Kristin Chenoweth Biography
Early Life and Education
Kristin Chenoweth was born upon July 24, 1968, in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA. Born Kristi Dawn Chenoweth, her adoptive moms and dads were Jerry Morris Chenoweth and Junie Smith Chenoweth. She matured in a spiritual home as her moms and dads were devout members of the Southern Baptist Church. Chenoweth displayed an eager interest in performing arts from an early age, taking part in church choirs and local theater productions.
After finishing from Broken Arrow High School, she pursued a Bachelor's degree in Musical Theater from Oklahoma City University. Revealing immense promise as an entertainer, Chenoweth was provided a full scholarship to study at the prominent Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia. Nevertheless, she selected to stay in Oklahoma to finish her Master's degree in Opera Performance.
Kristin Chenoweth's professional phase career started in 1993 with a production of "Animal Crackers" at the Lyric Theatre in Oklahoma City. Her Off-Broadway debut can be found in 1997 in the Kander and Ebb musical "Steel Pier". Although the production was not a business success, it did make her a Theatre World Award.
Chenoweth's big break came when she was cast as Sally Brown in the 1999 Broadway revival of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown". Her representation earned her critical honor along with her very first Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. This success resulted in her most iconic role as Glinda the Good Witch in the original production of "Wicked" in 2003, for which she received her 2nd Tony Award nomination.
Throughout her profession, Chenoweth has continued to star in different Broadway productions, consisting of "Promises, Promises" (2010), "On the Twentieth Century" (2015), and "My Love Letter to Broadway" (2016).
Television and Film Career
Kristin Chenoweth made her television debut in the late 1990s, and her early work consisted of guest appearances on shows such as "Annie" (1999) and "The Music Man" (2003). Her very first substantial function was as Marian Paroo in the 2003 adaptation of Meredith Willson's "The Music Man", together with Matthew Broderick
Chenoweth gained across the country acknowledgment for her representation of Olive Snook in the quirky comedy-drama "Pushing Daisies", which aired from 2007 to 2009. Her performance made her an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2009. She also made visitor appearances on popular programs, such as "Glee", "The Good Wife", and "The West Wing".
In addition to her effective tv career, Chenoweth has appeared in different movies like "Bewitched" (2005), "The Pink
Panther" (2006), "RV" (2006), "Running with Scissors" (2006), "Stranger than Fiction" (2006), "Hit and Run" (2012), and "The Boy Next Door" (2015).
A skilled vocalist, Chenoweth has launched several albums over the years, showcasing her versatile singing range and design. Her albums include "Let Yourself Go" (2001), "As I Am" (2005), "A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas" (2008), "Some Lessons Learned" (2011), "Coming Home" (2014), and "The Art of Elegance" (2016). Her albums have incorporated different genres, from Broadway standards to modern Christian music and American Songbook classics.
Personal Life and Charity Work
Kristin Chenoweth has been open about her Christian faith and its influence on her life and profession. She has actually been involved in numerous charities, including Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, The Point Foundation, and Adoption Advocates International.
Chenoweth has actually handled numerous health problems, including Meniere's disease, a chronic inner ear disorder. Regardless of her health difficulties, she continues to be an inspiration to striving entertainers through her steadfast devotion to her craft and her humanitarian efforts.
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- 1999 Annie (Music, Family, Comedy)
- 2003 The Music Man (Comedy, Drama, Romance, Music, Family)
- 2005 Candide (Music, Comedy)
- 2005 Bewitched (Comedy, Fantasy, Romance)
- 2006 RV (Family, Comedy)
- 2007 ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway (Documentary)
- 2008 Four Christmases (Comedy, Romance, Drama)
- 2008 Mitzi Gaynor: Razzle Dazzle! The Special Years (Music)
- 2008 Space Chimps (Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction)
- 2009 Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (Animation, Family, Adventure, Fantasy)
- 2009 Into Temptation (Drama, Mystery, Thriller)
- 2009 12 Men of Christmas (Comedy, Romance, TV Movie)
- 2010 You Again (Comedy, Romance)
- 2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue (Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy)
- 2012 Hit & Run (Action, Comedy, Romance)
- 2013 Family Weekend (Comedy, Drama)
- 2014 Showing Up (Documentary)
- 2014 Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home
- 2015 The Boy Next Door (Thriller)
- 2015 It's Your 50th Christmas Charlie Brown (Documentary, Family)
- 2016 Hard Sell (Comedy)
- 2017 Class Rank (Comedy)
- 2017 The Star (Comedy, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Animation)
- 2017 My Little Pony: The Movie (Family, Animation, Music, Adventure, Fantasy)
- 2018 Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas (Comedy, Family, Music)
- 2019 The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square: Angels Among Us (Music)
- 2019 A Christmas Love Story (Romance, TV Movie)
- 2019 David Foster: Off the Record (Documentary)
- 2020 Holidate (Comedy, Romance)
- 2020 In Concert at The Hollywood Bowl: Musicals and the Movies
- 2020 Roald Dahl's The Witches (Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Family, Horror)
- 2021 Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade (Family, Music)
- 2021 Wicked in Concert: A Musical Celebration of the Iconic Broadway Score (Music)
- 2021 The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration (Music, Family)
- 2023 Karen Carpenter: Starving for Perfection (Documentary)