Holly Holiday
Gwyneth Paltrow - Holly 2
General Information
Gender: Female
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Light Blue
Occupation(s): Substitute Teacher at McKinley High (formerly)

Teacher at Harrison High (current)

Series Information
First appearance: Pilot
Portrayer: Gwyneth Paltrow

Holly Holiday is a central character in Glee: Starlight Sensation. She is assigned to direct Starlight Sensation, the glee club, by the principal Gertrude Ford. She is a regular teacher at Harrison High and she teaches Spanish, History, English, Music and also Sex-Ed. She originally made appearances on Glee at McKinley High, and now stars as a main character in Glee: Starlight Sensation.

She is potrayed by Gwyneth Paltrow.


Holly is shown to be kind, fun and laid-back. She is very much alergic to commitment which is going to be a massive role in her storyline. She also has a very serious side.



Holly first appears when Gertrude Ford calls her into the principal's office. She then assigns Holly to direct the neglected glee club Starlight Sensation. Holly then holds auditions and Robert, Michelle, Helena, Emily and Shane's auditions. She is shown to enjoy Shane's audition the most and lets him join first. Holly along with her new glee club students clean the ignored choir room and she witnesses them perform Gettin' Over You not knowing that Teresa Young and her minions were spying on them. Holly declares that they all have a long way to go.

I Dreamed A DreamEdit

Holly first appears when Phoenix Early is singing his audition song Hear Me. Holly accepts him into the glee club and is suspicious when Helena is being nice to him. She then announces that they have to perform during the school assembly which everyone (except Shane) is unhappy about. At the end of the episode Holly notices that Shane is looking very much unhappy.

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