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Benjamin Scott Falcone

(1973-08-25) August 25, 1973 (age 50)
  • Actor
  • comedian
  • filmmaker
Years active 2001–present
(m. 2005)
Children 2

Benjamin Scott Falcone (born August 25, 1973) is an American actor, comedian and filmmaker. He is married to actress Melissa McCarthy, with whom he frequently collaborates. Falcone made his directorial debut in 2014 with Tammy, which he co-wrote with McCarthy, and he also directed, co-wrote, and produced The Boss, Life of the Party, Superintelligence, and Thunder Force, all of which starred McCarthy. In 2022, Falcone starred in Netflix series God's Favorite Idiot, which he created.

He has also had cameos in Bridesmaids, Identity Thief, The Heat, Spy, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, and Nine Perfect Strangers, all of which starred his wife.

Personal life

Falcone was born in Carbondale, Illinois, the son of Peg and Steve Falcone. He is of Italian, English, German, and Irish descent.

Falcone married his longtime girlfriend, actress Melissa McCarthy, on October 8, 2005. They have two children.



Year Title Director Writer Producer
2014 Tammy Yes Yes Executive
2016 The Boss Yes Yes Yes
2018 Life of the Party Yes Yes Yes
The Happytime Murders No No Yes
2020 Superintelligence Yes No Yes
2021 Thunder Force Yes Yes Yes
Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed No No Yes
TBA Margie Claus Yes Yes Yes

Acting roles

Year Movie Role Info
2005 Cheaper by the Dozen 2 Theater Patron
2006 Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties Tourist at Castle
2007 Smiley Face Agent
The Nines Himself
Cook Off! Cameron Strang
2011 Bridesmaids Air Marshal Jon
2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting Gary Cooper
2013 Identity Thief Tony
The Heat Blue-Collar Man
Enough Said Will
Bad Words Pete Fowler
2014 Tammy Keith Morgan
2015 Spy American Tourist
2016 The Boss Marty
Office Christmas Party Doctor
2017 CHiPs Bicycle Cop
2018 Life of the Party Dale, the Uber Driver
Scooby-Doo! and the Gourmet Ghost Evan Voice
The Happytime Murders Donny
Can You Ever Forgive Me? Alan Schmidt
2020 Superintelligence Agent Charles Kuiper
2021 Thunder Force Kenny
2022 Thor: Love and Thunder Stage manager


Year Title Director Executive
Writer Notes
2011–2012 The Looney Tunes Show No No Yes 14 episodes
2017–2018 Nobodies Yes Yes No Pilot episode
2022 God's Favorite Idiot No Yes Yes Creator and star

Acting roles

  • 2002: Yes, Dear (1 episode) Stalker, Season 3 Episode 9
  • 2003: Gilmore Girls (1 episode) Fran's Lawyer Season 3 Episode 20
  • 2004–2006: Joey (17 episodes)
  • 2006 My Name Is Earl (season 1 episode 18(Ed Reed))
  • 2010: Bones (1 episode) Death of a Queen Bee Season 5 Episode 17
  • 2011–2012: The Looney Tunes Show (Voice of Henery Hawk, 2 episodes)
  • 2012: Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23
  • 2012: Up All Night (1 episode)
  • 2012: Happy Endings (1 episode)
  • 2013: Go On (1 episode)
  • 2014–2015: New Girl – Mike
  • 2014: A to Z (6 episodes)
  • 2017–18: Nobodies (12 episodes)
  • 2022: God's Favorite Idiot (8 episodes) - Clark Thompson

See also

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