It was Missi Pyle who played the role of Fran Stalinovskovichdavidovitchsky, the Russian girl in the 2004 movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story.
She also played Mrs. Beauregarde in the remake of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, in addition to many other movies and TV guest appearances.
Despite being born in Houston Texas, Missi Pyle was raised in Memphis, Tennessee. In September of 2008, she married a grizzly bear specialist for National Geographic, Casey Anderson, with Casey's grizzly bear, Brutus, serving as best man in the ceremony.
She is currently in a country music band called Smith & Pyle with fellow musician, Shawnee Smith.