Lacey Chabert Portrays Claudia, the youngest Salinger sister and violin prodigy, who, along with her brothers and sister, takes on adult responsibilities in an attempt to keep her family together in Party of Five, the critically acclaimed one-hour drama from Columbia Pictures Television for the Fox Broadcasting Company. Beginning fall of 1998, the series will be syndicated nationally by Columbia TriStar Television Distribution (CTTD).
Chabert recently made an impressive feature film debut opposite William Hurt, Mimi Rogers and Gary Oldham in Lost in Space. An accomplished actress, Lacey has performed many lead voiceovers for major animated feature film projects, most recently, the Academy Award-nominated short film Redux Riding Hood. She will next star as Eliza Thornberry in Nickelodeon's upcoming animated primetime-series The Wild Thornberries.
Chabert's entre to show business began during a family vacation to New York which turned into years of non-stop commercial and voice-over work. In addition to recording hundreds of television jingles, she originated the role of Bianca, Erica Kane's daughter, in the daytime drama All My Children. She left her stint on All My Children, after winning the part of 'young Cosette' in the Broadway production of Les Miserables, a role she played for two years. Chabert also portrayed the role of 'Baby June' in the CBS motion picture-for-television Gypsy, starring Bette Midler. Chabert also starred in the television movie A Little Piece of Heaven.
Born in Purvis, MS, Lacey lives in Los Angeles with her parents, two older sisters and younger brother.