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Mageina Tovah (born July 26, 1979) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Glynis Figliola in the television series Joan of Arcadia and as Ursula Ditkovich in the Spider-Man films. Tovah was born Mageina Begtrup in Honolulu, Hawaii, where her father was a US Army psychiatrist in the Green Berets, and her mother was an Army physical therapist. Her family later settled in Clarksville, Tennessee and then moved to Nashville. Mageina has a sister, Rebecca Begtrup, who is a pediatrician and psychiatrist in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mageina attended Martin Luther King Junior Magnet High School in Nashville, Tennessee. She skipped a year of high school, taking both her Junior year of honors English and her Senior year of AP English at the same time. She graduated from high school at the age of 16. For college, Mageina started at The California Institute of the Arts, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the USC in three and a half years. She later moved to New York and Los Angeles. As well as her recurring role on Joan of Arcadia, Tovah's television work include guest roles on a number of TV shows.