Kristin Chenoweth

24 Jul 1968


Kristin Chenoweth (born July 24, 1968, height 4' 11" (1,50 m)) 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.

An Oklahoma native, Chenoweth sang gospel music as a child and studied opera before deciding to pursue a career in musical theatre. In 1997, she made her Broadway debut in Steel Pier. Besides You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and Wicked, Chenoweth's stage work includes five City Center Encores! productions, Broadway's The Apple Tree in 2006 and Promises, Promises in 2010, as well as Off-Broadway and regional theatre productions.

Chenoweth had her own TV series Kristin in 2001, and has guest starred on many shows, including Sesame Street and Glee, for which she was nominated for a 2010 Emmy Award. In films, she has played mostly character roles, such as in Bewitched (2005), The Pink Panther (2006) and RV (2006). She has also played roles in made-for-TV movies, done voice work in animated films and the animated TV series Sit Down, Shut Up, hosted several award shows and released several albums of songs, including A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas (2008). Chenoweth also penned a memoir, A Little Bit Wicked: Life, Love, and Faith in Stages.


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Filmography (27 titles)

(movie, 2017)
···The Star
Genre: Comedy, Animation, Adventure
Role: Actor
(movie, 2017)
···My Little Pony: The Movie
Genre: Music, Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Princess Skystar (voice))
(movie, 2017)
···Descendants 2
Genre: TV Movie, Family, Action, Comedy, Music, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Maleficient)
(movie, 2016)
···Hairspray Live!
Genre: Comedy, Music
Role: Actor (as Velma Von Tussle)
(movie, 2015)
Genre: TV Movie, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Role: Actor (as Maléfique · Maleficent)
(movie, 2015)
···Strange Magic
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Music, Family
Role: Actor (as Sugar Plum Fairy (voice))
(movie, 2015)
···The Boy Next Door
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Vicky Lansing)
(movie, 2014)
···Opposite Sex
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Kemp)
(movie, 2014)
···Rio 2
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Gabi (voice))
(movie, 2014)
···Showing Up
Role: Actor (as Herself)
(movie, 2013)
···Family Weekend
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Samantha Smith-Dungy)
(movie, 2012)
···Hit and Run
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Debbie Kreeger)
(movie, 2010)
···You Again
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Georgia King)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Rosetta (voice))
(movie, 2009)
···12 Men of Christmas
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as E.J. Baxter)
Genre: Animation, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Rosetta (voice))
(movie, 2009)
···Into Temptation
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Linda Salerno)
(movie, 2008)
···Four Christmases
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Role: Actor (as Courtney)
(movie, 2008)
···Tinker Bell
Genre: Animation, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Rosetta (voice))
Genre: Family, Music
Role: Actor (as Herself)
(movie, 2006)
···Deck the Halls
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Tia Hall)
(movie, 2006)
···Running with Scissors
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Fern Stewart)
(movie, 2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Mary Jo Gornicke)
(movie, 2006)
···The Pink Panther
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Family
Role: Actor (as Cherie)
(movie, 2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Maria Kelly)
(movie, 2003)
···The Music Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Marian Paroo)
(movie, 1999)
Genre: Music, Family, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Lily St. Regis)