Kristin Chenoweth

Biography

Kristin Chenoweth (born July 24, 1968, height 4' 11" (1,50 m)) is an American singer and actress, with credits in musical theatre, film and television. She is best known on Broadway for her performance as Sally Brown in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (1999), for which she won a Tony Award, and for originating the role of Glinda in the musical Wicked (2003). Her best-known television role is Annabeth Schott in NBC's The West Wing. As Olive Snook on the ABC comedy-drama Pushing Daisies, she won a 2009 Emmy Award.

An Oklahoma native, Chenoweth sang gospel music as a child and studied opera before deciding to pursue a career in musical theatre. In 1997, she made her Broadway debut in Steel Pier. Besides You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and Wicked, Chenoweth's stage work includes five City Center Encores! productions, Broadway's The Apple Tree in 2006 and Promises, Promises in 2010, as well as Off-Broadway and regional theatre productions.

Chenoweth had her own TV series Kristin in 2001, and has guest starred on many shows, including Sesame Street and Glee, for which she was nominated for a 2010 Emmy Award. In films, she has played mostly character roles, such as in Bewitched (2005), The Pink Panther (2006) and RV (2006). She has also played roles in made-for-TV movies, done voice work in animated films and the animated TV series Sit Down, Shut Up, hosted several award shows and released several albums of songs, including A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas (2008). Chenoweth also penned a memoir, A Little Bit Wicked: Life, Love, and Faith in Stages.

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Kristin Chenoweth (born July 24, 1968, height 4' 11" (1,50 m)) is an American singer and actress, with credits in musical theatre, film and television. She is best known on Broadway for her performance as Sally Brown in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (1999), for which she won a Tony Award, and for originating the role of Glinda in the musical Wicked (2003). Her best-known television role is Annabeth Schott in NBC's The West Wing. As Olive Snook on the ABC comedy-drama Pushing Daisies, she won a 2009 Emmy Award.

An Oklahoma native, Chenoweth sang gospel music as a child and studied opera before deciding to pursue a career in musical theatre. In 1997, she made her Broadway debut in Steel Pier. Besides You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and Wicked, Chenoweth's stage work includes five City Center Encores! productions, Broadway's The Apple Tree in 2006 and Promises, Promises in 2010, as well as Off-Broadway and regional theatre productions.

Chenoweth had her own TV series Kristin in 2001, and has guest starred on many shows, including Sesame Street and Glee, for which she was nominated for a 2010 Emmy Award. In films, she has played mostly character roles, such as in Bewitched (2005), The Pink Panther (2006) and RV (2006). She has also played roles in made-for-TV movies, done voice work in animated films and the animated TV series Sit Down, Shut Up, hosted several award shows and released several albums of songs, including A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas (2008). Chenoweth also penned a memoir, A Little Bit Wicked: Life, Love, and Faith in Stages.

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Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 56

Birthday 1968-07-24

Place of Birth Broken Arrow - Oklahoma - USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.kristin-chenoweth.com/

Also Known As

  • Kristi Dawn Chenoweth

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 My Little Pony: The Movie
2016 Hard Sell as Lorna Buchanan
2015 It's Your 50th Christmas Charlie Brown as Herself
2015 The Muppets(1 episode) as Herself
2015 Descendants as Maléfique
2015 Descendants as Maleficent
2015 Strange Magic as Sugar Plum Fairy (voice)
2015 The Boy Next Door as Vicky Lansing
2014 The Opposite Sex as Mrs. Kemp
2014 Rio 2 as Gabi (voice)
2014 Showing Up as Herself
2013 Family Weekend as Samantha Smith-Dungy
2012 Hit and Run as Debbie Kreeger
2012 GCB(10 episodes) as Darlene Cockburn
2011 Glee Encore as April Rhodes
2010 You Again as Georgia King
2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue as Rosetta (voice)
2010 Hot in Cleveland(1 episode) as Courtney
2009 Carrie Underwood: An Allstar Holiday Special as Herself
2009 12 Men of Christmas as E.J. Baxter
2009 Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure as Rosetta (voice)
2009 Into Temptation as Linda Salerno
2009 Glee(3 episodes) as April Rhodes
2009 Sit Down Shut Up(13 episodes)
2008 Four Christmases as Courtney
2008 Tinker Bell as Rosetta (voice)
2007 Pushing Daisies(22 episodes) as Olive Snook
2007 ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway
2006 Deck the Halls as Tia Hall
2006 Running with Scissors as Fern Stewart
2006 Ugly Betty(1 episode)
2006 The Megan Mullally Show(1 episode)
2006 Stranger Than Fiction as Book Channel Host
2006 RV as Mary Jo Gornicke
2006 The Pink Panther as Cherie
2005 Broadway's Lost Treasures III - The Best of the Tony Awards
2005 Bewitched as Maria Kelly
2004 The Tony Danza Show(1 episode)
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(4 episodes)
2003 The Music Man as Marian Paroo
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2002 Fillmore!(1 episode)
2002 Baby Bob(1 episode)
2002 Live From the Red Carpet(1 episode) as Herself
2001 Kristin(13 episodes) as Kristin Yancey
2001 Sit Down, Shut Up(13 episodes) as Miracle Grohe
1999 Annie as Lily St. Regis
1999 The Early Show(1 episode)
1999 The West Wing(14 episodes)
1999 The West Wing(22 episodes) as Annabeth Schott
1997 The View(5 episodes)
1995 MADtv(1 episode)
1993 Frasier(1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(2 episodes)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(3 episodes)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1900 Class Rank as Janet
1900 Legally Mad(2 episodes) as Skippy Pylon

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