Phil Augusta Jackson

Phil Augusta Jackson is an improviser, actor, writer and musician who started studying at UCB in 2009.


He is a writer for Comedy Central’s Key & Peele and appears in Hulu’s new paranormal comedy, Deadbeat. He will also appear in season 3 of Comedy Central’s Kroll Show and is the resident poet on The Chris Gethard Show.


He has performed with UCB house teams THE REGULARS, Cipha Sounds Take It Personal, Improv Nerds, and ASSSSCAT 3000.


Phil has also performed in the NYC indie improv scene with the wonderful players of Jump On Three, Dreamboat, Kelly Cash, and sketch with Cardigan Comedy.


Phil is a playwright, and his self-produced piece, The Dinner Plan, enjoyed a sold-out run at the 13th Street Repertory Theatre. When he’s not doing these things, he produces and writes music.


Phil graduated from the University of Virginia and soon after studied acting at Michael Howard studios before enrolling at UCB.


Prior to getting the comedy bug, Phil was a Strategy Director at an advertising agency.

Guest Appearances

Carl Alarm

Earwolf Presents #95January 27, 2019

It’s the Carl Alarm! W-EAR The Wolf’s #1 morning drive-time show with your hosts Carl Tart  Latina Nina, Ronnie on the Radio, and Intern Patrick!  This may be their first week of syndication but they’re still spinning the hottest records, answering listener…


Jesse Jackson DJ'ed John Lewis' Birthday (w/ Phil Jackson, Lamar Woods)

This week on HARD NATION, Reverend Jesse Jackson (Phil Jackson) and Congressman John Lewis (Lamar Woods) join Mark and Pete for an important civil rights conversation. The guys do a deep dive on "staying woke", Magic Eye etiquette and eating pizza at…


Shaun Diston, Phil Augusta Jackson: The Larry Jones Show Live at Now Hear This

Live from the Now Hear This Podcast Festival comes The Larry Jones Show with your host Larry Jones (Shaun Diston)! Larry welcomes chef Carl (Phil Augusta Jackson) to confront his girlfriend Jenny on the show under the suspicion that she might be…


Racism in Print

Yo, Is This Racist? #463August 8, 2014

Andrew Ti and special guest Phil Augusta Jackson finish the week off by discussing racism in print and the delicate way to quote someone who speaks english as a second language. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is…


Rice Burner

Yo, Is This Racist? #462August 7, 2014

On today's episode, Andrew and Phil Augusta Jackson talk about "rice burners" and engineer Sam has a chilly reminder of growing up in Wisconsin. Don’t forget to keep leaving us messages by calling (323) 389-RACE.


Why White People Have Jobs

Yo, Is This Racist? #461August 6, 2014

Phil Augusta Jackson & Andrew finally answer the age old question: should white people allowed to have jobs? Be sure to keep leaving us messages at (323) 389-RACE.



Yo, Is This Racist? #460August 5, 2014

The hilarious Phil Augusta Jackson & Andrew talk about the true glorious talent that is white rapper RiFF RAFF and the factors of his becoming famous. Make sure to leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.



Yo, Is This Racist? #459August 4, 2014

Comedian and Key & Peele writer Phil Augusta Jackson joins Andrew all this week to answer some racism questions. Today Phil & Andrew talk about Jew Fros, Afros, and the pc term "natural hair." Be sure to call us at (323) 389-RACE…

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