Friday, December 15

Who is Stephanie Courtney ?

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Stephanie Courtney is the actress who plays Flo, the Progressive Insurance girl in the Progressive Insurance tv commercials.

Stephanie Courtney was born on February 8, 1970 in Stony Point, New York. She is a graduate of BinghamtonUniversity, graduating in 1992. She is married to Scott Kolanach, a lighting director.

Stephanie Courtney has also appeared in other tv commercials including ads for Skittles, Wienerschnitzel, SC Johnson Glade and General Mills cereals, in addition to her role as Flo, the Progressive Insurance girl.

But Stephanie Courtney has done more that just tv commercials for Progressive Insurance. She has appeared in a few tv programs including the roles of Marge on the AMC show Mad Men and Diane on the ABC show Cavemen. She was also the voice of Renee the Receptionist and Joy Peters on Tom Goes to the Mayor. She has also had minor roles in several films including Blades of Glory, The Heartbreak Kid and Melvin Goes to Dinner. Stephanie Courtney is also a member of an improvisational theater group named The Groundlings.

It is, however, her role as Flo on the Progressive Insurance commercials that Stephanie Courtney is best known for. In the series of commercials, Flo is a bubbly character who is eager and enthusiastic about Progressive Insurance products. She is always ready and willing to help potential customers who come into the office.

Stephanie Courtney, as Flo, has become a tv icon. Flo even has a page on the popular website Facebook as Flo, the Progressive Insurance Girl. Reportedly, Flo’s page has over half a million fans.


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