Chris Colfer

Chris Colfer

Date of Birth

Birthday: May 27
Birthplace: Clovis, California

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

2 Nominations
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
Lea Michele (L) and Chris Colfer in the audience
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Colfer during the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
Lea Michele and Chris Colfer at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
The cast & co-creators of Glee with Maria Shriver and Dana Delany at the 3rd Television Academy Honors
Lea Michele and Chris Colfer at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
The cast at An Evening With Glee
Chris Colfer and Amber Riley at An Evening With Glee
Chris Colfer and Kevin McHale at An Evening With Glee
Lea Michele and Chris Colfer at An Evening With Glee
Chris Colfer at An Evening With Glee
(L-R) Actors Amber Riley, Jane Lynch, Tina Fey, Joel McHale, Jimmy Fallon, Corey Monteith, Chris Colfer, and Jorge Garcia
(L-R) Actors Amber Riley, Jane Lynch, Tina Fey, Joel McHale, Jimmy Fallon, Corey Monteith, Chris Colfer, and Jorge Garcia
(L-R) Actors Amber Riley, Jane Lynch, Chris Colfer, Joel McHale, Tina Fey, Jimmy Fallon, Jorge Garcia, Nina Dobrev, Kate Gosselin
(L-R) Actors Amber Riley, Jane Lynch, Tina Fey, Joel McHale, host Jimmy Fallon, actors Corey Monteith, Chris Colfer, and Jorge Garcia
Chris Colfer arrives at the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre
Actor Chris Colfer arrives at the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre
Chris Colfer as Kurt Hummel in Glee — Fox
Chris Colfer as Kurt Hummel in Glee — Fox
Chris Colfer at An Evening With Glee
Chris Colfer at the 31st College Television Awards
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Lea Michele (L) and Chris Colfer in the audience
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Colfer during the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
Lea Michele and Chris Colfer at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
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The cast & co-creators of Glee with Maria Shriver and Dana Delany at the 3rd Television Academy Honors
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Lea Michele and Chris Colfer at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards
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The cast at An Evening With Glee
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Chris Colfer and Amber Riley at An Evening With Glee
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Chris Colfer and Kevin McHale at An Evening With Glee
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Lea Michele and Chris Colfer at An Evening With Glee
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Chris Colfer at An Evening With Glee
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(L-R) Actors Amber Riley, Jane Lynch, Tina Fey, Joel McHale, Jimmy Fallon, Corey Monteith, Chris Colfer, and Jorge Garcia
(L-R) Actors Amber Riley, Jane Lynch, Tina Fey, Joel McHale, Jimmy Fallon, Corey Monteith, Chris Colfer, and Jorge Garcia
(L-R) Actors Amber Riley, Jane Lynch, Chris Colfer, Joel McHale, Tina Fey, Jimmy Fallon, Jorge Garcia, Nina Dobrev, Kate Gosselin
(L-R) Actors Amber Riley, Jane Lynch, Tina Fey, Joel McHale, host Jimmy Fallon, actors Corey Monteith, Chris Colfer, and Jorge Garcia
Chris Colfer arrives at the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre
Actor Chris Colfer arrives at the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre
Chris Colfer as Kurt Hummel in Glee — Fox
Chris Colfer as Kurt Hummel in Glee — Fox
Chris Colfer at An Evening With Glee
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Chris Colfer at the 31st College Television Awards
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