Kristin Chenoweth

Other names of Kristin Chenoweth: Kristin Dawn Chenoweth

This funny and gorgeous American actress and singer were born on 24th July 1968 with credits belonging to musical theatre, films and television. She is the adopted daughter of Jerry Moris Chenoweth and Junie Smith Chenoweth in Oklahoma and was named Kristi Dawn Chenoweth. As a child, she was actively part of her church’s Gospel songs. A performing highlight is when she performed the gospel “Four feet eleven,” which goes like ‘I am only four feet eleven, but I’m going to heaven.” at the age of 12. The irony is that she is currently the height of 4’11”. She completed her graduation from Broken Arrow Senior High School and her Alma matter was from Oklahoma City University. In 1990, she obtained her bachelor’s degree in musical theatre and her master's in opera performance in the year 1992. While pursuing her degree, she took part in many beauty pageants and bagged the title of “Miss OCU” and the second runner-up in 1991 at the Miss Oklahoma Pageant. Her performances in the theatre while her graduation includes June in Gypsy, Fran in “Promises, Promises” Liesl in The Sound of Music and Tuptim in The King and I. Besides her passion for theatre, her singing abilities were also amazing. She participated in a studio recording called The Most Happy Fella in 1992.

She was named “The most promising and upcoming singer” at the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions. She also got accredited with many scholarships for this very purpose. Her albums include Let Yourself Go in 2001, As I Am in 2005, A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas in 2008, Some Lessons Learned in 2011 and Coming Home in 2014. Her performances on Broadway include Steel Pier in 1997 as Precious McGuire, Wicked in Glinda the Good Witch in 2003, and multiple roles in The Apple Tress in 2006. She recently portrayed Lily Garland in “On the Twentieth Century” in 2015. She was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Performing Arts in the year 2009. In Oklahoma City University, she was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree in 2013. In 2010, she was welcomed into the prestigious Oklahoma Hall of Fame. In 2011, she also gracefully received the GLAAD Vanguard Award. In 2012, the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Centre named its theatre after her. They called it The Kristin Chenoweth Theatre.

She also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the year 2015. Her remarkable appearances in the film are as Maria Kelly in the 2005 film Bewitched, The Pink Panther in 2006 as Cherie, Deck the Halls in 2006, Hit and Run in 2012 and The Boy Next Door in 2015. She is currently filming the movie Class rank, and lending her voice to another movie My Little Pony, which is due in 2017. Her prominent television appearances are in Annie as Lily St. Regis in the year 1999, The Music Man in 2003, and The Pushing Diaries and in The Muppets in 2015 as herself. She even hosted the 52nd Drama Desk awards in 2007 and the 69th Tony Awards in 2015.

Kristen Johnston English Actress

Kristen Johnston

Born on September 20th, 1967, this 48-year-old tall and sultry, actress and comedian has acted in movies, stage and American television. She was born in Washington DC and mostly raised in Wisconsin. There she went to St. Eugene’s Catholic Grade School. She has a degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama from New York University. Her father, Rod Johnston is a former Wisconsin Republican. She also attended another school in Wisconsin named Whitefish Bay High School. Johnston made her professional debut at the Atlantic Theatre Company in New York. During this time, she has appeared in productions like As You Like It, Girl’s talk, Portrait of a Woman, Stage Door, Author’s Voice and Rosemary for Resemblance. She has performed on various other theatrical platforms like the Naked Angels Theatre Company in “The Stand-in” and in Hot Keys. She got nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Best supporting actress for her impeccable performance in The Lights at the Lincoln Centre Theatre. She is well known for her performance as Sally Soloman, in the popular television series Rock from the Sun for which she auditioned a number of times. She starred in from 1996 to 2001, for which she also bagged two Emmy awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Her debut in the film industry was via the movie The Debt, which was the winner of Best Short at the famous Cannes Film Festival in 1993. In the year 1995, she successfully played Kate in Backfire. She has done various cameos on shows like Chicago Hope, The 5 Mrs Buchanans and Hearts Afire. Her epic appearances in movies include Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me in the year 1999, Austin Powers in Goldmember in the year 2002 and of course Music and Lyrics in 2007. The year 1998 was jam packed for Kristen Johnston. She was a spokesperson for the Clairol Company and appeared on an album cover called No Substance by the Bad Religion. She made a thought provoking appearance in the final season of Sex and the City, where she plays the character of Lexi Featherston, who accidentally falls out of a window and dies, right after she says “I am so bored I could die!” In 2005, she appeared in six episodes of NBC’S hit show ER. She also starred in the British television hit “Absolutely,” a season in Ugly Betty in 2009 and also in an episode as the dominatrix in Bored to Death’s second season opener. Her funniest venture was in The Exes, where she was the protagonist. The show which debuted on November 30th, 2011, ended on September 16th, 2015. “Guts: The Endless Follies and Tiny Triumphs of a Giant Disaster,” her autobiography, she discusses her addiction to drugs and pills during her high school days. She successfully overcame them and now advice high school kids in New York. In November 2013, she was diagnosed with lupus myelitis.

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Kristin Davis

Kristin Landen Davis, born on 23rd February 1965 in Boulder, Colorado, is an American actress and the adopted bundle of joy of Keith Davis (stepfather), a professor and Dorothy Davis (biological mother), a data analyst. She wanted to be an actress at the age of 9 when she starred in a community theatre performance called “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” She graduated from AC Flora High School in the year 1983. She later attended Rutgers University in New Jersey, from where she acquired her BFA degree in Acting in the year 1987. She has never married and has adopted a daughter and named her Gemma Rose Davis on October 7th, 2011. She has been an ambassador for Oxfam since 2004. Her well-known roles include that of Brooke Armstrong in Melrose Palace, and her famous role in HBO’s hit television drama Sex and the City as Charlotte York, for which she got nominated for an Emmy Award. Her remarkable appearances in films include The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 2005, Nine Months in 1995, Deck the Halls as Kelly Finch in 2006 and Couples Retreat in 2009. Davis is a Maybelline spokesperson who made guest appearances on popular television shows like Friends in 1994 and Seinfeld in 1989. She got nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie “Of Two Minds” in 2012 at the Women’s Image Network Awards. Her enjoyable performances on television are in the daytime soap opera General Hospital in 1991, Will and Grace and in Sex and the City as mentioned before where she won the Women in Film Lucy Award along with rest of her cast. She hosted the show “200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons” on VH1. Her appearances in the animated series Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Kids and its series “Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Friends” as Miss Spider was a role that most of us still cherish and remember. She was in a commercial for “Head and Shoulders” and in the hit Christmas movie Three Days in 2001. Her on-stage performance is for West Ends “Fatal Attraction” where she played Beth Gallagher, in March 2014.

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Kristin Davis English Actress