Chris Colfer

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Chris Colfer at the 2011 Time 100 gala

Christopher Paul "Chris" Colfer[1][2] (born May 27, 1990)[3] is an American actor and singer. He plays the role of Kurt Hummel on the FOX television show Glee. Time magazine called Colfer one of the "100 most influential people" in the world in 2011.[4] He has won a Golden Globe Award and has been nominated two times for a Emmy Award.

Colfer was born in Clovis, California. He is of Irish ancestry. He is openly gay.[5]

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  1. "Show Tracker". Los Angeles Times. http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/showtracker/2009/09/glee-creator-and-executive-producer-ryan-murphy-discovered-chris-colfer-but-dont-tell-the-young-actor-that-it-makes-him-feel.html.
  2. According to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905–1995. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. Searchable at http://www.familytreelegends.com/records/39461
  3. Ayers, Dennis (May 27, 2010). "Chris Colfer, Birthday Boy". AfterElton.com. http://www.afterelton.com/blog/dennis/chris-colfer-birthday. Retrieved May 1, 2011.
  4. "The 2011 Time 100". Time Magazine. http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/completelist/0,29569,2066367,00.html. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
  5. Time biography

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