- Stephanie Courtney
- Stony Point NY
- United States
Stephanie Courtney (born February 8, 1970) is an American actress and comedienne who is noted for her recurring roles on several television shows and TV commercials. Her most famous commercial role may be that of Flo, the helpful cashier at the Progressive Auto Insurance store.
Stephanie Courtney Acting career
After graduating from the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City, Stephanie, a native of Stony Point, New York, started performing stand up routines, which brought her to a move to Los Angeles. She's been invited to perform her stand up at the Aspen Comedy Festival twice. She also performed in Aspen in "Those Courtney Girls", a show she co-wrote with her sister, Jennifer, and in the Mr. Show Tour, "Hooray for America". Stephanie is a member of The Groundlings improvisational theater in Los Angeles, California. In 2003, she won the Copper Wing award at the Phoenix Film Festival with the ensemble cast for the comedy Melvin Goes to Dinner.
Her TV work includes the voices of Renee the Receptionist and Joy Peters on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim comedy ' Tom Goes to the Mayor (2004-2006); Marge on the AMC drama Mad Men (2007); and Diane on the ABC comedy Cavemen (2007).
Stephanie Courtney Personal life
In 2008, Stephanie married longtime boyfriend Scott Kolonach, who also serves as a lighting director for The Groundlings improv group in Los Angeles.
Stephanie Courtney on the Web
'Flo' actress Stephanie Courtney among alumni honorees Stephanie Courtney, actress and improviser best known for playing “Flo” in the Progressive Insurance commercials, is among the alumni honorees who will speak at Binghamton University's Spring Commencement ...
Get That Life: How I Became "Flo" From the Progressive ... Stephanie Courtney spent more than a decade working in theater and small TV roles before she became one of the world's most recognizable spokespeople.