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Other names
Farrah R. Forke



Years active

Chuck Forke, Wit Forke

Farrah Forke

Farrah Forke talking to someone while wearing a white sleeveless blouse

January 12, 1968 (age 53) (

Movies and TV shows
Kate's Addiction, Wings, Heat, Brain Twisters, Hitman's Run

Similar People
Amy Yasbeck, Crystal Bernard, David Angell, David Lee, Peter Casey

Farrah Rachael Forke, sometimes credited as Farrah R. Forke (born January 12, 1968), is an American actress known for her role as Alex Lambert on the NBC sitcom Wings, and Mayson Drake on Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. She also voices the character Big Barda on the animated television series Batman Beyond and Justice League Unlimited.


Farrah Forke with a tight-lipped smile and curly hair while her hands together showing her ring and an autograph on the lower left part

Life and career

Farrah Forke hand on her head while wearing a blue sleeveless top, necklace, bracelet, and an autograph on the bottom part

Forke was born in Corpus Christi, Texas. She attended The Hockaday School, an all-girls private school in Dallas. She spent one year at Cullen Junior High in Corpus Christi where she was a cheerleader for that year. She also spent a year at North Side Middle School while living in Elkhart, Indiana.

Farrah Forke talking to the man in front of her while she is wearing a brown checkered coat and white inner blouse

She entered acting with a role in a Texas production of the musical The Rocky Horror Show. After moving to New York City and studying acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute, she made her feature debut in the 1991 film Brain Twisters (1991). Other films include Academy Award winner Barry Levinson's Disclosure (film) (1994), Michael Mann's Heat (1995), and Kate's Addiction (1998), in which she and actress Kari Wuhrer play women in a lesbian love affair, and the TV-movies Journey to the Center of the Earth (NBC, 1993); Complex of Fear (CBS, 1993); Bionic Ever After? (CBS, 1994), a Bionic Woman movie; and Abandoned and Deceived (ABC, 1995).

She became best known as Alex Lambert for two seasons on the NBC sitcom Wings. The part was a recurring role during the 1992-93 season, and a regular cast role the following year.

In 1989, at age 21, she underwent plastic surgery to receive silicone breast implants; however, the implants later ruptured and caused health complications for Forke, who had them removed four years later in February 1993. On March 24, 1994, she filed a lawsuit in Houston against Dow Corning, the Dow Chemical Company, the Inamed Corporation and the McGhan Corporation.

Forke had a recurring role on Lois and Clark as Mayson Drake, an attorney who considers Superman a vigilante, but holds a candle for Clark Kent. Her character is killed in a car bombing. Forke would once again take part in the Superman universe by voicing the character Big Barda on an episode of Superman: The Animated Series. She would go on to reprise the role in three episodes of Batman Beyond and Justice League Unlimited, animated shows set in the same universe.

After Wings, Forke played Carey, an office manager for a computer software company, in the 1995 CBS sitcom Dweebs (1995), and then, from 1996 to 1997, a prep school teacher in NBC's Mr. Rhodes. She also appeared on Ned and Stacey with her old Wings castmate Thomas Haden Church.

Forke also was the voice woman of several high end companies such as Cadillac and Arby's.

Forke has taken a break from the acting community, and currently lives in Houston, Texas, where she is raising her twin sons, and makes occasional appearances at comic book conventions.


Justice League Unlimited (TV Series) as
Big Barda / Barda Free
- The Ties That Bind (2005) - Big Barda / Barda Free (voice)
It Is What It Is as
Batman Beyond (TV Series) as
Barda Free / Big Barda
- The Call: Part 2 (2000) - Barda Free / Big Barda (voice)
- The Call: Part 1 (2000) - Barda Free / Big Barda (voice)
Party of Five (TV Series) as
- Fate, Hope and Charity (1999) - Tracy
- We Gather Together (1999) - Tracy
- Too Close (1999) - Tracy
Hitman's Run as
Kate's Addiction as
Fantasy Island (TV Series) as
Carol Ashby
- Pilot (1998) - Carol Ashby
Ground Control as
Laura Franklin
Grown-Ups (TV Movie) as
Jenny (TV Series) as
Kyra Campbell
- A Girl's Gotta Hang with a Celebrity (1998) - Kyra Campbell
Mr. Rhodes (TV Series) as
Nikki Hardin / Nikki Harkin
- The Valentine Show (1997) - Nikki Hardin
- Tom's Not Headmaster Show (1997) - Nikki Hardin
- The Welcome Back Show (1997) - Nikki Hardin
- The Italian Show (1997) - Nikki Harkin
- The Courtroom Show (1997) - Nikki Harkin
- The Sexism Show (1997) - Nikki Hardin
- The Christmas Show (1996) - Nikki Harkin
- The Thanksgiving Show (1996) - Nikki Hardin
- Amanda's Fix-up Show (1996) - Nikki Hardin
- Looking for Mrs. Goodbar (1996) - Nikki Hardin
- Death, Lice and Videotape (1996) - Nikki Hardin
- The Halloween Show (1996) - Nikki Hardin
- Heary's Camera (1996) - Nikki Hardin
- Nikki Quits Therapy (1996) - Nikki Hardin
- Tom Moves In (1996) - Nikki Hardin
- The Crush Show (1996) - Nikki Hardin
- Pilot (1996) - Nikki Hardin
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series) as
- Aged Heat 2: Women in Heat (1997) - Prisoner (voice)
Ned and Stacey (TV Series) as
Megan Foster
- A Tender Trap (1996) - Megan Foster
Dweebs (TV Series) as
- The Noreen Sleeps with Warren Show (1995) - Carey
- The Karl's Crisis Show (1995) - Carey
- The Bad P.R. Show (1995) - Carey
- The Actress Show (1995) - Carey
- The Crush Show (1995) - Carey
- The Bad Back Show (1995) - Carey
- The Cyrano Show (1995) - Carey
- The Birthday Party Show (1995) - Carey
- The Privacy Show (1995) - Carey
- Pilot (1995) - Carey
Heat as
Favorite Deadly Sins (TV Movie) as
Mrs. Spencer
Abandoned and Deceived (TV Movie) as
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) as
Mayson Drake
- Lucky Leon (1995) - Mayson Drake
- Top Copy (1995) - Mayson Drake
- The Eyes Have It (1995) - Mayson Drake
- Church of Metropolis (1994) - Mayson Drake
Wings (TV Series) as
Alex Lambert
- Ex, Lies and Videotape (1995) - Alex Lambert
- A Decent Proposal (1994) - Alex Lambert
- Call of the Wild (1994) - Alex Lambert
- Long Distance Lament (1994) - Alex Lambert
- Roy Crazy (1994) - Alex Lambert
- Boys Will Be Girls (1994) - Alex Lambert
- Sleepless in Nantucket (1994) - Alex Lambert
- Moonlighting (1994) - Alex Lambert
- Exclusively Yours (1994) - Alex Lambert
- Hey, Nineteen (1994) - Alex Lambert
- Say Uncle, Carlton (1994) - Alex Lambert
- The Faygitive (1994) - Alex Lambert
- Oh Give Me a Home Where the Mathers Don't Roam (1994) - Alex Lambert
- Ready, Teddy, Go (1994) - Alex Lambert
- Happy Holidays (1993) - Alex Lambert
- Come Fly with Me (1993) - Alex Lambert
- 2 Good 2 Be 4 Gotten (1993) - Alex Lambert
- Joe Blows: Part 2 (1993) - Alex Lambert
- Joe Blows: Part 1 (1993) - Alex Lambert
- Black Eye Affair (1993) - Alex Lambert
- An Affair to Forget (1993) - Alex Lambert
- Business or Pleasure (1993) - Alex Lambert
- Bye-Bye, Bunny (1993) - Alex Lambert
- Terminal Jealousy (1993) - Alex Lambert
- Stop in the Name of Love (1993) - Alex Lambert
- Date Package Number Seven (1993) - Alex Lambert
- Another Wedding (1993) - Alex Lambert
- Goodbye, Old Friend (1993) - Alex Lambert
- The Key to Alex (1993) - Alex Lambert
- I Love Brian (1993) - Alex Lambert
- I've Got a Secret (1993) - Alex Lambert
- What the Cabbie Saw (1993) - Alex Lambert
- It May Have Happened One Night (1992) - Alex Lambert
- It's So Nice to Have a Mather Around the House (1992) - Alex Lambert
- Two Jerks and a Jill (1992) - Alex Lambert
A Whole New Ballgame (TV Series) as
- Brett's Beef (1995) - Angela
Bionic Ever After? (TV Movie) as
Kimberly Haviland / Harmon
Disclosure as
Adele Lewyn
Nurses on the Line: The Crash of Flight 7 (TV Movie) as
Fran Markoe
Journey to the Center of the Earth (TV Movie) as
Dr. Margo Peterson
Complex of Fear (TV Movie) as
Brain Twisters as
Laurie Stevens (as Farrah R. Forke)
It Is What It Is (executive producer)
Golden Globes 50th Anniversary Celebration (TV Movie) as
Scattergories (TV Series) as
Self - Panelist
- Episode #1.24 (1993) - Self - Panelist
Archive Footage
Wings (TV Series) as
Alex Lambert
- The Love Life and Times of Joe and Helen (1995) - Alex Lambert (uncredited)
- Whose Wife Is It Anyway? (1994) - Alex Lambert (uncredited)


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