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Who Played Ursula In The New Little Mermaid?

Melissa McCarthy has acquired a preference for her representation of Ursula in Disney’s remake The Little Mermaid. However, one more actress played Ursula in the human form, Jessica Alexander. With some updates, Melissa McCarthy’s storyline and character are similar to the animated one, as many questions about the actor who played Ursula in the remade movie. Let’s check out some facts of both actresses below.

Ursula In The New Little Mermaid
Jessica Alexander-left, Melissa McCarthy-right, Source: Disney

Melissa McCarthy As Ursula In The New Little Mermaid

Born on August 26, 1970, in Plainfield, Illinois, Melissa McCarthy is a famous American actress who gained household recognition for her starring role in the hit comedy “Mike and Molly.”

Personal Life

Her dad (Michael)’s roots trace back to Ireland, while her mom (Sandra McCarthy.) has a mix of English and German heritage.

Melissa McCarthy married her veteran companion, Ben Falcone, in 2005. They have 2 children: Vivian and Georgette. Falcone usually makes cameo looks in movies and TV series with Melissa.

Career And Movies

A comic and a designer, McCarthy made her name following her efficiency in ‘Bridesmaids,’ an enchanting funny that gained her Academy Award and BAFTA nominations. McCarthy reduced her appearance in Hollywood in the 1990s when she started showing up in recurring parts in TV comedies.

The role of Sookie in the television series ‘Gilmore Girls’ made her more famous in the industry. After playing several small parts in movies, McCarthy had notable roles in movies such as ‘Nines,’ co-starring Ryan Reynolds. She then radiates in her on-screen parts; McCarthy played a series of well-known parts in movies such as ‘Identity Thief’ and ‘Tammy.’

Jessica Alexander As Human-Form Ursula

In The Little Mermaid remake, Jessica Alexander plays Ursula’s humankind Vanessa who might look innocent outside, yet she appears a little strange. Jessica Caroline Alexander (birthed 19 June 1999 in Westminster, London, England. She started her profession in some short movies and the Disney series Penny on M.A.R.S. (2018-2020).

Career And Movies

Alexander had her breakthrough role in the BBC iPlayer series Get Even (2020) and made her attribute movie debut in Glasshouse and A Banquet in 2021. She got additional prestige in Disney’s live-action music dream, The Little Mermaid (2023), as Vanessa.

Is Jessica Alexander Single?

Jessica maintains her personal life exclusively on social networks, so it’s unclear if she has a guy or not. Some resources have specified that she is actually bisexual. You can find her on her Instagram account, with over 370,000 followers.