Then they were like, 'Here, come tamper. Best known for his portrayal of Kurt Hummel on the Golden-Globe winning international television show Glee, Chris Colfer has also made a name for himself as the author of the highly successful Land of Stories series.The New York Times bestselling books follow the adventures of twins as they travel through a land filled with fairy tale characters. In March 2015, Jane Leeves posted an image on Twitter confirming that Colfer would be returning to an episode titled "All About Elka" in the show's final season. He was "born wanting to be a storyteller", using both writing and acting as ways to entertain people and escape reality. Colfer was a co-chair for the Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Award Party in 2013 and 2014. 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The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media and digital channels, campaigns, websites and applications. Best Supporting Actor - Television. On May 14, 2015, it was made public that the biopic Colfer has been mentioning for almost a year was going to be about Noël Coward with the working title Noel with Colfer in the title role. [10] His grandmother was his first editor, advising and encouraging him in elementary school when he first attempted to write a fairytale-inspired novel, which would later become The Land of Stories. Share Chris Colfer's Shorty Awards page Tweet Christopher Paul Colfer (born May 27, 1990) is an American actor, singer, and author. It was shot during the Glee hiatus in the summer of 2011 and had its world premiere in 2012 at the Tribeca Film Festival. [42] The film, which will costar Ron Perlman, is described as "a classic, heart-warming adventure story about an unlikely duo who couldn't be more different." Chris also appeared in Time’s 2011 list of 100 most influential people. On October 1, 2019, Colfer came out with a new book, A Tale of Magic. [19] He then appeared in The Sound of Music as Kurt von Trapp, which later inspired the naming of his Glee character.[20]. He is a coalition member of Uprising of Love, an organization which supports the safety and dignity of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Russians. SELLER: Chris Colfer LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA PRICE: $1,150,000 SIZE: 2,462 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms. In 2011 Golden Globe Awards, he got Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film. [45] About the offer, Colfer said: "I've been asked in interviews if I ever wanted to write [an episode of Glee], and I said, 'Absolutely not because it was not my world.' Colfer was born in Clovis, California. [36], In March 2012, Colfer was featured in a performance of Dustin Lance Black's play, 8 – a staged reenactment of the federal trial that overturned California's Prop 8 ban on same-sex marriage – as Ryan Kendall. Colfer’s portrayal of Kurt received critical praise for which he has been the recipient of several awards, including Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards and three consecutive People’s Choice Awards for … While filming was expected to begin sometime during the summer of 2015, it has been delayed. He gained international recognition for his portrayal of Kurt Hummel on the television musical Glee. He gained international recognition for his portrayal of Kurt Hummel on the television musical Glee (2009–2015). [10], When Colfer was seven, his younger sister was diagnosed with severe epilepsy; he said, "She'd have these horrid, horrid epileptic fits in the middle of the night. Chris Colfer is an American actor, singer and author. [8] He is of Irish ancestry and has stated: "I'm very Irish, my family is all Irish and St. Patrick's day in my house is crazy. [49], In 2012, Colfer released a companion book to his film Struck by Lightning, called Struck By Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal. Made in NY. "[13], Colfer was bullied so severely in middle school that he needed to be home schooled for half of 7th grade and 8th grade. Recipient of a Golden Globe and Screen Guild Award each and three People’s Choice Awards, Colfer was named in the Time's list of the 100 most influential people in 2011. Chris Colfer is a very talented actor and vocalist who was born on May 27, 1990 in Fresno, ... Born: May 27, 1990 Colfer's portrayal of Kurt received critical praise for which he has been the recipient of several awards, including Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards, and three consecutive People's Choice Awardsfor Favorite Comedic TV Actor in 2013, 2014, and 2015. "[5] He was twice nominated for an Emmy Award[23] in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series category for his portrayal of Kurt. The sixth and final installment, The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide was released on July 11, 2017. [42] The film is now in post-production, though as of 2019 no release date has been set. The first book in the series, The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell, was released on July 17, 2012. Jennifer Garner, Lena Dunham and Glee star and author of The Land of Stories series Chris Colfer are set to join and congratulate the winners of the 2020 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, in a virtual ceremony set to take place on June 4. I… [11] He knew he wanted to be an actor, but as a coping mechanism he retreated into his imagination and writing fairy tales. YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, Snapchat, Colfer kommentierte, dass er, als er jünger war, die Schauspielerei als Mehtode nutzte, u… As of September 2019[update], he has published fifteen books. Golden Globes Awards Awards Database. On January 28, 2014, it was announced that Colfer will star in a new 3D CG animated family film by Marza Animation Planet, Robodog, as the voice of the title character. Or he'll ask me what song I would want to sing, in this situation or in that situation. Tim Stack, "Glee star Chris Colfer discusses his new pilot for Disney and Kurt's return to McKinley – EXCLUSIVE", insidetv.ew.com, April 22, 2011. Colfer was born in Clovis, California, to Karyn and Timothy Colfer. [citation needed]. The film's director, Henry F. Anderson III, said Colfer is "perfect" for the project because he "has an appealing, youthful voice which fits right in with our lead character, KC, who is above all a charismatic entertainer. In 2016, he played Christopher in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie. Some of the awards that Colfer has won include a Golden Globe Award and the People’s Choice Awards, which he won in 2013, 2014, and 2015. In a 2010 interview with Allison Kugel, Colfer stated that: There have been a couple of times when I have gone to Ryan Murphy and told him a couple of things that have happened to me, and then he writes it into the show. blockbuster ceremony in New York City. Chris Colfer is a very talented actor and vocalist who was born on May 27, 1990 in Fresno, California, USA as Christopher Paul Colfer. He won many awards for his portrayal of the role, including the 2011 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film. 2011, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Winner. He had been offered the role by Jennifer Saunders after he invited her to the Glee: Live tour in 2011. [30] Now considered a series, it reached No. [12] In 2012, Colfer dedicated his first published novel to her, and quoted her: "Christopher, I think you should wait until you're done with elementary school before worrying about being a failed writer. [31], Colfer's fourth novel, The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms, was released on July 7, 2015. The fifth book in the series, The Land of Stories: An Author's Odyssey, was released on July 12, 2016. [32] Following its release, The Land of Stories charted at No. About HFPA HFPA Philanthropy About the Golden Globes Golden Globes Credentials Latest HFPA News Apply for a Grant Awards … Chris Colfer is an American actor and author who gained global acclaim for playing the role of Kurt Hummel in Glee . Colfer wrote, starred in, produced, and novelized his first film, Struck by Lightning, which debuted at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival. [17][18], The first show Colfer acted in was a community theatre production of West Side Story. Because the Glee star sure came out swinging with some choice sound … [62], Colfer at a book signing event in August 2013. and the rest of the social web. [61] On Hollywood Game Night, hosted by Glee co-star Jane Lynch, Colfer won $6,000 and donated it to the Make-a-Wish Foundation of America. Colfer auditioned for the part of Artie Abrams, who uses a wheelchair, a role which eventually went to Kevin McHale. 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