Kristin Chenoweth

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Kristi Dawn Chenoweth
  • Birth Place: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/24/1968, Leo
  • Profession: Actor; singer
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Kristin Chenoweth Fast Facts:
  • Runner-up in the 1991 Miss Oklahoma pageant.
  • Won a scholarship to Philadelphia's prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts, but turned it down two weeks before attending to pursue a career in musical theater in New York.
  • Made her 1997 Broadway debut in the Kander and Ebb musical Steel Pier.
  • Appears on numerous cast recordings and has released solo albums including Let Yourself Go, As I Am and A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas.
  • Has appeared on Sesame Street as Elmo's friend Ms. Noodle.
  • Originated the role of Glinda in the Broadway musical Wicked in 2003.
  • Published the 2009 autobiography A Little Bit Wicked: Life, Love and Faith in Stages.
  • Publicly defended her Promises, Promises costar Sean Hayes when he was targeted in a 2010 Newsweek article that stated gay actors are often unconvincing playing straight roles.
  • Kristin Chenoweth Relationships:
  • Jerry Chenoweth - Father
  • Junie Chenoweth - Mother
  • Marc Kudisch - Ex-fiancĂ©
  • Mark Chenoweth - Brother
  • Aaron Sorkin - Ex-significant Other
  • Dana Brunetti - Significant Other
  • Charlie McDowell - Ex-significant Other
  • Kristin Chenoweth Awards:
  • 2008 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2004 Tony: Actress (Musical) - Nominee
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1999 Tony: Actress (Featured Role--Musical) - Winner
  • College:
  • Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States (BFA in Vocal Arts; MFA in Opera Performance)

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