Kristin Dawn Chenoweth, born on July 24, 1968, is an American actress, singer, and author. She is known for her originated role in "Wicked," and for her roles on The West Wing, Pushing Daisies and Glee.
Chenoweth attended Oklahoma City University and was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority. She earned a BFA degree in musical theatre and a master's degree in opera performance, studying under voice instructor and mentor, Florence Birdwell.
Chenoweth took her talents into the pageant circuit, winning the title of runner-up in the Miss Oklahoma competition in 1991, in order to fund her higher education.
Chenoweth is in a relationship with Andrew Pruett.
Her autobiography, "A Little Bit Wicked: Life, Love and Faith in Stages," was released in 2009.
Chenoweth made her Broadway debut in "Steel Pier" in 1997. She originated the role of Glinda in the Broadway musical, "Wicked," in 2003.
Chenoweth made her television debut on Annie and her film debut in Topa Topa Bluffs. She had a recurring role on West Wing and Pushing Daisies. Chenoweth was on GCB till it's cancellation.
Chenoweth's latest album, Coming Home, was released on 18 November 2014. It's a live album. And there's a PBS special which is broadcast on the 28th of November 2014.
Chenoweth was announced, in August 2015, to have been casted in the animated My Little Pony film. Her character will be completely new and it is set for a 2017 release.
She launched her own jewelry collection exclusive on HSN in Decmber 2015.
She announced, in August 2016, that she will be releasing her new album on September 23, "The Art of Elegance".
Chenoweth had a recurring role on Glee for five episodes during 2009 to 2014 as April. Chenoweth won a Satellite Award for 'Outstanding Guest Star' in 2010. In April she returned as her drunk, comedic character in Glee (April Rhodes) this time with more solos and duets with Matthew Morrison (Will Schuester). After a nearly two year absence, April once again returned in the 100th episode and its following episode, which both aired in March 2014.
Songs Sung in Glee
- Maybe This Time (Duet with Lea Michele)
- Alone (Duet with Matthew Morrison)
- Last Name (With The Cast of Glee)
- Fire (Duet with Matthew Morrison)
- One Less Bell to Answer/A House Is Not a Home (Duet with Matthew Morrison)
- Home (With The Cast of Glee)
- Dreams (Duet with Matthew Morrison)
- Nice to Meet You, Have I Slept with You? (Duet with Matthew Morrison)
- It's 10 AM And I'm Drunk (Solo - cut from episode)
- Raise Your Glass (duet with Matthew Morrison)
- Happy (along with Gwyneth Paltrow and the cast of Glee)
- Total Eclipse of The Heart (along with Matthew Morrison and New Directions underclassmen) (cut from episode)
- Defying Gravity (Wicked with Idina Menzel) sung by Rachel and Kurt (Wheels)
- For Good (Wicked with Idina Menzel) sung by Rachel and Kurt (New York)
- Popular (Wicked) sung by Rachel and Kurt (2009)
|1999||Annie||Lily St. Regis||TV Movie|
|LateLine||Kristin||("The Christian Guy")|
|2001||Frasier||Portia Sanders||("Junior Agent")|
|Elmo's World: The Wild Wild West||video|
|Kristin)||Kristin Yancey||11 episodes)|
|Seven Roses||TV Movie|
|2002||Baby Bob||Crystal Carter||("Talking Babies Say the Darndest Things")|
|Topa Topa Bluffs||Patty|
|2003||The Music Man||Marian Paroo||TV Movie|
|Fillmore!||Museum Guide||voice ("Masterstroke of Malevolence")|
|Sesame Street||Ms. Noodle||2003 - 2006 ("Episode #37.1" and "Oscar Moves to Different Locations"; uncredited)|
|2004||The West Wing||Annabeth Schott||2004 - 2006 (34 episodes)|
|Great Performances||Cunegonde||("Leonard Bernstein's Candide, a Comic Operetta in Two Acts")|
|2006||Deck the Halls||Tia Hall|
|A Sesame Street Christmas Carol||Christmas Carol||video|
|Running with Scissors||Fern Stewart|
|Stranger Than Fiction||Book Channel Host|
|RV||Mary Jo Gornicke|
|The Pink Panther||Cherie|
|2007||Pushing Daisies||Olive Snook||2007 - 2009 (22 episodes)|
|Robot Chicken||Princess / Mother||voice ("Squaw Bury Shortcake")|
|Ugly Betty||Diane||("East Side Story")|
|Elmo's World: What Makes You Happy?||Miss Noodle||video|
|Tinker Bell||Rosetta||video and voice|
|2009||12 Men of Christmas||E.J. Baxter||TV Movie|
|Sit Down Shut Up||Miracle Grohe / Little Miracle||(13 episodes)|
|Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure||Rosetta||voice|
|Into Temptation||Linda Salerno|
|Glee||April Rhodes||2009 - 2010 ("The Rhodes Not Taken" and "Home"); 2011 ("Rumours"); 2014 ("100" and "New Directions")|
|2010||Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue||Rosetta||voice and video|
|Legally Mad||Skippy Pylon||TV Movie|
|2011||Submissions Only||Cindy Ruehl||("Yore So Bad")|
|2012||The Good Wife||Peggy Byrne||("The Art of War" and "I Fought the Law")|
|Hit and Run||Debby Kreeger|
|Lovin' Lakin||Kristin Chenoweth||TV mini-series|
|GCB||Carlene Cockburn||(10 episodes)|
|Hot in Cleveland||Courtney||("The Gateway Friend")|
|2013||Kirstie||Brittany Gold||2013 ("Arlo Moves In"); 2014 ("Like a Virgin")|
|Family Weekend||Samantha Smith-Dungy|
|Untitled Tad Quill Project||Marnie||TV Movie|
|2014||The Opposite Sex||Mrs. Kemp|
|BoJack Horseman||Vanessa Gekko||voice ("Say Anything")|
|2015||Micah the A**hole Ghost||Josephine||TV Movie and post-production|
|Descendants||Maleficent||TV Movie and post-production|
|Hard Sell||Lorna Buchanan||completed|
|Strange Magic||Sugar Plum Fairy||voice|
|The Boy Next Door||Vicky Lansing|
- 1997 Theater Word Award — Steel Pier
- 1999 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical — You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
- 1999 Outer Critics Circle Award Best Featured Actress in a Musical — You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
- 1999 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical — You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
- 2004 Broadway.com Audience Award Favorite Onstage Pair — Wicked (shared with Idina Menzel)
- 2007 Broadway.com Audience Award Favorite Diva Performance — The Apple Tree
- 2009 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series — Pushing Daisies
- 2004 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actress in a Musical — Wicked
- 2004 Tony Award Best Actress in a Musical — Wicked
- 2005 SAG Award Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series — The West Wing
- 2006 SAG Award Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series — The West Wing
- 2007 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actress in a Musical — The Apple Tree
- 2007 Broadway.com Audience Award Favorite Actress in a Musical — The Apple Tree
- 2008 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series — Pushing Daisies
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristin Bio
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Kristin
- ↑ Keeping it Clean: Kristin Chenoweth, 'A Little Bit Wicked'
- ↑ GAMMA PHI BETA SORORITY
- ↑ Kristin Chenoweth Is 'A Little Bit Wicked' 38:20
- ↑ Florence Birdwell, Professor of Music
- ↑ Kristin Chenoweth Talks Boyfriend Dana Brunetti on 'Leno'!
- ↑ Kristin Chenoweth, Boyfriend Dana Brunetti Split After Less Than a Year of Dating: Details
- ↑ Kristin Chenoweth Brings New Boyfriend Andrew Pruett to Tony Awards 2015!
- ↑ Kristin Chenoweth Gets a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
- ↑ Kristin Chenoweth Signs Worldwide Record Deal; New Album 'Coming Home', PBS Special Coming This November
- ↑ Kristin Chenoweth cast in My Little Pony movie
- ↑ Kristin Chenoweth is IN for Glee's 100th! Love her!
- ↑ FOX Broadcasting Company - Glee TV Show - Glee TV Series - Glee Episode Guide