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Melissa McCarthy to be honoured at People's Choice Awards

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

"Ghostbusters" will receive the first People's Icon award.

McCarthy will receive the honour at the E! on Sunday, reported

The is being honoured for her television and work, which includes playing the titular character on the sitcom "Mike and Molly", as well as her roles in "Spy", "Ghostbusters" and "Bridesmaids".

"is a multi-talented actor, writer, and who has starred in some of the most iconic movies and television shows of the past decade," said Jen Neal, producer of live vice president - marketing at E!A

"She is beloved by the people, and we couldn't think of anyone more fitting or deserving to honour as the People's Icon of 2018," Neal added.

McCarthy has won two Emmys, for best lead in a comedy series for "Mike and Molly" and best guest actress in a comedy series for her appearances as former on "Saturday Night Live". She also garnered an nomination for "Bridesmaids".

McCarthy currently stars in the biographical drama "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" as real-life forger Lee Israel, and played a in the puppet comedy "The Happytime Murders", released earlier this year.

The actress has also won four People's Choice Awards, three in the comedic movie actress category and one in the comedic TV actress category.

The kudocast will be broadcast live on Sunday from 9-11 p.m. from the in Santa Monica. It is produced by Wilshire Studios and Den of Thieves, with producers and



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First Published: Wed, November 07 2018. 11:30 IST