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Lea Michele


Lea Michele Sarfati was born in The Bronx, New York to parents Edith, a nurse, and Marc Sarfati, a delicatessen owner. Her mother is Italian American and Roman Catholic while her father is of Turkish Sephardi Jewish ancestry, and Lea was raised Catholic. Even though she was born in New York, Lea was raised in Tenafly, New Jersey where she ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 8 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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  Wicked (announced)
Elphaba (rumored)
 2014 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series)
Gertie
- Smoke 'em If You Got 'em (2014) ... Gertie
 2011 New Year's Eve
Elise - Elevator Story
 2010 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Sarah
- Elementary School Musical (2010) ... Sarah (voice)
 2000 Third Watch (TV Series)
Sammi
- Spring Forward, Fall Back (2000) ... Sammi
 1998 Buster & Chauncey's Silent Night (Video)
Christina (voice)
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Other Works:

Played "Little Girl" in the Broadway play, "Ragtime" at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 3 Articles | 13 Pictorials | 82 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

The Cast of Glee | Lea Michelle

Height:

5' 2½" (1.59 m)
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When I first heard those references used towards me, I found it incredibly hurtful. I'm a girl who knows what she wants. I am outspoken. I am strong and I think that sometimes a strong woman with an opinion is called a diva. If a man is strong and opinionated, he's considered powerful, but if you're a woman, it's regarded negatively. See more »

Trivia:

Worked with Glee (2009) co-stars Jenna Ushkowitz and Jonathan Groff on the musical Spring Awakening. See more »

Nickname:

Lee See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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