Pam Dougherty has worked on the professional stage for over 35 years.
Since returning from Virginia where she performed in Good Ole’ Girls at the Barter Theatre in Viginia last summer, Pam has appeared as Mama Lily in WaterTower Theatre’s production of Hank Williams: The Lost Highway, and more recently as Dottie in WTT’s acclaimed production ofGood People. She’ll be seen mothering the Joad clan in Oklahoma City Repertory’s production of The Grapes of Wrath, September 19 through October 5.
She has received regional acclaim for her work as pill-addicted Violet Weston in the Pulitzer Prize winner August: Osage County at Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre, as bawdy lounge singer Jeannette in The Full Monty at WaterTower, and as bedridden Big Edie in Grey Gardens, also at WaterTower. Previously, she received several ‚”funniest thing I’ve seen in the whole festival” notices from critics for her performance as Mable in Theatre Three’s contribution to The Horton Foote Festival, The Roads to Home. in 2012 she repeated her role as Violet Weston in August…. at WaterTower, winning the Column Award for Best Actress. She has a BFA in Acting from the University of Texas at Austin and an MFA in Directing from Southern Methodist University.
Pam also works frequently in film, television and radio.
She was featured as a judge in both “False Confessions” on last season’sDallas, and in “The Revengers” in ABC’s The Lying Game. In “Something’s A-mish” in the previous season’s In Plain Sight (USA Network), she played a dirty-talking grandma who knits. In other recent network season, she played a school principal in the pilot episode of NBC’s Chase, and was also seen as Judge Fogle in NBC’s The Deep End(directed by Adam Arkin). Recent film work includes roles in Finding Normal (with Candace Cameron Bure), Dr. T and the Women (with Richard Gere; Robert Altman, dir.), Walking Tall II (with Kevin Sorbo),Universal Soldier: The Return (with Jean-Claude Van Damme), A Woman of Independent Means (with Sally Field) and more. She’ll be featured in the 2014 release of The Town that Dreaded Sundown (with Edward Herrmann and Victoria Cartwright.
She has voiced numerous political radio spots for gubernatorial, senate and congressional races across the U.S., and frequently voices characters in the anime, animation and video game industry. You can hear her as several different characters in Walking Dead: Survivors Instinct.
Pam is well known across Texas and beyond for her work with Actors’ Equity Association.
She has served on several regional and national committees, was the first Texas-based member to be elected and serve on AEA’s National Council, and currently represents the DFW area as Liaison Vice-Chair.
And now: AUDIOBOOKS! In the short year Pam’s been narrating audiobooks she has voiced romance, comedy, paranormal, historical memoir and non-fiction. Her titles can be found on Amazon, Audible and iTunes.