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Actor; voice actor; writer
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Alex Borstein Fast Facts:
First performed stand-up comedy at age 16 at a nightclub in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley.
Was a member of a sketch-comedy troupe while a student at San Francisco State.
Worked as an advertising copywriter after college, and one of her firm's clients was Barbie.
Met husband Jackson Douglas when both were performing improvisational comedy at the ACME Comedy Theater in Los Angeles.
First voice-acting role was on
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
in 1996, while she was a writer on the show.
Douglas proposed to her while they were performing in a skit on
Landed her role on
without having to audition for it.
Was cast as Sookie on
and appeared in the pilot episode in 2000 but couldn't continue because of a contractual obligation to
. Was later given a different role on
Released a one-woman stand-up DVD,
Drop Dead Gorgeous in a Down to Earth Bombshell Sort of Way
, in 2006.
Alex Borstein Relationships:
Judy Borstein - Mother
Jackson Douglas - Husband
Henrietta Borstein Douglas - Daughter
Barnaby Borstein Douglas - Son
Adam Borstein - Brother
Irving Borstein - Father
Alex Borstein Awards:
2008 Emmy: Outstanding Animated Program (for programming one hour or more) - Nominee
2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
2013 Emmy: Outstanding Voice-Over Performance - Nominee
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA (BA in Rhetoric, 1992); attended California State University, Northridge, CA
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