Melissa McCarthy may be a popular name in comedic movie roles, where she is often the lead actress, but her husband has played a pivotal role in her growth as a unique Hollywood actress. Melissa McCarthy’s husband, Ben Falcone, was also in her most recent work, the fan-disliked God’s Favorite Idiot, which was another surprise as a television show versus her more expected work on a comedic film. Ben Falcone has been pivotal in the growth in Hollywood of Melissa McCarthy as he’s been a writer, producer, and, most often, a director of the works she’s been in that has gotten her most noted. Below, we’ve detailed the husband of Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone, and the work he’s had, and more information about Ben Falcone.
Melissa McCarthy could be noted for a handful of outstanding comedies, often alongside even more prominent actors or stresses, such as Jason Bateman, Sandra Bullock, and the rest of the Bridesmaids cast, including Kristen Wig, Maya Rudolph, Ellie Kemper, and others. However, before her breakout comedy film role in Bridesmaids, Melissa McCarthy was cast in her second sitcom role after a two-year run on Samantha Who? with Mike & Molly on CBS, which lasted for six seasons and over one hundred episodes. Melissa McCarthy had plenty of guest starring roles and other appearances throughout Hollywood before her television fame with Mike & Molly, such as the original Gilmore Girls series and its Netflix-branded unofficial final season. However, while Melissa McCarthy’s leading roles were first most recognizable with Mike & Molly, Melissa McCarthy, from the casting of her role in Bridesmaids and during the stint that Mike & Molly was on the air, had her most notable appearances in films. Bridesmaids, This is 40, Identity Thief, The Heat, Tammy, Spy, The Boss, Central Intelligence, and Ghostbusters were all released during Melissa McCarthy’s run as one of the leads on Mike & Molly. Since Ghostbusters, which may be one of the worst-received Melissa McCarthy movies, some of Melissa McCarthy’s most notable work, including her husband, were Thunder Force, The Happytime Murders, and others, as well as highly-anticipated upcoming roles.
Melissa McCarthy Husband
Melissa McCarthy’s husband, Ben Falcone, has been the unsung hero of much of her work, as she has also worked with him to get some of his work recognized. The two have long collaborated, in various forms, from one writing and the other starring to simply writing series, concepts, or movies together the two have almost always been involved in each other’s projects in some way or another. Examples of their work together include the most collaborative efforts between the two, such as Thunder Force, The Boss, Superintelligence, Tammy, and Life of the Party, all movies that were directed, written, and produced by Ben Falcone, with a co-writing credit alongside Melissa McCarthy on Tammy. Ben Falcone, husband of Melissa McCarthy, has co-starred alongside his wife in What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Enough Said, and their most recent collaboration, God’s Favorite Idiot. Regarding upcoming work for Ben Falcone, outside of the second and likely final part of God’s Favorite Idiot, he and Melissa McCarthy also have a Christmas film in the works that’ll likely follow the same vulgar standards and comedy trends as their previous work.
Ben Falcone’s Work and Other Interesting Information
Ben Falcone’s other work with his wife, Melissa McCarthy, has certainly been his most famous and noted. Still, he had acting roles and more before he started directing and collaborating almost exclusively with his wife. His television acting roles include, and started in 2002, Joey, Gilmore Girls, Bones, Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23, New Girl, God’s Favorite Idiot, and others. God’s Favorite Idiot, as written, created, and produced by Ben Falcone, has also been the most immersive lead acting role for Ben Falcone, as for once, he’s the main character of his own story. As for the movie and film roles of Melissa McCarthy’s husband, Ben Falcone, most of them are completely unknown as they were not only minor roles but also weren’t also linked to Melissa McCarthy. Before his appearances with Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone’s movie roles include Cheaper by the Dozen 2, Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties, Smiley Face, Cook Off!, and himself in The Nines, a film that starred Ryan Reynolds and Melissa McCarthy. Ben Falcone has also had roles in animated features as well as a voice actor, writer, producer, and more such as Scooby-Doo and the Gourmet Ghost, and The Looney Tune Show. To truly combine their collaborative efforts, Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone have their own production company, On the Day Productions.