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Darren Criss

Darren Criss was born on February 5, 1987 in San Francisco, California, USA as Darren Everett Criss. He is an actor, known for Glee (2009), The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013) and A Very Potter Musical (2009). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Hipster Justin
- Devil's Night (2015) ... Hipster Justin
 2015 Transformers: Robots in Disguise (TV Series)
- Hunting Season (2015) ... Sideswipe (voice)
- Can You Dig It? (2015) ... Sideswipe (voice)
- Rumble in the Jungle (2015) ... Sideswipe (voice)
- True Colors (2015) ... Sideswipe (voice)
 2014 Stan Lee's Mighty 7 (TV Movie)
Micro (voice)
 2013 The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Sutemaru (English version, voice)
 2013 Capital Cities: Kangaroo Court (Video short)
Bulldog (uncredited)
 2013 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Augie Sayles
- Love Stories (2013) ... Augie Sayles
 2013 The Wind Rises
Katayama (English version, voice)
 2013 A Very Potter Senior Year (TV Movie)
 2012 The Cleveland Show (TV Series)
- Jesus Walks (2012) ... Hunter (voice)
 2011 Dead or Alive Dimensions (Video Game)
Jann Lee (English version, voice)
 2011 Archer (TV Series)
Mikey / Tommy
- Placebo Effect (2011) ... Mikey / Tommy (voice)
 2011 Life of Leopold (Short)
Leopold Bonar
 2010 A Very Potter Sequel (TV Movie)
 2010 Cold Case (TV Series)
Reuben Harris '69
- Free Love (2010) ... Reuben Harris '69 (as Darren Everett Criss)
 2009 Walker Phillips (Short)
 2009 Clowns on Earth (Short)
 2005 I Adora You (Short)
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Other Works:

Stage play: Fanny - playing Cesario, at 42nd Street Moon Theatre Company, San Francisco, California, USA See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Darren Everett Criss


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on his breakout fame] I wish I could say it's a dream come true but, quite frankly, my dreams weren't that good as a kid. I didn't have that big of an imagination. See more »


Before the show Glee (2009), he sang his own rendition of some Disney songs at a Maggiano's restaurant every Thursday. See more »


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