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Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Name :

Kristi Dawn Chenoweth

Birth Date :

July 24, 1968

Birth Place :

Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA

Claim to fame :

As Sally Brown in the Broadway revival of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" (1999)

Biography


A Broken Arrow, Oklahoma-bred, Kristin Chenoweth sang gospel music in local churches as a child and studied opera before then turning her back on musical theatre. Prior to kicking off a professional career in the field, she had begun performing in high school plays and at the Lyric Theatre in Oklahoma City during her college years. Her early stage works included "Gypsy", "The Sound of Music", "Promises, Promises", and "The King and I". In 1993, she auditioned for Paper Mill Playhouse production of the musical "Animal Crackers" and won the part of Arabella Rittenhouse.

Following the start, Chenoweth continued appearing in regional theatre productions and taking parts in off-Broadway projects. Her Broadway debut as Precious McGuire in the 1997 musical "Steel Pier" won her a Theatre World award. Two years later, she won a Tony Award for her performance as Sally Brown in "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown", and in 2003, she earned wide recognition for originating the role of Glinda in the musical "Wicked".

Latest News


Kristin Chenoweth Splits From Dana Brunetti

November 17, 2014 04:16:33 GMT

and her producer boyfriend Dana Brunetti have ended their romance after nearly a year of dating. A source tells Us Weekly, "It was just the distance. Dana's career is jetting off right now, and Kristin travelled a lot already."
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Lucasfilm's Animated Musical 'Strange Magic' Gets Release Date

November 11, 2014 22:13:44 GMT

Lucas Film announced that its latest project "" will be released as early as this coming January. Inspired by "A Midsummer Night's Dream", the film is an animated musical featuring voices of theater A-listers such as and .
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Kristin Chenoweth Sports Neck Brace Following Health Scare Tweet

August 09, 2014 06:23:32 GMT

was spotted sporting a neck brace at LAX airport on Thursday, August 7. This is her first appearance in public since posting earlier this week a tweet which said that she was "unable to move."
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Kristin Chenoweth Thanks Fans for Prayers After Health Scare

August 06, 2014 04:53:35 GMT

took to Twitter to address concerns about her health problems this week. The Emmy winner thanked her fans for their support after previously asking them to send prayers for her health.
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Anne Hathaway Brightens Up 'Rio 2' Premiere in Miami

March 24, 2014 08:05:49 GMT

"" voice cast members went to Miami this past weekend to celebrate the movie's premiere. was dazzling in a strapless color-block blue-and-orange frock from Roksanda Ilincic's Pre-Autumn/Winter 2014 collection. She paired it with Charlotte Olympia lilac shoes.
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Video: Kristin Chenoweth Parodies Anthony Weiner Sexting Scandal With 'Popular'

August 01, 2013 03:26:58 GMT

has some advice to Anthony Weiner which she shared to public when stopping by "" on Tuesday, July 30. The Broadway star sang a "Popular" parody to teach the former U.S. representative how to become popular in a right way.
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Kristin Chenoweth Duct-Taped by Her Daughter in First 'Family Weekend' Trailer

February 26, 2013 06:06:06 GMT

Hot on heels of her Oscars performance with , appears in a first trailer for her new dramedy "". In it, Kristin is featured having a chaotic family with her daughter struggling to put them together. Funny thing happens when the daughter seals Kristin's lips with a duct tape only to get her attention.
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Video: Seth MacFarlane and Kristin Chenoweth Close Out the 2013 Oscars

February 25, 2013 08:41:56 GMT

Oscars' host , tasked with the closing number for Sunday's awards ceremony, called out singer-actress for a duet onstage at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The dapper host enlisted the help of the Carolina Herrera-dressed Tony Award winner as they sang "Here's to the Losers" to help comfort all those who did not end up with an Oscar trophy that night.
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Frank Ocean Leads 2013 Brit Awards Winner List

February 21, 2013 06:04:57 GMT

R'n'B superstar leads the American acts that walked away with trophies at the 2013 Brit Awards held on Wednesday, February 20 at London's famed O2 Arena. Winning the international male solo artist award, he was joined by and who both also won in the international category, as female solo artist and best group, respectively.
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Oscars 2013 Promises a Special Closing Show From Seth MacFarlane and Kristin Chenoweth

February 21, 2013 04:42:10 GMT

A special performance is set to take place during the closing of the 85th Academy Awards, right after the Oscar for Best Picture is handed out to its winner. The AMPAS announces on Wednesday, February 20 that host and are both set to deliver a special show on stage.
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'The Lone Ranger' Is Resurrected in Full-Length Trailer

December 11, 2012 08:39:47 GMT

After releasing its teaser on "" earlier on Monday, the full-length trailer for "" has been unleashed for viewing pleasure via Apple. The newly-released video is packed with brand new scenes that explain further about the origin of the titular justice seeker.
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Videos: Keith Urban and Kristin Chenoweth Perform at American Country Awards 2012

December 11, 2012 08:27:21 GMT

The 2012 American Country Awards on Monday, December 10 was highlighted by performances from some notable country musicians. One of them was , who sang "Crossroads" together with seven other musicians from the Grammy Foundation's music camp program.
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Video: Kristin Chenoweth Mocks Hugh Hefner's Engagement on 'Chelsea Lately'

December 06, 2012 03:00:02 GMT

poked fun at 's engagement to on-and-off girlfriend when appearing on "Chelsea Lately" Tuesday night, December 4. Taking 's spot at the roundtable, the Annabeth Schott of "The West Wing" gave a brief description of the couple's relationship history and inserted some quips.
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Kristin Chenoweth Dating 'Bachelor' Star Jake Pavelka

December 04, 2012 02:03:05 GMT

New couple alert. has a new man, former star of "", Jake Pavelka. "We have been spending a little time together," the pint-sized Broadway star confirms to PEOPLE about her new romance.
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Kristin Chenoweth Films Small Scene for 'The Good Wife' After On-Set Injury

September 03, 2012 01:34:02 GMT

has returned to the set of "" after deciding to drop out of the show following the injuries she sustained on the filming location last July. The Broadway star tweeted on Friday, August 31, "I was able to go back a shoot a short scene with on The Good Wife. #blessing!"
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Possible Details of First 'Iron Man 3' Trailer Reveal Humorless Scenes

August 14, 2012 04:00:01 GMT

The production of "" hasn't even been wrapped, but rumors surrounding the film's first trailer have already swirled on the Internet. It was Ain't It Cool News that claims to have obtained details of the first promotional footage of the armored hero movie. Still, the site notes that the description "might be mulled between now and the time material arrives on computer, television and theater screens."
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Kristin Chenoweth Leaves 'The Good Wife' After Injured on Set

August 14, 2012 03:27:33 GMT

is forced to drop out of "" after injured on the set of the show last month. As she focuses on her recovery, the Broadway actress has announced that she left her recurring role on the CBS drama series vacant.
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'The Good Wife' Debuts First Look at Guest Stars, Matthew Perry Is Open to Return

August 10, 2012 04:32:09 GMT

In anticipation of the return of "", CBS teases fans with first official photos of some guest stars in season 4. Those getting the highlight are Marc Warren, , , and Dominic Chianese.
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Kristin Chenoweth Released From Hospital, Rep Said

July 12, 2012 17:33:19 GMT

is out of the hospital after getting into an on-set accident. The Broadway star was filming her guest starring appearance on "" on the New York set when a strong gust of wind suddenly blew a piece of lighting equipment which knocked the actress down the concrete.
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Kristin Chenoweth Hit by Lightning Equipment on 'The Good Wife' Set

July 12, 2012 01:21:26 GMT

has been injured on the set of "". The April Rhodes of "" was taken to a New York hospital by ambulance after she was hit in the head by scaffolding during the filming of the CBS legal drama on Wednesday, July 11 in Brooklyn, her publicist Jill Fritzo said.
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'The Good Wife' Adds Kristin Chenoweth in Recurring Role

June 27, 2012 03:01:47 GMT

"" has added to the cast ensemble of its fourth season. The Broadway star will appear in a recurring role as a political reporter, who wants to find out all the details on Peter Florrick's campaign for governor, as well as his and Alicia's marriage.
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Report: Bee Gees' Robin Gibb Dying in Hospital

April 14, 2012 16:02:50 GMT

Robin Gibb is in critical condition, a family friend told The Sun. The singer's health has gone up and down in the past few years due to liver and colon cancer, but it is believed that he has a second tumor that keeps his recovery unsuccessful and also pneumonia which is bad for his situation.
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'GCB' 1.08 Clip: Kristin Chenoweth's Carlene Auditions for the Holy Spirit Role

April 14, 2012 06:00:22 GMT

is giving a funky touch to classic song "This Little Light of Mine" in a new clip from "". In the next episode of the ABC freshman, her character Carlene is up against Miriam Shor's Cricket to win the role of the Holy Spirit in a church musical.
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ACAs 2011: Carrie Underwood Flirty in Pink, Kristin Chenoweth Wows in Green

December 06, 2011 02:37:06 GMT

The biggest names in country music and Hollywood stars alike are bringing their best fashion to the 2nd annual American Country Awards. On Monday, December 5, the likes of and hit the red carpet rolled out outside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
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'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood Hospitalized After Alleged Suicide Attempt

June 15, 2011 01:57:02 GMT

Troubled "" star Amber Portwood has been admitted to a hospital in Indiana. The 21-year-old reality star was taken to and is being evaluated at St. John's Hospital after she reportedly attempted to commit suicide on Tuesday morning, June 14.
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Lady GaGa, Kristin Chenoweth to Guest Judge on 'SYTYCD'

June 15, 2011 01:30:51 GMT

"" season 8 is going to be glittered with big stars. After tapping as a guest judge, the FOX reality show will also welcome dancing queen as another guest judge sometime this season.
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Taylor Swift Sends Prayers, Reba McEntire Encourages Donation for Tornado Victims

April 29, 2011 04:08:59 GMT

Stars have showed support to those affected by the devastating tornado outbreaks that tore through southern United States. Country stars and as well as reality star and actress are among those who have made use of their Twitter to send prayers and other encouraging messages.
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Kristin Chenoweth's Worry Over Dog's Illness

April 26, 2011 11:08:00 GMT

The "" star, rushed her puppy Maddie to a veterinary practice in Los Angeles on Saturday and spent hours by her pet's side as animal experts diagnosed the pooch with pancreatitis, an inflammation of the pancreas.
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Kristin Chenoweth Honored at GLAAD Media Awards

April 11, 2011 03:26:33 GMT

Actress was honored with a top award from the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) on Friday night, April 8. The "" star was handed the Vanguard Award for "increasing understanding" of the rights of homosexuals.
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Kristin Chenoweth Joins 'Good Christian Bitches' as Villain

March 15, 2011 08:22:49 GMT

ABC's dramedy pilot "Good Christian Bitches" is shaping up with the addition of . The Broadway star has signed up for one of the lead roles after on-again and off-again negotiations over the months.
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