Wortell was a founding member of the Ark Improvisational Theatre while a student at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Shortly after graduation she was invited to join the famed Second City in Chicago. She spent six years with the company, writing and performing with Bonnie Hunt in several successful reviews.
Wortell then teamed with Hunt as a series regular in both The Building and The Bonnie Hunt Show. She made an unforgettable impression in the film Return to Me as the blind date from hell.
Her other motion picture appearances include Junior, Beethoven and Beethoven's 2nd. Television credits include Curb Your Enthusiasm, as well as guest appearances on several other popular series.
Wortell currently lives in Los Angeles
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