Darren Criss

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Darren Criss
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Criss in 2015
Darren Everett Criss

(1987-02-05) February 5, 1987 (age 36)
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
  • Actor
  • singer
  • songwriter
Years active1997–present
Mia Swier (m. 2019)
Musical career
InstrumentsVocals, piano, guitar, drums, violin, mandolin, harmonica
Years active2005–present

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]

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
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.