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Lea Michele

Lea Michele

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Name :

Lea Michele Sarfati

Birth Date :

August 29, 1986

Birth Place :

Bronx, New York, USA

Claim to fame :

As Rachel Berry in FOX's series "Glee" (2009)

Biography


Lea Michele's diva training began since she was a kid working as a child actress on Broadway. Born August 29, 1986 in The Bronx, New York, she made her Broadway debut in 1995, when she was just 8, playing the role of Young Cosette in "Les Miserables". It was followed by major stage productions like "Ragtime" and "Fiddler on the Roof". She was accepted to the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, but chose to continue working professionally on the stage.

In 2006, Michele finally landed a lead role of Wendla in the Broadway musical "Spring Awakening". Around the same time, she was offered the coveted role of Eponine in "Les Miserables" stage revival, but she opted to stay in "Spring Awakening". Her decision paid off as she was nominated for a Drama Desk Award in the category of Outstanding Actress in a Musical.

Latest News


Lea Michele's Boyfriend Moves in With Her After 4 Months of Dating

September 09, 2014 09:19:33 GMT

's relationship with her boyfriend Matthew Paetz apparently is getting more serious. Some sources close to the "" star told TMZ that Paetz had moved to the actress/singer's house in L.A.
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Lea Michele Shares Photos From Birthday Vacation in Mexico

September 02, 2014 07:33:06 GMT

apparently had a blast during her birthday vacation in Mexico. The "" star, who turned 28 on August 29, reportedly went to the country with some friends and stayed at the Garza Blanca Resort in Puerto Vallarta.
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Joan Rivers Says Lea Michele's Dress at 2014 Teen Choice Awards Looks Like 'Porn Star'

August 18, 2014 08:51:49 GMT

criticized 's dress in this week's episode of "". The 81-year-old actress said that Lea's dress at 2014 Teen Choice Awards was "cheap." She added, "[Lea] looks like she's a porn star."
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Photos: Lea Michele to Guest Star on 'Sons of Anarchy' Final Season

July 29, 2014 03:21:21 GMT

is going to appear on "" before the show brings down the curtain. The actress has landed a guest-starring role in the seventh and final season of the FX series and has been spotted on the set of the drama.
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Lea Michele Cozies Up With Boyfriend Matthew Paetz in Italy

July 21, 2014 09:01:27 GMT

looked happy as she enjoyed her holiday with friends and her boyfriend Matthew Paetz in Positano, Italy. They were pictured having some PDAs during their vacation this weekend.
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Lea Michele Is Not Pregnant, Her Twitter Was Hacked

July 04, 2014 19:39:58 GMT

becomes the next victim of hacker. The "" actress who just went public with her new boyfriend Matthew Paetz was announced on her Twitter that she was expecting a baby.
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Lea Michele Goes Public With Her New Boyfriend Matthew Paetz

July 04, 2014 02:31:18 GMT

New photographs of and her boyfriend Matthew Paetz recently emerged. The "" star was photographed stepping out with the lifestyle coach on June 27 in Los Angeles. Lea seemed having a happy new relationship with Matthew as she was spotted smiling widely during the outing.
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Report: Lea Michele Dating Former Gigolo Matthew Paetz

June 11, 2014 21:43:20 GMT

reportedly has reopened her heart nearly a year after the sudden death of her actor boyfriend on July 28, 2013. According to Us Weekly, the 27-year-old actress/singer is now seeing a guy named Matthew Paetz.
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Lea Michele Says She Started Drinking as a Toddler

May 31, 2014 03:44:55 GMT

admitted she got her first alcoholic drink at a very young age. The actress/singer talked about getting her first sip of wine during an appearance on "Chelsea Lately" on Thursday, May 29. Promoting her new book "Brunette Ambition", Michele mentioned that she started drinking as a "young toddler."
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Lea Michele Finally Admitted to Dating Matthew Morrison in the Past

May 21, 2014 01:47:23 GMT

and managed to get over the awkwardness of co-starring on FOX's "". Turns out, these two used to date before they were cast as student and teacher on the hit TV show.
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Lea Michele Gets Sultry in 'On My Way' Music Video

May 20, 2014 07:08:14 GMT

has dropped the visuals for her single "On My Way". The summer-inspired music video features the singer/actress in various sexy outfits while having fun with her friends on a road trip. The Rachel Berry of "" is also seen writhing on a bathtub and cozying up to a hunky male co-star.
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Lea Michele Addresses Rumors of 'Glee' On-Set Feud With Naya Rivera

May 17, 2014 06:14:39 GMT

has spoken up on rumors that there was a rift between her and "" co-star . The actress talked about the issue during an appearance on "" Friday, May 16.
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Lea Michele Shares Heartwarming Photo of Cory Monteith on His Birthday

May 12, 2014 01:44:50 GMT

shared a sweet photo of on his birthday. The "Cannonball" singer took to Twitter on Sunday, May 11 to honor what would have been his 32nd birthday, uploading a black-and-white snap of her late boyfriend laughing. She wrote, "The biggest heart and most beautiful smile.. In all of our hearts.. We love you so. Happy Birthday."
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Ryan Murphy Confirms 'Funny Girl' Broadway Revival With Lea Michele

May 11, 2014 20:10:45 GMT

Ryan Murphy confirms he is working on a Broadway rival of "Funny Girl" with now that "" is almost done. "I have the rights to it," he told Entertainment Weekly. "It's something that we’re talking about. I've never done Broadway. I've always wanted to. Right now, we're just sort of testing the waters with different people."
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Lea Michele Accidentally Flashes Nipple During 'On My Way' Video Filming

April 21, 2014 03:20:39 GMT

suffered a wardrobe malfunction when she filmed the music video for her "On My Way" in the desert in Palmdale, California, over the weekend. According to photos obtained by Ocean Up, the "" star was in the middle of singing while being surrounded by several models when her right nipple popped out of her pink top.
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KCAs 2014: Lea Michele, Kaley Cuoco, Bella Thorne and More at Orange Carpet

March 30, 2014 05:01:15 GMT

showed off a youthful look when she walked the orange carpet of 2014 Nickelodeon's Kids Choice Awards. The "" star sported a messy hairdo and wrapped herself in a flirty peach dress from Elie Saab. She completed her look with Charlotte Olympia shoes, a Fendi bag, and Anito Ko jewels.
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Artist of the Week: Lea Michele

March 03, 2014 07:04:11 GMT

"It was a very difficult year," said in a recent interview with E! News, referring to 2013 when she had to deal with the tragic death of his boyfriend . She added, "Yet somehow something beautiful came out of it."
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Lea Michele: Cory Monteith and I Talked About Kids and Growing Old Before His Death

March 01, 2014 03:38:00 GMT

opens up about conversations she had with boyfriend before he passed away last year. The "" star graces the cover of Glamour U.K.'s April issue, wearing an orange dress. In an interview for the spread, Michele shares that she talked about many topics with her late boyfriend, including their physical appearances when they get old.
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Lea Michele's Cory Monteith Tribute Song 'If You Say So' Surfaces Online

February 28, 2014 03:54:59 GMT

Another cut off 's debut album "" has made its way online. After "On My Way" leaked earlier this week, this time fans get the first full listen to a new track called "If You Say So", which was written and recorded for the "" star's late boyfriend .
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Lea Michele Faces Dilemma in New Track 'On My Way'

February 25, 2014 06:21:12 GMT

Less than a week before releasing her debut album "", drops another cut off the record. Titled "On My Way", the new track features the "" star singing about her wanting to be with a guy she knows she shouldn't be in love with.
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Lea Michele Releases Cory Monteith Tribute Song 'You're Mine'

February 11, 2014 04:57:54 GMT

has released a new track titled "You're Mine". It's an emotional tribute song to , her late boyfriend and "" co-star who died of a toxic overdose of heroin and alcohol back in July 2013.
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Lea Michele Premieres Full Music Video for 'Cannonball'

January 10, 2014 01:56:49 GMT

After teasing it with many pictures from the filming set and a preview clip, has finally released the full music video for her single "Cannonball". The four-minute visuals, which was premiered on Vevo on Thursday evening, January 9, is simple yet beautiful.
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Lea Michele Previews 'Cannonball' Music Video

January 09, 2014 03:01:29 GMT

has teased the forthcoming music video for her single "Cannonball" with a sneak-peek clip. "Go to my Instagram now to see a special sneak peek clip of my #CannonballMusicVideo!!!!" she alerted her Twitter followers on Wednesday, January 8.
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Lea Michele Debuts Second Single 'Battlefield'

December 28, 2013 02:44:19 GMT

has just released a brand new song called "Battlefield". Premiered on JustJared on Friday, December 27, the track is the promotional single off the "" star's upcoming debut album "".
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Video: Lea Michele Performs 'Cannonball' on 'The X Factor' Finale

December 20, 2013 06:43:41 GMT

appeared on "" finale on Thursday, December 19 to perform her brand new single called "Cannonball". The 27-year-old singer looked gorgeous in a black jacket and a pair of leather pants.
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Lea Michele Remembers Cory Monteith as 'the Greatest Man'

December 13, 2013 01:58:38 GMT

Five months after 's death, talks about coping with the tragic passing in her first TV interview. Appearing in Thursday, December 12 episode of "", the "" star said that she was doing well thanks to support from friends and family.
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Lea Michele Unveils First Single 'Cannonball' in Full and 'Louder' Album Artwork

December 10, 2013 08:29:17 GMT

's "Cannonball" has finally arrived in full. The song immediately hit the web after the "" star's debut album, "", was made available for pre-order. Penned by , Michele's new song is a pure pop jam with a clappy beat and piano-driven melody.
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Lea Michele Unveils Tracklist for Debut Album 'Louder'

December 09, 2013 03:07:17 GMT

has shared the tracklist of her upcoming album, "". The Rachel Berry of "" took to Instagram on Sunday, December 8 to reveal what songs will be featured in her debut studio effort.
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Lea Michele Thanks Amber Riley for Helping Her Cope With Cory Monteith's Death

December 05, 2013 02:51:08 GMT

is thankful for 's friendship when she was coping with the passing of her boyfriend . The Rachel Berry of "" spoke of her co-star when she was at the L'Oreal Paris Women of Worth 2013 event on Tuesday, December 3.
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Lea Michele Announces Debut Single 'Cannonball'

November 28, 2013 07:29:34 GMT

has taken to Twitter to announce that her debut single is set to be called "Cannonball". "So excited for everyone to hear my first single Cannonball, off my debut album !" she told her 4 million followers on Wednesday, November 27.
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