Jay Pharoah

Jones the Cat, This Podcast Has Fleas

Actor Jay Pharoah is quickly becoming one of the industry's most highly-anticipated leading men.  Pharoah currently stars on the Showtime series WHITE FAMOUS as ‘Floyd Mooney.’ Executive produced by Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx and based on his experiences, the comedy series is also executive produced by Tom Kapinos. Pharoah recently voiced a role in the Illumination/Universal animated movie SING alongside Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson and Reese Witherspoon. Jay's voice will next be featured in the independent animated comedy THE ADVENTURES OF DRUNKY alongside Sam Rockwell, Steve Coogan and Jeffrey Tambor. Previously, he played memorable supporting roles in the Lionsgate/CBS Films comedy GET A JOB, opposite Miles Teller and Anna Kendrick, Chris Rock’s film TOP FIVE for Paramount, Universal’s RIDE ALONG opposite Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, the independent film INTRAMURAL and FOX Searchlight’s LOLA VERSUS opposite Greta Gerwig. On the small screen Pharoah is well known for his spot-on impressions on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, where he was a cast member for six seasons.  He also voiced various roles on the Comedy Central series LEGENDS OF CHAMBERLAIN HEIGHTS. Pharoah's debut one-hour stand-up special premiered on Showtime last year, and he headlines comedy clubs across the country throughout the year.