Kristin Chenoweth

Actress + Singer
Born Jul 24, 1968

Kristin Dawn Chenoweth is an American singer and actress, with credits in musical theatre, film and television. She is best known on Broadway for her performance as Sally Brown in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (1999), for which she won a Tony Award, and for originating the role of Glinda in the musical Wicked (2003). Her best-known television role is Annabeth Schott in NBC's The West Wing. As Olive Snook on the ABC comedy-drama Pushing Daisies, she won a 2009 Emmy Award.… Read More

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1968 Birth Born on July 24, 1968.


1990 - 1992 3 More Events
1993 24 Years Old While there, she auditioned for the 1993 Paper Mill Playhouse production of the musical Animal Crackers and got the role of Arabella Rittenhouse. … Read More
Chenoweth sang gospel music as a child in Oklahoma and studied opera before deciding to pursue a career in musical theatre. In 1997, she made her Broadway debut in Steel Pier, winning a Theatre World Award. … Read More
1998 29 Years Old In 1998 she appeared in the City Center Encores! staged concert of the George and Ira Gershwin musical Strike up the Band as Anne Draper and created roles in the original Lincoln Center Theater production of William Finn's A New Brain. … Read More


1999 - 2003 5 More Events
2004 35 Years Old 1 More Event
She was nominated for a 2004 Tony Award as Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her performance, losing to her co-star Idina Menzel (who played Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West). … Read More
2006 37 Years Old 1 More Event
From December 2006 to March 2007, Chenoweth starred on Broadway as Eve in a revival of The Apple Tree with co-stars Brian d'Arcy James and former fiancé Marc Kudisch. … Read More
2007 38 Years Old …  She was the star performer of the opening ceremony of the 2007 Tournament of Roses Parade. … Read More
2008 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008 she was scheduled to reprise her role as Cunegonde in an English National Opera production of Candide, but she had to pull out.


2009 - 2010 3 More Events
Chenoweth and Hayes remained in the cast until the show closed on January 2, 2011, although she missed performances from December 29, 2010 to January 1, 2011 to perform a New Year's Eve concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall on December 31, 2010.
The series debuted in March 2012 but lasted only one season; Chenoweth generally sang a song in each episode.
2013 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, Chenoweth performed at the Sydney Opera House as part of an Australian concert tour.
In 2014, Chenoweth returned to Carnegie Hall with an autobiographical concert, where she sang "as good a rendition of Much More' as we're ever likely to hear". … Read More
Chenoweth played Lily Garland in a Broadway revival of On the Twentieth Century, opposite Peter Gallagher, which began previews on February 12 and opened on March 12, 2015 for a 22-week limited engagement through July 19, 2015 at the Roundabout Theatre Company. … Read More
Chenoweth expects to release a new album, The Art of Elegance, September 23, 2016.
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