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Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone

Melissa McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone both started out as members of the prestigious L.A. comedy troupe The Groundlings, but it’s McCarthy’s career that has really taken off over the last decade with supporting roles on “Gilmore Girls” and “Samantha Who?,” and more recently her very own sitcom, “Mike and Molly." She even nabbed an Oscar nomination for her role in the beloved big-screen comedy “Bridesmaids”! Falcone, meanwhile, has only had a recurring part on the short-lived sitcom “Joey,” a few walk-on TV roles and a bit part in “Bridesmaids.” But that could all change when he stars in a new sitcom CBS just picked up, which, incidentally, his wife is executive producing.

Girl Power

The female halves of these famous couples have found more success in showbiz then their husbands.