Pamela Murphy

Pamela Murphy has been studying and performing at the UCB Theatre since 2003. She is ecstatic to be a member of the Harold team Standard Oil and the Maude team Arbuckle. Pam’s solo show, The C Word, a show she wrote about her experience with breast cancer, was named The Best Solo Show of 2010 by Time Out NY and was nominated for an ECNY award. Other past UCB credits include performances with the Harold teams Havana Clambake, Killebrew, Kill Your Darlings and DeCoster, the Maude Team, Slow Burn, and in the UCBT shows Killgore:The New Blood, B-Roll: Fact or Fiction, Sketch Cram, Glue Trap Theatre, Blackout, MOther Knows Best, The Hogwarts Improvisation Society, The It Sucked Awards, Marx the Spot, and as an Irish superhero in The Iron Sheikh. Pam also directed the currently running UCB show, Thin Skin Jonny:Farewell Reunion Tour. She has appeared on Late NIght with Jimmy Fallon, the pilot Bad Parents, a slew of commercials and a ridiculous amount of internet videos. When not performing, Pamela spends her free time spoiling her skittish dogs. Those dogs really do love her.

Guest Appearances

June 23, 2022

Chris Gethard and Pam Murphy join Matt Besser for scenes about ethically fighting at a rock show, Disney’s hired heartbreaker, Teal Swan, comedy acts getting real on the issues, and more!

November 3, 2021

Mookie Blaiklock, Pam Murphy, and Ronnie Adrian join Matt Besser for scenes about telemarketers getting their lines crossed, an Aggie joke writers’ room, a comic who causes relationship problems, and more!

August 18, 2021

Aman Adumer, Don Fanelli, and Pam Murphy join Matt Besser to improvise scenes about a brick store in Newark, Hogwarts House interactions, awful concert conditions, pitching an idea with some dookie on ya, and more!

April 8, 2021

Pam Murphy and Andy Daly join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They perform scenes about a workout plumber, overzealous backstage security guards, complaints about the tallest tree in the neighborhood, and more.

September 4, 2019

Sassy the Cat, Chance the Mutt, and Shadow the Collie are living the good life with their boy and his parents in Malibu. But when the boy gets taken to his grandmother’s house in Eagle Rock, the three animals promise to find him and protect him at any cost. Thus begins an inspiring, heartwarming, and sometimes disturbing adventure through Los Angeles you’ll never forget. This is A Dog’s Journey Homeward. Starring Ali Ghandour, Dan Lippert, James Mannion, Hillary Matthews, Ryan Rosenberg, and Pam Murphy.



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March 13, 2018

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders (Pam Murphy) returns to do shuttle runs around the Hard Nation studios. She reveals her true feelings about Hope Hicks, defends her handling of the Stormy Daniels scandal, and reads more real letters that real children wrote President Trump. Plus: Mark leads Pete on a meditative journey.