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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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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 »

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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


5' 2½" (1.59 m)

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I think it's important in this industry to not just conform to what people want you to do, and instead stand by what you believe in - that's something I'm very passionate about. See more »


Named in People Magazine's Best Dressed List of 2010. See more »


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