Darren Criss

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Darren Criss
Darren criss at scream queens premiere 2015 (cropped).jpg
Criss in 2015
Born
Darren Everett Criss

(1987-02-05) February 5, 1987 (age 33)
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
Occupation
  • Actor
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active1997–present
Spouse(s)
Mia Swier (m. 2019)
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocals, piano, guitar, drums, violin, mandolin, harmonica
Years active2005–present
Labels
Associated actsGlee, StarKid Productions, Charlene Kaye, Computer Games

Darren Everett Criss (born February 5, 1987)[1] is an American actor and singer-songwriter. He is known for his roles as Blaine Anderson in the series Glee and as serial killer Andrew Cunanan in the limited crime series The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (2018). For his role as Cunanan, he won an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award.

Filmography[change | change source]

Films
Year Title Role Notes
2005 I Adora You Josh Short film
2009 Walker Phillips Elliott Short film
2010 The Chicago 8 Yippee Man Cameo appearance
2011 Glee: The 3D Concert Movie Blaine Anderson Concert film
2012 Girl Most Likely Lee Feature film debut
2013 The Wind Rises Katayama Voice-over-role
The Tale of Princess Kaguya Sutemaru Voice-over-role
2014 Mighty 7 Micro Voice-over-role
2019 All You Ever Wished For Tyler Hutton
Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Raphael Voice-over-role
Midway Commander Eugene E. Lindsay
2020 Superman: Man of Tomorrow Superman Voice-over-role
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Little White Lie Toby Phillips Web series, main role; 8 episodes (also co-songwriter and musical producer)
Eastwick Josh Burton Recurring role; 5 episodes
2010 Cold Case Ruben Harris Episode: "Free Love" (Season 7, episode 20)
2010–2015 Glee Blaine Anderson Main role (seasons 3–6), recurring role (season 2); 88 episodes
2011 Archer Mikey/ Tommy (voice) Episode: "Placebo Effect" (Season 2, episode 9)
2012 The Cleveland Show Hunter (voice) Episode: "Jesus Walks" (Season 3, episode 19)
2013 Web Therapy Augie Syles Recurring role (season 3); 3 episodes
Six by Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Television documentary about the life of Sondheim
2014–2017 Transformers: Robots in Disguise Sideswipe Main role (seasons 1–4); 63 episodes
2015 American Horror Story: Hotel Justin Guest role (season 5); 2 episodes
2016 Hairspray: Live! Himself Television special; behind-the-scenes host
2017 Supergirl Music Meister Episode: "Star-Crossed" (Season 2, episode 16)
The Flash Episode: "Duet" (Season 3, episode 17)
2018 The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story Andrew Cunanan Lead role; 9 episodes
2020 Hollywood Raymond Ainsley Netflix Original miniseries; main role; 6 episodes
Royalties Pierce Main role; 10 episodes

References[change | change source]

  1. "Darren Criss profile". TVGuide.com. Retrieved March 12, 2015.