Main Actors/Actresses in Glee – Biographies


Lea Michele Sarfati (born August 29, 1986), known professionally as Lea Michele, is an American actress and singer. Michele began working professionally as a child actress on Broadway in productions such as Ragtime and Les Misérables. She originated the role of Wendla in the musical Spring Awakening and currently plays Rachel Berry in the Fox television series Glee.

Cory Allan Monteith (born May 11, 1982) is a Canadian actor and musician best known for his role as Finn Hudson on the Fox television series Glee.

Matthew James Morrison (born October 30, 1978) is an American actor and singer. He is best known for starring in multiple Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, including his portrayal of Link Larkin in Hairspray on Broadway, and most notably for his Golden Globe- and Emmy-nominated role as Will Schuester on the Fox television show Glee (2009–present). He has also received a Satellite Award for this role.

Jessalyn Gilsig (born November 30, 1971) is a Canadian actress known for her roles in the television series Boston Public, Nip/Tuck and as Will Schuester’s ex-wife Terri Schuester in Glee. She has also appeared in several episodes of NYPD Blue, Prison Break, and Heroes as well as several other series.

Jayma Suzette Mays (born July 16, 1979) is an American television and film actress, and singer. She is perhaps best known for playing mysophobic guidance counselor Emma Pillsbury on the American television series Glee and for her recurring roles on Ugly Betty as Charlie and on Heroes as Charlie Andrews.

Jane Marie Lynch (born July 14, 1960) is an American comedian, actress and singer. Since 2009, she has played the role of Sue Sylvester in the Fox musical-comedy series Glee for which she has won an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award. She has also played roles in comedies such as Best in Show, The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Role Models, as well as for her recurring roles as lawyer Joyce Wischina in The L Word, Dr. Linda Freeman, Charlie’s sarcastic therapist on Two and a Half Men and as Spencer Reid’s mother, Dr. Diana Reid on Criminal Minds. She has appeared on iCarly as Sam’s mother. She was also a regular on the comedy-drama series Party Down as Constance Carmell; the role garnered her positive critical response.

Christopher Paul “Chris” Colfer (born May 27, 1990) is an American actor and singer, known for his portrayal of Kurt Hummel on Glee, for which he has received several nominations and awards, including the Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actor in 2011.

Kevin Michael McHale (born June 14, 1988) is an American actor, dancer and pop singer. Formerly of boy band NLT, McHale is best known for his recent role as Artie Abrams in the Fox hit television series Glee.

Dianna Charlotte Agron (born April 30, 1986) is an American actress, singer, producer, director and screenwriter, best known for her portrayal of Quinn Fabray on the television series Glee.

Amber Patrice Riley (born February 15, 1986) is an American actress and singer best known for her role on the series Glee as Mercedes Jones.

Jenna Noelle Ushkowitz (born April 28, 1986) is a Korean American stage and television actress and singer, who is perhaps best known for her performances in Broadway musicals and for her role as Tina Cohen-Chang on Glee.

Mark Wayne Salling (born August 17, 1982) is an American actor and musician. He is known for his role as Noah “Puck” Puckerman on the comedy television series, Glee.

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