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Jay Pharoah          

Comedian & Former Saturday Night Live Cast Member

Jay Pharoah is a featured player on Saturday Night Live.

Pharoah developed his comedy skills at a young age in local comedy clubs. He went on to tour in the UK, the US, and Montreal, and participated in the sketch comedy series Charlie Murphy's Crash Comedy. Pharoah previously performed stand-up on BET's One Mic Stand and was the star of the 2010 BET Awards short The Package.

Pharoah is most known for his wide array of uncanny celebrity impressions, including Will Smith, Eddie Murphy, Denzel Washington, and Kanye West. He can soon be seen alongside Greta Gerwig, Bill Pullman, and Debra Winger in Fox Searchlight's upcoming feature Lola Versus.

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Jay Pharoah Opens Up About His Painful Battle With Depression

WATCH: Jay Pharoah On His 'Constant State Of Depression' As An Overweight ... on HuffPost Live about his new comedy special, "Jay Pharoah: Can I Be Me?," ...

Comedy Special 'Jay Pharoah: Can I Be Me?' to Premiere Saturday ...

... ME? from standup comedian and master impressionist Jay Pharoah on Saturday, August 1st at 10 p.m. ET/PT. This is Pharoah's first hour-long comedy special ...

'SNL' loses two major cast members ahead of new season

Los Angeles (CNN)"Saturday Night Live" is losing two of its familiar faces.

Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah will not be returning to the long-running sketch series, NBC confirms to CNN. TVLine first reported the news...

'SNL': Taran Killam, Jay Pharoah Out as Lorne Michaels Plays ...

"Saturday Night Live" showrunner Lorne Michaels parts ways with two comedians that don't fit into his empire, Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah.

Jay Pharoah, Taran Killam leave 'Saturday Night Live' | Fox News

NBC says Saturday Night Live cast members Jay Pharoah and Taran Killam are exiting the show.

Taran Killam and Jay Pharoah Won't Be Back on Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live is going to be missing two very important faces when it returns this fall for season 42. E! News has confirmed that both Taran Killam and Jay ...

Taran Killam, Jay Pharoah Out at 'Saturday Night Live' | Variety

UPDATED: “Saturday Night Live” is parting ways with two longtime cast members , Jay Pharoah and Taran Killam, Variety has confirmed. The two performers ...

Jay Pharoah's SNL Exit: Comedian Breaks Silence After Ouster ...

Jay Pharoah has broken his silence after his "Saturday Night Live" exit, posting a photo on Instagram with castmate Taran Killam.

Jay Pharoah, Taran Killam leaving "Saturday Night Live" - CBS News

NBC says "Saturday Night Live" cast members Jay Pharoah and Taran Killam are exiting the show.

'SNL' cuts Taran Killam, Jay Pharoah and Jon Rudnitsky in cast ...

Veteran performers Killam and Pharoah had been on the show for six seasons.

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