Chris Colfer


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Chris Colfer is a very talented actor and vocalist who was born on May 27, 1990 in Fresno, California, USA as Christopher Paul Colfer. He is an actor, known for Glee (2009-2015), Struck by Lightning (2012), and The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell. His break out role was as Kurt Hummel in Glee, for which he won a Golden Globe (2010) and was ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 10 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Struck by Lightning Carson Phillips
(2012)
Glee Kurt Hummel / Finn Hudson
(2009-2015)

Filmography

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  The Potters (pre-production)
Asher Potter
 2021 Ridley Jones (TV Series)
Kosy
- Fly Like an Eagle/My Dinner with Ismat (2021) ... Kosy (voice)
 2017 Julie's Greenroom (TV Series)
Chris Colfer
- Mash-Up: The Musical (2017) ... Chris Colfer
- The Write Stuff! (2017) ... Chris Colfer
 2016 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
Christopher
 2014-2015 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Tony Chase
- All About Elka (2015) ... Tony Chase
- Straight Outta Cleveland (2014) ... Tony Chase
 2009-2015 Glee (TV Series)
Kurt Hummel / Finn Hudson
- Dreams Come True (2015) ... Kurt Hummel
- We Built This Glee Club (2015) ... Kurt Hummel
- 2009 (2015) ... Kurt Hummel
- The Rise and Fall of Sue Sylvester (2015) ... Kurt Hummel
- Child Star (2015) ... Kurt Hummel (credit only)
 2012 Struck by Lightning
Carson Phillips
 2012 8 (TV Movie)
Ryan Kendall
 2011 The Cleveland Show (TV Series)
Kurt Hummel
- How Do You Solve a Problem Like Roberta? (2011) ... Kurt Hummel (voice)
 2010 Marmaduke
Drama Dog #2 (voice)
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie)
Kurt Hummel
 2009 Russel Fish: The Sausage and Eggs Incident (Short)
Russel Fish
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Other Works:

Book: "Struck By Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal". Little, Brown Books For Young Readers. ISBN-10: 0316232939. ISBN-13: 978-0316232937 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)

Parents:

Colfer, Karyn | Colfer, Tim

Relatives:

Colfer, Hannah (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

I have something called the sea monkey method, and what that is; when I was fourteen, I had sea monkeys, and I forgot to feed them. However, they remained alive for seven months. And what they were doing was eating themselves, and living off of their waste. So my method, or, my theory, is that we could come up with some sort of substance that could, be reused, or, eat itself, if you will. Yeah, ... See more »

Trivia:

Originally auditioned for the role of "Artie" on Glee (2009), but did not get it. The casting agents were so impressed with his audition that they wrote the role of "Kurt" for him. They named the character "Kurt Hummel", due to Colfer's past role of "Kurt" in "The Sound of Music", when he was fourteen, and because of his rosy cheeks, which reminded them of "Hummel" figurines. See more »

Trademark:

Countertenor singing voice See more »

Nickname:

Chris

Star Sign:

Gemini

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