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Chris Colfer

  • Birthplace: Clovis, California
  • Birthday: May 27

Chris Colfer is known for portraying the role of “Kurt Hummel” of Glee where he stars alongside Jane Lynch, Lea Michele, and Matthew Morrison, a role he transitioned into after honing his talents in regional theatre. The California-native had originally auditioned for the “Artie Abrams” role (now played by Kevin McHale), but Glee creator Ryan Murphy was so impressed with Colfer, that he created “Kurt” just for him.

Chris Colfer is known for portraying the role of “Kurt Hummel” of Glee where he stars alongside Jane Lynch, Lea Michele, and Matthew Morrison, a role he transitioned into after honing his talents in regional theatre. The California-native had originally auditioned for the “Artie Abrams” role (now played by Kevin McHale), but Glee creator Ryan Murphy was so impressed with Colfer, that he created “Kurt” just for him.

Colfer has also appeared as the voice of "Drama Dog #2" in Marmaduke, guest starred on The Cleveland Show, played "Carson Phillips" in Struck by Lightening, and as "Tony Chase" on an episode of Hot in Cleveland.

Beyond acting, Colfer signed a two-book deal with Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. His first, The Land of Stories: The Wishing Well was released in July 2012. Following the success of his debut novel, he went on to release The Land of Stories: The Enchantress in August 2013 and his contract was extended to include a third novel, The Land of Stories: A Grimm Warning, which released in July 2014. Colfer has also written scripts for a Disney Channel pilot and for the movie Struck by Lightning.

More about Chris Colfer at: IMDB Wikipedia

 

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2 Nominations No Emmys

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2011

  • Nominee
  • Chris Colfer, as Kurt Hummel
  • Glee
  • FOX
  • Ryan Murphy Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series - 2010

  • Nominee
  • Chris Colfer, as Kurt Hummel
  • Glee
  • FOX
  • Ryan Murphy Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television

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