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Who Is The Most Famous McCarthy In The World?

Updated March 5, 2021 404 votes 25 voters 6.7k views50 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name McCarthy.

How many celebrities with the last name McCarthy can you think of? The famous McCarthys below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name McCarthy, famous musicians named McCarthy, and even athletes named McCarthy.

Melissa McCarthy is certainly one of the most famous McCarthys on this list. One of the famous actresses with the last name McCarthy, she first rose to stardom playing Sookie in Gilmore Girls. She went on to star in Bridesmaids, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, and The Heat.

Another of the famous people with the last name McCarthy is Andrew McCarthy. He is an actor often associated with the Brat Pack. St. Elmo's Fire, Pretty in Pink, and Less Than Zero are among his notable films.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name McCarthy? Just add them to the list. Then be sure to vote up all of the celebrities with the surname McCarthy that you've heard of! 

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    Melissa Ann McCarthy (born August 26, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer,...  more

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    Jenny McCarthy

    1972-11-01
    Jennifer McCarthy Wahlberg (née Jennifer Ann McCarthy; November 1, 1972) is an American...  more

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    Andrew McCarthy

    1962-11-29
    Andrew Thomas McCarthy (born November 29, 1962) is an American actor, travel writer and...  more

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    Joseph McCarthy

    1908-11-14
    Joseph Raymond McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957) was an American politician who...  more

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    Cormac McCarthy

    1933-07-20
    Cormac McCarthy (born Charles McCarthy; July 20, 1933) is an American novelist, playwright,...  more

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    Nobu McCarthy

    1934-11-13
    Nobu McCarthy (née Atsumi; November 13, 1934 – April 6, 2002) was a Japanese Canadian actress,...  more
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    Thomas McCarthy

    1966-06-07
    Thomas Joseph McCarthy (born June 7, 1966) is an American film director, screenwriter, and...  more
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    Kevin McCarthy

    1914-02-15
    Kevin McCarthy (February 15, 1914 – September 11, 2010) was an American actor who gave over...  more

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    Eugene McCarthy

    1916-03-29
    Eugene Joseph McCarthy (March 29, 1916 – December 10, 2005) was an American politician and...  more
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    Karen McCarthy

    1947-03-18
    Karen McCarthy (March 18, 1947 – October 5, 2010) was an American politician. She served as...  more
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    Siobhán McCarthy

    1957-11-06
    Siobhán Mary Ann McCarthy (born 6 November 1957 in Dublin) is a television and stage actress....  more
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    Neil McCarthy

    1932-07-26
    Eugene Neil McCarthy (26 July 1932 – 6 February 1985). was an English actor known for his...  more
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    Sheila McCarthy

    1956-01-01
    Sheila McCarthy (born January 1, 1956) is a Canadian actress and singer. She has worked in...  more
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    Matt McCarthy

    1979-11-09
    Matt McCarthy (born November 9, 1979 in Providence, Rhode Island) is an American comedian,...  more
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    Amy McCarthy

    1976-07-22
    Amy McCarthy is an actress, model and sister of Jenny McCarthy, Lynette McCarthy and Joanne...  more
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    Danny McCarthy

    1989-10-02
    Danny McCarthy is an actor....  more
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    Mary McCarthy

    1912-06-21
    Mary Therese McCarthy (June 21, 1912 – October 25, 1989) was an American novelist, critic and...  more
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    Paul McCarthy

    1945-08-04
    Paul McCarthy (born August 4, 1945) is a contemporary artist who lives and works in Los...  more
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    John McCarthy

    1927-09-04
    John McCarthy (September 4, 1927 – October 24, 2011) was an American computer scientist and...  more
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    Jeanne McCarthy is an actor and casting director....  more
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    Bart McCarthy is an actor....  more
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    Tom McCarthy

    1960-07-31
    Thomas Joseph McCarthy (born July 31, 1960) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey...  more
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    Brendan McCarthy

    Brendan McCarthy is a British artist and designer who has worked for comic books, film and...  more
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    Benni McCarthy

    1977-11-12
    Benedict Saul "Benni" McCarthy (born 12 November 1977) is a South African former footballer...  more

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    Brandon Patrick McCarthy (born July 7, 1983) is an American former professional baseball...  more