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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 & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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  Wicked (announced)
Elphaba (rumored)
 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:

Stage Musical: Ragtime - playing The Little Girl, Broadway, New York City, USA. After Lea finished up her run in Les Miserables, Lea originated the role of The Little Girl in the musical Ragtime in 1998. 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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Personal Quote:

I had so many people telling me 'NO' and giving me these limits in my life. It's so funny what can happen once you just decide to not listen to them. See more »

Trivia:

When she was not working on Broadway during high school, Lea worked in a Bat Mitzvah dress shop where her duties were cleaning and vacuuming. See more »

Nickname:

Lee See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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