Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Dawn Chenoweth (born Kristi Dawn Chenoweth; July 24, 1968) is an American actress and singer, with credits in musical theatre, film, and television. In 1999, she won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance as Sally Brown in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown on Broadway. In 2003, Chenoweth received a second Tony Award nomination for originating the role of Glinda in the musical Wicked. Her television roles include Annabeth Schott in NBC's The West Wing and Olive Snook on the ABC comedy drama Pushing Daisies, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2009. She also starred in the ABC TV series GCB in 2012, played Lavinia in Trial & Error in 2018 and was the antagonist, Mildred Layton, in the Apple TV+ musical comedy Schmigadoon! (2021). 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, before appearing in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and Wicked. Her other Broadway roles were in The Apple Tree in 2006, Promises, Promises in 2010 and On the Twentieth Century in 2015, for which she received another Tony Award nomination. She has also appeared in five City Center Encores!, Off-Broadway and regional theatre productions. Chenoweth had her own sitcom, Kristin, in 2001, and has guest-starred on many shows, including Sesame Street and Glee, for which she was nominated for Emmy Awards in 2010 and 2011. In films, she has played mostly character roles, such as in Bewitched (2005), The Pink Panther (2006) and RV (2006). She has played roles in made-for-TV movies, such as Descendants (2015); done voice work in animated films such as Rio 2 (2014) and The Peanuts Movie (2015) along with the animated TV series Sit Down, Shut Up and BoJack Horseman; hosted several award shows; and released several albums of songs, including A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas (2008), Some Lessons Learned (2011), Coming Home (2014), The Art of Elegance (2016) and For the Girls (2019). Chenoweth also wrote a 2009 memoir, A Little Bit Wicked.
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA
    Birthday
    7/24/1968
12 Men of Christmas
12 Men of Christmas
5.2
ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway
ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway
7.2
Class Rank
Class Rank
7
A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years on Broadway
A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years on Broadway
9.5
Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas
Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas
9
A Christmas Love Story
A Christmas Love Story
6.7
Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home
Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home
5
Robin Williams: A Family Affair
Robin Williams: A Family Affair
0
Angels Among Us: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square featuring Kristin Chenoweth
Angels Among Us: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square featuring Kristin Chenoweth
0
Wicked - The Musical
Wicked - The Musical
10
The Music Man
The Music Man
5.4
Into Temptation
Into Temptation
8
Tinker Bell
Tinker Bell
6.8
Family Weekend
Family Weekend
6.4
In Concert at The Hollywood Bowl: Musicals and the Movies
In Concert at The Hollywood Bowl: Musicals and the Movies
10
Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special
5.2
Wicked in Concert: A Musical Celebration of the Iconic Broadway Score
Wicked in Concert: A Musical Celebration of the Iconic Broadway Score
10
Sesame Street: Elmo's World: What Makes You Happy?
Sesame Street: Elmo's World: What Makes You Happy?
0
David Foster: Off the Record
David Foster: Off the Record
7
Hard Sell
Hard Sell
6.1
Hairspray Live!
Hairspray Live!
7.3
Candide
Candide
7
Mitzi Gaynor: Razzle Dazzle! The Special Years
Mitzi Gaynor: Razzle Dazzle! The Special Years
0
Holidate
Holidate
7
Deck the Halls
Deck the Halls
5.6
Hit & Run
Hit & Run
5.7
It's Your 50th Christmas Charlie Brown
It's Your 50th Christmas Charlie Brown
7.2
Showing Up
Showing Up
9.2
The Boy Next Door
The Boy Next Door
4.9
Space Chimps
Space Chimps
4.8
The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration
The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration
0
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure
6.8
Annie
Annie
6.4
RV
RV
5.9
Bewitched
Bewitched
5.1
Glee Encore
Glee Encore
8
Strange Magic
Strange Magic
7.1
RV Nation: The Culture of Road Warriors
10
Karen Carpenter: Starving for Perfection
Karen Carpenter: Starving for Perfection
0
Four Christmases
Four Christmases
5.8
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue
6.7
The Pink Panther
The Pink Panther
5.8
Barry Sonnenfeld: The Kosher Cowboy
Barry Sonnenfeld: The Kosher Cowboy
0
Roald Dahl's The Witches
Roald Dahl's The Witches
6.4
Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade
Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade
0
You Again
You Again
6.3
The Disney Family Singalong
The Disney Family Singalong
8.4
National Champions
National Champions
6.5
Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love
Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love
8.5
Sesame Street: Elmo Visits the Firehouse
Sesame Street: Elmo Visits the Firehouse
10
Reopening: The Broadway Revival
Reopening: The Broadway Revival
0
Running with Scissors
Running with Scissors
5.8
The Star
The Star
6.3
My Little Pony: The Movie
My Little Pony: The Movie
7.2
Speech & Debate
Speech & Debate
6
The Opposite Sex
The Opposite Sex
5.2
The Peanuts Movie
The Peanuts Movie
6.9
Rio 2
Rio 2
6.5
A MusiCares Tribute To Barbra Streisand
A MusiCares Tribute To Barbra Streisand
5.6
Descendants
Descendants
7.1
Bros
Bros
6.8
Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards
Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards
7.2
Stranger Than Fiction
Stranger Than Fiction
7.3
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