Andre Holland Biography
Andre Holland, a native of Birmingham, Alabama, gained an undergraduate degree from Florida State University, before earning an MFA from New York University's Graduate Acting Program. Shortly after graduation, he received acclaim for his tour-de-force performance as four generations of a family in the play "Blue Door" at Playwrights Horizons.
Holland made his Broadway debut in the Tony Award-winning 2009 revival of August Wilson's "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," at Lincoln Center. He more recently starred in the Manhattan Theatre Club's 2011 presentation of "The Whipping Man." Also that year, he starred in the Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park productions of "All's Well That Ends Well" and "Measure for Measure." His off-Broadway work also includes "The Brother/Sister Plays," "Wig Out," and the Shakespeare in the Park presentations of "Much Ado About Nothing" and "As You Like It." Holland's stage repertoire also includes such plays as "Tempest Tossed" and Romeo and Juliet," with the NYU/Continuum Company; "In the Red and Brown Water," at Georgia's Alliance Theatre; and "Andorra," at London's Young Vic, to name only a few.
On the screen, Holland was previously seen in the comedy "Bride Wars," Spike Lee's World War II drama "Miracle at St. Anna," and the acclaimed 2008 independent film "Sugar," which marked his feature film debut.
Holland currently has a recurring role as White House Press Secretary Marshall Malloy on the NBC comedy "1600 Penn." He previously co-starred in the NBC sitcom "Friends with Benefits." He has also guest starred on such series as "Burn Notice," "Damages," "The Black Donnellys" and "Law & Order."
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