Alanna Noel Ubach (born October 3, 1975) is an American actress. She is known for her roles in Legally Blonde as Serena and Meet the Fockers as Isabel Villalobos. She has provided voices for several characters in a number of animated television shows and movies, such as Liz Allan on The Spectacular Spider-Man, the title character on El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera, Lola Boa on Brandy & Mr. Whiskers, Strudel on Pound Puppies (2010), and four characters in the Oscar-winning animated film Rango. She played the first female assistant, Josie, on Beakman's World. She has also written and performed a one-woman show. Early life: Ubach was born in Downey, California, the daughter of Sidna and Rodolfo Ubach. Her sister Athena Ubach is a therapist. Her father was from San Juan, Puerto Rico, and her mother, raised in Los Angeles, was from Sinaloa, Mexico. Since the age of two, she showed a conscious artistic inclination, and by age seven, she had already made her TV acting debut on Romper Room and was studying acting and dance. At 14, she was traveling with an actor's company composed entirely of adults, yet she managed to gain critical acclaim from the New York Times for her role as a Jewish girl from Brooklyn in Club Soda. During this stage, she also landed a regular spot as Josie the assistant in the TV series, Beakman's World. Her early film roles include Airborne (1993), Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993), Renaissance Man (1994), and The Brady Bunch Movie (1995). At 17, she starred in the play Kindertransport at the Manhattan Theatre Club. As she matured, her new interest led her into a series of indie films, like Denise Calls Up (1995), in which she played the title character, the Sundance-acclaimed film Johns (1996), playing David Arquette's girlfriend, and in Freeway (1996), playing a Latina gang girl. During this time, she also played roles in more mainstream films like Clockwatchers (1997), alongside Toni Colette and Parker Posey. Her Hollywood credentials also include her role as Elle Woods's best friend in the two Legally Blonde films. Career: Alanna Ubach stars with Lisa Edelstein as a regular cast member and a second lead on Bravo's first-ever scripted drama, "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce." Ubach portrays Jo, who moves to Los Angeles to reinvent herself in the guest house of her just-divorced best friend from college, Abby. "Jo ditches the vegan bakery she owned in New York for a sugary one in LA, she's an outspoken New Yorker who rarely chooses her words wisely in public," explains Ubach. "Jo can be tough or tender, depending on what she has just ingested as food or drink -- or if she's fueled by her inner strength, anger or grit." Ubach describes the show as "fun and stylish, it's very relatable." Ubach also starred in DirecTV's Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight as Grace, a gallery curator and very neurotic sex maniac. She also became a first-time feature film producer, in addition to her co-starring role, in the upcoming feature, August Falls. Ubach recently wrapped three seasons as Amy Hobbs on Nickelodeon's "See Dad Run" with Scott Baio playing her husband. Despite countless glowing reviews of her varied on-screen and stage performances, Ubach is still best known for her roles in both "Legally Blonde" films, "Meet the Fockers" and "Hung." Ubach, a self-confessed "drama queen," had humble beginnings and used her work ethic to transform herself into a goal-oriented risk-taker and a constantly working actress since childhood. In 2004, Ubach starred in the movie Waiting..., alongside Ryan Reynolds and Anna Faris, and after a long casting process, landed the role of a Latina maid/caterer in the star-filled sequel to Meet the Parents, Meet The Fockers (2004). She has also remained active in TV, with many roles which include recent appearances in hit shows like Hung (2009), It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2011), and Californication (2013). Filmography: Film and television roles Year Title Role Notes 1990 The Blue Men Edith Short 1993 Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter? April TV movie 1993 Airborne Gloria 1993 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit Maria 1993-1994 Beakman's World Josie 26 episodes 1994 Hits! Angie 1994 Renaissance Man Emily Rago 1994 ABC Afterschool Special Cindy "Boys Will Be Boys" 1995 The Brady Bunch Movie Noreen 1995 Denise Calls Up Denise Devaro 1995, 1998 Touched by an Angel Lydia / Cookie 2 episodes 1996 Layin' Low Manuela 1996 Freeway Mesquita 1996 Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story Shannon Johnson Mini-series; 2 episodes 1996 Love Is All There Is Niccolina 1996 Just Your Luck Angela Video 1996 Johns Nikki 1997 Pink as the Day She Was Born Cherry 1997 Clockwatchers Jane 1997 Dead End: Do Me a Favor Christy 1998 Enough Already Val 1998 All of It Amy Holbeck 1999 The Sterling Chase Jenna Marino 2000 Slice & Dice Ginger 2000 Blue Moon Peggy 2000 Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday The 13th Girl Student in Labor 2001 Tikiville Herself TV movie 2001 Gary & Mike TV series 2001 What They Wanted, What They Got Berkely Short 2001 Legally Blonde Serena McGuire 2002, 2003 Teamo Supremo Brenda/Rope Girl / Hector/Skate Lad (voice) 13 episodes 2002 The Perfect You Wendy 2002 Ozzy & Drix Mayor Paul Spryman (voice) 4 episodes 2003 Wasabi Tuna Emme 2003 Nobody Knows Anything Sarah 2004 30 Days Until I'm Famous Daisy Fresh TV movie 2004 Karroll's Christmas Jodie TV movie 2004 Meet the Fockers Isabel Villalobos 2004 Higglytown Heroes Plunkie (voice) Episode: "Shear Luck/Big Night Out" 2004-2006 Brandy & Mr. Whiskers Lola Boa (voice) TV series 2005 The Closer Mrs. Pruitt Episode: "Standards and Practices" 2005 Uncommon Sense Brenda TV movie 2005 Herbie Fully Loaded Reporter 2005 Waiting... Naomi 2006 Open Window Kim 2006 Hard Scrambled Crysta 2007 Playing Chicken Herself TV movie 2007 Jekyll Michelle Utterson 2007 The Pre Nup Cindy Short 2007 Equal Opportunity Peggy M. Smith 2007 El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera Manny Rivera / El Tigre / additional voices 9 episodes 2007 Friday Night Lights Roberta "Bobbie" Roberts 2 episodes 2007 Random! Cartoons Mrs. Abbott, Samantha (voice) Episode: "The Infinite Goliath" 2008 Eli Stone Cathy Borilla 3 episodes 2008 Batman: Gotham Knight Dander (voice) Video 2008-2009 The Spectacular Spider-Man Liz Allan / Helena / Trina (voice) 19 episodes 2009 Shrinks Dr. Jameson TV series 2009 Stuntmen Tovah Frieberg 2009 Still Waiting... Naomi Video 2009-2011 Hung Yael Kuntz 10 episodes 2009-2011 Men of a Certain Age Michelle 6 episodes 2010-2013 Pound Puppies Strudel / Mr. Nut Nut (voice) TV series 2011 Bad Teacher Angela 2011 Rango Boo / Cletus / Fresca / Miss Daisy (voice) 2011 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Roxy Episode: "Frank's Pretty Woman" 2011 The Mentalist Dr. Guidry Episode: "Bloodstream" 2012 Ringer Attorney Episode: "It's Easy to Cry When This Much Cash is Involved" 2012-2013 Kaijudo Master Tiera (Normal Form) / Lucy / Portia / Queen Kalima (voice) 12 episodes 2012 Envelope Tanya Short film 2012-present See Dad Run Amy Hobbs TV series 2013 Californication Trudy 3 episodes 2013 A Haunted House Jenny 2013 Garbage Casey Siegel 2013 Mad Various Voices Episode: "Papa / 1600 Finn" 2013 Marvel Heroes Lady Deadpool (voice) 2013 Being Us Margaret 2013 Revolution Bonnie Webster Episode: "Dead Man Walking" 2013-2014 Ben 10: Omniverse Rook Shar / Rook Ben / Additional Voices 3 episodes 2014 NCIS NSA Senior Intelligence Analyst Sofia Martinez Episode: "Double Back" 2014 Sheriff Callie's Wild West Polly May Porcupine Episode: "The Prickly Pair" 2014 Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight TV series 2014-present Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce Jo TV series Awards and nominations: Award Category Nominee Result 1992 Young Artist Award Beakman's World Nominated 2010 Peabody Award Men of a Certain Age

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