Cristin Milioti (born August 16, 1985) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her work in Broadway theatre productions such as , That Face Stunning, and the Tony Award-winning musical . She is also known for playing Once Tracy McConnell aka The Mother on the sitcom from 2013 to 2014, and Teresa Petrillo Belfort in the 2013 film How I Met Your Mother . She has won a The Wolf of Wall Street Grammy Award and has been nominated for a Tony Award.
Early life [ edit ]
Milioti was born and raised in
Cherry Hill, New Jersey. She is of Italian descent, but calls her family " [1 ] Olive Garden Italian". In middle school, she found her love of acting at Long Lake Camp for the Arts in [2 ] New York. She attended Cherry Hill High School East, graduating in 2003. She took acting classes at [3 ] New York University, but dropped out during her freshman year. However, she is listed in the university's advertising. [4 ] [5 ]
Milioti's first acting roles were bit parts in national advertising campaign ads, notably one for the Ford Edge.
She also appeared in television programs such as [6 ] and films such as 30 Rock . Milioti is also known for her stage performances. She was the 2010 star of Greetings from the Shore , That Face receiving a [7 ] Lucille Lortel Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress for her work in Stunning. In 2012, she received a [8 ] Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for her work in , a play in which she had performed from 2011 to 2013. Once Her [9 ] Once performance, with fellow principal soloist Steve Kazee, earned the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. She also read aloud a short story for the 2011 episode "Adventure". This American Life [10 ]
In 2013, Milioti was cast in the
CBS sitcom as the titular How I Met Your Mother Mother (credited as "The Girl with the Yellow Umbrella", identified as Tracy McConnell in the series finale), appearing for the first time in the season eight finale titled " Something New", and was promoted to a series regular for the series' ninth and final season. Milioti portrayed [11 ] Jordan Belfort's (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) first wife, Teresa Petrillo, in the 2013 Martin Scorsese film . The Wolf of Wall Street In February 2014, she was cast as Zelda, the female lead on [12 ] NBC's comedy pilot . A to Z [13 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
Television [ edit ]
Awards and nominations [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Kaufman, Joanne (May 3, 2012). "A Cultural Conversation With Cristin Milioti: There Once Was a Girl", , p. D4. The Wall Street Journal
^ "How I Met Your Mother's Cristin Milioti Reveals She Was Almost Arrested Because of Her "Drunk Personality. EOnline. 14 February 2014 "" . Retrieved . 20 September 2014
^ Goldblatt, Henry. ". Entertainment Weekly 'How I Met Your Mother': Meet The Mother, Cristin Milioti, for the first time – Exclusive" . Retrieved . 28 January 2014
^ Adam B. Vary. "The Mother On "How I Met Your Mother" Explains Everything You Need To Know About Her". Buzzfeed.com . Retrieved . 2014-03-16
^ HIMYM Podcast: Season 9, episode 5
^ "Ford Edge – Same City Better View (Milioti is in the back seat, gazing out the vehicle's sunroof)". Splendad.com . Retrieved . 2013-05-19
^ Terry Teachout, A Commanding Debut, Wall Street Journal, 21 May 2010, p. W5
^ Cox, Gordon (April 5, 2010). "Lortel Award nominations announced". . Variety
^ "Tony Awards Nominations: Actress (Musical)". Gold Derby.
^ "#448: Adventure!". This American Life . Retrieved . 2013-12-11
^ Rorke, Robert (2013-05-14). "‘How I Met Your Mother’ finally reveals mom’s identity". NYPOST.com . Retrieved . 2013-05-19
^ "Tony Award Nominee Cristin Milioti Weds DiCaprio In Scorsese's Wolf Of Wall Street" . Retrieved . 15 May 2013
^ Andreeva, Nellie (12 February 2014). "Cristin Milioti Tapped As Co-Lead For NBC Comedy Pilot ‘A To Z’". Deadline . Retrieved . 20 September 2014
^ "2010 Nominations and Recipients". lortelaward.com.
^ "Past Winners Search". Grammy.Com.
^ "Once, Clybourne Park, Porgy and Bess, Audra McDonald, Salesman Win 2012 Tony Awards". Playbill.
^ "‘Mad Max,’ ‘Fargo’ Top Critics’ Choice Nominations". Critics' Choice Awards. December 14, 2015 . Retrieved . December 14, 2015
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