Anders Holm

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Anders Christian Holm
Anders Holm at the 2015 PaleyFest
Holm in March 2015
Born (1981-05-29) May 29, 1981 (age 39)
  • Actor
  • comedian
  • writer
  • producer
Years active2006–present
Emma Nesper Holm
(m. 2011)

Anders Christian Holm (born May 29, 1981) is an American actor, comedian, writer and producer. He is one of the stars and creators of the Comedy Central show Workaholics and starred in the short-lived NBC series Champions.[1] He, along with fellow Workaholics creators Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, and Kyle Newacheck, formed the sketch group Mail Order Comedy.

Early life[edit]

Holm was born the youngest of three boys on May 29, 1981, in Evanston, Illinois, His brothers are Olen (born 1975) and Erik (born 1976).[2] He graduated from Evanston Township High School.[1] In 2003, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor's degree in history. He was a member of the university's swim team.[3] Holm studied at the Second City Conservatory in Los Angeles.[4]


Holm, along with fellow Workaholics creators Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine and Kyle Newacheck, formed the sketch comedy group Mail Order Comedy. He played a hip pastor who became Dr. Mindy Lahiri's fiancé in The Mindy Project.[5] He also made a guest appearance in the fourth season of Modern Family in the episode "Flip Flop".

Holm made a guest appearance with fellow Workaholics actors Anderson, DeVine and Erik Griffin on the first episode of the fourth season of Arrested Development. He has also served as production and head writer's assistant for Real Time with Bill Maher before his work on Workaholics.[6][7]

In 2014, Holm appeared in the Chris Rock-directed comedy film Top Five. In 2016, he starred in the comedy film How to Be Single. In June 2016, it was announced that Mail Order Comedy would create and star in the film Game Over, Man!, with Seth Rogen as producer.[8] The film was released on Netflix on March 23, 2018. Also that year, Holm also co-produced The Package, a Netflix original film comedy that premiered on August 10.

Holm has also been in other films by Seth like Neighbors as a cameo, The Interview (both 2014), and Sausage Party (2016).

Personal life[edit]

Holm married his wife, Emma Nesper Holm,[9] in September 2011.[10] Their first child was born on December 19, 2013.[11]



Year Title Role Notes
2014 Neighbors Beer Pong Guy #3 Cameo
2014 Top Five Brad
2014 Inherent Vice LAPD Officer #2
2014 The Interview Jake
2015 Unexpected John
2015 The Intern Matt Ostin
2016 How to Be Single Tom
2016 Sausage Party Troy (voice)
2017 Kuso Teacher
2017 A Happening of Monumental Proportions Christian McRow
2018 Game Over, Man! Darren Also screenwriter and producer
2018 Show Dogs Pigeon 1 (voice)
2021 Untitled Brian Fee film TBA (voice)


Year Title Role Notes
2006–2008 Crossbows & Mustaches Bruce Romaine 10 episodes
Also co-creator, writer and executive producer
2008 420 Special: Attack of the Show! from Jamaica Limahl Spellswell TV movie
2008 The Dude's House Anders 3 episodes
2008 5th Year Anders 5 episodes
2011 Traffic Light Howard Episode: "Stealth Bomber"
2011–2017 Workaholics Anders Holmvik Also co-creator, writer and executive producer
2012 Key & Peele White Guy in Negraph Commercial Episode: "The Branding"
2013 Modern Family Zack Episode: "Flip Flop"
2013–2017 The Mindy Project Casey Peerson 12 episodes
2013 Arrested Development Supervisor Spoon Episode: "Flight of the Phoenix"/"Moving Pictures" (Fateful Consequences release)
2013 High School USA! Garret Philanders (voice) Episode: "Heroes"
2014 American Dad! Eric (voice) Episode: "Scents and Sensei-bility"
2015 Hell's Kitchen Himself Episode: "17 Chefs Compete"
2015 Brooklyn Nine-Nine Soren Knausgaard Episode: "The Swedes"
2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Don vs. Raph Leonardo (voice) Short
2018 Champions Vince 10 episodes
2018 Happy Together Antoine Episode: "Let's Work It Out"
2019 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Bryan Pigslinger Episode: "Sliding Van Doors"
2019 Mixed-ish Paul Jackson Unaired pilot


  1. ^ a b King, Larry; Holm, Anders (18 April 2018). "Anders Holm on 'Champions,' 'Game Over, Man!' & Eggplant Emojis (Season 6 Episode 113)" (Video interview). Larry King Now.
  2. ^ Wagner, Curt (20 September 2011). "Evanston native Anders Holm teases Season 2 of 'Workaholics'". Chicago Tribune.
  3. ^ Bump, Greg (16 April 2013). "Students choose Anders Holm to speak at commencement". University of Wisconsin–Madison.
  4. ^ Bios. Mail Order Comedy (2011-04-06). Retrieved on 2011-10-19.
  5. ^ Martin, Denise (30 April 2013). "Anders Holm on Pretend-Dating Mindy Kaling, Godlessness, and Nudity". Vulture. New York.
  6. ^ "About ANDERS HOLM". Comedy Central. Retrieved January 27, 2015.
  7. ^ "HOW "WORKAHOLICS" STAR ANDERS HOLM GOT BUSY WRITING TV SHOWS AND MOVIES". January 14, 2015. Retrieved January 27, 2015.
  8. ^ Kit, Borys (June 9, 2016). "'Workaholics' Creators, Seth Rogen Team for Action Comedy 'Game Over, Man!'". The Hollywood Reporter.
  9. ^ Oltuski, Romy (20 June 2016). "#ManCrushMonday: Anders Holm". Harper's Bazaar.
  10. ^ Johnson, Brittany (29 August 2012). "Anders Holm: He became a 'Workaholic' in Madison". The Weekly. University of Wisconsin-Madison. Archived from the original on 29 April 2018. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  11. ^ Webber, Stephanie (January 8, 2014). "Anders Holm, Workaholics Star, Welcomes Baby Boy With Wife Emma". US magazine.

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