Fran Gillespie

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.

Guest Appearances

Summer Haunted House

Comedy Bang Bang #291June 5, 2014

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…

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Whitewashed

Yo, Is This Racist? #363March 21, 2014

Andrew Ti and this week's special guest Fran Gillespie finish the week off by discussing using the term "whitewashed." As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

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The Boy Scouts

Yo, Is This Racist? #362March 20, 2014

On today's episode, Andrew and Fran Gillespie talk all about the Boy Scouts of America and their history of appropriating Native American culture. Don't forget to keep leaving us messages by calling (323) 389-RACE.

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Beauty Pageants

Yo, Is This Racist? #361March 19, 2014

Fran Gillespie & Andrew talk about beauty pageant world and the first black Miss Israel. Be sure to keep leaving us messages at (323) 389-RACE.

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Dreads on White People

Yo, Is This Racist? #360March 18, 2014

Performer/writer Fran Gillespie & Andrew chat about dreads on white people. Make sure to leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.

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Abe Lincoln the White Supremacist?

Yo, Is This Racist? #359March 17, 2014

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.

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Ukraine Obese

improv4humans #118January 30, 2014

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!…

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Bonus Cut: 8th Grade Whore

improv4humans #68.5February 26, 2013

Kevin Dorff, Robert Dassie, and Fran Gillespie are back to talk about high school plays and what is considered a whore in 8th grade in a bonus episode of improv4humans! Enjoy!

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Devil's Penis Pass

improv4humans #68February 21, 2013

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…

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