Melissa McCarthy: No Longer a Bridesmaid
We've loved Melissa McCarthy ever since her Gilmore Girls days, but 2011 is the first year this funny lady found mainstream success. Her role as hilarious tomboy Megan in Bridesmaids earned universal praise and turned her into a household name overnight. The cherry on top of the success cake? Her surprise Best Actress Emmy win for her role as Molly on CBS’ Mike & Molly.