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Alex Borstein was born on February 15, 1973 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Alexandrea Borstein. She is an actress and writer, known for MADtv (1995), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005). She has been married to Jackson Douglas since 1999. They have two children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

MADtv
MADtv Various / Ms. Swan / Sue Napersville / Miss Swan / Patsy Ramsey / Björk / Bunny Swan / Charlotte York / Chelsea Clinton / Eracist Player Anne / Ethel Mertz / Ethel from 'I Love Lucy '98' / Funeral Guest / Heather / Herself / Joyce DeWitt as Mary Pippen / Judge / Karen / Kenny's Country Broasters Customer / Lisa Kushell's Mother / Ms Swan / Ms. Swan, Mama Brightling / Natalie Merchant / Roadkill Lunchmeat Megapress Daughter / Rosie O'Donnell / Santa's Helper / Spishak Cola Taster / Vera
(1997-2009)
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story Lois Griffin / Tricia Takanawa / Vanessa / Condoleezza Rice / Additional Voices
(2005)
Ted
Ted John's Mom
(2012)

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 1999-2017 Family Guy (TV Series)
Lois Griffin / Additional Voices / Tricia Takanawa / ...
- Peter's Def Jam (2017) ... Lois Griffin (voice)
- Gronkowsbees (2017) ... Lois Griffin (voice)
- Passenger Fatty-Seven (2017) ... Lois Griffin (voice)
- Carter and Tricia (2016) ... Lois Griffin (voice)
 2016 Son of Zorn (TV Series)
Elizabeth
- Return of the Drinking Buddy (2016) ... Elizabeth
 2016 Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (TV Mini-Series)
Miss Celine / Drella
- Fall (2016) ... Miss Celine
- Winter (2016) ... Drella
 2016 Man Rots from the Head (Short)
Gladys
 2016 Bordertown (TV Series)
Janice / Becky Buckwald
- Viva Coyote (2016) ... Janice / Becky Buckwald (voice)
- American Doll (2016) ... Janice / Becky Buckwald (voice)
- La Fiesta Noche Show (2016) ... Janice / Becky Buckwald (voice)
- Wildfire (2016) ... Janice / Becky Buckwald (voice)
- Heart Attack (2016) ... Janice / Becky Buckwald (voice)
 2016 Angry Birds
Sophie Bird / Peggy Bird (voice)
 2012-2016 Workaholics (TV Series)
Colleen Walker
- Gone Catfishing (2016) ... Colleen Walker
- Orgazmo Birth (2014) ... Colleen Walker
- Ders Comes in Handy (2012) ... Colleen Walker
 2015 Life in Pieces (TV Series)
Lynette
- Ponzi Sex Paris Bounce (2015) ... Lynette
 2015 Love the Coopers
Angie
 2015 Masters of Sex (TV Series)
Loretta
- Monkey Business (2015) ... Loretta
 2009-2013 The Cleveland Show (TV Series)
Hadassah Lowenstein / Lois Griffin / Trish / ...
- Crazy Train (2013) ... Hadassah Lowenstein (voice)
- Of Lice & Men (2013) ... Hadassah Lowenstein (voice)
- Grave Danger (2013) ... Hadassah Lowenstein (voice)
- Flush of Genius (2012) ... Hadassah Lowenstein (voice)
 2013 M.Y.C. (TV Movie)
Chèvre
 2012-2013 Bunheads (TV Series)
Sweetie Cramer / Hooker
- Channing Tatum Is a Fine Actor (2013) ... Sweetie Cramer
- Pilot (2012) ... Hooker (uncredited)
 2005-2012 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Wonder Woman / Birdo / Daffney Gillfin / ...
- They Took My Thumbs (2008) ... Wonder Woman (voice)
- Losin' the Wobble (2007) ... Encyclopedia Brown's Mother / Negative Wonder Woman (voice)
- Suck It (2006) ... Alice Nelson / Cindy Brady (voice)
 2012 Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse (Video Game)
Lois Griffin (voice)
 2012 Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special (TV Movie)
Wonder Woman / Giganta / Woman (voice)
 2012 ParaNorman
Mrs. Henscher (voice)
 2012 Ted
John's Mom
 2012 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Preshi
- Rubber Ball (2012) ... Preshi
 2010 Dinner for Schmucks
Red Hair Woman (uncredited)
 2009 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
Clerk
- Deck the Malls (2009) ... Clerk (voice)
 2008-2009 Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy (TV Series)
Abbie / Wife
- A Trip to the Psychiatrist (2009) ... Abbie (voice)
- Things You Never Hear (2009) ... (voice)
- Marital Troubles (2008) ... Wife (voice)
 1997-2009 MADtv (TV Series)
Various / Ms. Swan / Sue Napersville / ...
- Episode #14.17 (2009) ... Bunny Swan
- Episode #9.6 (2003) ... Ms Swan / Karen
- Episode #7.25 (2002) ... Various
- Episode #7.24 (2002) ... Various
 2007-2009 Slacker Cats (TV Series)
Latoyah
- Work, Work, Work (2009) ... (voice)
- Casino Miaow (2007) ... Latoyah (voice)
- Mexico (2007) ... Latoyah (voice)
 2007 The Thick of It (TV Movie)
Hope Mueller
 2007 The Lookout
Mrs. Lange
 2007 The Pre Nup (Short)
Annie
 2006 Family Guy (Video Game)
Lois Griffin (voice)
 2006 Littleman
Janet
 2006 American Dad! (TV Series)
Doctor Gupta
- Roger 'n' Me (2006) ... Doctor Gupta (voice)
 2006 Drawn Together (TV Series)
AIDS Walk Coordinator / Lois Griffin / Jelly Donuts Leader
- The Lemon AIDS Walk (2006) ... AIDS Walk Coordinator / Lois Griffin (voice)
- A Tale of Two Cows (2006) ... Jelly Donuts Leader (voice)
 2005 Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (Video)
Lois Griffin / Tricia Takanawa / Vanessa / ... (voice)
 2005 Kicking & Screaming
Obnoxious Hummer Lady (uncredited)
 2000-2005 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Drella / Miss Celine / Museum Voices / ...
- To Live and Let Diorama (2005) ... Museum Voices (voice, uncredited)
- Come Home (2005) ... Miss Celine
- Eight O'Clock at the Oasis (2002) ... Doris (voice, uncredited)
- The Deer Hunters (2000) ... Drella
 2004 Billy's Dad Is a Fudge-Packer! (Short)
Betty Henderson
 2004 Catwoman
Sally
 2004 Seeing Other People
Tracy
 2003 Friends (TV Series)
Bitter Woman on Stage
- The One with the Soap Opera Party (2003) ... Bitter Woman on Stage
 2003 Frasier (TV Series)
Evelyn
- Farewell, Nervosa (2003) ... Evelyn
 2002-2003 3-South (TV Series)
Becky
- Joe Gets Expelled (2003) ... Becky (voice)
- Midnight Del (2003) ... Becky (voice)
- New Friends (2002) ... Becky
 2002 Titus (TV Series)
Nicky
- Bachelor Party (2002) ... Nicky
 2002 Life at Five Feet (TV Movie)
Andie Marshack
 2001 Brown Eyed Girl (Short)
Registrar
 2000 Coyote Ugly
Bidding Customer (uncredited)
 1996 Power Rangers Zeo (TV Series)
Queen Machina
- A Season to Remember (1996) ... Queen Machina (voice)
- Good as Gold (1996) ... Queen Machina (voice)
- A Golden Homecoming (1996) ... Queen Machina (voice)
- Mean Screen (1996) ... Queen Machina (voice)
 1996 Big Bad Beetleborgs (TV Series)
Cataclaws
- Yo Ho Borgs (1996) ... Cataclaws (voice)
 1993-1994 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (TV Series)
Lipsyncher / Bloom of Doom / Contest Announcer / ...
- Two for One (1994) ... Lipsyncher (voice, uncredited)
- Bloom of Doom (1994) ... Bloom of Doom (voice, uncredited)
- Birds of a Feather (1993) ... Contest Announcer (voice, uncredited)
- Peace, Love, and Woe (1993) ... Madame Woe (voice, uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

A.bo | A. Bo | a.bo

Height:

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Television and film acting is really fun because you are working with other people and you are not completely responsible for the outcome of the project. See more »

Trivia:

Ms. Swan, her most famous and lovable character on MADtv (1995), was based on a combination of Borstein's real life grandmother and Björk. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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