Alex Borstein

Alex Borstein

  • Birthday: 1971-02-15
  • Place of birth: Highland, Illinois, USA

Biography

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.

Filmography

Family Guy Presents: Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story

2005

As Lois Griffin / Tricia Takanawa / Vanessa / Condoleezza Rice / Additional Voices (voice)

Family Guy Presents: It's a Trap!

2011

As Lois Griffin as Princess Leia / Sy Snootles / Asian Woman / ET Announcer / Hot Girl's Mother (voice)

Seth & Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show

2009

As Self / Various (voice)

Man Rots from the Head

2016

As Gladys

A Very Special Family Guy Freakin' Christmas

2001

As Lois Griffin / Female Hipster / Julie / Grandma (voice)

Family Guy Presents: Blue Harvest

2007

As Lois Griffin as Princess Leia / Barbara Pewterschmidt as Aunt Beru (voice)

Family Guy Presents: Road to the North Pole

2010

As Lois Griffin (voice)

Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special

2012

As Wonder Woman / Giganta / Woman (voice)

For Christ's Sake

2011

As Mrs. Marcus

The Lizzie McGuire Movie

2003

As Miss Ungermeyer

Family Guy Presents: Something, Something, Something, Dark Side

2010

As Lois Griffin as Princess Leia / OnStar Voiceover / Empire Member's Wife / Robot Wife (voice)

Billy's Dad Is a Fudge-Packer

2004

As Betty Henderson

Catwoman

2004

As Sally

Maraschino Ruby

2022

As Police Chief Misty Luggins (voice)

The Bad Guys

2022

As Police Chief Misty Luggins (voice)

Extinct

2021

As Mali (voice)

The Lookout

2007

As Mrs. Lange

Killers

2010

As Mrs. Baily

Love the Coopers

2015

As Angie Cooper

Bad Santa

2003

As Milwaukee Mom with Photo (uncredited)

ParaNorman

2012

As Mrs. Henscher (voice)

Seeing Other People

2004

As Tracy

Little Man

2006

As Janet

Showtime

2002

As Casting Director

Ted

2012

As John's Mom

Dinner for Schmucks

2010

As Red Hair Woman (uncredited)

The Angry Birds Movie

2016

As Sophie Bird / Peggy Bird (voice)

Kicking & Screaming

2005

As Obnoxious Hummer Lady

Production

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