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Darren Everett Criss, who was born on 5 February 1987, in San Francisco, California, USA, is an American actor, singer, songwriter, composer and musician. He was best known for his role as Blaine Anderson in the television series "Glee" (2010-2015). Criss also appeared in five episodes of the television series "Eastwick" in 2009. In addition to his acting career, Darren Criss promotes himself as a singer. In the summer of 2010, he released a solo album titled "Human".  

In January 2012, Criss debuted on Broadway, for three weeks, succeeding Daniel Radcliffe in the lead role of the musical "How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying”.

Darren Criss was born on February 5, 1987 in San Francisco County, California, he is the youngest of three children. He has an older brother, Charles Criss, who is a member of the group "Freelance Whales". Criss's mother is from Cebu, Philippines, while his father, originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has English, German and Irish roots. Darren Criss has grown mainly in San Francisco, separately from 1988-1992, when his family lived in Honolulu, Hawaii, where Charles Criss worked in East-West Bank, speaking as chairman and CEO of it.

Criss attended the Catholic school. He completed his primary education at the school "Stuart Hall for Boys” and later he graduated from St. Ignatius College in 2005. In 2009 Criss received a Bachelor of Fine Arts after graduating from Michigan State University with a degree in theatre performance and an elective on musicology and Italian.

Criss’ interest in music began at an early age. At the age of five, he began taking violin lessons and studied it for the next fifteen years. Darren Criss has independently learned to play other instruments, including guitar, piano, mandolin, harmonica and percussion.

In high school, Criss immersed in music - he held the position of concertmaster in the school orchestra, and sang in a group and was recognized as the most likely singer to win the "Grammy". At the age of fifteen, he began to delve into the musical composition and wrote his first song, which he subsequently used as the title track of his first album, released in 2010. In January 2013, Darren Criss performed at a concert for US President Barack Obama. While performing at a charity concert at the state art school on April 14, 2013, Criss was made an honorary member of Yale University with a cappella singing group in Whiffenpoofs. In the first solo tour, Criss visited 17 cities in the US, Canada and France, from May 29 to June 30, 2013.

Darren Criss has also demonstrated a talent in acting. At the age of ten, he was admitted to the American Conservatory Theatre, where he studied theatre arts during his formative years. In St. Ignatius College, he was a member of the theatre arts program and performed in classical plays such as "The Musician", “The Diary of Anne Frank", and "Fiddler on the Roof". He was active as an actor and director at the University of Michigan, the student theatre organization "Basement of the Arts". In 2008, he spent one semester abroad, studying the Italian theatre at the Academy dell'Arte in Arezzo, Italy.

In 2012, the film debut of Darren Criss took place in the comedy "Girl Most Likely". His premiere took place at the Toronto Film Festival on September 7, 2012, after it was released in the world premiere on July 19, 2013. The film also starred Kristen Uig, Annette Bening and Matt Dillon.

Criss began performing on the stage at the age of ten, his first work was the musical "Fanny" (1997), and then he played Mauro in Richard Rogers and Stephen Sondheim musical "Do hear a Waltz?" (1998), and Beauregard Calhoun "Babes in Arms" (1999).

Throughout his youth, Criss appeared at the American Theatre Conservatory, with roles in plays" A Christmas Carol","A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "The Voysey Inheritance”. At the University of Michigan, he performed in performances "Pride and Prejudice","A Few Good Men” and “The Cripple of Inishmaan”.

After receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2009, Criss, along with friends and classmates from the University of Michigan, founded the theatre company StarKid. His most notable role in this company, "Very Potter's Musical", "Very Potter Continuation" and "Very Potter's Year" (based on a series of novels by Joanne Rowling).  

In January 2012, Darren Criss's Broadway debut took place, he replaced Daniel Radcliffe as Jay Finch Pyrrppon in the musical "How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying". It was a huge succes, the play collected more than four million dollars. After Criss took on the role of Hedwig Robinson in the musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch", held from April 29, 2015 to July 19, 2015 at the theatre "Belasco". He led the national tour to San Francisco and Los Angeles, from October 2 to November 27, 2016.

In January 2018, Darren Criss announced that he was engaged to Miei Swaer, his girlfriend whom he has been together for seven and a half years.



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darrencriss's Media: Giving back has always been important to me. So I’m grateful to @clorox for inviting me to be a par

Giving back has always been important to me. So I’m grateful to @clorox for inviting me to be a part of their What Comes Next Project, an initiative that puts a spotlight on young leaders creating positive change in their communities through the power of clean. Check out my stories tomorrow to watch us launch #whatcomesnextprojectand meet five of those very awesome changemakers. A bit of holiday inspiration for the season of giving! #ad? More like #rad...

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She Just Laughed Because My Joke Lacked Comic Timing @weplaycomputers(link to song in bio) This is a song that my brother @charlescrisswrote more than 10 years ago after I dragged him to a Parkour class which caused his arm to dislocate. Shortly thereafter we went on a family vacation to Paris, where Chuck not only got to rock a sling, but a really dumb story explaining how it happened. I have loved this song for years. I love the reckless abandon of the whole structure, I love the garage rock feel, countered with the over-tuned vocals for flavor. Chuck’s attitude mixed with the vocal production has always stuck with me, and was insistent that we keep this new recording as close to the original demo as possible. I think we did a pretty good job.

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darrencriss's Media: Smiling is so much more powerful than we think. So this holiday season, join me in supporting @oper

Smiling is so much more powerful than we think. So this holiday season, join me in supporting @operationsmileand win a special holiday ornament signed by yours truly! #celebritiesforsmileshttp://darrencriss.me/celebritiesforsmiles

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darrencriss's Media: Growing up I always loved watching the @goldenglobes with family and friends, so just to be in the

Growing up I always loved watching the @goldenglobes with family and friends, so just to be in the room is a thrill- but to be nominated is just insane. What an honor to be included with such wonderful actors. Wow. Thank you, Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Congrats to @mrrpmurphy& cast and crew of @americancrimestoryfx!

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darrencriss's Media: And now this! Thank you @entertainmentweekly for always supporting & now including me amongst such

And now this! Thank you @entertainmentweeklyfor always supporting & now including me amongst such illustrious women. I’m not worthy, ladies! Is there a bow down emoji? A real honor for me all around. Thank you! (Link to article in bio) Bonus TY to the incredible @ruvenafanador for his 📸

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As the season of gift giving starts casting its spell, I hope we can remember those who have lost so much- it has been well over a year since Hurricane Maria brought tragedy to Puerto Rico, but the devastation still echoes on in the lives of countless victims who struggle to start anew. I’m still #allin4prand support my pal @ricky_martinand his foundation in their continued effort to bring support to Puerto Rico this holiday season. You can too, with TWO days left to purchase this cool special edition T-Shirt, with all proceeds directly supporting the RM Foundation’s ongoing efforts towards social transformation and empowering the people of Puerto Rico from within. (Link to support in story)

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darrencriss's Media: Just wanted to give a huge thank you to Northwell / Lenox Hill Hospital for having me at their Cons

Just wanted to give a huge thank you to Northwell / Lenox Hill Hospital for having me at their Constellation Gala, and commend them for all the incredible work they’re doing in New York City to advance medical research and better the health for all. Was a pleasure to sing for you amongst @metmuseum’s hallowed halls. #supportnorthwell

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
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darrencriss's Media: Had a GREAT time doing this shoot in London. It was a beautiful day, I had an extra hour to kill be

Had a GREAT time doing this shoot in London. It was a beautiful day, I had an extra hour to kill before so of course I invested that time in a beer (or two) and a scotch egg at the pub down the street. Don’t be fooled by my serious expression, I am LIVING here. @hungermagazine

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darrencriss's Media: Goddamn I love these glasses ha. This ain’t even a commercial.

Goddamn I love these glasses ha. This ain’t even a commercial.

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darrencriss's Media: About to do our final show of our US run in our hometown of LA, thank you to everyone who came out

About to do our final show of our US run in our hometown of LA, thank you to everyone who came out to support these past few months. Looking forward to brining the LMDC tour to the UK and Ireland.

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darrencriss's Media: Had the greatest goddamn time with @adamlevine @tonykanal @thisiswatt and his holiness @chadsmithof

Had the greatest goddamn time with @adamlevine@tonykanal@thisiswattand his holiness @chadsmithofficialmakin some #dedhotchilipeppersfor some Halloween blood, sex, sugar AND magic. We def gave it away.

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darrencriss's Media: I’ve spent most of my life chasing my heroes and somehow tricking them into involving me in their p

I’ve spent most of my life chasing my heroes and somehow tricking them into involving me in their projects. So it was with the greatest pride and joy that I got to be part of @rufuswainwright’s music video for “The Sword of Damocles.” Thank you Rufus for everything. (Link to watch in story) If you’re over 18 and in 🇺🇸 ... See y’all at the polls this coming Tuesday. Release it.

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‘twas no trick, the admiration is mutual. Thanks for being a part of something so important to us. x Rufus

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