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Kara DioGuardi


Kara DioGuardi was introduced to America on seasons 8 and 9 of the hit FOX show, American Idol (2002) and, recently, was featured as the head judge on Bravo's songwriting reality show competition, Platinum Hit (2011). Additionally, this fall, Kara is making her Broadway stage debut as merry murderess "Roxie Hart" in the Tony Award-winning hit ... See full bio »

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 2004-2014 Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Lindsay Lohan/Amy Schumer/John Robert Rimel (2014) ... (writer: "Over" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 16 December 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "Over")
 2011-2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #18.1 (2014) ... (writer: "Walk Away")
- Round Five: The Results (2011) ... (writer: "Walk Away")
 2013-2014 Austin & Ally (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Glee Clubs & Glory (2014) ... (writer: "Timeless (A Capella)")
- Future Sounds & Festival Songs (2013) ... (writer: "Timeless")
 2013 Celebrity Splash! Australia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heat 2 (2013) ... (writer: "Spinning Around" - uncredited)
 2012 Parental Guidance (writer: "Now or Never")
 2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.59 (2012) ... (writer: "Christmas in the Sand")
 2011 Final Fantasy XIII-2 (Video Game) ("New World")
  Hart of Dixie (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2011) (producer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Homecoming & Coming Home (2011) ... (producer: "Good Girls Go Bad") / (writer: "Good Girls Go Bad")
- Pilot (2011) ... (writer: "This" - uncredited)
 2011 A.N.T. Farm (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- ReplicANT (2011) ... (writer: "My Crush")
 2009-2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #11.6 (2011) ... (writer: "Undo It")
- Episode #10.5 (2010) ... (writer: "Spinning Around" - uncredited)
- Episode #9.6 (2009) ... (writer: "Rich Girl" - uncredited)
 2011 Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (writer: "Hot Mess")
 2010-2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #18.76 (2011) ... (writer: "This" - uncredited)
- Episode #17.117 (2010) ... (writer: "Terrified" - uncredited)
  Jonas (TV Series) (1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- The Secret (2010) ... ("Set This Party Off")
- House Party (2010) ... (writer: "Set This Party Off" - uncredited)
 2010 Walmart Soundcheck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Camp Rock 2 (2010) ... (writer: "Play My Music")
 2002-2010 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 19 July 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Spinning Around" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 31 October 2005 (2005) ... (writer: "Spinning Around" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 19 July 2004 (2004) ... (writer: "Spinning Around" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 13 January 2003 (2003) ... (writer: "Spinning Around" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 29 October 2002 (2002) ... (writer: "Spinning Around" - uncredited)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Greatest Aussie Chart Toppers (2010) ... (writer: "Spinning Around")
- Blockbuster Heroes (2010) ... (writer: "Ain't No Other Man" - uncredited)
- Sporty, Rich & Sexy (2010) ... (writer: "Escape")
 2010 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.10 (2010) ... (writer: "No Boundaries")
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.24 (2010) ... (writer: "Ain't No Other Man")
 2009 American Pie Presents: The Book of Love (Video) (writer: "Hot Mess", "Stuttering" - as Kara Elizabeth DioGuardi)
  Greek (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Friend or Foe (2009) ... (producer: "Good Girls Go Bad") / (writer: "Good Girls Go Bad")
 2009 Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #17.7 (2009) ... (writer: "Spinning Around")
  Ugly Betty (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes, 2009) (writer - 2 episodes, 2009)
- The Butterfly Effect: Part 2 (2009) ... (producer: "Good Girls Go Bad") / (writer: "Good Girls Go Bad")
- The Butterfly Effect: Part 1 (2009) ... (producer: "Good Girls Go Bad") / (writer: "Good Girls Go Bad")
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2005 - 2009) (producer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Vegas Callbacks, Part 2 (2009) ... (producer: "Good Girls Go Bad" - uncredited) / (writer: "Good Girls Go Bad" - uncredited)
- Top 20 Results (2007) ... (writer: "Ain't No Other Man")
- Top 8 (2005) ... (writer: "Gone")
 2009 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Preggers (2009) ... (writer: "Taking Chances" - uncredited)
 2009 Youth in Revolt (writer: "L.O.V.E.")
 2007-2009 Hannah Montana (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- He Could Be the One: Part 2 (2009) ... (writer: "He Could Be the One", "Don't Wanna Be Torn")
- Miley Hurt the Feelings of the Radio Star (2009) ... (writer: "Supergirl" - uncredited)
- Papa's Got a Brand New Friend (2009) ... (writer: "Supergirl")
- Me and Mr. Jonas and Mr. Jonas and Mr. Jonas (2007) ... (writer: "We Got the Party")
  American Idol (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Finale (2009) ... (performer: "Vision of Love") / (writer: "No Boundraries")
- Auditions: Phoenix (2009) ... (performer: "Vision of Love" - uncredited)
 2009 Hannah Montana: The Movie (writer: "Dream")
 2009 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tracy Morgan/Kelly Clarkson (2009) ... (writer: "I Do Not Hook Up")
 2009 Confessions of a Shopaholic (writer: "Rich Girl")
 2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua (writer: "Rich Girl")
 2008 The Cheetah Girls: One World (TV Movie) (writer: "Cheetah Love", "I'm the One")
 2008 Living Lohan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Showgirls (2008) ... (writer: "All the Way Around")
 2008 Camp Rock (TV Movie) (performer: "We Rock") / (producer: "Play My Music", "We Rock") / (writer: "Play My Music", "We Rock")
 2008 Get Smart (writer: "Ain't No Other Man")
 2008 Today (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 31 March 2008 (2008) ... (writer: "Spinning Around" - uncredited)
 2008 Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert (Documentary) (writer: "We Got the Party")
 2007 Bring It On: In It to Win It (Video) (writer: "Be Good to Me" - as Kara E. DioGuardi) / (writer: "Never Stop")
 2005-2007 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Auditions 5 (2007) ... (writer: "Spinning Around" - uncredited)
- Auditions 3 (2005) ... (writer: "Spinning Around" - uncredited)
 2007 Hey Paula (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Good Karma (2007) ... (writer: "Karma" - uncredited)
- Shut Up and Dance (2007) ... (writer: "Karma" - uncredited)
- Snowed In (2007) ... (writer: "Karma" - uncredited)
- All That Glitters (2007) ... (writer: "Karma" - uncredited)
 2007 Nefilim, Ha (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tag Adom (2007) ... (writer: "Ain't No Other Man")
 2007 RBD: La familia (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Paparazzi (2007) ... (writer: "Tal Vez Después")
- Feliz cumpleaños, Annie (2007) ... (writer: "Tal Vez Después")
- Era mi primera vez (2007) ... (writer: "Tal Vez Después")
- El que quiera azul celeste... que se acueste! (2007) ... (writer: "Tal Vez Después")
- We Are Family (2007) ... (writer: "Tal Vez Después (If It's Too Late)")
 2007 Premiya Muz-TV 2007 (TV Special) (writer: "I Don't Need A Man", "Ain't No Other Man")
 2007 A Class Apart (TV Movie) (writer: "I Don't Need a Man")
 2007 Lola: Érase una vez (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lola: Érase una vez (2007) ... (writer: "Sé Muy Bien" - as K. DioGuardi)
 2007 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Immunity (2007) ... (writer: "Slow Down Baby" - uncredited)
 2007 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol (Video Game) ("The Real Thing")
 2006 There's Something About Ashley: The Story of Headstrong (Video documentary short) (writer: "Be Good to Me" - uncredited)
 2006 Bring It On: All or Nothing (Video) (writer: "Rich Girl" - as Kara E. Dioguardi)
 2006 Lucky Louie (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Discipline (2006) ... (writer: "Boyfriend")
 2006 The Hills (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- New City, New Drama (2006) ... (writer: "A Beautiful Life (La Bella Vita)")
 2006 Radio Disney Jams, Vol. 8: Bonus DVD (Video short) (writer: "Fly")
 2006 Last Holiday (writer: "Rich Girl")
 2005 Kylie 'Showgirl': The Greatest Hits Tour (Video) (writer: "Spinning Around")
 2005 2005 American Music Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Confessions of a Broken Heart (Daughter to Father)")
 2005 Karaoke Revolution Party (Video Game) ("Fly", "Pieces Of Me")
 2005 Herbie Fully Loaded (producer: "First") / (writer: "First")
 2005 Smallville (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Spirit (2005) ... (writer: "La La" - uncredited)
 2005 Ice Princess (writer: "Reach")
 2004 Hilary Duff: Learning to Fly (Video documentary short) (writer: "Fly")
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 (Video Game) ("Come Clean")
 2004 Rebelde (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rebelde (2004) ... (writer: "Me Voy")
 2004 Raise Your Voice (writer: "Someone's Watching over Me", "Fly")
 2004 A Cinderella Story (performer: "Now You Know") / (writer: "Now You Know")
 2004 Brave New Girl (TV Movie) (writer: "Brave New Girl")
 2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (writer: "The Way")
 2004 Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (writer: "Ready", "1-2-3")
 2002 Kylie Minogue: Kylie Fever 2002 in Concert - Live in Manchester (Video documentary) (writer: "Spinning Around" - uncredited)
 2002 For the People (TV Series) (performer: "Somethin' To Say") / (writer: "Somethin' To Say")
 2001 The Office (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- New Girl (2001) ... (writer: "Spinning Around" - uncredited)
 2001 Circuit (writer: "Love Devine")
 2000 The Frank Skinner Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.11 (2000) ... (writer: "Spinning Around" - uncredited)
 2000 The Royal Variety Performance 2000 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Spinning Around")
 2000 CD:UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.92 (2000) ... (writer: "Spinning Around")
 2000 International Indian Film Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Spinning Around")
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Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Has a brother, John DioGuardi, who is a counselor at the Phoenix House, a national non-profit drug treatment organization. See more »

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