Alex Borstein: From 'Family Guy' To 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel "Susie"
November 14, 2020 - 12:08 / Rachel Johnson

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel "Susie" is played by actress and comedian, Alex Borstein. In fact, you may also recognize Borstein's voice from the animated sitcom Family Guy. We have all you need to know about Alex Borstein and her fantastic career as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel "Susie"! 

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel "Susie" actress, Alex Borstein, got her big break in 1999 on the animated sitcom Family Guy as the voice of "Lois Griffin". Borstein also helps to write and produce for the show and has appeared in 329 episodes! 

You may also recognize Borstein from other shows and movies including 2003's The Lizzie McGuire Movie and 2012's Ted. She has also appeared in 9 episodes of the TV show Gilmore Girls and has made appearances on Friends and Fraiser

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel "Susie"

Alex Borstein with Family Guy co-star Seth MacFarlane and "Stewie" in 2005. 

Marvelous Mrs. Maisel "Susie Myerson" was cast to Alex Borstein in 2017. Fans quickly grew to love the humor of "Miriam Maisel's" (Rachel Brosnahan) tough-loving manager, and "Susie" has appeared in all three seasons of the show.

For her part, Borstein has won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and is up again for another award this year! 

Alex Borstein's Life Off-Screen

Alex Borstein as "Susie" on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Outside of her roles on television, Alex Borstein is funny in real life too! She was trained in improv at the ACME Comedy Theater, where she met her husband Jackson Douglas.

The couple have two gorgeous children together, daughter Henrietta (7) and son Barnaby (11). Borstein even once joked about naming one of her children "Stewie" after the Family Guy character. With the release of season four fast approaching, make sure to brush up on your marvelous trivia skills here and we are looking forward to seeing what will happen to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel "Susie"!