February 8, 1970 |
Stony Point, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Scott Kolanach (m. 2008)|
Stephanie Courtney (born February 8, 1970) is an American actress and comedienne, best known for playing the advertising character Flo in television and radio commercials for Progressive Insurance and is noted for her recurring roles on several television series, including the voices of Renee the Receptionist and Joy Peters on the 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). She also appeared in the season 2 premiere of Men of a Certain Age. Courtney is a member of The Groundlings, an improvisational and sketch comedy theater in Los Angeles, California.
Early life and education 
In addition to her role as quirky, chipper insurance salesperson Flo in a series of commercials for Progressive Auto Insurance beginning in 2008, Courtney has appeared in ads for Skittles (2008), Wienerschnitzel (2005), SC Johnson Glade products and General Mills breakfast cereal.
She has appeared in such films as The Brothers Solomon, Blades of Glory, The Heartbreak Kid, Melvin Goes to Dinner, for which she and the ensemble cast were awarded the Copper Wing at the 2003 Phoenix Film Festival, and Fred: The Movie.
She appeared on the season-three episode "Dad" of Angel, as well as on a season-seven episode of House M.D., entitled "Selfish", the Everybody Loves Raymond episode "Cookies" and the United States of Tara episode "Aftermath."
Personal life 
|1998||Sweet Bird of You||Kate||Short film|
|1998||Mr. Show with Bob and David||Waitress||Episode: "Eat Rotten Fruit from a Shitty Tree"|
|2000||Tenacious D||Various||Episode: "The Fan"|
|2001||Angel||Gwen (Files and Records)||Episode: "Dad"|
|2002||Everybody Loves Raymond||Woman||Episode: "Cookies"|
|2003||Melvin Goes to Dinner||Alex|
|2003||The Man Show||Various||Episode: "The New Guys"|
|2003||Sketch Pad||Various||Episode: "Roller"|
|2004||Significant Others||Pam||Episode: "A School, Not Cool & a Fool"|
|2004||Faking the Video||Fake Producer||TV series|
|2004||Without a Trace||Lynette Shaw||Episode: "American Goddess"|
|2004–2006||Tom Goes to the Mayor||Various (voice)||27 episodes|
|2005||Broadcast 23||Mrs. Morgan||Short film|
|2005||ER||Charlotte||Episode: "Just as I Am"|
|2005||The Comeback||Carolina||Episode: "Valerie Gets a Magazine Cover"
Episode: "Valerie Stands Out on the Red Carpet"
|2006||Courting Alex||Ticket Agent||Episode: "Birthday"|
|2006||Lovespring International||Woman on Tape||Episode: "A Rear Window"|
|2006||For Your Consideration||Boom Operator|
|2006||Re-Animated||Team Member Donna||TV movie|
|2007||Celebrity Deathmatch||Tina Fey||Episode: "The Banter Bloodbath"|
|2007||Blades of Glory||Reporter at Sign Ups|
|2007||Derek and Simon: The Show||Glenda||Episode: "Troubled Times: Part 2 - Murder & Deception"|
|2007||The Brothers Solomon||Sara|
|2007||The Heartbreak Kid||Gayla|
|2007||Mad Men||Marge||5 episodes|
|2007||Cavemen||Diane||Episode: "Nick Jerk, Andy Work"
Episode: "The Shaver"
|2008||Cavemen||Diane||Episode: "Caveman Holiday"|
|2008||Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!||'Demons' Casting Director||Episode: "Robin Williams"|
|2008||Kath & Kim||Ruth||Episode: "Money"|
|2008–2009||Back on Topps||Debbie Topps||TV series|
|2009||Atom TV||Episode: "Face to Bush"|
|2009||United States of Tara||Beth||Episode: "Aftermath"|
|2009||Coco Lipshitz: Behind the Laughter||Karen Balsac||Short film|
|2010||The Jay Leno Show||Leno Family Member||Episode: "1.75"|
|2010||Sons of Tucson||Denise||Episode: "The Break-In"|
|2010||Fred: The Movie||Kevin's Mom||TV movie|
|2010||House M.D.||Claire||Episode: "Selfish"|
|2010||Men of a Certain Age||Episode: "If I Could, I Surely Would"|
|2011||The Looney Tunes Show||Emma Webster (Young Granny)||Episode: "Eligible Bachelors"|
|2011||Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred||Kevin's Mom||TV movie|
|2012||Fred: The Show||Kevin's Mom||Nickelodeon TV Show|
- Stephanie Courtney - Biography at Internet Movie Database
- Elliott, Stuart (2010-01-17). "Until Flo Ebbs, Progressive Will Capitalize on Her Popularity". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-05-09.
- Paknejad, Tina. "Newly Famous Pitchwoman." Binghamton University Magazine, Summer 2009. 35.