Idina Menzel biography

Idina Menzel

Actor, Theater Actor

1971 –

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Who is Idina Menzel?

Idina Kim Menzel is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She rose to prominence for her performance as Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent, a role which she reprised for the 2005 feature film adaptation. In 2004, she won the Tony Award for originating the role of Elphaba in the Broadway blockbuster Wicked. In 2014, she will be returning to Broadway in the musical If/Then. Menzel is also known for her portrayal of Shelby Corcoran on the Fox musical comedy-drama series, Glee.

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Born
May 30, 1971
Queens
Also known as
  • Idina Kim Mentzel
  • Dee
  • Idina Kim Menzel
  • Idina Mentzel
  • Adina Mentzel
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, New York University
  • Syosset High School
  • Tisch School of the Arts
Lived in
  • Syosset
  • Queens

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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