Jay Pharoah

Jay Pharoah

Milwaukee Improv (Main Room)

Fri Feb 17
07:00PM
Special Event
09:15PM
Special Event
Sat Feb 18
06:30PM
Special Event
09:00PM
Special Event
Sun Feb 19
07:00PM
Special Event

Pittsburgh Improv

Fri Mar 17
07:30PM
Special Event
09:45PM
Special Event
Sat Mar 18
07:00PM
Special Event
09:30PM
Special Event
Sun Mar 19
07:00PM
Special Event

Jay Pharoah's Bio

Jay Pharoah is an actor and stand-up comedian. With six seasons as a cast member of NBC's Saturday Night Live, Pharoah is best known for his wide array of uncanny celebrity impressions, including President Barack Obama, Will Smith, Denzel Washington, Stephen A. Smith, Kanye West and Chris Tucker, as well as his recurring character, school principal Daniel Frye.

Currently, Pharoah stars in the Showtime series White Famous. In film, he appears opposite Claire Foy and Juno Temple in Steven Soderbergh’s Unsane. Additionally, he just wrapped shooting for the comedy #TwoMinutesofFame. Last year, Pharoah voiced a role in the animated movie Sing alongside Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson and Reese Witherspoon.

Pharoah’s past filmography includes supporting roles in Get a Job, Top Five, Ride Along, Intramural and Lola Versus. He has voiced various roles in the animated TV series Family Guy, BoJack Horseman, Legends of the Chamberlain Heights, Robot Chicken and the upcoming SuperMansion. In the world of stand-up, he headlines comedy clubs across the country throughout the year.