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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've always felt good about myself, that is to say, I've always felt beautiful, but I didn't necessarily think other people thought I was beautiful. Glee (2009) opened my eyes. That's what's so great about the show, it includes all different types of beauty. See more »

Trivia:

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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