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Chris Colfer won a Golden Globe for his role in the long-running musical dramedy GLEE. He penned the 2014 "Glee" episode "Old Dog, New Tricks" as well as the 2012 movie "Struck by Lightning," in which he also starred. He has written a children's book series called Land of Stories. (read complete bio)

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Chris Colfer Biography

Chris Colfer won a Golden Globe for his role in the long-running musical dramedy GLEE. He penned the 2014 "Glee" episode "Old Dog, New Tricks" as well as the 2012 movie "Struck by Lightning," in which he also starred. He has written a children's book series called Land of Stories.





Chris Colfer News

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of NAME THAT TUNE on FOX - Wednesday, February 1, 2 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of NAME THAT TUNE on FOX - Wednesday, February 1, 2023
by TV Scoop - Jan 26, 2023

Get all the scoop on NAME THAT TUNE, airing on FOX on Wednesday, February 1, 2023! Jordin Sparks vs. Clay Aiken and Amber Riley vs. Chris Colfer. Tony Award winner Jane Krakowski hosts, and Grammy Award-winning producer Randy Jackson serves as band leader. Watch a video clip from a recent episode now!

Ryan Murphy Teases a Possible GLEE Broadway Musical Photo Ryan Murphy Teases a Possible GLEE Broadway Musical
by Michael Major - Nov 8, 2022

During the second half of his interview on the 'And That's What You REALLY Missed' podcast, Murphy stated that since there has 'been enough time' since the series ended, he is now pondering his next step with the brand. Possible options he included were a Broadway musical adaptation or a reboot.

Ryan Murphy Reveals That Mr. Schuester Was Originally a Crystal Meth Addict on GLEE Photo Ryan Murphy Reveals That Mr. Schuester Was Originally a Crystal Meth Addict on GLEE
by Michael Major - Oct 31, 2022

Glee creator Ryan Murphy was the guest on the first episode of the 'And That's You REALLY Missed' podcast, which deep dives into a behind-the-scenes look at the hit musical series. Murphy reveals that the character of Mr. Schue, played by Matthew Morrison, was originally written for Justin Timberlake and had a meth addiction.

GLEE Controversies Uncovered in New Discovery+ Docu-Series Photo GLEE Controversies Uncovered in New Discovery+ Docu-Series
by Michael Major - Oct 12, 2022

The series will pull the curtain back on the good and bad experiences of Glee's cast and crew. The series will also feature testimonies from close friends and family, revealing never-heard-before stories. The docu-series will also have exclusive access to Glee cast and crew members, who will give their personal stories.

GLEE To Return to Streaming on Disney+ and Hulu This June! Photo GLEE To Return to Streaming on Disney+ and Hulu This June!
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022

The musical comedy teen drama Glee will make its return to streaming on Disney+ and Hulu.

Photos: Chris Colfer, Peppermint, André de Shields & More Take Part in PBS' TRUE COL Photo Photos: Chris Colfer, Peppermint, André de Shields & More Take Part in PBS' TRUE COLORS: LGBTQ+ OUR STORIES, OUR SONGS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Nouveau Productions and PBS present a new collaboration, just in time for Pride Month. TRUE COLORS: LGBTQ+ OUR STORIES, OUR SONGS celebrates the stories and music that make us who we are. Offering a unique look at the history of the LGBTQ+ community in the United States, the special shares real-life stories of hope, resilience and triumph.

André de Shields, Cynthia Nixon & More Join TRUE COLORS Special on PBS Photo André de Shields, Cynthia Nixon & More Join TRUE COLORS Special on PBS
by Michael Major - May 13, 2022

The new special will feature Andr√© De Shields performing ‚ÄúThe Colors of My Life‚ÄĚ from Barnum, drag artists Peppermint, Alexis Michelle and Jujubee performing ‚Äú(A Little More) Mascara‚ÄĚ from La Cage Aux Folles, trans opera singer Breanna Sinclair√© singing ‚ÄúSomewhere‚ÄĚ from West Side Story, and appearances by Cynthia Nixon, Chris Colfer, and more.

Student Blog: Top 10 Underrated Glee Songs Photo Student Blog: Top 10 Underrated Glee Songs
by Student Blogger: Alexandra Lang - May 20, 2021

As entertaining and cathartic it can be to poke fun at 'Glee,' we should also take the time to recognize its successes-especially those we missed the first time around. And what better occasion to do so than around the anniversary of the airing of the pilot?

VIDEO: GLEE Cast Tributes Naya Rivera, THE BOYS IN THE BAND Wins, and More at the 202 Photo VIDEO: GLEE Cast Tributes Naya Rivera, THE BOYS IN THE BAND Wins, and More at the 2021 GLAAD Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2021

GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, tonight hosted a virtual ceremony to announce the award recipients of the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. GLAAD partnered with Google to exclusively premiere the ceremony on GLAAD’s YouTube.

Student Blog: That's What We Missed on 'Glee' Photo Student Blog: That's What We Missed on 'Glee'
by Student Blogger: Alexandra Lang - Mar 25, 2021

Since quarantine began, I’ve seen a lot of older fans revisit the show, as well as some new viewers getting into it for the first time, and my boredom drove me to follow the trend. While I enjoyed the nostalgia of re-watching my favorite moments, it was strange to view the show with adult eyes and realize just how much my perspective and opinions have changed.

Chris Colfer Videos

VIDEO: Chris Colfer Talks About His Book 'A Tale of Witchcraft' on GOOD MORNING AMERI Videoplay
VIDEO: Chris Colfer Talks About His Book 'A Tale of Witchcraft' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2020

Chris Colfer talked about his 16th book, a?oeA Tale of Witchcraft.a??

VIDEO: Chris Colfer Geeks Out About Julie Andrews on THE TONIGHT SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Chris Colfer Geeks Out About Julie Andrews on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2020

Chris Colfer talks about his experimentation with Photoshop, writing A Tale of Witchcraft and trying to keep his cool during a virtual event with Julie Andrews.

VIDEO: Chris Colfer Talks About Autographing a Baby on THE TONIGHT SHOW! Videoplay
VIDEO: Chris Colfer Talks About Autographing a Baby on THE TONIGHT SHOW!

by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2019

Chris Colfer stopped by 'The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon' to pitch some ideas for musicals to Jimmy and talk about his most recent supernatural experience and the time a woman asked him to sign her baby. Watch the clip below!

VIDEO: Chris Colfer Claims He Was Visited by an Alien
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 27, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Chris Colfer revealed whether his birthday trip to an extraterrestrial hotspot ended in a sighting and draws Jimmy a picture of the 'alien' he saw during an encounter while on heavy meds.

VIDEO: Chris Colfer Penned a Very Dark 'Candyland the Musical'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 2, 2017

Before he got his big break on 'Glee,' actor and author Chris Colfer was writing stories about his favorite characters from 'Xena: Princess Warrior' to 'Wicked'.

VIDEO: Julie Andrews Talks New Netflix Series: 'I've Long Wanted to Do a Show Like This'
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 10, 2017

Julie Andrews stopped by this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA to discuss her new pre-school show JULIE'S GREENROOM, premiering on Netflix on March 17th.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Idina Menzel, Alec Baldwin, Tituss Burgess & More Join Julie Andrews in JULIE'S GREENROOM on Netflix!
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2017

Award-winning actress Julie Andrews will star in Julie's Greenroom, a new preschool show from The Jim Henson Company that features an all-new puppet cast of kids learning about the performing arts. The series will be available exclusively to Netflix members globally in early 2017.

VIDEO: Chris Colfer Talks New Film, Latest 'Land of Stories' Book on TONIGHT
by - Jul 12, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Chris Colfer talked about his birthday party guest list and the latest book in his "Land of Stories" series.

STAGE TUBE: GLEE's Chris Colfer to Tackle 'Very Vocally Demanding' Broadway Role?
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2015

Following up on earlier rumors that he is going to star in a Broadway show, GLEE star and author of the children's book series THE LAND OF STORIES Chris Colfer revealed more details about his potential role to Larry King today. Click below to watch the full interview, and zero in on Colfer's Broadway remarks at around 21:35!

VIDEO: Chris Colfer Chats New 'Land of Stories' Book & More on THE TALK
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 21, 2015

Chris Colfer stopped by CBS's 'The Talk' to discuss his new book, "The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms."