Jay Pharoah

Jay Pharoah

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1987-10-14 (33 years old)

23 Movies · 16 TV shows

Also Known As: Jared Antonio Farrow

Biography

Jared Antonio Farrow (born October 14, 1987), better known by his stage name Jay Pharoah, is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and impressionist. He joined the cast of NBC's Saturday Night Live in 2010, for its thirty-sixth season. In 2015, he was ranked the 55th greatest Saturday Night Live cast member by Rolling Stone magazine.

Early Life

Pharoah began doing impersonations at age six and cites Gilbert Gottfried's character in Aladdin, Iago, as his first voice, explaining, "My father put me in a talent competition a couple of months later, and out of the whole thing I got fifth place."In 2005, Pharoah graduated from Indian River High School in Chesapeake. One of his characters, Principal Daniel Frye, is heavily influenced by IRHS's former principal, James Frye. Pharoah went on to study business at Tidewater Community College and Virginia Commonwealth University.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

3 Movies
The Mitchells vs. the Machines

The Mitchells vs. the Machines

2
2021
She was accepted to a film school. When her family's plans are disrupted by a tech uprising, they drive her to school. The Mitchells will have to work together.
Resort to Love

Resort to Love

2021
A aspiring pop star ends up as the entertainment at her ex-fiancé's wedding after reluctantly taking a gig at a luxurious island resort while in the middle of a music career meltdown.
Bad Hair

Bad Hair

2021
An ambitious young woman gets a weave in order to succeed in the world of music television. Her flourishing career may come at a great cost when she learns that her new hair may be her own.

2020.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
All My Life

All My Life

3.5
2020
The wedding plans of a couple were thrown off course when the groom was diagnosed with cancer.
TV
Nickelodeon's Unfiltered

Nickelodeon's Unfiltered

2020
In this game show, celebrities hide behind hilarious 3D animated characters and a panel of guests ask questions, gather clues, and play games to guess a mystery guest.
2 Minutes of Fame

2 Minutes of Fame

2020
An up-and-coming stand-up comic moves to L.A. to pursue a film career after video clips of his act make him an online sensation.
How to Fake a War

How to Fake a War

10
2020
When an unexpected outbreak of peace leads to a ceasefire between Russian forces and Georgian rebels, arrogant rock star Harry Hope fears for the success of his heavily hyped Piece of Peace global cha...

2019.

1 Movie · 3 TV shows
TV
A Little Late with Lilly Singh

A Little Late with Lilly Singh

6.67
2019
Lilly Singh is a comedian, actress, social media sensation, producer and author of "How to be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life." She hosts celebrity interviews, talks current events, performs music...
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: "All in the Family" and "Good Times"

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: "All in the Family" and "Good Times"

2019
Live performances of classic holiday-themed episodes from Norman Lear's hit shows "All in the Family" and "Good Times."
TV
Tamron Hall

Tamron Hall

2019
Tamron Hall is a former news host and journalist and she interviews people in thorough meaningful and entertaining conversations.
TV
The Masked Singer

The Masked Singer

6
2019
Each singer is shrouded from head to toe in an elaborate costume, complete with full face mask, in order to hide his or her identity during a singing competition. One singer will be eliminated each we...

2018.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
A Million Little Things

A Million Little Things

6.57
2018
A group of people are sleeping.
Unsane

Unsane

5.29
2018
A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution because she is afraid.
Back To School Just For Laughs

Back To School Just For Laughs

2018
Comedians reflect on how school shaped them during their performances at the Montreal Just for Laughs festival.

2017.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Drop the Mic

Drop the Mic

2017
Celebrity rap battles mix comedy and music.
Taraji's White Hot Holiday Special

Taraji's White Hot Holiday Special

2017
Taraji P. Henson, Golden Globe-winning star of EMPIRE and the movie “Hidden Figures,” is back this holiday season to spread cheer, goodwill and some holiday magic in this third annual music and variet...
TV
White Famous

White Famous

6
2017
A young African-American comedian is on the rise. Floyd has a difficult path to stardom that he must navigate to maintain his credibility.

2016.

3 Movies · 4 TV shows
Sing

Sing

7.1
2016
A koala named Buster recruits his best friend to help him drum up business for his theater by hosting a singing competition.
TV
The $100,000 Pyramid

The $100,000 Pyramid

2016
The $100,000 Pyramid has teams of two contestants. The goal of the game is to help your partner guess an answer by listing items that would be included in it. "Po-Go Sticks", "Kangaroos", and "Basketb...
TV
To Tell the Truth

To Tell the Truth

2016
The classic game show is not the same as a modern one. Each round, a celebrity panel will be presented with three people who all claim to be the same person with the same incredible talent, job or ach...
TV
Match Game

Match Game

2016
A modern remake of the classic 70s game show features two contestants trying to match the answers of six celebrities in a game of fill-in-the- blank.
Get a Job

Get a Job

2016
When a college graduate leaves school, he and his friends are forced to lower their expectations. Life after college graduation is not going as planned for Will and Jillian who find themselves lost in...
The Goddamn Comedy Jam

The Goddamn Comedy Jam

2016
Natasha Leggero, Adam Devine, Pete Davidson, Jay Pharoah and Jim Jefferies each tell a story about a song that's important to them, then get to live out their rock star fantasy by performing that song...
TV
Legends of Chamberlain Heights

Legends of Chamberlain Heights

2016
Three high school freshman basketball benchwarmers are the focus of an urban animated series that mixes rowdy comedy and social commentary. Failure doesn't bother the three friends since they're legen...

2015.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Taraji's White Hot Holidays

Taraji's White Hot Holidays

2015
Taraji P is a person. There is some holiday magic in the annual music and variety specials.
Jay Pharoah: Can I Be Me?

Jay Pharoah: Can I Be Me?

2015
Stand up Jay Pharaoh performs his most popular celebrity impressions in this powerhouse comedy special, including hilarious takes on Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Jay-Z, Barack Obama and more.

2014.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
BoJack Horseman

BoJack Horseman

6.06
2014
The sitcom horse of the 90s is 20 years old. BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show "Horsin' Around," but today he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing ...
Top Five

Top Five

6
2014
A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality-TV star fiancée talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her show.
Balls Out

Balls Out

2014
With marriage, graduation, and the real world looming on the horizon, fifth year senior Caleb Fuller reassembles the ol' team of misfits for one last epic run in Intramural football.
Ride Along

Ride Along

7.25
2014
For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister. Ben thinks he...

2013.

1 Movie
SNL: The Jamarcus Brothers CD

SNL: The Jamarcus Brothers CD

2013
In this commercial parody, the Jamarcus Brothers set the mood with their new CD collection that will hit the spot, until the third brother, Engelbert, shows up and kills the vibes.

2012.

3 Movies
Lola Versus

Lola Versus

2012
Three weeks before her wedding, Greta Gerwig finds herself without a partner. With her 30th birthday approaching and being forced to re-enter the New York City dating scene, she feels adrift in a cold...
The Secret Policeman's Ball

The Secret Policeman's Ball

2012
The gig is to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the organization.
All Star Comedy Jam: Live from Orlando

All Star Comedy Jam: Live from Orlando

2012
The best-selling comedy franchise returns and features some of the most raw and hilarious talent including: Capone (TV's "Showtime at the Apollo"), Lil' Duval (TV's "BET's Comicview"), Tony Roberts (C...

2011.

1 Movie
The Cookout 2

The Cookout 2

2011
Basketball coach Ashmokeem kidnaps and blackmails the opposite team's player and his family in order to secure the championship for his team.

2010.

1 TV show
TV
Conan

Conan

8.14
2010
O'Brien hosted the show.

1999.

1 TV show
TV
Family Guy

Family Guy

6.07
1999
The adventures of the family are the subject of an animated series. Peter and Lois have three children. Meg is the most unpopular girl in town, and the middle kid is not very bright, but he has a pass...

1975.

1 TV show
TV
Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

6.36
1975
A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying ...

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
Spinning Gold

Spinning Gold

Neil Bogart was a co- founder of Casablanca Records.
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