Pamela Adlon

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Quotes (6)

  • Pamela Adlon: We get on the red carpet, and somebody says, `You have to get off the carpet because Paula Abdul is getting her picture taken'. They're like, `It's Paula Abdul!' I'm like, `[expletive] her, I'm getting an Emmy!'

  • [On why she did Lucky Louie] Pamela Adlon: I wasn't really actively pursuing on-camera roles for the past seven years because I've been having kids, and working in animation. This year, I kind of had to get out there because one of my shows was ending.

  • [Her first impressions of Lucky Louie] Pamela Adlon: I wasn't expecting much at first. You get a script and your first thought is, Can I play this part? Usually my barometer for looking at a character for myself is, if they say in the script that she's pretty or hot or has [expletive], I tell my agents I'm not gonna bother. When I got the pilot script, I gave it to my husband. He never reads anything, but I said, Honey, you have to read this. Somebody put a camera in our house. This is insane. I'm never gonna get this, but you gotta read it because it's just funny. Let's just read it to have fun.

  • [On King of the Hill] Pamela Adlon: I'm stunned by the level of the scripts. They let all these natural moments happen, there's actual silence on a TV show. It feels like classic television, like we're working on something that will last.

  • Pamela Adlon: When I got into voice over 14 years ago, it hadn't exploded at that point, it was the bastard stepchild of acting. It was assumed that if you did voice over your face was too [expletive] up to be on camera.

  • Pamela Adlon: When Will & Grace did a 100th episode, they all got a Porsche. When we did a 100th episode, we got AstroTurf coasters.

Trivia (15)

  • Pamela appeared in the play Heartbreak Help.

  • Pamela was born in New York, but was raised in Los Angeles.

  • Pamela began acting at the age of nine.

  • Pamela made her feature film debut in Grease 2.

  • Pamela was nominated for an Annie Award in 2001 for Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting by a Female Performer in an Animated Television Production. She was nominated for Time Squad.

  • Pamela has done voice acting in the following video games: -Final Fantasy X-2 -Chicken Little -Run Like Hell -Pajama Sam: You Are What You Eat from Head Down to Your Feet

  • Pamela has done voice-over commercials for McDonalds and Blockbuster.

  • Pamela won an Emmy Award in 2002 for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance. She won for the King of the Hill episode "Bobby Goes Nuts".

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