Mary Holland

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Mary Holland
Born (1985-06-24) June 24, 1985 (age 36)
Alma materNorthern Illinois University (BFA)
OccupationActress, comedian, writer
Matt Newell
(m. 2020)

Mary Holland (born June 24, 1985)[1] is an American actress, comedian, and writer.

Early life and education[edit]

Holland was born and raised in Galax, Virginia.[2] She attended Interlochen Center for the Arts and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Northern Illinois University.


After graduating from college, she began performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.[3] She is a cast member of UCB's flagship show Asssscat.[4]

Holland is a member of the comedy improv group Wild Horses, along with Lauren Lapkus, Erin Whitehead, and Stephanie Allynne.[5][6][7]

In 2015, Holland was cast in the Starz series Blunt Talk,[8] playing Shelly Tinkle until the series' cancellation after two seasons. In 2016, she was cast in a recurring role on the HBO series Veep and in the film Unicorn Store.[9] On February 28, 2017, Holland was cast in the ABC comedy pilot Household Name alongside Carol Burnett.[10]

On July 26, 2020, Holland participated in the Sequester: Undercover Mini in which she played as the Lemon. All donations for Holland's participation went to the Black Trans Travel Fund. Also in 2020, she guest starred in the final episode of season ten of Curb Your Enthusiasm.



Year Title Role Notes
2016 Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Becky
2017 And Then There Was Eve Laura
Unicorn Store Joanie
2018 The Package Triage Nurse
2019 Greener Grass Kim Ann
Good Posture Pauline
Between Two Ferns: The Movie Gerri Plop
2020 Golden Arm Melanie
Happiest Season Jane Caldwell Also co-writer
2022 Senior Year Martha Reiser


Year Title Role Notes
2013–2016 Comedy Bang! Bang! Various 6 episodes
2014 Silicon Valley Sherry Episode: "Proof of Concept"
2014 The Birthday Boys Various Episode: "Cerf's Folly"
2015 Parks and Recreation Victoria Herzog Episode: "Ron & Jammy"
2015–2016 Blunt Talk Shelly Tinkle 19 episodes
2015 The Mindy Project Mom #1 Episode: "Jody Kimball-Kinney Is My Husband"
2015 Truth Be Told Amy Episode: "The Ecosystem"
2016 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Blair Episode: "Dee Made a Smut Film"
2016–2018 Animals. Various voices 7 episodes
2016 The Good Place Paula Ouncerock Episode: "What We Owe to Each Other"
2016 Mr. Neighbor's House Miss Lady TV special
2016–2017 The UCB Show Various 3 episodes
2017 Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special Dianne Variety special
2017 New Girl Gil Episode: "Young Adult"
2017 Shrink Rachel 8 episodes
2017 Brooklyn Nine-Nine Tricia Episode: "Moo Moo"
2017 Veep Shawnee Tanz 5 episodes
2017 Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ Missy Episode: "A Divided House"
2017 Dice Trudy 2 episodes
2018 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Cat Store Clerk Episode: "Trent?!"
2018–2021 Craig of the Creek Maney (voice) 6 episodes
2018 American Housewife Ashley Clark Episode: "Sliding Sweaters"
2018 Mr. Neighbor's House 2 Miss Lady TV special
2018 Happy Together Suzanne Episode: "Pilot"
2018 Fresh Off the Boat Cindy Episode: "Cousin Eddie"
2019 Speechless Caroline Episode: "THE S-T-A-- STAIRCASE"
2019 Abby's Sharon Episode: "The Fish"
2020–2021 Duncanville Various voices 4 episodes
2020 Curb Your Enthusiasm Tara Cooper Episode: "The Spite Store"
2020 Robbie Janie 8 episodes
2020 Homecoming Wendy 4 episodes
2020 Harley Quinn Jennifer, Tabitha (voice) 2 episodes
2020 Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge[11][12] AD-3 (voice)[11] 10 episodes[11]
2020 Mapleworth Murders[13] Lanie Delabouche 3 episodes
2020 Hoops Connie (voice) 8 episodes
2020 The George Lucas Talk Show Herself Episode: "Digital Magic"
2020 Big City Greens Chairwoman (voice) Episode: "Chipwrecked"
2021 HouseBroken (voice) 2 episodes
2021 Physical Tanya Logan 3 episodes
2022 The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window Sloane Limited series; Main cast[14]


  1. ^ "Happy Birthday to our very own Wild Horsie, @mholland85! We love you!!!". Twitter. Retrieved May 4, 2017.
  2. ^ "Mary Holland". Retrieved 2020-05-03.
  3. ^ "BA #037: Mary Holland". Box Angeles podcast. August 11, 2014.
  4. ^ "Asssscat". Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.
  5. ^ "Wild Horses". Retrieved 20 October 2020.
  6. ^ "Wild Horses on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 20 October 2020.
  7. ^ Greenberg, Rudi. "Lauren Lapkus brings Wild Horses and its 'dinner party vibe' to the Kennedy Center". Washington Post. Retrieved 20 October 2020.
  8. ^ Sandberg, Bryn Elise (February 24, 2015). "Ed Begley Jr., Mary Holland Join Seth MacFarlane's Starz Comedy 'Blunt Talk'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 16, 2017.
  9. ^ Petski, Denise (December 16, 2016). "Mary Holland Lands Roles In 'Veep' & 'Unicorn Store'". Deadline. Retrieved March 16, 2017.
  10. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 28, 2017). "Mary Holland To Co-Star In Carol Burnett ABC Comedy Pilot 'Household Name'". Deadline. Retrieved March 16, 2017.
  11. ^ a b c "Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge to debut on 3 June on Star Wars Kids". Lucasfilm. 27 May 2020. Archived from the original on 27 May 2020. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
  12. ^ Gemmill, Allie (27 May 2020). "The Force Is Strong With This Epic 'Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge' Trailer". Collider. Archived from the original on 27 May 2020. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
  13. ^ Porter, Rick (December 3, 2019). "Lorne Michaels' Quibi Murder Mystery Lines Up All-Star Cast". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 7, 2020.
  14. ^ Del Rosario, Alexandra (December 8, 2021). "'The Woman In the House': Netflix Limited Series Starring Kristen Bell Reveals New Title, Premiere Date & Teaser". Deadline. Retrieved December 8, 2021.

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