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Lacey Chabert BiographyRegarded as one of the best young actresses of her generation, Lacey Chabert started in drama and music performances in and around her hometown in Mississippi from an early age, and was a finalist on Star Search in 1991. She gained her break in a cough syrup commercial, before successfully auditioning for the Broadway production of Les Miserables, where she played young Cosette for two years. Since then, she has been on a few television series, notably Party of Five, a number of telemovies like Gypsy, and her big-screen debut, Lost in Space. Known for her natural acting skills and charming personality, her cotton candy voice has seen her record many advertising jingles, plus play parts in animated films and TV shows like Nickelodeon's The Wild Thornberrys. A more than capable violinist, she enjoys various activities, especially shoe shopping, and she is particularly fond of Cajun cooking. As a result of her promising career, her family, including two sisters and a brother, have moved from Mississippi to California.
TriviaWas among celebrities dishing out $250 meals in the fifth-annual Celebrity Server Dinner at the Palm Restaurant in L.A., with proceeds benefiting Victory over Violence. (October 11, 1998) Her last name, which is French, is pronounced "shah-BEHR". Played the role of Cosette in "Les Miserables" on Broadway (and occasionally, even Gavroche, a boy character) before taking the role of Claudia on "Party of Five" (1994). As "an avid photographer" and "a strong supporter of programs that encourage teens to spend their time creatively and productively", judged and promoted Eastman Kodak Company's "The Yearbook Click", a national in-school photography contest for the 1999-2000 school year. The character she plays in Not Another Teen Movie (2001) is a spoof of the role her former "Party of Five" (1994) classmate, Jennifer Love Hewitt, played in Can't Hardly Wait (1998). Has 3 chihuahuas named Teacup, Teaspoon & Tealeaf. Named #56 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list. Was number 99 on vh1's "100 Greatest Kid Stars" (2005) Ranked #32 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list. Was the original voice of Meg Griffin for the first 17 episodes of "Family Guy" (1999), before Mila Kunis took over the part. She was uncredited for the role.
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