Christopher Paul “Chris” Colfer was born May 27, 1990. An actor and singer, known for his portrayal of Kurt Hummel on the television series Glee. He is a Golden Globe winner and a two-time Emmy nominee. He was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2011.
One of his real in-school experiences was later turned into a sub-plot for his character on Glee, when the high school teachers denied him the chance to sing “Defying Gravity” from the musical Wicked because it is traditionally sung by a woman. His grandmother, a minister, let him sing the song in her church.
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