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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 »

What to Watch: "The Man in the High Castle"

In this episode of "What to Watch," we talk with the cast of Amazon Studios' "The Man in the High Castle" and the show's creator, Frank Spotnitz.

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 10 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Played "Wendla" in the off-Broadway play, "Spring Awakening" at the Atlantic Theater. See more »

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3 Interviews | 3 Articles | 13 Pictorials | 83 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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The Cast of Glee | Lea Michelle


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I've always felt good about myself, that is to say, I've always felt beautiful, but I didn't necessarily think other people thought I was beautiful. Glee (2009) opened my eyes. That's what's so great about the show, it includes all different types of beauty. See more »


She said that if she weren't an actress, she would be a lawyer. See more »


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