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‘The Masked Singer’ Judge Jenny McCarthy’s Most Iconic Acting Roles

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The Masked Singer judge Jenny McCarthy has been acting for almost 30 years now in both movies and television, usually showing off her outrageous comedy skills. Let’s take a look back at some of McCarthy’s most iconic roles over the years.


Jenny McCarthy’s Most Iconic Acting Roles

1. Dirty Love, 2005

This raunchy comedy bombed at the box office and won four Razzies, including Worst Picture and Worst Actress for McCarthy herself. She starred as a woman whose life falls apart after she discovers her boyfriend is cheating on her. Despite the negative reviews, a lot of people enjoy the movie to this day, commenting their love on YouTube clips.

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2. Scream 3, 2000

McCarthy starred in this third installment of the horror movie franchise as an actress in a movie called Stab 3, based on murders committed by Ghostface. Spoiler alert, she doesn’t last very long, as she’s killed by the murderer in a clever scene in which she tries to use movie props to defend herself.

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3. Two and a Half Men, 2007-2011

McCarthy was a guest star on eight episodes of this sitcom, showing up at various times from Season 5 to Season 9. She played a love interest and villain who was involved with Charlie Sheen’s character on the show. She also got to turn heads in a bikini.


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4. Scary Movie 3, 2003

As if McCarthy’s role in Scream 3 wasn’t meta enough already, three years later she starred in the third installment of the Scary Movie franchise. She appeared with Pamela Anderson in a scene spoofing horror movies such as The Ring. Her character didn’t fare much better this time around.

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5. BASEketball, 1998

One of McCarthy’s first movies was this sports comedy starring South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. They played two slackers who invent the came of BASEketball, based on both baseball and basketball. The actress played another outrageous role, this time as the widow of a sports team owner.


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6. Jenny, 1997-1998

In 1997, McCarthy starred in her own NBC sitcom in which she played a convenience store employee who inherits money from the father she never knew. She and her friend Maggie (Heather Paige Kent) then move to Hollywood. Unfortunately, the show wasn’t popular enough to air more than 10 episodes.

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