY
11 NOV.
Melissa McCarthy, Gilmore Girls, Bridesmaids

WB; Universal

Attention, Melissa McCarthy fans: today is the actress' birthday. We repeat, today is Melissa McCarthy's birthday!

The Illinois native turns 48 years old today and we couldn't be happier to celebrate one of the funniest women in Hollywood.

Over the years, the comedic genius has made us laugh so hard that we can barely breathe and no matter what character she was playing we somehow connected and rooted for her every time.

Whether it was McCarthy's portrayal of Sookie St. James on Gilmore Girls (she was the BFF we all wanted), or the sister of the groom on Bridesmaids (so intense, yet so wonderful), the actress always pulls us in.

So, since we can't attend an actual birthday bash for McCarthy why not relive her best roles below and then vote for your favorite?

It's basically a party at your desk or on your phone, and we have a feeling the birthday girl would approve!

Melissa McCarthy, Gilmore Girls

Patrick Ecclesine/Warner Bros./Getty Images

Melissa McCarthy, Christina Applegate, Samantha Who

ABC

Melissa McCarthy, Life As We Know It

Warner Bros. Entertainment

Melissa McCarthy, Billy Gardell, Mike and Molly

Sonja Flemming/CBS

Bridesmaids

Universal Studios

Melissa McCarthy, Paul Rudd, This is 40

Universal Pictures

Identity Thief, Melissa McCarthy

Bob Mahoney/Universal Pictures

The Hangover Part III, Melissa McCarthy

Warner Bros. Pictures

Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, The Heat

20th Century Fox

Melissa McCarthy, Tammy

New Line Cinema

Melissa McCarthy, St. Vincent

Atsushi Nishijima/The Weinstein Company

Spy, Melissa McCarthy

Twentieth Century Fox

Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, The Boss

Universal Pictures

Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Ghostbusters

Patriot Pics/FAMEFLYNET PICTURES

Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live

NBC

Melissa McCarthy, Nobodies

TV Land

Melissa McCarthy, The Life of the Party

The Happytime Murders, Melissa McCarthy

Courtesy of STX Entertainment

Melissa McCarthy, Can You Ever Forgive Me

Mary Cybulski/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Melissa McCarthy's Best Roles
Which of Melissa McCarthy's roles is the one you love most?
25.7%
0.6%
0.2%
7.5%
23.1%
0.5%
5.8%
0.2%
13.8%
2.7%
0.9%
12.6%
3.0%
1.2%
0.0%
2.3%

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