Mary Birdsong

Actress | Writer | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Descendants (2011) | Lady Dynamite (2016) | Scream Queens (2016)
BORN 
Apr 18, 1968 (age 49)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 35-55
GUILDS *
AFTRA | AEA | SAG | ASCAP | WGA | BMI and ASCAP | SAG-AFTRA  Less
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian | Native American
HAIR *
Brown (Shoulder Length)
EYES *
Blue
WEIGHT *
120 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Average
VOICE TYPE *
Alto
ATHLETICS *
Aerobics | Track & Field | Baseball | Cycling | Football  Less
ACCENTS *
Southern | Middle Eastern | Scottish | Irish | British | Midwest | Russian | Australian | German | Chinese | Spanish | French | Italian  Less
LANGUAGES *
French
INSTRUMENTS *
Guitar | Piano
DANCE *
Disco | Club/Freestyle
WORK HISTORY *
Improv & Sketch Comedy | Internet | Theater | Radio | Voice Over | Television | Industrial | Commercial | Film  Less
JOB TYPES *
Directing | Costumes | Producing | Composing | Acting | Writing  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/marybirdsong
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for SuccessionSuccession (TV Series) Marianne ( 1 episode )  Less 2018–  Announced
Past Film & Video (28 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (47 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on TelevisionRyan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television (TV Series) Dorothy Montclair ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Scream QueensScream Queens (TV Series) Penelope Hotchkiss ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for *Loosely Exactly Nicole*Loosely Exactly Nicole (TV Series) Madison ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Masters of SexMasters of Sex (TV Series) Maue Raines / Maude Raines ( 2 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 2
  • Primary photo for Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & DawnNicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (TV Series) Mrs. Gressle ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Lady DynamiteLady Dynamite (TV Series) Jean Bart ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for The MiddleThe Middle (TV Series) Marlene ( 3 episodes, 2012–2016 )  Less 2012–2016 3
  • Primary photo for Goldie and BearGoldie and Bear (TV Series) Mama Bear ( 3 episodes, 2015–2016 )  Less 2015–2016 3
  • Primary photo for ReviewReview (TV Series) Shampoo ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Olive and MochaOlive and Mocha (TV Series) Liz Dimpfle ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for MOCKpocalypseMOCKpocalypse (TV Series) Actress ( 2 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for RuPaul's Drag RaceRuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) Playback Singer ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Franklin & BashFranklin & Bash (TV Series) Erica Boyd ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for The KnickThe Knick (TV Series) Fionnula Sears ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Crash & BernsteinCrash & Bernstein (TV Series) Mel Bernstein ( 22 episodes, 2012–2014 )  Less 2012–2014 22
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  • Primary photo for The NeighborsThe Neighbors (TV Series) Justine ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Raising HopeRaising Hope (TV Series) Mayor Suzie Hellmann ( 2 episodes, 2012–2013 )  Less 2012–2013 2
  • Primary photo for Bitter Party of FiveBitter Party of Five (TV Series) Herself ( 11 episodes, 2012–2013 ) , Executive Producer ( 11 episodes, 2012–2013 ) , Writer ( 9 episodes, 2012–2013 ) , Writer (developed by) ( 9 episodes, 2012–2013 ) , Performer ("Frère Jacques") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2012–2013 11
    • Missi Pyle (Nov 16, 2013) Herself, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Kaitlin Olson (Aug 14, 2013) Herself, Executive Producer, Writer (developed by), Writer  Less
    • Wayne Knight (Jul 17, 2013) Herself, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Spirit SeekerThe Spirit Seeker (TV Short) Samantha Bell, Producer, Writer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Ben and KateBen and Kate (TV Series) Deanne ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Heavy Petting with Mike WeaverHeavy Petting with Mike Weaver (TV Series) Janice Peters  Less 2012–2013
  • Primary photo for PerceptionPerception (TV Series) Cheryl Corvis ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Lovesick (Aug 20, 2012) Cheryl Corvis  Less
  • Primary photo for Sherman's in SanitySherman's in Sanity (TV Series) Virginia Wahlroos Pfinger ( 2 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012 2
    • Part Two (Jun 21, 2012) Actress  Less
    • Part One (Jan 24, 2012) Virginia Wahlroos Pfinger  Less
  • Primary photo for Downwardly MobileDownwardly Mobile (TV Movie) Kathie-Lee  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Middle AgesMiddle Ages (TV Movie) Actress  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Shake It Up!Shake It Up! (TV Series) Squitza Hessenheffer ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Mad LoveMad Love (TV Series) Kelly ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for T.U.F.F. PuppyT.U.F.F. Puppy (TV Series) Snowflake ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for SvetlanaSvetlana (TV Series) Madeline ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Reno 911!Reno 911! (TV Series) Deputy Cherisha Kimball / Judy Garland Impersonator / Rookie Cherisha Kimball / Lisa the Masseuse ( 42 episodes, 2004–2008 )  Less 2004–2008 42
    • The Parade (Jul 10, 2008) Deputy Cherisha Kimball  Less
    • Undercover Acting Coach (Jul 3, 2008) Deputy Cherisha Kimball / Judy Garland Impersonator  Less
    • Junior Runs for Office (Jun 26, 2008) Deputy Cherisha Kimball  Less
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  • Primary photo for Root of All EvilRoot of All Evil (TV Series) Rocket Ship Captain ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Suburban ShootoutSuburban Shootout (TV Series) (2008) _  Less 2008– 
  • Primary photo for Tak & the Power of JujuTak & the Power of Juju (TV Series) Killjoy Juju ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Stroker and HoopStroker and Hoop (TV Series) Keith / Souko / Sarah / Announcer / District Attorney / Girl / Vicky / Mrs. Pearl / Reporter / Angel / Ms. Peach / Karen / Justin / Vanessa / Waitress ( 8 episodes, 2005 )  Less 2005 8
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  • Primary photo for Harvey Birdman, Attorney at LawHarvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (TV Series) Chibo / Tana ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Crossballs: The Debate ShowCrossballs: The Debate Show (TV Series) Various Characters / Mary Stanton / Mary Donovan / Mary Glenn ( 15 episodes, 2004 ) , Writer ( 14 episodes, 2004 )  Less 2004 15
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  • Primary photo for EdEd (TV Series) Lisa Barnes ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Little BillLittle Bill (TV Series) Valencia ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Rubbing CharlieRubbing Charlie (TV Movie) Beth  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Late FridayLate Friday (TV Series) Janet Lamé ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Untitled Eric Gilliland ProjectUntitled Eric Gilliland Project (TV Movie) Actress  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Welcome to New YorkWelcome to New York (TV Series) Connie ( 14 episodes, 2000–2001 )  Less 2000–2001 14
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  • Primary photo for LoomisLoomis (TV Movie) Actress  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Talk to MeTalk to Me (TV Series) Meredith ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Zoey's ZooZoey's Zoo (TV Movie) Mom  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Live on TapeLive on Tape (TV Movie) Various, Writer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for MaxMax (TV Movie) Sue Welch  Less
Self (8 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for MOCKpocalypseMOCKpocalypse (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for She's The Best Thing In ItShe's The Best Thing In It Herself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Bitter Party of FiveBitter Party of Five (TV Series) Herself ( 15 episodes, 2012–2013 )  Less 2012–2013
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  • Primary photo for Up Close with Carrie KeaganUp Close with Carrie Keagan (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 2 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The 22nd Eye: The Making of '21 Eyes'The 22nd Eye: The Making of '21 Eyes' (Video) Herself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Herself - Correspondent ( 2 episodes, 2002 )  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Contest SearchlightContest Searchlight (TV Series) Herself ( 3 episodes, 2002 )  Less 2002
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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • The Descendants * – Kai Alexander Payne, dir.
  • A Happening Of Monumental Proportions * – Brick Judy Greer, dir.
  • Adventureland * – Francie Greg Mottola, dir.
  • Percy Jackson 2: Sea of Monsters * – Wasp (Grey Sister) 20th Century Fox/Thor Freudenthal
  • The Caterpillar Event * – Mom Robert Putka
  • Killers * – Jackie Vallero Robert Luketic, dir.
  • It's KInd Of A Funny Story * – Bobby's Ex-Wife Anna Boden/Ryan Fleck, dirs.
  • Made Of Honor * – Sharon Paul Weiland, dir./SONY
  • Angry White Man * – Maxine Brian O'Connell
  • Halloween II * – Nancy MacDonald Rob Zombie, dir.
  • High School * – Mrs. Gordon John Stahlberg, dir.
  • Reno 911: Miami * – Deputy Cherisha KImball Ben Garant, dir./PARAMOUNT
  • Beer League * – Rhonda Frank Sebastiano, dir.
  • Pizza * – Siobhan Mark Christopher, dir.
  • Kyle Bell vs The Devil * – Exec. Producer Throws Like A Girl Prods.
  • Snow Days (Official Selection, Sundance 2000) * – Eve Adam Marcus, dir.
  • The Last Request * – Marlene Independent
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Succession * – Marianne HBO/Adam McKay
  • Max (Lena Dunham Pilot) * – Sue Welch HBO/Lena Dunham
  • The Daily Show w/Jon Stewart * – Correspondent Comedy Central
  • Schitt's Creek * – Jocelyn Schitt Anonymous/Eugene Levy
  • Downwardly Mobile * – Kathy Lee NBC/Universal/Gail Mancuso
  • The Middle * – Kiki ABC
  • Suburban Shootout (pilot) * – Louise (Series Regular) HBO (Barry Sonnenfeld, dir.)
  • Raising Hope * – Mayor Suzie Hellman Fox
  • Crash and Bernstein * – Mel Bernstein Disney XD
  • Ben and Kate * – Deanne Fox
  • Perception * – Cheryl Corvis TNT
  • Mad Love * – Kelly ABC
  • Reno 911 * – Deputy Cherisha KImball Comedy Central
  • Late Night w/Conan O'Brien * – Guest (Herself) NBC
  • Unt. Eric Gilliland Project * – Lisa (Series Regular) Fox Pilot w/James Caan & Jill Clayburgh
  • Svetlana * – Madeleine HDnet TV
  • Lewis Black's Root Of All Evil * – Rocket Ship Capt. (w/Patton Oswalt) Comedy Central
  • Welcome To New York * – Connie (Series Regular) CBS/Studios USA/WORLDWIDE PANTS
  • The Howard Stern Show * – Sketch Player (Recurring) E!
  • Crossballs * – Series Regular Comedy Central
  • Out Of Jimmy's Head * – Cosima Von Darkness The Cartoon Network
  • Ed * – Lisa Barnes (Guest Star) NBC
  • Contest Searchlight * – Alicia (Series Regular) Dennis Leary/Comedy Central
  • Loomis (pilot) * – Series Regular CBS
  • Rubbing Charlie (pilot) * – Beth (Series Regular) CBS/Big Ticket Television
  • Normal People (pilot) * – Guest Star Fox
TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Tales of the City * – Mona Ramsey A.C.T./Jason Moore, dir.
  • Hairspray * – Velma Von Tussle Broadway (Jack O'Brian, dir.)
  • Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me * – Principal (Theater World Award) Broadway (Scott Wittman, dir.)
  • Love, Loss & What I Wore * – Principal Nora & Delia Ephron (Karen Carpenter, dir)
  • Adult Entertainment (by Elaine May) * – Vixen Fox Off-Broadway (Stanley Donen, dir.)
  • Judy Speaks * – Judy Garland Ars Nova (Gregory Wolfe, dir.)
  • Watt! (Musical Workshop) * – Leilani Watt by David Javerbaum
  • Julius Caesar * – Portia Moonwork (Gregory Wolfe, dir.)
  • Jackie's Kosher Christmas * – Judy Garland Kevin Maloney, dir.
  • Screen Door (Benefit) * – Judy Garland (w/Charles Busch) TWEED Theatre Co./Kevin Maloney, dir.
ComedyCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • HBO/US Comedy Arts Festival * – Judy Garland (in Judy Speaks) Julie Kramer
  • Toyota Comedy Festival * – w/Gotham City Improv (Groundlings East)
  • Late Friday * – Standup Performer NBC
  • UCB (Upright Citizen's Brigade) * – Various Shows
  • Gotham City Improv (Groundlings East) * – Company Member Tom Chalmers, dir.
MusicCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Cottonhead (band) * – Lead Vocals, Songwriter OK Records
  • 99 Cent Whore (band) * – Lead Vocals, Songwriter Throws Like A Girl Prods.
  • What A Pair! (Benefit Concert) * – Principal (2007 & 2009) John Wayne Cancer Institute Breast Center
  • Loser's Lounge * – Regular Lead Singer Joe's Pub, Fez, Westbeth Theater Center
  • Beck * – Backing Vocals
  • Jon Spencer & the Blues Explosion * – Backing Vocals
  • Mary Birdsong & The OK Canaries * – Lead Vocals, songwriter
Voice OverCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • W.E. (Women's Entertainment) * – Promo V.O. for W.E. (2000-2003)
  • Tak & The Power Of JuJu * – Killjoy JuJu Nickelodeon
  • Stroker & Hoop * – Many Roles Comedy Central/Adult Swim
  • Ragu- National Spot * – VO
  • Because She Can (Audio Book) * – All Roles (Earphone Award, Audiophile Magazine)
  • Batman (Audio Book) * – Poison Ivy
  • Easy-Off (National TV Spot) * – VO
InternetCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Bitter Party of Five * – Herself
VideoCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City * – Various Roles Rockstar Games

Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • NYU Tisch School of the Arts * – BFA in Theater 1990 New York, NY
  • American Conservatory Theater * – MFA (in Acting) 2012 San Francisco, CA
SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • NYU Tisch School of the Arts * – Theater, Musical Theater, Singing, Ballet, Tap, Broadway Dance, Stella Adler, Mario Siletti, James Tripp, Alice Winston, Gregory Abels, Casey Kaziah, Joan Evans, Kira Guzikova 1990 NY NY

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • "Max" HBO TV Pilot (Produced & Directed by Lena Dunham) *
  • "The Descendants" (starring George Clooney) *
  • "Freeholders" (starring Julianne Moore & Ellen Page) *

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