Alex Lee

Alex Lee

Alex Lee is a comedian, television presenter and actor with a background in journalism.

Alex’s television credits include ABC TV’s The Checkout, The Chaser’s Election Desk, The Roast, Media Circus, Story Club and SBSVICELAND’s The Feed. In 2018 she starred in the encore performance of Single Asian Female by Michelle Law at Belvoir St Theatre, which premiered at La Boite Theatre in 2017.

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 has been 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

BRING BACK…SATURDAY NIGHT (Pilot)
Presenter / Sketch Performer. Roving Operations Pty Ltd 2018
THE FEED (Series 6)
Presenter. SBSVICELAND 2018
DING DONG I’M GAY (Telemovie)
Role: Sweetie. Dir: Sarah Bishop, Wintergarden Pictures 2018
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)
Presenter. Dir: Josh Reed & Steven Kirkby, Jigsaw Dwarf 2016-2018
THE CHASER’S ELECTION DESK
Presenter. Dir: Steven Kirkby & Alexandra Nittes, ABC TV & Giant Dwarf 2016
THE CHECKOUT (Series 3)
Guest Presenter. Dir: Josh Reed & Steven Kirkby, Jigsaw Dwarf 2015
STORY CLUB
Role: Guest. Giant Dwarf & ABC2 2015
THE CHASER’S MEDIA CIRCUS (Series 2)
Role: Guest. Dir: Josh Reed & Alexandra Nittes, Giant Dwarf 2015
THE FEED (Series 3)
Role: Guest. Special Broadcasting Service 2015
THE CHASER’S MEDIA CIRCUS (Series 1)
Role: Guest. Dir: Angus Morton & Josh Reed, Giant Dwarf 2014
THE ROAST (Series 3)
Presenter. Dir: Nich Richardson, Hollow Bear Productions 2014
ABC NEWS
Presenter. ABC News 2013-2015

 

Radio

TRIPLE J DRIVE – Regular Guest, 2016-2017
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

BRING BACK…SATURDAY NIGHT (Pilot)
Roving Operations Pty Ltd 2018
THE FEED (Series 6)
SBSVICELAND 2018
THE CHECKOUT (Series 4, 5 & 6)
Dir: Josh Reed & Steven Kirkby, Jigsaw Dwarf 2016-2018
THE CHASER’S ELECTION DESK
Dir: Steven Kirkby & Alexandra Nittes, ABC TV & Giant Dwarf 2016
THE ROAST (Series 3)
Dir: Nich Richardson, Hollow Bear Productions 2014
MICRO NATION
Dir: Andrew Garrick, Network Ten 2012

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