In an episode of Family Guy entitled "Don't Make Me Over", an animated version of Ms. Swan made a brief appearance and was voiced by her as well.
She plays the harp, as she demonstrated on Gilmore Girls.
She aspired to be an Olympic gymnast before her breasts grew too big for her to continue.
She attended San Francisco State University.
Her father is named Irv and her mother is named Judy.
She has two brothers.
She impressed her MADtv audience with her dead-on impersonation of Rosie O'Donnell.
In 2006, she briefly appeared in the Wayans Brothers film Little Man.
She has made three guest appearances on Drawn Together, once as her character from Family Guy, Lois Griffin.
She speaks fluent Spanish.
She is Jewish.
She is currently writing on a new TV series called Angry Little Girls which is due out in 2007.
In 2004, she appeared on a nationwide stand-up comedy tour.
Her most famous MADtv character Ms. Swan, was based on a combination of her real-life grandmother and Björk.
She was the original choice for Sookie St. James in Gilmore Girls. After she declined the role, it went to Melissa McCarthy.
She became engaged when her boyfriend Jackson Douglas proposed to her during the taping of a MADtv skit.
She left the MADtv at the end of the 2001-2002 season, due to conflicts with the producers.
In 2005, she appeared in the film Good Night, and Good Luck as Natalie.
She was uncredited for her role in the movie Kicking and Screaming as "Obnoxious Hummer Lady".
She met her future husband while taking improv classes at the Acme comedy theatre.
She founded a production company called "Crackerpants, Inc."
John Malkovich was her school bus driver.
Her husband is Jackson Douglas, who is best known for playing the role of Jackson Belville on Gilmore Girls.
She has twin daughters.
She is 5'0" in height.
Alex: I think I was born because my parents had two boys and wanted to give it one more go and try for a girl...they got me instead.
Alex: Well, I think it was always kind of a given that it was going to be Stewie or Brian. Stewie's kind of our star, I think, so we couldn't not do it without him. I think it makes for the best kind of story, and because it's Stewie, anything's possible. (about writing the Family Guy movie.)