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Alex Borstein

1971-02-15 Highland, Illinois, USA

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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.


Extinct 2021-04-02
The Angry Birds Movie Sophie Bird / Peggy Bird (voice) 2016-05-11
Man Rots from the Head Gladys 2016-08-10
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special III: Magical Friendship Wonder Woman (voice) 2015-10-18
Love the Coopers Angie Cooper 2015-11-12
A Million Ways to Die in the West Millie 2014-05-22
Lennon or McCartney Herself (voice) (archive footage) 2014-12-12
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise Wonder Woman (voice) 2014-04-06
Ted John's Mom 2012-06-29
Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special Wonder Woman / Giganta / Woman (voice) 2012-09-09
ParaNorman Mrs. Henscher (voice) 2012-08-03
For Christ's Sake Mrs. Marcus 2011-06-12
Killers Mrs. Baily 2010-06-04
Family Guy Presents: It's a Trap! Lois Griffin as Princess Leia / Sy Snootles / Asian Woman / ET Announcer / Hot Girl's Mother (voice) 2010-12-21
Dinner for Schmucks Red Hair Woman (uncredited) 2010-07-30
Family Guy Presents: Something, Something, Something, Dark Side Lois Griffin as Princess Leia / OnStar Voiceover / Empire Member's Wife / Robot Wife (voice) 2010-05-23
Family Guy Presents: Road to the North Pole Lois Griffin (voice) 2010-12-12
Family Guy Presents: Stewie Kills Lois and Lois Kills Stewie 2009-01-01
Family Guy Presents: Seth and Alex's almost live comedy show herself 2009-11-08
A Very Special Freakin Family Guy Christmas 2008-09-01
Family Guy Presents: Blue Harvest Lois Griffin as Princess Leia / Barbara Pewterschmidt as Aunt Beru (voice) 2007-09-23
The Lookout Mrs. Lange 2007-03-09
Drop Dead Gorgeous (In a Down-to-Earth Bombshell Sort of Way) 2006-11-14
Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story Lois Griffin / Tricia Takanawa / Vanessa / Condoleezza Rice / Additional Voices (voice) 2005-07-23
Good Night, and Good Luck. Natalie 2005-09-16
Kicking & Screaming Obnoxious Hummer Lady 2005-05-13
Catwoman Sally 2004-07-22
Seeing Other People Tracy 2004-01-01
Billy's Dad Is a Fudge-Packer Betty Henderson 2004-11-07
Bad Santa Milwaukee Mom with Photo 2003-11-26
The Lizzie McGuire Movie Miss Ungermeyer 2003-05-02
Showtime Casting Director 2002-03-14