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Darren Criss is a Actor American born on 5 february 1987 at San Francisco (USA)

Darren Criss

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Birth name Darren Everett Criss
Nationality USA
Birth 5 february 1987 (37 years) at San Francisco (USA)

Darren Everett Criss (born February 5, 1987) is an American actor, singer, and songwriter. One of the founding members and co-owners of StarKid Productions, a musical theater company based in Chicago, Illinois, Criss first garnered attention playing the lead role of Harry Potter in StarKid's musical production of A Very Potter Musical. The theater troupe made Billboard history when their original album, Me and My Dick, became the first charting student-produced musical recording, debuting at number eleven on the Top Cast Albums chart in 2010.

Criss is best known for his portrayal of Blaine Anderson on the Fox musical comedy-drama series Glee. As the lead vocalist of Glee‍ '​s Dalton Academy Warblers, Criss' first number, a cover version of "Teenage Dream", became the fastest-selling Glee single, reached number eight on the Billboard Hot 100, and was certified gold in the U.S. The Warblers have sold over 1.3 million tracks, and the soundtrack album, Glee: The Music Presents the Warblers (2011), peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200. Criss was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2015 for writing the song "This Time" for the Glee finale.

Criss has starred on Broadway in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Hedwig and the Angry Inch. In September 2012, he made his feature film debut in the comedy Girl Most Likely.


Darren Criss est né à San Francisco en Californie. Il est le plus jeune fils de Cerina (nėe Bru) et Charles William Criss, un banquier et un ancien directeur de l'opéra de San Francisco, du Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra et du festival Stern Grove. Darren est eurasien - sa mère, native de Cebu aux Philippines est d'origine chinoise, espagnole et philippine, tandis que son père, natif de Pittsburgh en Pennsylvanie, a des origines irlandaises. Il a un frère aîné, Charles "Chuck" Criss, né le 15 avril 1985, qui est lui aussi musicien et membre d'un groupe de rock indépendant, les Freelance Whales. Darren et son frère ont été élevés à San Francisco, à l'exception de 1988 à 1992, lorsque la famille déménage à Honolulu, Hawaii, leur père obtenant le poste de PDG de la East West Bank.

Son intérêt pour la musique et les arts de la scène naît dès sa plus tendre enfance - à l'âge de cinq ans il commence à prendre des cours de violon, et, à 10 ans, il est accepté dans un programme de jeunesse du conservatoire de l'American Conservatory Theater ; en même temps, il fait ses débuts professionnels sur scène, jouant dans la compagnie de théâtre musical 42nd Street Moon . À l'âge de 15 ans, il commence à écrire ses propres compositions. Il maîtrise aujourd'hui la guitare, le piano, le violoncelle, le violon, la mandoline, l'harmonica et la batterie.

Darren Criss effectue son éducation à l’école primaire de Stuart Hall for Boys, et il est ensuite diplômé du lycée préparatoire de Saint Ignatius en 2005 ; ce sont deux écoles privées catholiques situées dans la région de la baie de San Francisco. Durant ses années à Saint Ignatius, il fut membre de nombreux clubs tels que le programme des arts de la scène, pour lequel il sera récompensé du "Theater Arts Leadership" et du "Fine Arts Award". Il fut également violoniste dans l'orchestre de son école, au sein duquel il était "premier violon".

En 2005, Darren est accepté à l'université du Michigan où il poursuit un programme en musicologie, italien et théâtre. Il obtient son diplôme, Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) en 2009.

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Darren Criss (10 films)

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Midway (2019)
, 2h19
Directed by Roland Emmerich
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Woody Harrelson, Luke Evans, Mandy Moore, Patrick Wilson, Ed Skrein, Aaron Eckhart
Roles le commandant Eugene E. Lindsey
Rating67% 3.355293.355293.355293.355293.35529
Le film relate les six premiers mois de la guerre du Pacifique entre le Japon et les États-Unis. Il se focalise du côté américain autour des pilotes du porte-avion USS Enterprise (CV-6) et de l'officier de renseignement Edwin T. Layton.
Batman vs Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 1h24
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Crime, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Mise en scène d'une tortue, Batman films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Reptile
Actors Troy Baker, Darren Criss, Kyle Mooney, Baron Vaughn, Eric Bauza, Rachel Bloom
Roles Raphael
Rating71% 3.55133.55133.55133.55133.5513
Batman, Batgirl et Robin forment une alliance avec les Tortues Ninja pour affronter Shredder qui s'est apparemment joint à Ra's al Ghul et sa Ligue des Assassins, afin de pouvoir prendre le contrôle de la ville.
Stan Lee's Mighty 7, 1h6
Directed by Stan Lee
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Animation
Themes Superhero films
Actors Armie Hammer, Christian Slater, Mayim Bialik, Teri Hatcher, Michael Peter Balzary, Stan Lee
Roles Micro, who shrinks in size.
Rating56% 2.8125052.8125052.8125052.8125052.812505
The concept is that Stan Lee is a character in the story, as himself, who runs into two groups of aliens that he mentors to be a superhero team while he uses them to write comic books. The aliens are 2 marshals transporting 5 criminals that crash land on Earth. Besides Lee, a covert government agency is aware that they land with a leader of a military unit becoming an antagonist of the team.
The Wind Rises, 2h6
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Adventure, Historical, Animation, Romance
Themes Feminist films, La fin du monde, Seafaring films, Peinture, Transport films, Aviation films, Political films, Children's films, Disaster films, Films about earthquakes
Actors Hideaki Anno, Jun Kunimura, Mirai Shida, Miori Takimoto, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Morio Kazama
Roles Katayama
Rating77% 3.89963.89963.89963.89963.8996
In 1918, the young Jiro Horikoshi longs to become a pilot, but his nearsightedness prevents it. He reads about the famous Italian aircraft designer Giovanni Battista Caproni, and dreams about him that night. In the dream, Caproni tells him that building planes is better than flying them.
The Tale of The Princess Kaguya, 2h17
Directed by Isao Takahata
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Fantasy, Historical, Animation
Themes Space adventure films, Feminist films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Sur la Lune, Political films, Alternate history films, Space opera, Children's films
Actors Kengo Kora, Takeo Chii, Nobuko Miyamoto, Atsuko Takahata, Tomoko Tabata, Darren Criss
Rating80% 4.0011654.0011654.0011654.0011654.001165
A bamboo cutter named Sanuki no Miyatsuko discovers a miniature girl inside a glowing bamboo shoot. Believing her to be a divine presence, Miyatsuko and his wife decide to raise her as their own, calling her "Princess". The girl grows rapidly and conspicuously, marveling her parents and earning her the nickname "Takenoko" (Little Bamboo) from the other children in the village. Sutemaru, the oldest among Kaguya's friends, develops a particularly close relationship with her.
Katy Perry: Part of Me, 1h35
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about television, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films, Autobiographical documentary films
Actors Katy Perry, Russell Brand, Darren Criss, Shannon Woodward, Judy Garland, Adele
Rating59% 2.9620552.9620552.9620552.9620552.962055
The film features interviews with Perry and her loved ones documenting the trajectory of her life, containing various clips from her childhood and teenage years as well as her career and personal life (ranging from December 1999 to March 2012). The film is spliced with performances from her worldwide California Dreams Tour, which had 127 concerts from February 20, 2011 to January 22, 2012. Most of the performances were recorded on November 23, 2011, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, but also included performances in Tokyo and São Paulo. Some of her friends such as Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and Jessie J make cameos in the film. The documentary includes scenes of Perry dealing with the breakdown of her marriage with English actor/comedian Russell Brand.
Girl Most Likely, 1h43
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Kristen Wiig, Annette Bening, Matt Dillon, Christopher Fitzgerald, Darren Criss, Natasha Lyonne
Roles Lee
Rating56% 2.849492.849492.849492.849492.84949
Imogene (Kristen Wiig) is a struggling playwright, working a low-paying job at a magazine in New York City. After her affluent boyfriend leaves her and she is fired, she stages a suicide attempt in an effort to get her ex's attention and is accidentally discovered by her friend Dara. Held in the hospital on a 5150 (involuntary psychiatric hold), she is eventually released into her estranged mother's (Annette Benning) care where she is taken to her childhood home in New Jersey.
Final Destination 5, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Nicholas D'Agosto, Emma Bell, Miles Fisher, Arlen Escarpeta, Courtney B. Vance, David Koechner
Roles le technicien de scène de crime
Rating59% 2.952552.952552.952552.952552.95255
Sam Lawton is on his way to a company retreat with his colleagues. While their bus crosses the North Bay Bridge, Sam has a premonition that the bridge will collapse, killing him and everyone on it, except for his ex-girlfriend Molly Harper, who he gets across the bridge safely. In a panic, he persuades Molly; his friends Nathan Sears and Peter Friedkin; Peter's girlfriend Candice Hooper; his boss Dennis Lapman; and co-workers Olivia Castle and Isaac Palmer to leave the bridge before it collapses, killing the remaining people on it. FBI agent Jim Block does not believe that Sam is responsible for the bridge collapse, but promises to keep his eye on him. At the memorial service, coroner William Bludworth mysteriously tells the survivors that "Death doesn't like to be cheated" and warns them to be careful. Believing this to be nonsense, they ignore his warnings and leave.
Glee: The Concert Movie, 1h30
Directed by Kevin Tancharoen
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films, Children's films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Dianna Agron, Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Kevin McHale, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith
Rating55% 2.786752.786752.786752.786752.78675
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie depicts a Glee Cast concert in East Rutherford, New Jersey during the group's Glee Live! In Concert! tour. It features behind-the-scenes footage, and a setlist of songs from the show's first and second seasons. As well as the behind-the-scenes footage, the film portrays the series' influence on teenagers, including one who is gay named Trenton, one with Asperger syndrome named Josey Pickering, and a cheerleader with short stature named Janae. The fan segments were created by documentary filmmaker Jennifer Arnold.
The Chicago 8
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Philip Baker Hall, Gary Cole, Steven Culp, Mayim Bialik, Aaron Abrams, Danny Masterson
Rating58% 2.9065952.9065952.9065952.9065952.906595
In 1968, America was divided over the Vietnam War. Due to the growing anti-war movement, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced that he would not run for re-election. Democrat Robert Kennedy, the Presidential hopeful, was assassinated that summer. The Democratic National Convention was held in Chicago where leaders of the anti-war movement planned a protest. During the protest, Chicago Mayor Daley used police force to brutally quell the rally, and as a result, rioting broke out in the streets. One person was killed, hundreds were injured and thousands were arrested. One year later, newly elected President Richard Nixon gave the green light to prosecute eight men who were accused of conspiracy to incite a riot. The FBI brought them to Chicago, where they stood trial. They were known thereafter as The Chicago 8.