The Ladies Of "GLOW" On The Show Vs. In Real Life

Alison Brie as Ruth

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Fun fact: Alison Brie’s last name is actually Schermerhorn and she is now married to Dave Franco.

Betty Gilpin as Debbie aka “Liberty Bell”

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Fun fact: Betty played the sinister Nancy on Masters of Sex and Dr. Carrie Roman on Nurse Jackie.

Sunita Mani as Arthie aka “Beirut”

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Fun fact: Sunita’s all over your television this Summer as she also plays the Fsociety hacker Trenton on Mr. Robot.

Kia Stevens as Tameé aka “Welfare Queen”

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Fun fact: Kia is a real-life wrestling champ and has wrestled for the WWE as Kharma and the TNA as Awesome Kong.

Ellen Wong as Jenny aka “Fortune Cookie”

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Fun fact: You’ve seen Ellen kick some asses before in the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. The World as Knives Chau.

Britney Young as Carmen aka “Machu Picchu”

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Fun fact: This is Britney’s first role on the other side of the camera — she worked as a production secretary on films like Savages and R.I.P.D.

Sydelle Noel as Cherry Bang

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Fun fact: Sydelle can be seen in next year’s much-anticipated Black Panther.

Gayle Rankin as Sheila the She-Wolf

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Fun fact: Gayle played Ophelia in a recent production of Hamlet starring Oscar Isaac (swoon).

Jackie Tohn as Melanie Rosen, aka “Melrose”

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Fun fact: Jackie appeared on the 8th season of American Idol and has dropped songs like “What is Love” and one about liking a really old Instagram photo called “Deep Like.”

Marianna Palka as Reggie

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Fun fact: Marianna is actually a successful British filmmaker in real life, directing indie films Bitch, Always Worthy, I’m The Same, and Good Dick.

Britt Baron as Justine

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Fun fact: Britt is a relative newcomer to acting but appeared on the MTV series Awkward in the exciting role of “Sex Crazed Student.”

Kimmy Gatewood and Rebekka Johnson as Stacey and Dawn

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Fun fact: These two funny ladies are 2/3rds of the World War II musical comedy trio “The Apple Sisters.”

Kate Nash as Rhonda aka “Brittanica”

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Fun fact: Wait a minute, why didn’t anybody tell me that Kate fucking Nash was in this show?! And why didn’t I realize it was her until after I marathoned the whole thing? Bravo!

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