S: Darren Criss
FC: Darren Criss
1: Darren Criss is a singer and actor who stars on Glee and has been in recent Broadway musicals.
2: Darren Criss was born in San Francisco, California and lived in Honolulu, Hawaii from1988-1992. At a young age, he learned how to play violin, guitar, piano, and drums. He was composing music by the time he was in high school.
3: Darren's parents names are Cerina and Charles William Criss. His father is a banker and opera director. His older brother's name is Chuck Criss. His mother was born in the Phillepines and his father was born in Philadelphia.
4: He got his start in the acting world when he was the lead role in A Very Potter Musical, in which he played Harry Potter. The musical was done by him and the theater group at the University of Michigan. Along with playing the lead role, he also wrote many of the songs that were in the play. The musical got youtube fame.
7: Soon after Darren's youtube fame, he was hired to play Blaine Anderson on Glee. He plays a gay student and the boyfriend of Kurt Hummel (played by Criss Colfer). On the show, they are part of the glee club at their school, Lima Heights.
8: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
9: For three weeks (January 3rd-January 22nd) Darren Criss played the lead role of J. Pierrepont FInch in How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, which is performed 8 times a week. The broadway musical was nominated for 8 Tony Awards.
10: Darren Criss currently lives in Los Angeles, California. He has a girlfriend named Mia Swier(seen on the next page, top right). He is involved with The Trevor Project, which is a organization that works with and encourages the young LGBTQ community.