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Nikki Blonsky

Nikki Blonsky was born on November 9, 1988 in Great Neck, New York, USA as Nicole Margaret Blonsky. She is an actress, known for Hairspray (2007), Queen Sized (2008) and Waiting for Forever (2010). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 8 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Hairspray Tracy Turnblad
Queen Sized
Queen Sized Maggie Baker
Waiting for Forever
The English Teacher
The English Teacher Sheila Nussbaum


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 2016 Dog Years (post-production)
 2016 Pup Star (Video)
Lady Paw Paw
 2015 Q an A (TV Series)
 2013 Smash (TV Series)
- The Fringe (2013) ... Margo
- The Read-Through (2013) ... Margo
 2011 The Fresh Beat Band (TV Series)
MC Freeze
- Dance Floor Superhero (2011) ... MC Freeze
 2009 Valemont (TV Mini-Series)
- The Story Continues (2009) ... Poppy
- The Serpentes Mixer (2009) ... Poppy
- The Hunger (2009) ... Poppy
- Just the Beginning (2009) ... Poppy
 2009 Ugly Betty (TV Series)
- Dress for Success (2009) ... Teri
 2008 Queen Sized (TV Movie)
Maggie Baker
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Made her nightclub debut at Feinstein's at the Loews Regency in Manhattan. Her nightclub review, titled "Coming Home", ran September 23 to October 4, and featured songs from Broadway, the Great American Songbook and pop classics, by the likes of Bonnie Raitt and Melissa Etheridge, as well as selections from Hairspray (1988). (... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Nicole Blonsky


4' 10" (1.47 m)

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I'm thrilled beyond belief to be different in this business. I pray that there will be more roles for bigger girls. I pray that the role of the love interest, the beautiful, sexy girl, will be played by a plus-size woman. See more »


She was working at a Cold Stone Creamery store when she learned that she had been cast as Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray (2007). See more »


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Too OLD to be playing a teen karsten_nord
Shes sooo tiny! do guys really like tiny girls Swarovski-bean
Charges are dropped andreas-525
What's with the bashing? She's pretty and seems like a nice girl. amaylicious
She is so beautiful ildgrubtrollet
Nikki is so beautiful andrew-798
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