Stephanie Courtney Biography
(Known for Her Role as 'Flo' in the TV and Radio Commercials for 'Progressive Corporation')
Birthday: February 8, 1970 (Aquarius)
Born In: Stony Point, New York, United States
Stephanie Courtney is an American actor and comedian. She is best known for her portrayal of ‘Flo’ in the commercials for the American insurance company ‘Progressive Corporation.’ Since her childhood days, Courtney was passionate about acting. Following her graduation, she studied acting at the ‘Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre,’ while working part-time as a secretary. Courtney wrote and performed the sketch comedy ‘Those Courtney Girls,’ along with her sister. Later, she joined the sketch-comedy group ‘The Groundlings.’ It was the advertisement for ‘Progressive Corporation’ that made her popular. Her character, ‘Flo,’ is one of the most recognizable characters in advertising. The plain-looking ‘Flo,’ with unassuming attire, is a favorite of many TV viewers. Courtney has performed in commercials for brands such as ‘Skittles,’ ‘Glade,’ and ‘General Mills.’ She has performed in several TV series, such as ‘Mad Men,’ ‘Cavemen,’ and ‘United States of Tara.’ She was part of the main cast of the series ‘Fred: The Show.’ Courtney lent her voice to the ‘Adult Swim’ comedy ‘Tom Goes to the Mayor.’ She has appeared in movies such as ‘Melvin Goes to Dinner,’ ‘The Heartbreak Kid,’ and ‘The Brothers Solomon.’ Although Courtney has performed in movies and TV series, she is most popular as ‘Flo,’ a character she still continues to portray.