Lea Michele credits

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Lea Michele filmography
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Film 4
Television 8
Stage 11
Workshops 4
Music videos 2

The following is the list of film, television and theatre credits for American actress, singer, and author Lea Michele. Michele came to worldwide prominence after being cast in the main role of Rachel Berry in the Fox musical comedy-drama series Glee (2009–2015). She portrayed the character again in the film Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (2011). Before global fame, Michele acted on Broadway, originating the role of Wendla Bergmann in the rock musical Spring Awakening (2006–2008). As a child actress, she appeared in Les Misérables as Young Cosette, and the Broadway revival of Ragtime as the Little Girl.

Michele made her film debut in the ensemble romantic comedy New Year's Eve (2011). Michele then voiced the main character Dorothy Gale in the animated film Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2014). She then starred as Hester Ulrich in Fox's horror-comedy series Scream Queens (2015–2016). Michele currently portrays Valentina Barrella in the ABC sitcom The Mayor (2017–2018)


Year Title Role Notes Ref
1998 Buster & Chauncey's Silent Night Christina (voice)
2011 Glee: The 3D Concert Movie Rachel Berry Concert film
2011 New Year's Eve Elise
2014 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return Dorothy Gale (voice)


Year Title Role Notes Ref
2000 Third Watch Sammi Episode: "Spring Forward Fall Back"
2009–2015 Glee Rachel Berry Lead role: 118 episodes
2010 The Simpsons Sarah (voice) Episode: "Elementary School Musical"
2011 The Cleveland Show Rachel Berry (voice) Episode: "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Roberta?"
2014 Sons of Anarchy Gertie Episode: "Smoke 'em If You Got 'em"
2015–2016 Scream Queens Hester Ulrich Main role: 23 episodes
2017 Dimension 404 Amanda Episode: "Matchmaker"
2017–2018 The Mayor Valentina Barella Main role: 13 episodes


Year Title Role Location Ref
1995–1996 Les Misérables Young Cosette Imperial Theatre
1997 Ragtime Little Girl Toronto Centre for the Arts
1998–1999 Lyric Theatre
2004 The Diary of Anne Frank Anne Frank Round House Theatre
2004–2005 Fiddler on the Roof Shprintze Minskoff Theatre
2006 Hot and Sweet Naleen New York Musical Theatre Festival
2006 Spring Awakening Wendla Bergmann Atlantic Theater Company
2006–2008 Eugene O'Neill Theatre
2008 Alive in the World Phoebe The Zipper Factory
2008 Les Misérables Éponine Thénardier Hollywood Bowl
2010 The Rocky Horror Picture Show Janet Weiss Wiltern Theatre
2019 The Little Mermaid Ariel Hollywood Bowl

Readings and workshops[edit]

Year Title Role Location Ref
2000–2001 Spring Awakening Wendla Bergmann Roundabout Theatre Company
2007 The Gypsy King Princess Anisette National Alliance for Musical Theatre
2008 Nero Claudia Octavia Vassar College
2008 Samson and Delilah Delilah Upright Cabaret

Other credits[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref
2008 Around the Block Host Television short
2012 The Glee Project Mentor Episode: "Individuality"
2012 Inside the Actor's Studio Guest Episode: "Season 18, episode 3"
2013 Top Chef Episode: "Lea Michele's Halloween Bash"
2016 Who Do You Think You Are? Episode: "Lea Michele"
2018 American Idol Mentor/duet partner Episode: "Top 24 Celebrity Duets part 2"
2018 The Ellen DeGeneres Show Guest Host Episode: "Season 15 episode 183"

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Artist Director Ref
2013 "Cannonball" Herself Robert Hales [31]
2014 "On My Way" Hannah Lux Davis [32]

As author[edit]

Year Title Notes Ref
2014 Brunette Ambition Memoir, style guide, and how-to book [33]
2015 You First: Journal Your Way to Your Best Life [34]


  1. ^ "Buster & Chauncey's Silent Night Voice Credits". Behind the Voice Actors.
  2. ^ McClintock, Pamela (May 4, 2011). "Fox to Release 3D 'Glee' Concert Film in Theaters". The Hollywood Reporter.
  3. ^ McNary, Dave (October 22, 2010). "Lea Michele's countdown to 'New Year's'". Variety.
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (June 11, 2010). "Lea Michele heads to 'Oz'". Variety.
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 4, 2008). "Fox's 'Glee' casts Broadway pair". The Hollywood Reporter.
  6. ^ Millar, Paul (August 3, 2010). "'Glee' stars for 'Simpsons' voiceover". Digital Spy.
  7. ^ Adalian, Josef (January 13, 2011). "See Glee's New Directions Visit The Cleveland Show". Vulture.
  8. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (July 28, 2014). "Lea Michele Rides to FX's 'Sons of Anarchy'". The Hollywood Reporter.
  9. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (January 17, 2015). "Lea Michele, Joe Manganiello, More Join Ryan Murphy's 'Scream Queens'". The Hollywood Reporter.
  10. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (June 8, 2016). "Lea Michele, Robert Buckley to Star in Hulu Anthology 'Dimension 404'". The Hollywood Reporter.
  11. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (February 23, 2017). "Lea Michele Joins ABC's Daveed Diggs Comedy". The Hollywood Reporter.
  12. ^ Simonson, Robert; Ellicock, Ray (February 19, 1997). "Toronto Ragtime Extends Yet Again". Playbill.
  13. ^ Viagas, Robert (May 8, 1997). "Entire Toronto 'Ragtime' Cast Headed for B'way". Playbill. Archived from the original on May 24, 2013.
  14. ^ Murray Winters, Pamela (November 19, 2004). "Arts & Entertainment: The Diary of Anne Frank". Washington City Paper.
  15. ^ Jones, Kenneth (February 26, 2004). "Not Your Zayde's 'Fiddler on the Roof': Leveaux's Fresh Revival Opens on Broadway Feb. 26". Playbill. Archived from the original on May 23, 2013.
  16. ^ Windman, Matt (August 29, 2006). "Katie Finneran, Lea Michele Complete Cast of NYMF's Hot and Sweet". Playbill. Archived from the original on December 20, 2013.
  17. ^ Jones, Kenneth (August 9, 2006). "On Her Own: Lea Michele Exits Les Miz for Another Awakening". Playbill.
  18. ^ Hetrick, Adam (January 13, 2008). "Errico, Michele, Pascal and Reichard Are Alive in the World at the Zipper Jan. 13". Playbill.
  19. ^ "Excitement as Cast Bust Out for Hollywood Bowl Les Misérables". Broadway World. February 26, 2008.
  20. ^ Benigno, Anthony (October 29, 2010). "Halloween gets the star treatment: Lea Michele, Jack Nicholson headline 'Rocky Horror' tribute show". New York Daily News.
  21. ^ Simonson, Robert (July 13, 2001). "Spring Awakening Workshopped at Roundabout Theatre Company". Playbill. Archived from the original on December 3, 2013.
  22. ^ Jones, Kenneth (October 2, 2007). "Kandel, Romanoff, von Essen, Michele and More Join Casts for NAMT New Musicals Fest". Playbill.
  23. ^ Bacalzo, Dan (June 23, 2008). "Arden, Carlson, Menzel, Michele, Robbins, et al. Set for Sater and Sheik's Nero". Theater Mania. Archived from the original on October 15, 2008. Retrieved March 10, 2019.
  24. ^ "Photo Flash: Lea Michele Makes Her Sold Out LA Upright Cabaret Debut". Broadway World. February 3, 2014.
  25. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (January 23, 2012). "'The Glee Project': Lea Michele to Serve as a Guest Mentor". The Hollywood Reporter.
  26. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (March 29, 2012). "'Glee' Gang Going 'Inside the Actors Studio' (Video)". The Hollywood Reporter.
  27. ^ Hughes, Hilary (October 28, 2013). "Lea Michele Guest Stars on 'Top Chef'". Bravo.
  28. ^ Crouch, Aaron (March 3, 2016). "Swedish Royalty? Salem Witches? Watch Lea Michele, Scott Foley and More Discover Emotional Revelations About Their Ancestors on Who Do You Think You Are?". People.
  29. ^ "Broadway Vet Lea Michele Will Mentor on Upcoming Season of AMERICAN IDOL". Broadway World. March 2, 2018.
  30. ^ "New, Original Ellen Episode Hosted by Lea Michele with Mel B, Grocery Store Joe, Jon Dorenbos". Retrieved March 10, 2019 – via www.ellentube.com.
  31. ^ Lee, Ashley (January 10, 2014). "Glee's Lea Michele Knocks Over a Piano in 'Cannonball' Video Debut". The Hollywood Reporter.
  32. ^ Malach, Maggie (May 19, 2014). "Lea Michele Smoulders in 'On My Way' Video". PopCrush.
  33. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (May 23, 2013). "Lea Michele to Write Her First Book". The Hollywood Reporter.
  34. ^ "Lea Michele's New Book Tells You How to Reach Your Life Goals – Read an Excerpt". InStyle. September 22, 2015.

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