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Kristin Chenoweth

1968-07-24 Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA

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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.


Dolly Parton's Pet Gala 2024-02-21
Karen Carpenter: Starving for Perfection Self 2023-02-10
Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love Self - Guest 2023-04-26
Reopening: The Broadway Revival 2022-01-18
Bros Kristin Chenoweth 2022-09-30
Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade Self 2021-12-25
National Champions Bailey Lazor 2021-12-10
Wicked in Concert: A Musical Celebration of the Iconic Broadway Score 2021-08-29
The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration 2021-11-28
Holidate Aunt Susan 2020-10-27
The Disney Family Singalong Self 2020-04-16
In Concert at The Hollywood Bowl: Musicals and the Movies Soloist 2020-09-09
Roald Dahl's The Witches Daisy / Mary (voice) 2020-10-26
Angels Among Us: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square featuring Kristin Chenoweth Self 2019-10-18
David Foster: Off the Record Self 2019-09-06
A Christmas Love Story Katherine Clark 2019-12-07
A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years on Broadway Self - Host 2018-10-29
Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas 2018-12-07
Class Rank Janet Krauss 2017-04-21
The Star Abby (voice) 2017-11-15
Speech & Debate Herself 2017-04-07
My Little Pony: The Movie Princess Skystar (voice) 2017-10-05
Hairspray Live! Velma Von Tussle 2016-12-07
Hard Sell Lorna Buchanan 2016-05-20
The Opposite Sex Mrs. Kemp 2016-05-19
It's Your 50th Christmas Charlie Brown Self 2015-11-30
The Boy Next Door Vicky Lansing 2015-01-23
The Peanuts Movie Fifi (voice) 2015-11-05
Descendants Maleficent 2015-07-31
Strange Magic Sugar Plum Fairy (voice) 2015-01-23
Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home Herself - Hostess / Performer 2014-11-28
Showing Up Self 2014-02-25
Rio 2 Gabi (voice) 2014-03-19
Family Weekend Samantha Smith-Dungy 2013-03-28
Hit & Run Debbie Kreeger 2012-08-22
A MusiCares Tribute To Barbra Streisand Self 2012-11-12
Glee Encore April Rhodes 2011-04-19
Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Rosetta (voice) 2010-07-29
You Again Georgia 2010-09-23
12 Men of Christmas E.J. Baxter 2009-12-05
Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special Self 2009-12-22
Into Temptation Linda Salerno 2009-08-27
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Rosetta (voice) 2009-09-03
Space Chimps Kilowatt (voice) 2008-06-25
Tinker Bell Rosetta (voice) 2008-09-11
Mitzi Gaynor: Razzle Dazzle! The Special Years Self 2008-11-08
Four Christmases Courtney 2008-11-26
ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway Self 2007-04-19
Sesame Street: Elmo's World: What Makes You Happy? Miss Noodle 2007-02-01
Stranger Than Fiction Book Channel Host 2006-09-09
Robin Williams: A Family Affair Self 2006-08-15
RV Nation: The Culture of Road Warriors Self 2006-08-15
RV Mary Jo Gornicke 2006-04-28
Running with Scissors Fern Stewart 2006-10-27
Deck the Halls Tia Hall 2006-11-22
The Pink Panther Cherie 2006-02-10
Barry Sonnenfeld: The Kosher Cowboy Self 2006-08-15
Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards Sally (segment "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown") 2005-08-07
Bewitched Maria Kelly 2005-06-21
Candide Cunegonde 2005-01-12
Wicked - The Musical glinda (galinda) 2003-06-10
The Music Man Marian Paroo 2003-02-16
Sesame Street: Elmo Visits the Firehouse Ms. Noodle 2002-09-03
Annie Lily St. Regis 1999-11-07
Our Little Secret
The Biggest Star in Appleton Carol Dannhauser