Chris Colfer

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Christopher Paul Colfer was born in Clovis, California, on May 27th, 1990. He grew up performing in community and regional theatre and was very active throughout high school: he was involved in drama, was the president of the writer’s club, was editor of the school literary magazine and was a speech and debate champion.
At the end of his senior year, he wrote, directed and starred in a musical spoof of Sweeney Todd, titled Shirley Todd, at the end of his senior year.

While pursuing a career in film and television, he worked mornings before school in the cafeteria as a cookie scooper and summers as a clerk at a dry cleaners. He currently plays Kurt Hummel in the successful television program show, GLEE. He is also the author of a popular series of middle-grade fiction books entitled The Land of Stories.

Colfer currently resides in Los Angeles with his cat, Brian, and his golden retriever, Cooper. 

Nationality: American

Featured series by Chris Colfer

Land of Stories - Age 8 & up