Alex Lee

Alex Lee

Alex Lee is a comedian, television presenter and actor with a background in journalism. She is a writer/presenter on ABC TV’s The Checkout. Alex’s other television credits include The Chaser’s Election Desk, The Roast, Media Circus, Story Club, and The Feed. In 2018, she will return to the stage at Belvoir St. Theatre in the encore performance of the sold-out play Single Asian Female by Michelle Law at La Boite Theatre. After graduating from the University of Sydney, Alex worked as a journalist, producer and newsreader on ABC News 24, and was a member of the Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery as political reporter for BuzzFeed Australia. She is a regular comedy guest on the Triple J Drive program, and the Free To A Good Home podcast. Alex has written and starred in sketch, stand-up, and improv shows in the Sydney and Melbourne international comedy festivals, including her solo show I’m Eating Peanut Butter In The Shower Because I’m Sad And You’re Not The Boss Of Me. Her other festival credits include The Annual Sydney Comedy Festival Spelling Bee, Geldwelt, There’s A Ghost In My Cupcake, Bunker 5, and The Delusionists. She is a member of the Improv Theatre Sydney ensemble, and has performed in Soap Opera, Celebrity Theatresports and the Cranston Cup at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre. Alex can be seen onstage several nights a week at The Chaser’s Giant Dwarf Theatre, performing in a variety of shows including Story Club, Soap Opera, ITS Smackdown, Yarramadoon Public School Debate Night, and Nailed It. She also plays Dungeons and Dragons live on stage as the half-orc Philge in the hit comedy podcast Dragon Friends, which has twice sold out shows at PAX Australia, toured to Seattle, Melbourne and Adelaide and has over 5000 subscribers worldwide.

Alex Lee

TELEVISION

CRAM series 1
Role: Guest. ITV
THE LETDOWN series 1
Role: Ms Jo. Dir. Trent O’Donnell, Giant Dwarf 2017
THE ANGUS PROJECT
Role: Kathy. Dir. Nina Oyama, ABC Fresh Blood 2017
THE CHECKOUT series 4, 5, 6
Writer/Presenter. Dir. Josh Reed and Steven Kirkby, Jigsaw Dwarf 2016 – 2018
THE CHECKOUT series 3
Guest Presenter. Dir. Josh Reed and Steven Kirkby, Jigsaw Dwarf 2015
THE CHASER’S ELECTION DESK
Role: Writer/Presenter. Dir. Josh Reed and Steven Kirkby, Giant Dwarf 2016
STORY CLUB
Role: Herself. Giant Dwarf, ABC 2 2015
THE CHASER’S MEDIA CIRCUS series 1 & 2
Role: Guest. Dir. Josh Reed, Giant Dwarf 2014-2015
THE FEED series 3
Role: Guest. Special Broadcasting Service. 2015
THE ROAST series 2
Role: Writer/Presenter. Dir. Nich Richardson, Hollow Bear Productions 2014
ABC NEWS
Role: Presenter. ABC News, 2013-2015

 

RADIO

ABC – TRIPLE J
Drive show regular guest (2016-2017)
ABC – TRIPLE J
Breakfast, Girls to The Front Co-host (2017)

THEATRE

SINGLE ASIAN FEMALE
Role: Zoe. Dir. Claire Christian, Belvoir St Theatre 2018
SINGLE ASIAN FEMALE
Role: Zoe. Dir. Claire Christian, La Boite Theatre 2017

LIVE SHOWS

GELDWELT
Role: Performer Sydney Fringe Festival 2015, Sydney Comedy Festival 2016
I’M EATING PEANUT BUTTER IN THE SHOWER BECAUSE I’M SAD AND YOU’RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME
Role: Performer Sydney Fringe Festival 2012, Sydney Comedy Festival 2013
THERE’S A GHOST IN MY CUPCAKE
Role: Performer MICF 2010
BUNKER 5
Role: Performer MICF, Belvoir Downstairs Theatre 2009
THE DELUSIONISTS IN EVERYTHING THAT EVER HAPPENED EVER
Role: Performer MICF 2008
THE DELUSIONISTS
Role: Performer MICF 2007, Big Laugh Comedy Festival 2007, World’s Funniest Island 2009

PODCASTS

DRAGON FRIENDS
Stream of Annihilation Seattle Sydney Fringe Festival, 2015 – 2017
FREE TO A GOOD HOME
Regular guest, 2014 – 2017
WRITING

MICRO NATION
Co-creator, writer. Dir. Andrew Garrick, Network Ten 2012

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