Darren Criss

With a little help from the Internet and a lot of natural-born talent, Darren Criss went from acting in college theater productions to appearing on one of the most acclaimed shows on television, "Glee" (Fox, 2009- ) ... Read more »
Born: 02/05/1987

Filmography

Actor (19)

American Horror Story 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Glee 2010 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

2013 MTV EMA 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Host

Hollywood Game Night 2014 (Tv Show)

Himself

Six by Sondheim 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Performer

Whose Line Is It Anyway? 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Conan 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Girl Most Likely 2013 (Movie)

Lee (Actor)

Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Presenter

Teen Choice 2013 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Host

The Wind Rises 2013 (Movie)

Katayama (Voice)

Web Therapy 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Glee: Don't Stop Believing 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

The Cleveland Show 2012 (Tv Show)

Voice

The TeenNick HALO Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Presenter

Archer 2011 (Tv Show)

Voice

Glee The 3D Concert Movie 2011 (Movie)

Blaine Anderson (Actor)

The Glee Project 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cold Case 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor
Music (1)

Glee The 3D Concert Movie 2011 (Movie)

("Teenage Dream") (Song Performer)

Biography

With a little help from the Internet and a lot of natural-born talent, Darren Criss went from acting in college theater productions to appearing on one of the most acclaimed shows on television, "Glee" (Fox, 2009- ). Criss first gained prominence after starring in the University of Michigan theater production "A Very Potter Musical" (2009), where he played iconic character Harry Potter. The multitalented Criss also wrote songs for the production, which became a viral hit after it was posted on YouTube that same year. The success of "A Very Potter Musical" and its sequel on the Internet launched Criss' acting career. In 2010, Criss joined the cast of "Glee" as a charismatic and confident show choir vocalist, who also happened to be an openly gay high school student. Criss covered Katy Perry's 2010 single "Teenage Dream" in his first appearance and saw his version of the track skyrocket to the top of the music charts following the episode's airing. His role model character also struck a chord with "Glee's" sizeable audience while launching Criss' career as a versatile and in-demand star for various entertainment platforms.

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