Ellen Idelson (June 13, 1961 – September 19, 2003) was an
American writer and producer who worked on Will & Grace. Aside from writing credits, Idelson voiced Will's assistant on two episodes and appeared as an usherette on one episode.
Will & Grace
Idelson's penned 2 episodes, both with writing partner Rob Lotterstein:
- Love and Marriage (voice only, uncredited)
- A New Lease on Life (voice only, uncredited)
- Mad Dogs and Average Men (as Usherette)
- The characters Rob and Ellen were named after Idelson and her writing partner Rob Lotterstein.
- Idelson's parents Bill Idelson and Seemah Wilder also appeared in the episode Mad Dogs and Average Men as patrons at the opera, while Ellen played the usherette.