Kerri Pomarolli is an American stand up comedian, actress and author based on Los Angeles. She has appeared in over 75 stage productions and had recurring roles on Port Charles, and The Young and The Restless and General Hospital. She has been in motion pictures such as “DeadLock,” and her latest is on Netflix, “The Brennan Manning Story.” She starred and co-produced I Love Kerri, which premiered on Sky Angel in June 2009. She has toured in stage productions from Off Broadway to Italy to playing the leading role of Vindice at the Young Vic Theater in London. She’s also toured in many musical productions including” Leader of the Pack” in New York with leading role of Darlene Love.
She has published 4 books. In 2008, she published Guys Like Girls Named Jennie. (Because hello…she’s from the Midwest and grew up in the ’80’s!)
After graduating from the University of Michigan, Pomarolli moved to Hollywood and pursued an acting career for several years. However, according to her, the roles she was being offered were challenging to her as a person of faith so she branched into stand up comedy. She attended Stella Adler Conservatory in New York and the British American Drama Academy in London.
She graduated from a two-year program at Second City. She studied at the Groundlings for Improv and joined the theater ensemble, The Actors Coop.[She has appeared in more than 75 stage productions, including off Broadway in New York City at the Lambs Theater. Pomarolli co-founded Act in Faith, a drama ministry.
She has appeared on The Tonight Show multiple times parodying Jenna Bush and Tonya Harding. She has been a correspondent to CNN’s Showbiz Tonight on faith in Hollywood. In 2009, she hosted Laugh Break on Mom TV.
Pomarolli appeared on the Oxygen Network’s reality show Tori and Dean: Inn Love, and starred in the comedy movie Engaged that also premiered on the Sky Angel network. Pomarolli was featured in the documentary Hollywood on Fire, where she talked about the condition of faith in the entertainment industry.[In 2013, Pomarolli hosted the California Women’s Conference. She has a recurring role on Nick Mom Night Out.
So basically, as I say on this episode, she’s “pretty much doing the same stuff as the rest of us.”
Kerri and her thirteen year old daughter, Lucy, host a podcast entitled, This Is Not a Good Idea which you can hear on all the podcast platforms.
Kerri Pomarolli “crushes clean comedy,” but mostly–she’s just an awesome mom who is dealing with humanity and loving and trusting Jesus in the process. I LOVE THIS WOMAN! Don’t miss this episode, you guys! Seriously:)
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