Dannah Phirman is a New York City transplant and has been performing sketch and improv at the UCB Theatre since 1998. With her writing partner Danielle Schneider she wrote and starred in the show Eye Candy (Dir. Amy Poehler) which was selected for the HBO/Aspen Comedy Festival. Together they created the show Dead Heiresses which was developed as a pilot for Comedy Central. They also wrote Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 for Disney, Catfight for Newline and Boys Are Stupid, Throw Rocks at Them for Universal Studios.
Most recently, Dannah starred in NEWSREADERS on Adult Swim. She has appeared in Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story, Late Night with Conan O'Brien and was a featured cast member on FOX's Mad TV. She is the voice of WordGirl on PBS, and has starred in Nickelodeon's Mighty B and Tak and the Power of Juju, along with Disney's animated pilot Fleeps.
Dannah has grown accustomed to apologizing for the pronunciation of her name and would like to publicly blame her parents for spelling "Donna" wrong.