Alexandrea Borstein born February 15,  is an American actress, writer, producer, and comedian. She is known for voicing Lois Griffin on the animated comedy series Family Guy —present , for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award from multiple nominations. Borstein also had lead roles as various characters on the sketch comedy series MADtv — , Dawn Forchette in the medical comedy series Getting On —15 , and Susie Myerson in the historical comedy-drama series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel —present , the latter of which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award.
The new season had several cast changes. Andrew Bowen and Mo Collins joined as repertory players, with Michael McDonald as a featured player and later upgraded to the repertory status. Nicole Sullivan did not appear in the first five episodes of the fourth season. However, she did return in the sixth episode, the show's Halloween special, performing her popular characters Antonia and The Vancome Lady. Spy vs Spy became the reruns of this season. Season four had a notable change of pace and format compared to the first three seasons. Separately, Collins played the eccentric Midwestern character Lorraine Swanson and McDonald played Jewish slob director Marvin Tikvah and overexcited dweeb Rusty Miller in sketches that appeared in heavy rotation.