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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 10 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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TV commercial for L'Oreal "Total Repair 5" hair conditioner. See more »

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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 is writing a book titled Brunette Ambition. See more »


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