Ben Falcone

Though perhaps less well known to audiences than his wife, actress Melissa McCarthy, actor-writer Ben Falcone carved out a respectable career of his own on television and numerous films with and without his spouse ... Read more »
Born: 08/24/1973 in Carbondale, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (35)

New Girl 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Spy 2015 (Movie)

Tourist (Actor)

A to Z 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bad Words 2014 (Movie)

Pete Fowler (Actor)

Behind the Screams 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Tammy 2014 (Movie)

Keith Morgan (Actor)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Enough Said 2013 (Movie)

Will (Actor)

Go On 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Identity Thief 2013 (Movie)

Tony/Motel Desk Clerk (Actor)

The Heat 2013 (Movie)

Blue Collar Man (Actor)

Conan 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Happy Endings 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Up All Night 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

What To Expect When You're Expecting 2012 (Movie)

Gary (Actor)

Bridesmaids 2011 (Movie)

Air Marshall Jon (Actor)

Bones 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sons of Tucson 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Pretty Ugly People 2009 (Movie)

Coach Merryweather (Actor)

Frank TV 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Rita Rocks 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Andy Barker, P.I. 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Smiley Face 2007 (Movie)

Agent (Actor)

The Nines 2007 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties 2006 (Movie)

American Tourist (Actor)

My Name is Earl 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Class 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Unaccompanied Minors 2006 (Movie)

Santa at Mall (Actor)

Joey 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

According to Jim 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Gilmore Girls 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Curb Your Enthusiasm 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

For the People 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Yes, Dear 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor
Producer (1)

Tammy 2014 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Director (1)

Tammy 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

Though perhaps less well known to audiences than his wife, actress Melissa McCarthy, actor-writer Ben Falcone carved out a respectable career of his own on television and numerous films with and without his spouse, including "Bridesmaids" (2011), "The Heat" (2013) and "Enough Said" (2013). The Illinois native received his initial comedy training with Los Angeles' Groundlings troupe, where he met McCarthy. He labored largely in anonymity through the 2000s, before receiving his widest exposure alongside McCarthy in "Bridesmaids." His own comic talent soon elevated him to guest roles on numerous TV shows, as well as a notable turn away from McCarthy in the critically praised "Enough Said." By that year, Falcone had expanded his c.v. to include writing, producing and directing, which underscored his rapidly advancing status as the second bona fide comedy star in his household.

Relationships

Melissa McCarthy Actor

Wife
Married Oct. 8, 2005 in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION

University of Illinois

Milestones

2013

Supporting turn in "Enough Said"

2012

Supporting turn in "What to Expect When You're Expecting"

2011

Breakout screen role in "Bridesmaids"

2004

Recurring role on "Joey"

2001

Screen debut in "Rennie's Landing"

Bonus Trivia

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His wife Melissa McCarthy recalled attending parties as a high schooler at a home across the street from Falcone's parents in Carbondale, IL.

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Performed in sketches with his father, Scott Falcone, and brother Flynn at First Night, the annual New Year celebration in Springfield, IL.

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Appeared in numerous television commercials, including spots for Target.

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Auditioned to play Michael Scott on "The Office" in 2003.

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