Kristin Dawn Chenoweth
July 24, 1968
Kristin Dawn Chenoweth (born July 24, 1968) is an American singer and actress, with credits in musical theatre, film and television.In 2015, she will play Maleficent in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Descendants.
Life and CareerEdit
Chenoweth participated in a number of vocal competitions and was named "most promising up-and-coming singer" in the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions, which came with a full scholarship to Philadelphia's Academy of Vocal Arts. Two weeks before school started, however, she went to New York City to help a friend move. While there, she auditioned for the 1993 Paper Mill Playhouse production of the musical Animal Crackers and got the role of Arabella Rittenhouse. She turned down the scholarship and moved to New York to do the show and pursue a career in musical theatre.
Chenoweth starred in numerous plays, musicals, films, television series and is also a singer. She is very experienced in acting and singing.
|2002||Topa Topa Bluffs||Patty|
|2006||The Pink Panther||Cherie|
|2006||RV||Mary Jo Gornicke|
|2006||Stranger than Fiction||Book Channel host|
|2006||Running with Scissors||Fern Stewart|
|2006||Deck the Halls||Tia Hall|
|2006||A Sesame Street Christmas Carol||Christmas Carol||Voice role|
|2009||Into Temptation||Linda Salerno|
|2009||Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure||Rosetta||Voice|
|2010||Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue||Rosetta||Voice|
|2010||You Again||Georgia King|
|2012||Hit and Run||Debby Kreeger|
|2013||Family Weekend||Samantha Smith-Dungy|
|2014||Hard Sell||Lorna Buchanan||In post-production|
|2015||The Boy Next Door||In post-production|
|2015||Descendants||Maleficent||Main villain role; Disney Channel Original Movie|
|1999||Annie||Lily St. Regis|
|1999||LateLine||Kristin||Episode: "The Christian Guy"|
|2001||Kristin||Kristin Yancey||11 episodes|
|2001||Frasier||Portia Sanders||Episode: "Junior Agent"|
|2002||Baby Bob||Crystal Carter||Episode: "Talking Babies Say the Darndest Things"|
|2003||The Music Man||Marian Paroo|
|2003||Fillmore!||Museum Guide|| Voice role|
Episode: "Masterstroke of Malevolence"
|2005||Great Performances||Cunegonde||Episode: "Leonard Bernstein's Candide"|
|2004–06||The West Wing||Annabeth Schott||34 episodes|
|2003-06||Sesame Street||Ms. Noodle||2 episodes|
|2001-07||Elmo's World||Ms. Noodle||2 episodes|
|2007||Ugly Betty||Diane||Episode: "East Side Story"|
|2007||Robot Chicken||Mother/Princess|| Voice role|
Episode: "Squaw Bury Shortcake"
|2007–09||Pushing Daisies||Olive Snook||22 episodes|
|2009||Twelve Men of Christmas||E.J. Baxter||Lifetime movie|
|2009||Sit Down, Shut Up||Miracle Grohe||Voice; 13 episodes|
|2009||Legally Mad||Skippy Pylon||Pilot, never aired on television|
|2009–2011, 2014||Glee||April Rhodes||5 episodes|
|2012||GCB||Carlene Cockburn||10 episodes|
|2012||Hot in Cleveland||Courtney Price||Episode: "The Gateway Friend"|
|2012||The Good Wife||Peggy Byrne||2 episodes|
|2013–14||Kirstie||Brittany Gold||2 episodes|
- She had numerous Disney roles.
- She is a very experienced actress and singer.
- She was on a lot of Broadway plays, films, television series etc.
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