Kristin Chenoweth

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Kristin Chenoweth (born July 24, 1968, height 4' 11" (1,50 m)) is an American singer and actress, with credits in musical theatre, film and television. She is best known on Broadway for her performance as Sally Brown in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (1999), for which she won a Tony Award, and for originating the role of Glinda in the musical Wicked (2003). Her best-known television role is Annabeth Schott in NBC's The West Wing. As Olive Snook on the ABC comedy-drama Pushing Daisies, she won a 2009 Emmy Award.

An Oklahoma native, Chenoweth sang gospel music as a child and studied opera before deciding to pursue a career in musical theatre. In 1997, she made her Broadway debut in Steel Pier. Besides You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and Wicked, Chenoweth's stage work includes five City Center Encores! productions, Broadway's The Apple Tree in 2006 and Promises, Promises in 2010, as well as Off-Broadway and regional theatre productions.

Chenoweth had her own TV series Kristin in 2001, and has guest starred on many shows, including Sesame Street and Glee, for which she was nominated for a 2010 Emmy Award. In films, she has played mostly character roles, such as in Bewitched (2005), The Pink Panther (2006) and RV (2006). She has also played roles in made-for-TV movies, done voice work in animated films and the animated TV series Sit Down, Shut Up, hosted several award shows and released several albums of songs, including A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas (2008). Chenoweth also penned a memoir, A Little Bit Wicked: Life, Love, and Faith in Stages.

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MOVIE CREDITS:
2009: E.J. Baxter - 12 Men of Christmas
2017: Janet Krauss - Class Rank
2019: Katherine Clark - A Christmas Love Story
2003: Marian Paroo - The Music Man
2009: Linda Salerno - Into Temptation
2009: Herself - Carrie Underwood: An Allstar Holiday Special
2008: Rosetta (voice) - Tinker Bell
2011: April Rhodes - Glee Encore
2013: Samantha Smith-Dungy - Family Weekend
2007: ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway
2008: Herself - Mitzi Gaynor: Razzle Dazzle! The Special Years
2018: Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas
2014: Herself - Hostess / Performer - Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home
2006: Herself - Barry Sonnenfeld: The Kosher Cowboy
2006: Herself - RV Nation: The Culture of Road Warriors
2006: Herself - Robin Williams: A Family Affair
2016: Lorna Buchanan - Hard Sell
2018: Host - A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years on Broadway
2020: Aunt Susan - Holidate
2006: Tia Hall - Deck the Halls
2010: Georgia King - You Again
2012: Debbie Kreeger - Hit & Run
2014: Mrs. Kemp - The Opposite Sex
2016: Velma Von Tussle - Hairspray Live!
2017: Princess Skystar (voice) - My Little Pony: The Movie
1999: Lily St. Regis - Annie
2014: Herself - Showing Up
2015: Vicky Lansing - The Boy Next Door
2015: Self - It's Your 50th Christmas Charlie Brown
2008: Kilowatt (voice) - Space Chimps
2005: Cunegonde - Candide
2009: Rosetta (voice) - Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure
2006: Mary Jo Gornicke - RV
2005: Maria Kelly - Bewitched
2015: Sugar Plum Fairy (voice) - Strange Magic
2006: Cherie - The Pink Panther
2010: Rosetta (voice) - Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue
2019: Herself - David Foster: Off the Record
2021: Glinda - Dorothy Returns
2020: Herself - The Disney Family Singalong
2008: Courtney - Four Christmases
2006: Fern Stewart - Running with Scissors
2017: Abby (voice) - The Star
2017: Herself - Speech & Debate
2014: Gabi (voice) - Rio 2
2015: Fifi (voice) - The Peanuts Movie
2021: The Witches
2015: Maleficent - Descendants
2005: Sally (segment "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown") - Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of The Tony Awards
2006: Book Channel Host - Stranger Than Fiction

TV CREDITS:
2002: Fillmore!
1993: Late Night with Conan O'Brien
2006: Diane - Ugly Betty
2009: Sit Down Shut Up
2002: Baby Bob
2001: Miracle Grohe - Sit Down, Shut Up
2001: Kristin Yancey - Kristin
2012: Carlene Cockburn - GCB
2004: The Tony Danza Show
2003: The Ellen DeGeneres Show
1999: The West Wing
2003: Jimmy Kimmel Live!
1983: Live with Regis and Kathie Lee
1997: The View
1992: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
1999: The Early Show
1993: Portia Sanders - Frasier
1995: MADtv
2009: April Rhodes - Glee
1999: Annabeth Schott - The West Wing
2007: Olive Snook - Pushing Daisies
2006: The Megan Mullally Show
Skippy Pylon - Legally Mad
2002: Herself - E! Live from the Red Carpet
2015: Herself - The Muppets
2010: Courtney - Hot in Cleveland
2014: Vanessa Gekko (voice) - BoJack Horseman
2015: Marylynne Keller - Younger
2017: Easter - American Gods
2017: Lavinia Peck-Foster - Trial & Error
2016: Herself - Panelist - Match Game
2010: When I Was 17
1997: Herself - The View
2019: Herself - RuPaul
1956: Herself - Host - Tony Awards
2019: Herself - The Kelly Clarkson Show
2014: Vanessa Gekko / Mrs. Teach-Bot (voice) - BoJack Horseman
2006: Rachael Ray
2005: American Dad!
2013: Herself - Hollywood Game Night