Erin Foley is a comedian, writer, comedic actress and genuine talent powerhouse who continues to crush audiences nationwide with her hysterical view on life, spot-on humor, rapid-fire speech, and acerbic wit. Foley’s razor-sharp observational comedy has garnered her big laughs on popular shows and networks such as Conan, Arsenio Hall, Chelsea Lately, and Comedy Central both on @midnight as well as her own Comedy Central Presents special. She’s also a formidable live performer, having slayed the stages of the San Francisco Sketch Fest, Moontower Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival and a five time repeat at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival.
Foley has also found success as a writer. She was a staff writer on season four of the critically acclaimed sitcom One Day At A Time on Pop TV. She has done punch-up writing on several TV shows and films, including NBC’s One Big Happy (six episodes), ABC’s Most Likely To (pilot), ABC’s Toast (pilot), CBS’s Happy Life (pilot), Nancy Drew & The Hidden Staircase (A Very Good Production), and Friendsgiving (Red Hour Productions). Erin also wrote for NPR’s Live From Here, the popular comedy website Funny Or Die, and was a consulting producer on Ellen DeGeneres’ unscripted comedy show Little Funny.
Rounding out her triple threat status, Erin works as an actress whose talent spans varied genres. Foley is currently the host of the Lifetime Channel’s Mixologist and a Movie, a cast member on Season One of How to Be A Grown-Up on TruTV, along with a supporting roles in Jeff Garlin’s Handsome on Netflix and Cameron Crowe’s Almost Famous. Foley has branded a unique position for herself in the industry, not only as a gifted comedian, but also a compelling screen performer.
Foley’s versatility makes her one of the most sought-after and admired comedians touring the country today. It’s no surprise that The Huffington Post listed Erin Foley in the Top 20 favorite female comedians, writing that she “offers smart comedy on politics, culture, sports, and commercialism that can appeal to anyone in an urban area or with a college degree”.
Most recently, Foley has received great critical acclaim with her podcast Sports Without Balls, which was just added to the All Things Comedy network. In each weekly episode, Erin highlights female athletes and provides a platform for women in sports.