Lea Michele Sarfati (; born August 29, 1986) is an American actress, singer, and author. She began her career as a child actress on Broadway, appearing in productions of Les Misérables (1995–1996), Ragtime (1997–1999), Fiddler on the Roof (2004–2005), and Spring Awakening (2006–2008). Michele came to major prominence playing Rachel Berry on the Fox series Glee (2009–2015), for which she received an Emmy Award nomination, two Golden Globe nominations and won four People's Choice Awards, three Teen Choice Awards and a Satellite Award. Michele and the rest of the Glee cast earned a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series from four nominations and three Grammy Award nominations for music recorded for the series, also spawning multiple hits on the Billboard charts. Michele subsequently starred as Hester Ulrich on the Fox series Scream Queens (2015–2016) and as Valentina Barella on the ABC sitcom The Mayor (2017).
|Full name at birth||
Lea Michele Sarfati
|Claim to fame||
Glee, Spring Awakening, Scream Queens
|Date of birth||
29 August 1986
|Place of birth||
The Bronx, New York, USA
Actress, Singer, Songwriter, Author
5' 2½" (159 cm)
117 lbs (53.1 kg)
Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Tenafly High School
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