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Alanna Ubach
Born Alanna Noel Ubach
August 3, 1975 (1975-08-03) (age 34)
Downey, California, U.S.
Other name(s) Alana Ubach
Occupation Actress/Voice actress/Singer
Years active 1990–present
Official website

Alanna Noel Ubach (born October 3, 1975) is an American actress and voice actress. She is known for her roles in Legally Blonde as Serena and Meet the Fockers as Isabel Villalobos, and has provided voices for several characters in a number of animated shows, such as Liz Allan in The Spectacular Spider-Man, the title character in El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera and Lola Boa in Brandy & Mr. Whiskers. She has also written and performed a one-woman show. She played the first female assistant, Josie, in Beakman's World.



Early life

Ubach was born in Downey, California, the daughter of Sidna and Rodolfo Ubach. Her sister is therapist Athena Ubach.[1] Her father is a Puerto Rican of Castilian descent and her mother's parents were from Mexico. She is of Spanish ancestry.[2]


Year Film/TV Role Other notes
1990 The Blue Men Edith Film
1992 Beakman's World Josie Television series
1993 Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter? April Television series
Airborne Gloria Film
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit Maria Film
1994 Hits! Angie Film
Renaissance Man Emily Rago Film
Boys Will Be Boys Cindy Television series
1995 The Brady Bunch Movie Noreen Film
Denise Calls Up Denise Devaro Film
The Adventures of Hyperman Emma C. Squared (voice) Television series
1996 Layin' Low Manuela Film
Freeway Mesquita Film
Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story Shannon Johnson Television series
Love Is All There Is Niccolina Film
Just Your Luck Angela Television series
Johns Nikki Film
1997 Pink as the Day She Was Born Cherry Film
Clockwatchers Jane Film
Dead End: Do Me a Favor Christy Film
Johnny Bravo Lonnie Dash (voice) Television series
King Of The Hill Donnie Vatriguez (voice) Television series
1998 Enough Already Val Film
All of It Amy Holbeck Film
1999 Les Joies du mariage Connie Television series
SpongeBob SquarePants Sidney Poseidon (voice) Television series
The Sterling Chase Jenna Marino Film
2000 Slice & Dice Ginger Film
Blue Moon Peggy Film
Clifford the Big Red Dog Charley (voice) Television series
Scary Scream Movie Girl Student in Labor Film
2001 Tikiville Herself Television series
Gary & Mike Television series
Osmosis Jones Thrax, Jr. (voice) Film
What They Wanted, What They Got Berkely Film
Legally Blonde Serena McGuire Film
2002 Teamo Supremo Brenda/Rope Girl, Hector/Skate Lad (voice) Television series
The Perfect You Wendy Film
Ozzy & Drix Mayor Paul Spryman (voice) Television series
2003 Wasabi Tuna Emme Film
Nobody Knows Anything Sarah Television series
Los Lunnis Lublu (voice) English dub
2004 30 Days Until I'm Famous Daisy Fresh Television movie
Karroll's Christmas Jodie Television movie
Maya & Miguel Theo McEwen (voice) Television series
Fatherhood Michael Blackson (voice) Television series
Meet the Fockers Isabel Villalobos Film
Higglytown Heroes Plunkie (voice) Television series
Brandy & Mr. Whiskers Lola Boa (voice) Television series
2005 Uncommon Sense Brenda Television series
Waiting... Naomi Film
Little Einsteins Quincy (voice) Television series
La Coccinelle Revient Reporter Film
Herbie Fully Loaded Spanish dub
Sesame Street Additional voices (2005-present) Television series
2006 Open Window Kim Film
Hard Scrambled Crysta Film
2007 Playing Chicken Herself Television series
Jekyll Michelle Utterson Television series
The Pre Nup Cindy Television series
Equal Opportunity Peggy M. Smith Television series
El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera Manny Rivera/El Tigre (voice) Television series
Shrinks Dr. Jameson Television series
Friday Night Lights Roberta "Bobbie" Roberts Television series
2008 Eli Stone Cathy Borilla Television series
Batman: Gotham Knight Dander (voice) Film
The Spectacular Spider-Man Liz Allan (voice) Television series
Stuntmen Tovah Frieberg Film
Random! Cartoons Mrs. Abbott, Samantha (voice) Television series
2009 Pilar the Black Bandita Tito Fernandez (voice) Television series
Still Waiting... Naomi Film
Hung Yael Kuntz TV Series
Wiffler: The Ted Whitfield Story Kristy Kittens Post-production
Men Of A Certain Age Michelle Television series
2011 Rango Fresca Post-production

Awards and nominations

Award Category Nominee Result
1992 Young Artist Award Beakman's World Nominated


External links

Alanna Noëlle Ubach (born October 3 1975) is an American actress.

Ubach (pronounced You-bock) was born in Downey, California, the daughter of Sidna and Rodolfo Ubach and the sister of actress Athena Ubach.<ref> Alanna Ubach Biography (1975-)<!-- Bot generated title --></ref> She is of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent.<ref> PUERTO RICO HERALD: Prime Time For Latinos On TV<!-- Bot generated title --></ref>

Ubach began her career at the age of four, playing alongside Henry Darrow in a small independent film, "Los Alvarez". At 17, she made a guest appearance on the television series The Torkelsons. She continued with television guest appearances and also appeared in the supporting cast of the film Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit. In 1993, she became co-star of the children's television program Beakman's World and also played the role as Gloria in the movie Airborne. One of her first roles in a feature film was that of lesbian Noreen in the film The Brady Bunch Movie.

Since then, she has appeared in a multi-episode 1996 guest spot on the show Party of Five, a performance in the independent film Clockwatchers, and has guest starred in over 25 television shows and a number of independent pictures. In mainstream film, she has played Serena, best friend to Elle Woods in the film Legally Blonde, and the 2003 sequel, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde. By 2004, she appeared in over 46 films, including Meet the Fockers as Isabel and Waiting.... She wrote and directed "A Mi Amor Mi Dulce," a short that showed in numerous festivals around the world.

Alanna Ubach plays “Josie,” Beakman’s very first lab assistant. She hails from Downey, California, and was described as "an actress to keep your eye on" by The New York Times and "one to watch," by USA Today. Recently, she co-starred in Lion’s Gate’s comedy, Waiting, as “Naomi,” a memorably steamed waitress. She played Ben Stiller’s hilarious first love, “Isabel,” in the hit comedy, Meet the Fockers. In 2004, Alanna reprised her role as “Serena” in Legally Blonde II. She has directed and written two short films, Mi Amor Mi Dolce and The Fart Show, and recently premiered her three-person comedy troupe, Velcro.

Alanna’s distinctive voice is familiar to television cartoon fans. She’s a regular on Teamo Supremo, Ozzie and Drix, Brandy and Mr. Whiskers, Higglytown Heroes, and El Tigre. Other feature film credits include Cannes Film Festival winner Denise Calls Up. She played the ringleader in Freeway, a temp looking for something better in Clockwatchers, and the only female lead alongside David Arquette in Johns. She also performed prominent roles in Just Your Luck, with Vince Vaughn, Layin’ Low, with Jeremy Piven, as well as in Sister Act II, Airborne, Renaissance Man, and The Brady Bunch Movie. TV credits include The West Wing, Monk, House MD, and Sports Night.

Alanna has an extraordinary stage presence, too. For her performance in the powerful World War II drama, Kindertransport, at the prestigious Manhattan Theater Club, she was described by The Village Voice as “a marvelously affecting and unaffected young actress.”

She is the voice of Manny Rivera in Nickelodeon's El Tigre. She is also working on a coffee table book, a one woman show, and a Warner Bros. television pilot with Tom Werner, Eric Gold, and Jimmy Miller.

She is in the Velcro Troupe with Skyler Stone and Zach Johnson. It is a popular sketch troupe with a viral following. Their short film Quentin Tarantino's Little Miss Squirtgun was nominated for Best Movie Spoof at the 2007 MTV Movie Awards.

She is currently working on the new ABC show "Eli Stone", Lewis Black's Comedy Central show "The Root of all Evil", Legs on Sale's Mr. Anvil (director of music video), "Everything Up Close Looks Messy", a one-woman show she has written and will be starring in - (New York, 2008).


External links

  • Alanna's Official Site

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