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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 Sephardi Jewish ancestry (from Turkey and Greece), and Lea was raised Catholic. Lea was raised in Tenafly, New Jersey, where she eventually attended and ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 10 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Glee
Glee Rachel Berry / Tina Cohen-Chang
(2009-2015)
New Year's Eve
New Year's Eve Elise - Elevator Story
(2011)

Filmography

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 2017 Dimension 404 (TV Series) (pre-production)
Amanda
- Matchmaker (2017) ... Amanda
 2014 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series)
Gertie
 2014 Lea Michele: On My Way (Video short)
 2011 New Year's Eve
Elise - Elevator Story
 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:

Played "Young Cosette" and "Young Eponine" in the Broadway play, "Les Misérables" at the Imperial Theatre. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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When I first heard those references used towards me, I found it incredibly hurtful. I'm a girl who knows what she wants. I am outspoken. I am strong and I think that sometimes a strong woman with an opinion is called a diva. If a man is strong and opinionated, he's considered powerful, but if you're a woman, it's regarded negatively. See more »

Trivia:

Filming New Year's Eve (2011) in New York City, New York, USA. See more »

Nickname:

Lele See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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