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Alex Borstein

Full / Real Name: Alexandrea Borstein
Born: 15 February 1971 (49 years old)
Gender: Female

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Alex Borstein is an American actress, singer, voice actress, writer and comedienne best known for her roles on the FOX sketch comedy series MADtv and as the voice of Lois Griffin in the animated series Family Guy.

She was seen in Killers alongside Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl and Dinner for Schmucks with Steve Carell and Paul Rudd.

Her additional feature film credits include Good Night, and Good Luck, Little Man, The Lookout and Catwoman, as well as Kicking & Screaming, The Lizzie McGuire Movie, Coyote Ugly, Showtime, Bad Boy and Bad Santa.

Borstein serves as a consulting producer on the cable series Shameless. Her critically heralded one-woman stand-up show, Drop Dead Gorgeous (In a Down-to-Earth Bombshell Sort of Way), is available on DVD.

After graduating from San Francisco State University with a degree in rhetoric, Borstein started performing improv and later joined the ACME Comedy Theatre in Los Angeles.

Originally from Chicago, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Jackson and son, Barnaby.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Doctor Gupta

Doctor Gupta

Hooker

Bidding Customer

Lois Griffin

Lois Griffin

Lois Griffin

Lois Griffin

Lois Griffin

Lois Griffin

Lois Griffin

Lois Griffin

Lois Griffin

Lois Griffin

Lois Griffin

Lois Griffin

Lois Griffin

Evelyn

Bitter Woman on Stage

Dawn Forchette

Dawn Forchette

Dawn Forchette

Drella

Doris (voice)

Miss Celine

Clerk

Preshi

Lynette

Various Characters

Various Characters

Various Characters

Various Characters

Various Characters

Ms. Swan/Karen

Ms. Swan/Mama Brightling

Herself/Bunny Swan

Loretta

Lou Deckner

Lou Deckner

Lou Deckner

Lou Deckner

Mrs. Lowenstein

Mrs. Lowenstein

Mrs. Lowenstein

Various

Colleen Walker

LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Sunday 27 September

Wildlife series Dynasties starts on SABC3 and two Battle of Britain docs air on HISTORY.


4th Royalty Soapie Awards - all the winners

Top wins were split between Gomora and The River, with Binnelanders taking Outstanding Soapie.


New on TV today: Saturday 26 September

The 4th Royalty Soapie Awards air live on SABC1 and true story American Soul plays out on SABC2.


A Perfect Lie Teasers - October 2020

Back! A Perfect Lie makes it through the COVID storm to return to Star Life with new episodes and warm-up repeats.


Die Presidentsvrou Teasers - October 2020

Leonardo asks Paloma to marry but she's reluctant.


The Inseparables Teasers - October 2020

Finale alert! The unborn child is threatened but everyone comes to their senses.


New on TV today: Friday 25 September

Nasty C is a Zulu Man in Japan on Netflix and a new season of Lost Gold of WWII starts on HISTORY.


New on TV today: Thursday 24 September

There's a World on Fire on M-Net and another Race Across the World on BBC Earth.


Idols 16: Top 16 girls' song choices

Oh girls just wanna have fun.


Meet the new characters on Arendsvlei's upsized Season 3

See who's coming to town from Monday (28th).

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