Jay Pharoah

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Jared Antonio Farrow
  • Birth Place: Chesapeake, VA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/14/1987, Libra
  • Profession: Comedian; impressionist
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Jay Pharoah Fast Facts:
  • Starting doing impressions at age 6.
  • Worked comedy clubs in Virginia at 15.
  • Made his debut on Saturday Night Live on September 25, 2010.
  • An audition tape played a key role in bringing him his SNL gig.
  • On an SNL episode in 2010, he paid tribute to a principal at his high school, using a slightly different name than that of the actual man, Jimmy Frye---who was aware of Pharoah's plan and was fine with it. Pharoah was "always serious about his comedy," Frye said. "It's just a nice gesture that he remembered me."
  • College:
  • Attended Tidewater Community College, Chesapeake, VA Attended Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

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