Melissa McCarthy is an actress in Ghostbusters (2016 Movie).

Ghostbusters Related

Other work

  • The Boss - Producer, Actress (2016)
  • St. Vincent - Actress (2014)
  • Bridesmaids - Actress (2011)
  • The Jenny McCarthy Show (TV Series) - Actress for 1 episode (1997)
  • The Weird Al Show (TV Series) - Production Coordinator for 2 episodes (1997)


  • On July 31, 2015, Luci Romberg confirmed she was Melissa McCarthy's stunt double. It was her fourth time doubling for McCarthy.[1][2]
  • Abby admits she was always attracted to husky men in hats.[3]
    • The line is also a nod to "Mike and Molly", a television series that Melissa McCarthy was one of the leads and her character Molly was married to Mike, a husky police officer.
  • The car that Abby is dropped onto during the Times Square fight is the Rambler Melissa McCarthy's character in "The Heat" owned.[4]
  • On page 215 of Ghosts from Our Past: Both Literally and Figuratively: The Study of the Paranormal (Three Rivers Press), Melissa McCarthy is thanked in the acknowledgment section.

External Links


  1. Action Academy interview 7/31/15
  2. ESPN "What it takes to be a 'Ghostbusters' stuntwoman" 7/14/16
  3. Abby Yates (2016). Ghostbusters (2016 Movie) Extended Edition; Chapter 14 (2016) (Blu-Ray ts. 1:41:29-1:41:33). Sony Pictures. Abby Yates says: "I don't know. I've always kind of been attracted to husky men in hats."
  4. Paul Feig (2016). Ghostbusters (2016 Movie) Extended Edition - Writer & Director Commentary (2016) (Blu-Ray ts. 01:45:50-01:45:57). Sony Pictures. Paul Feig says: "Oh, that car that she fell on. Y'know where that car is from? That was, uh, Melissa's car from The Heat."


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