Feb 5, 2019
Alanna Ubach has cultivated a career marked by the kind of range that many actors dream of. A bonified character actress,with equal parts grit and grace, she is unequivocally honest about her experience in Hollywood, generously sharing what she’s learned along the way.
Hardly recognizable from one character to the next, Alanna Ubach
has starred in nearly 150 theater, film, and TV projects. Born in
Downey, California to a Mexican-born mother and Puerto Rican
father, Ubach has been a working actress since childhood. Following
her television debut on "Romper Room," she joined the Lee Strasberg
Institute's Children's Program. At 15, she fearlessly travelled to
New York to star in WPA's Off-Broadway production of "Club
She made her mark in the industry playing the family housekeeper-turned wedding caterer and Gaylord's first lover in "Meet the Fockers," the sorority sister/best friend to Elle Woods in "Legally Blonde," and the sex-starved Israeli neighbor on "Hung." In addition to her role as Jo on Bravo's first original scripted series, "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce," She can also be heard lending her voice to Disney/Pixar's Oscar winning animated film "Coco," featuring an all-Latino cast, where she plays great-great-grandmother Mama Imelda.