Paul Welsh

Paul Welsh is an actor, improviser and writer originally from Connecticut, who has been performing at UCB since 2008. He currently performs on the house team JV every Friday at 11PM. His television credits include: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (CW), Broad City (Comedy Central), Children’s Hospital, Key & Peele (Comedy Central), Playing House (USA) and more. He has tried to sell you a bunch of stuff on commercials, and his comedy has been featured by The New York Times, New York Magazine, and Jezebel. He has performed at the UCBs on both coasts as a member of Harold night, in countless other UCB sketch and improv shows as well as two self-written solo shows (Men in Paintings & Paul Welsh Goes to a TED Conference). Before that, he studied political science and Italian at Georgetown University. Paul once lived above a pig farm on the outskirts of Mexico City, has gone temporarily blind in one eye, and is looking to talk to you about Richard Nixon.

Host Information

Hard Nation

From the right, it’s Mark Hard, and from the left it’s Pete Hard! Join the Hard Brothers (Mike Still and Paul Welsh) for a bare-knuckle political brawl that will leave you with an America-shaped bruise on your brain. Featuring your favorite comedians performing as your (least) favorite politicians.

Guest Appearances

The Stegosaurus Challenge

improv4humans #240May 19, 2016

Mike Still, Jessica McKenna and Paul Welsh join Matt Besser on this week's improv4humans. They improvise about the musical number in Virgin Airlines' safety video and explore new weight loss challenges. People running for U.S. Senate inspire a scene about presidential candidates'…

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BONUS: Introducing Hard Nation

Check out the first episode of the brand new Earwolf show "Hard Nation!" Join the Hard Brothers (Mike Still and Paul Welsh) for a bare-knuckle political brawl that will leave you with an America-shaped bruise on your brain. Featuring your favorite comedians…

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Hard Nation

Earwolf Presents #32January 29, 2016

Join the Hard Brothers, Mike and Paul (Mike Still and Paul Welsh), for a bare-knuckle political brawl that will leave you with an America-shaped bruise on your brain. Featuring your favorite comedians performing as your (least) favorite politicians. On this episode, the Hard Brothers…

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The Wahlberg Solution LIVE

Earwolf Presents #27August 25, 2014

After decades of using his knowledge to only benefit himself, Mark Wahlberg (Daniel Van Kirk) has teamed up with other celebrities and famous friends for “The Wahlberg Solution!" a round-table discussion of current news and events that will sort out the world's…

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The Wahlberg Solution LIVE

Sklarbro Country #WS01August 25, 2014

After decades of using his knowledge to only benefit himself, Mark Wahlberg (Daniel Van Kirk) has teamed up with other celebrities and famous friends for “The Wahlberg Solution!" a round-table discussion of current news and events that will sort out the world's…

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Best of improv4humans Vol. 5

improv4humans #141July 3, 2014

That time has come once again humans! The best of improv4humans with Matt Besser volume 5 is here featuring an amazing roster of the greatest improvisers in the universe including Joe Wengert, Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, Jason Mantzoukas, Lennon Parham, Jessica St.…

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Rainbow Party Pitch

improv4humans #106November 7, 2013

Grab some snacks and buzz juice and listen to a special VPN edition of improv4humans with Zach Woods and UCB-LA Harold team members Nick Mandernach, Matt Newell, Erin Whitehead, Dan Lippert, Molly Bretthauer, and Paul Welsh! They’ll soothe a crowd of rioters…

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