Mary Gallagher's Bio
In 2018, Mary Gallagher had her national stand-up television debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Other stand-up comedy credits are Amazon Prime’s Laugh After Dark, and Dry Bar comedy. She trained at The Second City of Chicago and toured nationally with the improvisation group Wavelength. After moving to Los Angeles, she began establishing herself as a comedian, improviser, host, actor and writer. She was a lead in Rob Reiner’s NBC pilot Everyday Life and Jason Alexander’s Let Bob Do It for Nickelodeon, and she was the host of the pilot The Short Show for E! Networks, the co-host of Game Show Network’s cult classic Faux Pause, and co-host of NBC/PAX-TV’s World Cup Comedy produced by Kelsey Grammer. Mary has been a semi-finalist in Comedy Central’s Laugh Riots competition and in the Andy Kaufman Award competition for The New York Comedy Festival. Mary was the only female stand-up comedian to make it the “Best of the Fest” in the 2022 SLO Comedy Festival. In 2019, a web series in which she stars and co- wrote with comedian Brian Kiley, “Be My Therapist”, was a finalist in The Montreal JFL comedy festival.