Actors who make us laugh

Published On: Mar 14 2013 09:30:22 AM CDT   Updated On: Sep 16 2014 09:25:26 AM CDT

As Amy Poehler celebrates her birthday, take a look at some of the best comedy actors and actresses of all time.

Melissa McCarthy, March 2012
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Melissa McCarthy: McCarthy's first big role came in 2000 on "Gilmore Girls." She rose to comedic fame with roles in "Bridesmaids," "Identity Thief" and "The Heat," and the TV series "Mike & Molly."

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