Paul W. DownsPaul W. Downs is a comedian. Paul makes digital shorts and other weird things with Lucia Aniello under the name Paulilu.
Paul was a New Face at the 2011 Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. He was also one of Backstage's "10 To Watch", Funny or Die and Splashlife's "30 Under 30", and "Best Emerging Comic" at the 2011 ECNY Awards. His solo show, The Paul Downs Syndrome, was a "Best of NY Sketch" in the New York Comedy Festival, and a TONY Critic's Pick.
A member of former UCB Harold Teams Whorenado and Penthouse Riot, Paul currently performs with UCB Maude Team, New Money in Los Angeles. At UCB, Paul has also been a guest improviser in The Soundtrack and with UCB House Team MOTHER. He has also appeared in Comedy Death Ray, Beneath Gristedes, The High School Talent Show, and CINNABONANZA!, among others.
On-screen credits include MTVs "The College Humor Show", MTVs "Damiens Other Show", and "All My Children".
Paul studied theater and was a member of Duke University Improv (D.U.I.) and sketch group Inside Joke.