September 30, 1982 (41)
Lacey Chabert is an American actress and voice actress, widely recognized for her role as Claudia Salinger in the television drama “Party of Five.” Chabert has also gained fame for her voice work in animated series and her appearances in numerous Hallmark Channel movies.
Chabert’s acting career encompasses a range of significant roles. She made her mark in television as Claudia Salinger in “Party of Five,” a role that earned her critical acclaim. In film, she is known for her performance as Gretchen Wieners in the comedy “Mean Girls.” Chabert’s voice acting work includes the role of Eliza Thornberry in the animated series “The Wild Thornberrys” and Meg Griffin in the first season of “Family Guy.” Her extensive work with the Hallmark Channel includes starring roles in over 20 television movies.
Throughout her career, Chabert has collaborated with numerous actors and directors, contributing to her development as an actress. Her time on “Party of Five” involved working closely with actors like Matthew Fox and Neve Campbell. In “Mean Girls,” she shared the screen with Lindsay Lohan and Rachel McAdams, under the direction of Mark Waters.
Chabert’s contributions to film and television have been recognized with several nominations and awards. She won the 1997 YoungStar Award for Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Drama TV Series for “Party of Five.” Her voice work in “The Wild Thornberrys” earned her a nomination for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program.