Jill Alexander is an actor, writer, and improviser.

She recurs as “Patrice” in seasons 1, 2, and 3 of in Mike Judge’s acclaimed HBO series Silicon Valley. She also played Peggy’s secretary “Marsha” in the final season of Mad Men.

Other recent notable TV: American Horror Story, Dr. Ken, Angie Tribeca, Aquarius, and Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street. She regularly pops up in sketches on Jimmy Kimmel Live! (#momweed, anyone?)

Jill is an accomplished improviser: she’s a Groundlings Sunday Company alumna and an original member of IOWest’s long-running mainstage show Trophy Wife (named by New York Magazine as “the improv team to watch!”) Jill graduated from Northwestern University where she majored in Performance Studies.

When she isn’t acting, she’s writing comedy pilots. Her favorite movie is Die Hard. She lives in Silver Lake with her husband and daughter. She would very much like a pony.