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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 ... Show more...
As: Sophie Bird / Peggy Bird (voice)
An island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds or almost entirely. In this paradise, Red, a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck, and the volatile Bomb have always been outsiders. But when the island is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to these unlikely outcasts to figure out what the pigs are up to.
Runtime: 97 min.
As: Angie Cooper
When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and the spirit of the holiday.
Runtime: 107 min.
Directed by: Jessie Nelson
As: Wonder Woman (voice)
The Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship surrenders DC Comics' multitude of Super Heroes and Super-Villains to the demented whims of the award-winning Robot Chicken for a triumphant third time. This time around, Batman and Superman’s bromance takes a competitive turn and the fate of the universe somehow hangs in the balance!
Runtime: 23 min.
As: Herself (voice) (archive footage)
550 Artists were interviewed over the last ten years. At some point during those interviews, they were asked a question and told to answer with one word only. Some stuck to one, some said more, some answered quickly, some thought it through, and some didn't answer at all. That question... Lennon or McCartney.
Runtime: 34 min.
Directed by: Matt Schichter
As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival.
Runtime: 116 min.
Directed by: Seth MacFarlane
As: Wonder Woman (voice)
A special Robot Chicken film consisting of comedic vignettes about DC comics characters aired April 6th
Runtime: 22 min.
As: Mrs. Henscher (voice)
In the town of Blithe Hollow, Norman Babcock is a boy who can speak to the dead, but no one besides his eccentric new friend, Neil, believes his ability is real. One day, Norman's estranged eccentric uncle tells him of an important annual ritual he must take up to protect the town from an curse cast by a witch it condemned centuries ago. Eventually, Norman decides to cooperate, but things don't ...
Runtime: 92 min.
As: John's Mom
John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.
Runtime: 106 min.
Directed by: Seth MacFarlane
As: Mrs. Marcus
Robert, a small town priest, finds out his estranged brother desperately needs a loan for cancer treatment and secretly borrows money from the church's emergency fund to help. He finds out later that his brother has used the money to finance a porn movie with Robert as the unwitting producer.
Directed by: Jackson Douglas
As: Lois Griffin as Princess Leia / Sy Snootles / Asian Woman / ET Announcer / Hot Girl's Mother (voice)
With the Griffins stuck again at home during a blackout, Peter tells the story of “Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.”
Runtime: 57 min.
Directed by: Peter Shin
As: Mrs. Baily
When an elite assassin marries a beautiful computer whiz after a whirlwind romance, he gives up the gun and settles down with his new bride. That is, until he learns that someone from his past has put a contract out on his life.
Runtime: 100 min.
Directed by: Robert Luketic
As: Lois Griffin as Princess Leia / OnStar Voiceover / Empire Member's Wife / Robot Wife (voice)
Peter makes good on another power outage at home by retelling Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.
Runtime: 55 min.
A commercial-free variety special starring Seth MacFarlane and his "Family Guy" co-star Alex Borstein. The half-hour special will highlight the duo's subversive and unique comedic sensibilities and feature original animation, live-action performances of "Family Guy's" most memorable musical numbers, comedy sketches and surprise celebrity guests.
Runtime: 30 min.
As: Lois Griffin as Princess Leia / Barbara Pewterschmidt as Aunt Beru (voice)
With the Griffins stuck at home during a blackout, Peter tells the story of "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope".
Runtime: 47 min.
As: Mrs. Lange
Chris is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist.
Runtime: 99 min.
Directed by: Scott Frank
As: Lois Griffin, Tricia Takanawa, Vanessa, Condoleezza Rice (voice)
The major sub-plot circles around the youngest Griffin, Stewie, who has a near-death experience at a pool when a lifeguard chair falls on him, but he survives. After having a vision of being in Hell, he decides to change his ways, but this doesn't last long. While watching television, he and Brian spot a man that looks like Stewie. Brian is convinced that he is Stewie's real father, until Stewie learns ...
Runtime: 88 min.
Directed by: Pete Michels
Liquidated after discovering a corporate conspiracy, mild-mannered graphic artist Patience Phillips washes up on an island, where she's resurrected and endowed with the prowess of a cat -- and she's eager to use her new skills ... as a vigilante. Before you can say "cat and mouse," handsome gumshoe Tom Lone is on her tail.
Runtime: 104 min.
Directed by: Pitof
As: Milwaukee Mom with Photo
A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
Runtime: 91 min.
Directed by: Terry Zwigoff