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Dannah Phirman

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Years active  1999–present
Name  Dannah Phirman

Role  Comedienne
Spouse  Mike Phirman (m. 2007)
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Full Name  Dannah Feinglass
Born  April 22, 1975 (age 40) (1975-04-22) Israel
Occupation  Actress Comedienne Writer
Education  State University of New York at Geneseo
Movies and TV shows  WordGirl, Beverly Hills Chihuahu, The Mighty B!, The Hotwives, Newsreaders
Similar People  Danielle Schneider, Erinn Hayes, Casey Wilson, Mike Phirman, Alex Zamm

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Dannah Phirman (born April 22, 1975, as Dannah Feinglass) is an American actress, comedian, and writer best known for voicing the title character in the PBS Kids animated series WordGirl and currently co-stars as Narge Hemingway in the Adult Swim series Newsreaders. She was a member of the long-running sketch comedy troupe Respecto Montalban, one of the original improv groups at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. She is also the co-creator and co-star of the Hulu reality TV parody series The Hotwives.


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Phirman majored in theater at SUNY Geneseo and graduated in 1997. After moving to New York City in 1998 she became involved with the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater where she was a part of the improv sketch group Respecto Montalban. Phirman teaches sketch comedy writing and improv, and has performed in two-person shows like Eye Candy (with Danielle Schneider), which went to the 2002 U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, and Special Delivery (with Paul Scheer), a parody of a British children's show in which postal workers rummage through people's mail in search of heartwarming lessons and edibles. She and Scheer won a 2004 Nightlife Award for Automatic Vaudeville, called "the best variety show in New York City" by Time Out New York. She has since collaborated with creative partner Danielle Schneider on other sketch shows such as Let's Get Awkward and Dead Heiresses at the Los Angeles UCB, as well as a five-woman improv show Mother F#[email protected]. Dead Heiresses was also developed as a pilot for Comedy Central in 2007.


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Dannah voices the title character as well as her alter ego, Becky Botsford, in the PBS Kids animated series, WordGirl, as well as Penny, the side-kick to Amy Poehler's Bessie Higgenbottom in Nickelodeon's The Mighty B!. She also provided the voice of Zaria on Nickelodeon original series, Tak and the Power of Juju, and was a contributing voice to Current TV's SuperNews! show. She has recently provided voices for the video game Mass Effect as well as White Knight Chronicles: International Edition.


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Phirman has written episodes of WordGirl and The Mighty B!, and the direct-to-video sequel to Beverly Hills Chihuahua with her writing partner Danielle Schneider. Phirman and Schneider are currently working on scripts for the upcoming movies Catfight for New Line Cinema and Boys Are Stupid, Throw Rocks at Them for Universal.

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Phirman and Schneider created the Hulu reality TV parody series The Hotwives and were writers on the NBC sitcoms Marry Me and Telenovela. In 2017, Phirman and Schneider worked as writers and producers on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia as well as on the TruTV sitcom I'm Sorry.

Personal life

Dannah (pronounced "Donna") is married to musical comedian Mike Phirman (the "Phirm" half of the comedy duo Hard n' Phirm). Their son Milo Phirman was born on September 4, 2009.


  • Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness - Xiao Niao
  • The Fairly Odd Parents - Missy
  • The Mighty B! - Penny
  • Phineas and Ferb - Teenage Milly ("Act Your Age")
  • Tak and the Power of Juju - Zaria
  • WordGirl - WordGirl/Becky Botsford
  • My Gym Partner's A Monkey - Possum Girl
  • References

    Dannah Phirman Wikipedia

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