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 Spanish Sephardic Jewish ancestry, and Lea was raised Catholic. Even though she was born in New York, Lea was raised in Tenafly...See full bio »
2011New Year's Eve
(performer: "Have A Little Faith In Me", "Can't Turn You Loose", "Auld Lang Syne")
2011Glee: The 3D Concert Movie
(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")
2009Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode
(performer: "On My Own" - uncredited, "You're the One That I Want" - uncredited, "Don't Stop Believing" - uncredited, "Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat" - uncredited)
I consider myself lucky to be an only child because if I had other siblings, my mother would not have been able to take me to every audition and be so supportive of my career.
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On March 25, 2011, in Los Angeles, she got into a car accident while driving home from work. Her car was hit by another car when she was driving, but she managed to walk away without any injuries.
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