Alex Borstein

Alex Borstein

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    • February 15th, 1971
Alexandrea "Alex" Borstein (born February 15, 1973) is an American actress, singer, voice actress, writer and comedian. She is best known for her long-running role as Lois Griffin on the animated television series Family Guy, and as a cast member on the sketch comedy series MADtv. A native of Highland Park, Illinois, Borstein is a graduate of San Francisco State University, where she studied rhetoric. She was trained in improvisational comedy at the ACME Comedy Theatre, near Hollywood, California, and was selected to join MADtv after being scouted by talent agents who noticed her work at the theatre. She was a writer and voice actor for several television shows, including Casper, Pinky and the Brain and Power Rangers: Zeo, before joining the cast of MADtv as a featured player, and later as a repertory player in 1997. As an actress, she has made appearances in such films as The Lizzie McGuire Movie, Catwoman and Dinner for Schmucks.

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Acting (30 Credits)

2021Extinct as Mali (voice)
2017The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel as Susie Myerson
2016Bordertown (2016) as Becky Buckwald
2016The Angry Birds Movie as Sophie Bird / Peggy Bird (voice)
2015Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship as Wonder Woman (voice)
2015Love the Coopers as Angie CooperWatch Free
2014Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise as Wonder Woman (voice)
2014A Million Ways to Die in the West as Millie
2013Getting On (US) as Dawn Forchette
2012Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special as Wonder Woman / Giganta / Woman (voice)
2012ParaNorman as Mrs. Henscher (voice)
2012Ted as John's Mom
2011Family Guy Presents: It's a Trap! as Lois Griffin as Princess Leia / Sy Snootles / Asian Woman / ET Announcer / Hot Girl's Mother (voice)
2010Family Guy Presents: Something, Something, Something, Dark Side as Lois Griffin as Princess Leia / OnStar Voiceover / Empire Member's Wife / Robot Wife (voice)
2010Killers as Mrs. Baily
2010Dinner for Schmucks as Red Hair Woman (uncredited)
2008Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy
2007Family Guy Presents: Blue Harvest as Lois Griffin as Princess Leia / Barbara Pewterschmidt as Aunt Beru (voice)
2007The Lookout as Mrs. Lange
2006Little Man as Janet
2005Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story as Lois Griffin / Tricia Takanawa / Vanessa / Condoleezza Rice / Additional Voices (voice)
2005Good Night, and Good Luck. as Natalie
2005Kicking & Screaming as Obnoxious Hummer Lady
2004Catwoman as Sally
2004Seeing Other People as TracyWatch Free
2003The Lizzie McGuire Movie as Miss Ungermeyer
2003Bad Santa as Milwaukee Mom with Photo (uncredited)
2002Showtime as Casting Director
1999Family Guy as Lois Griffin / Tricia Takanawa / Loretta Brown / Barbara Pewterschmidt (voice)

Herself (1 Credits)

2009Seth & Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show as Self / Various (voice)


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