Alex Borstein

Alex Borstein is known as an American actress, writer, and comedian. She is most famous for playing Lois Griffin on the animated series Family Guy.

Related Biography: Seth MacFarlane

Background and Age

Alexandrea Borstein was born on February 15, 1971 in Highland Park, Illinois. Her father Irv Borstein and her mom Judy Borstein both work in the mental health field. She grew up with two senior siblings. She went to San Francisco State University and then went on to study improv at the ACME Comedy Theater.

Career and Net Worth

Alex started her career working on the animated series Casper and Pinky and the Brain in the mid 1990s. She in the blink of an eye left her job at an advertisement office where she wrote print promotions for Barbie to turn into a full-time writer. In 1996, she worked on the show Power Rangers Zeo as the voice of Queen Machina. In 1997, she joined the cast of MADtv and appeared in different characters until 2009. From 1999 to 2003, she voiced Lois Griffin, Tricia Takanawa and other a few characters in the animated series Family Guy.

Alex came back to Family Guy in 2005. For her work in the series, she was nominated for the "Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program" in 2008. She was additionally nominated for the "Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance" in 2013. From 2013 to 2015, she appeared in a leading role as Dawn Forchette in Getting On. Since 2011, she has appeared as Lou Deckner in the series Shameless. She is additionally the writer and counseling producer of the series.

She voiced Edie McVroom in Cars 3 and appeared as Susie Myerson in the series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. She received a lot more attention on the show because she was was able to display her dramatic acting chops.

In September 2019, the Family Guy costars Seth MacFarlane and Alex Borstein made a funny media splash when they posed for pictures together at the 2019 Emmy Awards Show.

Marriage, Husband and Kids

Alex was recently married to the well known actor and writer Jackson Douglas. They initially met one another while studying improv at the ACME Comedy Theater. Douglas proposed to her during the taping of a MADtv episode. After a long sentimental relationship, the couple got married in 1999. They together had two children named Barnaby Borstein Douglas and Henrietta Borstein Douglas but they separated from each other in 2014.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 15 Feb, 1971
Age: 49 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Highland Park
Education: San Francisco State University
Gender: Female
Description: American actress and comedian
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Spouse: Jackson Douglas[1999-2017]
Net Worth 2021: 24 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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