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Pamela Adlon Biography

Birth Name:
Pamela Fionna Segall
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States
Actor, voice artist, producer

Fast Facts

  • Father Don Segall was a comic-book and television writer
  • Because of her husky voice, she auditioned for The Redd Foxx Show as a boy after having wrapped an Ace bandage around her chest
  • Has voiced Japanese anime characters, as well as a number of boy cartoon characters
  • Was not meant to be a regular on the cable series Californication, but was in the pilot and impressed the show's writer-creator who decided to keep her on
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  • 's wife in 2006's Lucky Louie; plays the recurring role of Louie's friend and love interest in his FX series Louie


  • 2018Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2018Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2017Writers Guild Awards-New Series: nominated
  • 2017Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2015Producers Guild Awards-Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy: nominated
  • 2015Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2015Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2014Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated