Alex Borstein



  • Birth Name: Alexandrea Borstein
  • Birth Place: Highland Park, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/15/1973, Aquarius
  • Profession: 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 MadTV.
  • Landed her role on Family Guy without having to audition for it.
  • Was cast as Sookie on Gilmore Girls and appeared in the pilot episode in 2000 but couldn't continue because of a contractual obligation to MadTV. Was later given a different role on Gilmore Girls.
  • Released a one-woman stand-up DVD, Drop Dead Gorgeous in a Down to Earth Bombshell Sort of Way, in 2006.
  • Alex Borstein Relationships:
  • Barnaby Borstein Douglas - Son
  • Adam Borstein - Brother
  • Jackson Douglas - Husband
  • Judy Borstein - Mother
  • Irving Borstein - Father
  • Henrietta Borstein Douglas - Daughter
  • Alex Borstein Awards:
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2008 Emmy: Outstanding Animated Program (for programming one hour or more) - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Voice-Over Performance - Nominee
  • College:
  • San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA (BA in Rhetoric, 1992); attended California State University, Northridge, CA


Alex Borstein: Drop Dead Gorgeous in a Down-to-Earth Bombshell Sort of Way
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