Chris Colfer

Actor + Singer
Born May 27, 1990

Christopher Paul "Chris" Colfer is an American actor, singer and author best known for his portrayal of Kurt Hummel on the television series Glee. He is a Golden Globe winner and a two-time Emmy nominee. He is also a New York Times #1 bestselling author. Colfer was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world in 2011.… Read More

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    Glee Series Finale At Paleyfest
    CNN - Mar 22, 2015
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    Chris Colfer: People Think 'glee' Is A Documentary
    USA Today - Jul 19, 2014
  • Online Simulations Help Educators Help Troubled Lgbtq Students
    Yahoo News - Jan 16, 2014
  • People's Choice Awards 2014: See The Complete List Of Tv, Movie, And Music Winners
    US Magazine - Jan 09, 2014


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Chris Colfer.


1990 Birth Born on May 27, 1990.


2009 19 Years Old Colfer's first TV role came in 2009 when he was cast as Kurt Hummel on Fox's Glee. … Read More


2010 20 Years Old In a 2010 interview with Allison Kugel, Colfer stated that: There have been a couple of times when I have gone to Ryan Murphy and told him a couple of things that have happened to me, and then he writes it into the show. … Read More
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Colfer won the 2011 Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series for his performance as Kurt Hummel. … Read More
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Colfer wrote, starred in, produced, and novelized his first film, Struck by Lightning, which debuted at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival. … Read More
2013 23 Years Old It debuted at number two on The New York Times Best Seller list, and by the end of 2013 it had spent eleven weeks in the top fifteen for Children’s Middle Grade books. … Read More
On January 28, 2014, it was announced that Colfer will star in a new 3D CG animated family film, Robodog, as the voice of the title character. … Read More
The picture book, written by Colfer and illustrated by Brandon Dorman, The Curvy Tree, is set for spring 2015, and is based on a short original fairy tale of the same name, which Colfer first told in The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell. … Read More
2016 26 Years Old In 2016 he landed the role as Christopher in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie. … Read More
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