Mary Holland

Mary Holland is an improvisor and actress originally from Galax, VA. She has appeared on Comedy Bang! Bang!, Tosh.O, and national commercial spots, including ads for Cascade, Temptations Cat Treats, Fiat, and Farmer’s Insurance. She also has made several videos with Funny or Die, including Raw Food Thanksgiving, NYC Sidewalk Pits of Doom, Snoozeroom (Ep. 4), Backseat Italians, Tidy Ghost, 1-900-HOT-GIRLS, and she also co-wrote/starred in Exorcism of Sarah Jo.

Guest Appearances

Live at Now Hear This Festival with Wild Horses

improv4humans #264November 3, 2016

The Wild Horses (Lauren Lapkus, Mary Holland and Erin Whitehead) join Matt Besser for a live episode at the Now Hear This Podcast Festival in Anaheim, CA. Their scenes will include only having experiencing kissing the TV, what happens when everyone can…

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Sarah Palin Has A Plate In Her Brain (w/ Mary Holland, Craig Rowin, Mike Mitchell)

Hard Nation #32November 2, 2016

Mark & Pete remember their favorite moments from the 2016 presidential campaign, then invite Sarah Palin (Mary Holland) on to gloat about Donald Trump’s recent good fortune in the polls and her bear-fighting prowess. That is, until a masked intruder (Craig Rowin)…

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Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead, Stephanie Allynne: Mommy Break

Welcome back to the weekly podcast Mommy Break with your hosts Debby Thwack (Mary Holland), Maurine Babcock (Erin Whitehead), and Sydney Stool (Stephanie Allynne)! It’s the podcast in which they discuss mommy things, mommy issues, and all things in between. They are…

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Scrounging and Lounging

Comedy Bang Bang #446September 19, 2016

Returning CBB champs Tatiana Maslany and Kristian Bruun of Orphan Black join Scott to chat about the times they broke their foot, the process of crying on camera, and exclusive monologues that will appear on their show. Then, Janice Cramps stops by…

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Fart Face Fuckers 2

Comedy Bang Bang #437August 1, 2016

Comedian and filmmaker Mike Birbiglia returns along with improvisers Horatio Sanz and Mary Holland to talk about his latest film "Don't Think Twice," a film about a fictional New York improv group dealing with one of its members getting an audition for…

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Casey Feigh, Mary Holland: Family Meeting

Welcome back to Family Meeting with the Hardon family! Dale (Casey Feigh) and Miranda (Mary Holland) Hardon meet every week at the kitchen table to check in on all the important family business. This week their guest is their teenage daughter Dana…

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Wild Horses IV: Please Stop Sign

improv4humans #245June 23, 2016

The Wild Horses make their majestic return to improv4humans! Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, and Erin Whitehead join Matt Besser for this week's episode where they explore the gritty part of Farm Camp, meet the little man in Lauren's mouth, and…

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Get Donk'd

Comedy Bang Bang #428June 16, 2016

Rhys Darby of The Flight of The Conchords enters the CBB 1st Timers Club! Rhys tests his movie trivia, plays a game of "Agree or Disagree?", and acknowledges his immortality. Then, Margie Donk returns to tell us about her new venture to…

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Sarah Palin Can See In The Dark

Hard Nation #4April 20, 2016

Sarah Palin (Mary Holland) stops by Hard Nation to promote her new book documentary on climate change and play the flute. Plus: a young man named Dwayne Johnson (Craig Rowin) needs help dealing with his mom.

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Land Rover

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes you all back to the safe place called SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is Mary Holland of Wild Horses and Blunt Talk! They chat about whether Mary's parents' divorce was her fault,  growing up in a radiologist…

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The Best of i4h Vol. 6

improv4humans #231March 17, 2016

Here is what you voted for as the best scenes of 2015, humons. These performances feature Jon Gabrus, Joe Wengert, Will McLaughlin, Chad Carter, Neil Casey, Betsy Sodaro, Colton Dunn, Joe Hartzler, Andy Daly, Sean Conroy, Brett Gelman, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh,…

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DARBA (Live with Wild Horses at UCB Sunset)

improv4humans #228February 25, 2016

The Wild Horses (Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland and Erin Whitehead) join Matt Besser for a live episode at UCB Sunset. Their scenes include Mary being diagnosed with emailitis and a new gardener learning to adjust to the top donator's abrasive…

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Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead, Stephanie Allynne: The Room Podcast LIVE from RIOT LA

Recorded LIVE from the 2016 RIOT LA Festival is The Room Podcast with your hosts Jennifer (Mary Holland), Camellia (Erin Whitehead), and Girl (Stephanie Allynne). Over time they have grown to know each other as they have been captured and kept in…

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Porta Squatty Potty: LIVE from SF Sketch Fest

improv4humans #226February 11, 2016

James Adomian, Mary Holland and Jon Gabrus join Matt Besser for a live episode at San Francisco Sketch Fest. Their scenes include a cat whisperer who thinks he's a cat, Mary trying to survive living in a drunken world and Guy Fieri's…

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Yupparently

Comedy Bang Bang #395January 18, 2016

Stand-up extraordinaire and official CBB friend of the show Whitney Cummings finally makes her first appearance on this week's Comedy Bang! Bang! Whitney tells us all about her new HBO special "I'm Your Girlfriend," what it means to be diagnosed as a…

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The Milk Carton Kids: The Musical Element

improv4humans #220December 31, 2015

Singer-songwriters Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan together are The Milk Carton Kids and this week they join Mary Holland, Matt Newell, and Seth Morris for another musical edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! The Milk Carton Kids play us some select tracks…

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Robbie Fulks in Rocky Road Pie Town

improv4humans #215November 25, 2015

Chicago based singer-songwriter Robbie Fulks joins Mary Holland, John Gemberling, and Horatio Sanz for a very special musical edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Robbie performs songs live in-studio that will inspire scenes about marrying musicians in order to form a band,…

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Bonus! Wild Horses: The Perspective with Kate Berlant

Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, Lauren Lapkus, and Erin Whitehead are comedy veterans who perform together as Wild Horses! Join them as they bring their hit live show The Perspective to your ears. In this episode, the Horses get very cozy with the…

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Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead: The Sleepover Podcast LIVE

Recorded LIVE from LA Podfest 2015 is the Sleepover Podcast with your hosts Marsha Godstone (Mary Holland), Melanie Bill (Stephanie Allynne), and Trixie Cornell (Erin Whitehead)! They’re a group of 8th grade friends who talk about all the important topics including middle…

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Wrecking Ball Improv

Who Charted? #249September 9, 2015

Howard and Kulap start off the show by mourning the loss of Summah. Then, special guest Mary Holland joins in to talk about her new show on Starz, Blunt Talk. Also, the gang discuss their brand new improv game, as well as…

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You Got PreDICted!

Comedy Bang Bang #371August 24, 2015

Do you believe in psychic abilities? The Flagen sisters, Juniper, Peony, Hyacinth, and Shrub stop by the studio on their carnival tour to predict Scott’s future as well as the future of Fresno. Have you ever thought what it would be like…

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Don't Say Pineapple: LIVE from LA Indie Improv Festival 2015

improv4humans #199August 6, 2015

Recorded LIVE in Los Angeles, Billy Merritt, Mary Holland, and Andy Secunda join Matt Besser for an improv4humans that kicked off the 2015 LA Indie Improv Festival! They’ll explore the consequences of having family Skype into a wedding, why Mary would mention…

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Ryan Bingham and the Candy Colored Dreams

improv4humans #192June 18, 2015

Oscar winning singer-songwriter Ryan Bingham joins Mary Holland, Jon Gabrus, Eugene Cordero, and Matt Besser for a musical episode of improv4humans! Hear Ryan play some songs from his catalog that will inspire scenes about thinking twice before fighting with someone because you…

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Erin Whitehead, Mary Holland, Stephanie Allynne - Wild Horses II: Garden Party

The Wild Horses are back! Erin Whitehead, Mary Holland, Stephanie Allynne, and Lauren Lapkus bring you a fully improvised show today just like they do every first Saturday of the month at UCB-Franklin in Los Angeles. So grab yourself a seat, relax,…

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Wild Horses III: Gossipy Elephants

improv4humans #187May 14, 2015

The Wild Horses cannot be tamed! Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, and Erin Whitehead are back on improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll go on a road trip with an annoying honker, share a romantic handkerchief story reminiscent of Grease, and use…

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That Is Wild

Comedy Bang Bang #346April 20, 2015

Proud Canadian Tom Green makes his first appearance as wonderful co-host/high school graduate Trabitha Tarteen joins Scott on this week's Comedy Bing Bong! Tom takes us through the seasons, gives us some great Halloween costume advice, and shares his passion for tech…

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Mary Holland, Our Close Friend

Hollywood Handbook #79April 14, 2015

Hayes and Sean give another update about their pilot and address a couple of super fans. Then, funny lady MARY HOLLAND comes by to talk about hot sauce and getting arrested, and then play a game of "Queue and A". Finally, Hayes…

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Dave Hause Flip Flop Dip Dop

improv4humans #182April 9, 2015

Singer-songwriter Dave Hause joins Joe Wengert, Brian Huskey, Mary Holland, and Matt Besser for a musical episode of improv4humans! We’ll hear Dave play some songs that will inspire scenes about the reality of being a Nobel poet laureate, an 80s late night…

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LIVE from SXSW 2015 II

Comedy Bang Bang #340March 19, 2015

This week's B-B-B-ONUS-S-S Comedy Bing! Bong! was recorded LIVE from the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas with Professor Blastoff's own Tig Notaro! Tig shares a story with us that is sure to keep Austin weird and tells us about her…

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Sound Healing Therapy

Bob gives thanks to some of the famous Blues people who have given him and so many others so much solace before welcoming Sound Healing Therapy expert Susan Windchime (Mary Holland) to the show. They engage in some Sound Healing Therapy which…

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Secret Superlatives

Comedy Bang Bang #331January 26, 2015

Comedian extraordinaire Patton Oswalt is back to tell us all about his new book Silver Screen Fiend which goes into his classic film obsession of the late 90s on today’s Comedy Bing Bong! Patton & Scott talk about the time they improvised…

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Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead: The Wild Horses Show

Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead, and Lauren Lapkus are all friends and love playing with each other as the improv group Wild Horses. Wild Horses is a long form improv show that will make you feel the breeze of the American…

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What's Your Profession?

improv4humans #171January 22, 2015

Lauren Lapkus, Mary Holland, Gil Ozeri, and Will Hines are all participants on Survivor in a special improv5humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also visit an awful joke telling dentist’s office, experience the worst road rage, and explore what happens when a witness…

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Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead: Sister Speak with Sheila and Margo

Start your morning with a little sisterly love as sisters Sheila (Mary Holland) and Margo (Erin Whitehead) have a convo about romantic love over a cup of coffee in another episode of Sister Talk! This week Sheila and Margo are joined by…

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Golden Duchess Cruise Lines

Comedy Bang Bang #324December 1, 2014

Returning champion Colin Hanks of FX's Fargo is here to talk about his humble beginnings on Comedy Bean Bag! Colin tells us all about one of his first acting roles on Roswell, the status of his Tower Records documentary, and the record…

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Tash.2

Comedy Bang Bang #317October 20, 2014

Orange Is the New Black's Natasha Lyonne makes her first appearance & dapper comedian Paul F. Tompkins makes a rare appearance on today's Comedy Bean Bag! Natasha, Paul, & Scott chat about silent films, the first time Natasha met Woody Allen, and…

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Wild Horses Return

improv4humans #155October 9, 2014

Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, and Erin Whitehead all return as Wild Horses on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser! Listen as they show us what being apart of their book club would be like, search for the world's fastest toilet…

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Stinky Sword

improv4humans #149August 28, 2014

FUN FACT: Mary Holland, Matt Newell, and James Mastraieni are all on today's improv4humans with Matt Besser! Tune in to find out what it's like to have incredible luck, what would happen if the President of the United States were elected solely…

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Bonus: Best of Vol. 5: The Nasty Hits

improv4humans #141.5July 8, 2014

All the way from shitting robots to smegma cheese shops and beyond! It's the bonus best of improv4humans with Matt Besser aka the nasty hits featuring Ian Roberts, Lauren Lapkus, Joe Wengert, Tim Meadows, Charlie Sanders, Betsy Sodaro, John Gemberling, Stephanie Allynne,…

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Best of improv4humans Vol. 5

improv4humans #141July 3, 2014

That time has come once again humans! The best of improv4humans with Matt Besser volume 5 is here featuring an amazing roster of the greatest improvisers in the universe including Joe Wengert, Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, Jason Mantzoukas, Lennon Parham, Jessica St.…

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Penis T-Zone

improv4humans #139June 19, 2014

Seth Morris, Mary Holland, and Stephanie Allynne get into the difference between short form and long form improv on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! Tune in to find out what the consequences are when you take your mother’s lucky pantyhose, the…

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The Moon

The Professor Blastoff gang starts off with another check-in on Kyle's new lifestyle, discuss the appropriate number of farts per day, explore "beet"ing meat, and Kyle tells a disappointing story about his experience at Morton's Steakhouse. Then, the very funny and good-looking…

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Bonus Cut: Male Mom

improv4humans #120.5February 18, 2014

Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, and Erin Whitehead aka Wild Horses are back this week to deal with baby leashes and a male mom on a bonus episode of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Make sure to get the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, Matt…

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Wild Horses

improv4humans #120February 13, 2014

Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, and Erin Whitehead are all friends, make up the improv group Wild Horses, and have been specially requested for your listening pleasure on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser! Join them as they take us to…

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Coward of the County

improv4humans #119February 6, 2014

Joe Wengert, Paul Rust, and Mary Holland are back in the saddle on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll turn into big babies, confront a dying grandfather with some truths, and take us behind the scenes on James Cameron's action film…

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Tony the Pony

improv4humans #110December 5, 2013

Join Seth Morris, Jon Gabrus, and Mary Holland as they search for the perfect improv group name, use their expertise to record a professional fire insurance commercial, and fend off a sentient Happy Birthday sign on this week’s improv4humans! You can now…

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Bonus Cut: Rose hip Oil

improv4humans #101.5October 8, 2013

Tim Meadows, Betsy Sodaro, Mary Holland, and Drew Tarver love the smell of improv in the morning! They’re back to hunt for the one and only rose hip oil on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! You can now get the UCB…

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Coma Counting

improv4humans #101October 3, 2013

Tim Meadows, Betsy Sodaro, Mary Holland, and Drew Tarver are all on today’s special improv5humans! Listen as they break some shocking news to a recovering coma patient, visit a succulent and authentic chinese restaurant, and handle a swarm of homeless customers as…

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