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]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Russel Fish: The Sausage and Eggs Incident Russel Fish Short film
2010 Marmaduke Drama Dog #2 English dub, voice role
2011 Glee: The 3D Concert Movie Kurt Hummel Concert film
2012 Struck by Lightning Carson Phillips Writer and executive producer
2016 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Christopher
Year Title Role Notes
2009–2015 Glee Kurt Hummel Main role, 116 episodes; writer episode: "Old Dog? New Tricks"
2011 The Cleveland Show Kurt Hummel (voice) Episode: "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Roberta?"
2012 The Glee Project Himself Guest mentor
2014–2015 Hot in Cleveland Tony Chase Guest role, 2 episodes
TBA Indigo TBA Creator, writer and executive producer

References[change | change source]

  1. "Show Tracker". Los Angeles Times.
  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
  3. Ayers, Dennis (May 27, 2010). "Chris Colfer, Birthday Boy". Retrieved May 1, 2011.
  4. "The 2011 Time 100". Time Magazine. Archived from the original on July 25, 2011. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
  5. "Time biography". Archived from the original on 2012-05-11. Retrieved 2012-05-03.

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