Born and raised in Chicago, Fran attended NYU where she made 2 friends and received a degree in English and Spanish. Fran has been performing at the UCB theatre since 2004 in several sketch and improv shows. Past sketch teams include The Wicked Wicked Hammerkatz, Slow Burn, Gorilla Gorilla and her current team, Stone Cold Fox who can be seen on Friday nights. She was on the harold teams Tantrum and Bangs and now can be seen every Friday night performing with The Law Firm. Fran also performs at Assssscat 3000, Diamond Lion, The Soundtrack and colleges and theaters all over the country with TourCo; she can also be seen teaching at The UCB. Fran has never left a voicemail. She just recently moved to Los Angeles.
Die-hard "Bernie Bros" Thad and Kirk (Fran Gillespie and Joe Spellman) explain to Mark and Pete why they live in a treadmill-powered house and what GORP stands for. Plus: John Drexler (Nick Mandernach) deals with the emotional fallout of unfriending a Trump…Listen
The 24th installment of the Hooray Show gets real. Inspired by the events of Charleston and the President's appearance on WTF, Horatio and Chad of course go to Hooray Show regular Jerry Minor for his take on everything. The show also includes…Listen
Horatio and Chad take the show on the road once again, the road being down the street on Sunset Blvd in Hollywood. Peter Murrieta returns to the show and we're joined by Fran Gillespie who tries to explain to us exactly why…Listen
Better Call Saul's Bob Odenkirk & Cabin Boy director Adam Resnick stop on by for a b-b-b-bonus Comedy Bang! Bang! Bob debuts his Johnny Carson impression, Adam reads an excerpt from his hilarious memoir Will Not Attend: Lively Stories of Detachment and…Listen
Performer/writer Fran Gillespie joins Andrew all this week to answer some racism questions. Today they talk about Abraham Lincoln possibly being a white supremacist. Be sure to call us at (323) 389-RACE to ask if anything is racist.Listen
Mookie Blaiklock, Fran Gillespie, Joe Hartzler, and Ryan Rosenberg quickly learn that there's something odd about Happyville, help each other go to the bathroom the correct way, and dine at a restaurant that specializes in placentas on today's improv5humans with Matt Besser!…Listen
Blow your nose and tune into the best podcast in the universe! Kevin Dorff, Robert Dassie, and Fran Gillespie use things that are bothering them and Twitter suggestions to inspire scenes about ski courses, John Wilkes Booth, and Fabio. Be sure to…Listen