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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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Alternate Names:

The Cast of Glee | Lea Michelle

Height:

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 »

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At the Teen Choice Awards 2013, Lea dedicated her Award to Cory Monteith. Cory died of an overdose in July 2013. See more »

Nickname:

Lele See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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