Flo Is a Problem for Progressive in Social-Media Crisis

By St. Dinner and meet and greet at the mansion at 6: ET Oct. Where's Flo? Is this true? You'd think she has it easy when it comes to figuring out a costume, but Steph has an excellent explanation for why you won't see her rocking the red wig on Oct.

Another sign of brand mascot success? Retrieved from " https: But yeah, I've seen commercials without her also. She married the lighting director. After years of doing improv theatre, commercials and small roles on TV and in movies, Stephanie Courtney hit it big as the delightfully quirky Flo, a happy-to-help insurance expert in the commercials for Progressive. Read More. I went to a Halloween party 3 years ago and there were two Flos. They want to show that the company behind Flo is made up of ordinary, hard-working, and honest people.

An actress, busy with on-camera and voice-over commercials, calls the Flo ads "distinctive and memorable. Retrieved May 21, But there's a nagging question that must be addressed: And Jan from Toyota.

Meet the Woman Behind Flo, the Progressive Insurance Lady

The Jay Leno Show. Aside from breakfast cereal, the life-spans of these characters are short to nonexistent. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. It was there that she met her husband Scott Kolanach, who is a lighting director for the theatre. A couple mock after school special commercials were funny. Iconic brand mascots are in many ways a hallmark of a bygone era.

What happened? By Jeff Beer 5 minute Read. All of these characters were also played by Courtney, who was reported to have spent about 12 hours doing hair and makeup transitions for the recording. Stephanie Courtney, the actress who plays the character of Flo in commercials for Progressive Insurance, is dead.

Stephanie Courtney born February 8, [1] is an American actress and comedian, best known for playing the advertising character Flo in television and radio commercials for Progressive Corporation beginning in , [2] and 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 —06 , Marge on the AMC drama Mad Men ; and Diane on the ABC comedy Cavemen Around the Web.

What happened? This page was last edited on 16 January , at Everybody Loves Raymond. He can walk that tightrope. Celebrity Deathmatch. In just the last six years the online insurance company has used Flo in their commercials 94 times. Edmonton, AB - Ohh purple joy oh purple bliss oh purple rapture!

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. We realized people wanted to follow her wherever she went.