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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 & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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  Glee (TV Series) (1 episode, 2010) (performer - 92 episodes, 2009 - 2014)
- The Untitled Rachel Berry Project (2014) ... (performer: "Glitter in the Air", "Pompeii" - uncredited)
- Old Dog, New Tricks (2014) ... (performer: "I Melt with You", "Take Me Home Tonight" - uncredited)
- The Back-Up Plan (2014) ... (performer: "Wake Me Up", "The Rose")
- Opening Night (2014) ... (performer: "Lovefool", "I'm the Greatest Star", "Who Are You Now", "Pumpin Blood" - uncredited)
- Bash (2014) ... (performer: "No One is Alone", "Broadway Baby" - uncredited)
 2013-2014 Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Arianna Huffington/Lea Michele (2014) ... (performer: "On My Way")
- Lea Michele (2013) ... (performer: "Cannonball")
 2014 Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 March 2014 (2014) ... (performer: "Cannonball")
 2014 Good Morning America (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 March 2014 (2014) ... (performer: "Cannonball", "Battlefield")
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Chelsea Handler/Lea Michele (2014) ... (performer: "Cannonball")
 2014 Walmart Soundcheck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Lea Michele (2014) ... (performer: "Battlefield", "Empty Handed", "Cannonball", "On My Way", "Louder")
 2013 The X Factor (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Live Season Finale, Part 2 (2013) ... (performer: "Cannonball")
 2013 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (performer: "When the World", "Work With Me", "Even Then", "One Day", "When the World Finale" (uncredited))
 2013 Sing Along (Short) (performer: "Mama Who Bore Me")
 2013 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.2 (2013) ... (performer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2012 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 8 Perform (2012) ... (performer: "I Was Here")
 2011 New Year's Eve (performer: "Have A Little Faith In Me", "Can't Turn You Loose", "Auld Lang Syne")
 2011 Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (Documentary) (performer: "Don't Stop Believin", "Sing", "Empire State of Mind", "Don't Rain on My Parade", "Firework", "Happy Days Are Here Again", "Get Happy", "Loser Like Me", "Somebody to Love")
 2011 The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Movie) (performer: "Don't Stop Believing" - uncredited)
 2010 The X Factor (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.28 (2010) ... (performer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2010 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Elementary School Musical (2010) ... (performer: "Good Vibrations" - uncredited)
 2010 The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Born to Run" - uncredited)
 2010 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 23 July 2010 (2010) ... (performer: "Don't Stop Believing" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 29 April 2010 (2010) ... (performer: "Don't Stop Believing" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 22 March 2010 (2010) ... (performer: "Don't Stop Believing" - uncredited)
 2010 The 64th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Don't Rain On My Parade")
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.16 (2010) ... (performer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2010 Loose Women (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.92 (2010) ... (performer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) (performer: "On My Own", "You're the One That I Want", "Don't Stop Believing", "Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat" - uncredited)
 2007 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie) (performer: "Give My Regards to Broadway")
 2007 The 61st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Touch Me", "Totally Fucked")
 1998 Buster & Chauncey's Silent Night (Video) (performer: "Things That I've Collected")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played "Anne Frank" in "The Diary of Anne Frank" at the Round House Theatre in Bethesda, Maryland. 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


5' 2½" (1.59 m)

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I think people should just be proud of who they are, Negative stuff will always be said but it is the girl that can always wake up in the morning and put a smile on their face and continue to do what they do is the one that has the best time. See more »


She has wide vocal range. Her range is Eb3 (Give Your Heart a Break) to D6 (the beginning of the Diva episode) In an interview, she revealed she is a belter and soprano. She has belted an A5 during Halo/Walking on Sunshine. See more »


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