Alanna Ubach

Alanna Noel Ubach is an American actress, known for her roles in Coco (2017) as Mamá Imelda, Legally Blonde (2001) as Serena McGuire, and Meet the Fockers (2004) as Isabel Villalobos.

Date of birth

She was born on 3 October 1975.


Ubach was born in Downey, California, the daughter of Sidna and Rodolfo Ubach. Her father was from San Juan, Puerto Rico, and her mother, raised in Los Angeles, was from Sinaloa, Mexico.


Details regarding her education are not yet available.

Love life

Ubach is married to multi-Grammy award winning record producer Thom Russo. Ubach gave birth to their son, Thomas Rodolfo Russo III, in July 2017.

Net worth

Not yet established.


In 1994, she received a positive review from The New York Times for her role as a Jewish girl in Kindertransport at the Manhattan Theatre Club.

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).

She later had roles in a series of indie films: Denise Calls Up (1995), in which she played the title character; Johns (1996), playing David Arquette's girlfriend and in Freeway (1996), with Reese Witherspoon and Kiefer Sutherland, playing a Latina gang girl.

She also played roles in more mainstream films like Clockwatchers (1997) and alongside Reese Witherspoon in the two Legally Blonde films.

In 2004, Ubach starred in the movie Waiting..., alongside Ryan Reynolds and Anna Faris and landed the role of a Latina maid/caterer in Meet The Fockers (2004). She also had recurring roles in Hung (2009) and Californication (2013).

Ubach stars with Lisa Edelstein as a regular cast member on Bravo's first-ever scripted series, 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. The role of Jo was created following the exit of Janeane Garofalo.

In 2021, she was cast as Tessa in Guilty Party, an American dark comedy streaming television series.


In June 2008, Ubach starred in and narrated her ongoing one-woman show, “Patriotic Bitch,” which ran at the Clurman Theatre in Theater Row.

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Alanna Ubach
First Name Alanna
Surname Ubach
Born 3rd October, 1975
Home City Downey, California, U.S.
Current City