Lacey Chabert is best known for her stint in the TV drama Party of Five. She is also a voice actress and musician. Although she is not vocal about it, Chabert supports several charities and has her own political convictions.
Charity Works of Lacey Chabert
Chabert is supporting many charities including the Alliance for Children’s Rights. She participates in several auctions that benefit numerous charities. She also supports the Nancy Davis Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis. This group is devoted to finding the cure and treatment for MS. The foundation has a yearly fundraiser where Chabert has participated in.
She is also among those who gave out $250 meals during the Celebrity Server Dinner. It happened in Palm Restaurant in Los Angeles. This took place on October 11, 1998. The proceeds went to Victory over Violence. She also participated in the Celebrity Server Dinner in October 1996. The money went to the Homeless Health Care in LA. Since that time, she has regularly taken part in charity events that have benefited numerous foundations.
Politics of Lacey Chabert
She is a registered Republican. She supports many of the Republican policies and ideals. Among them are reduced role by government in the lives of people and greater defense spending. She also supports many of the conservative stands of the party. Generally, they take a conservative position on issues like abortion and gay marriage.
Part of their goal is balancing the budget as well. Republicans also favor reduced spending on social programs. She also supports the GOP policy of les government interference in the economy and business. Chabert also favors as few economic regulations as possible.
She was born Lacey Nicole Chabert on September 30, 1992 to Julie and Tony Chabert. She has two older sisters and a younger brother. Her father is from Louisiana. He is a Cajun who can speak French. He used to work as a maintenance operator in an oil firm. She currently resides in Southern California. She has been living there since she began working on Party of Five in 1994. Chabert is a Christian.
She began her career performing in small roles in Mississippi at a young age. She joined 1991’s Star Search and ended up as one of the finalists. She first appeared in a commercial for cough syrup. She then auditioned for a role in the Broadway play Les Miserables. For two years Chabert played the role of Cosette. The experienced she gained here helped her a lot during her succeeding film and television career.
It was during the 1990s that she began appearing on TV. Her first major role was in Lost in Space (1998). She played the role of Penny Robinson in the show. It was after this that Chabert gave voice to Eliza Thornberry. Aside from the cartoon, she also provided the voice in Rugrats Go Wild (2003) and Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002). Both times she was the voice of Eliza.
The actress played the main character in The Brooke Ellison Story. This was a TV movie that was under the production of Christopher Reeve. It was based on the true story of a quadriplegic who survived all the odds to earn a graduate degree from Harvard. She also appeared in ABC Family’s Goodbye Life (2006) and Hello Sister, a made for TV movie.
In 2006, she took part in the remake of Black Christmas. She also had a guest appearance in the Ghost Whisperer. Its star, Jennifer Love Hewitt, used to be with her in Party of Five. Chabert has also done work voice on video games including Sonic the Hedgehog for the Xbox and PS3. She was also the voice of Gwen Stacy in The Spectacular Spider-Man cartoon show.
Her efforts have not gone unnoticed in the industry. She was among the recipients of Best On-Screen Team for Mean Girls at the 2005 MTV Movie Awards. She shared it with Amanda Seyfried, Rachel McAdams and Lindsay Lohan. During her stint in Party of Five, she won the Hollywood Reporter Annual Young Star Award for Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Drama TV Series in consecutive years (1997 and 1998). She was also nominated thrice from 1999 to the year 2000.
Seven years later, she got the lead role in The Hot Years. It was a comedy show for Fox which concerned the story of four girls living together. That same year she graced the January cover of Maxim magazine.
The charity works of Lacey Chabert keep her busy. But she is still engaged in other work. Besides Party of Five, she is recognized for her role as Gretchen Wieners in the Mean Girls movie. She also does voice work in a number of shows. As stated, among her most notable works are as Meg Griffin in the animated show Family Guy.