Pamela Adlon is an Emmy®-winning, critically-acclaimed actress, writer, producer and director with one of the most distinct and celebrated voices across today’s television landscape.
Currently, Adlon is the writer, director, executive producer and star of the award-winning FX comedy series Better Things. This semi-autobiographical series won a 2016 Peabody Award and was named one of the “Best Television Shows of 2017” by The New York Times, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Slate.com, Vox.com, IndieWire.com and NPR as well as “TV Show of the Year” by TIME. For her role, Adlon received a 2017 and 2018 Emmy Award nomination for “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series” and a 2018 Golden Globes® nomination for “Best Actress in a Television Series Musical or Comedy” as audiences celebrated her raw, insightful voice and unapologetic, elevated commentary on motherhood, feminism and the complexity of modern life.
Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.