Alex Lee is a comedian, television presenter and actor with a background in journalism.
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 ITS ensemble and has performed in ITS Soap Opera, Celebrity Theatresports and the Cranston Cup at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre.
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. 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’s television credits include ABC TV’s The Checkout, The Chaser’s Election Desk, The Roast, Media Circus, Story Club, Saturday Night Rove, SBS’ The Feed and Stan‘s The Other Guy.