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Kristin Chenoweth's Biography

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Kristin Chenoweth was born on July 24, 1968 and was brought up in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

Chenoweth's height is 4'11".

Kristin Chenoweth went to Oklahoma City University and gained a bachelor's degree in musical theater and a master's degree in opera performance

She was named Miss Oklahoma City University and a runner-up for the 1991 title of Miss Oklahoma.

Kristin Chenoweth made her Broadway debut in a production of Moliere's Scapin.

Chenoweth would enjoy a successful career on Broadway and highlights include the 1998-99 season, when she scooped numerous awards for her role in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

In 2003 onwards, Kristin Chenoweth had another Broadway success as Glinda the Good Witch in Wicked, where she was spotted by Nicole Kidman and led to her being cast in the film Bewitched.

Kristin Chenoweth has also amassed a number of television credits including her own short-lived sitcom, Kristin.

She played Annabeth Schott on the final two seasons of The West Wing. For a while she dated West Wing's writer Aaron Sorkin.

In 2007, Chenoweth was cast as Olive Snook in Pushing Daisies.

In 2009 Kirsten Chenoweth won an Emmy for best supporting comedy actress for her role in Pushing Daisies.

As well as acting, Kristin Chenoweth has consistently pursued her singing career with recordings and tours.

On March 15 2011, Zap2It reported about Kristin Chenoweth:

"The Broadway vet, 'Pushing Daisies' star and occasional 'Glee' guest has booked a gig in the ABC pilot 'Good Christian Bitches" in the role of 'Darlene'."

In July 2012, Kristin Chenoweth went to hospital after being struck by lighting equipment on the set of The Good Wife.

A month later, Chenoweth announced that she was leaving The Good Wife "with deep regret".

In August 2013, at her concert at the Hollywood Bowl, Kristin Chenoweth called up on to stage a woman who happened to be a singing teacher and they sang a duet of For Good.

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