Idina Menzel (full name Idina Kim Mentzel) was born on May 30, 1971 in Syosset, New York, USA. She is an actress, songwriter and singer.
Biography and Career :
She studied at the Syosset High School, Syosset, New York and the New York University, Tisch School of the Arts. The roles in "Wicked" and "Rent" brought her fame and success. She was also seen in television series, for example "Hercules: The Animated Series", "Rescue Me" and "Kevin Hill". As a stage actress played in "The Wild Party", "Aida", "The Vagina Monologues" or "See What I Wanna See".
On January 11, 2003 she married Taye Diggs. In 2004 she was the winner of the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for Elphaba in "Wicked". Her songs were used as soundtracks in movies like "The Other Sister", "Desperate Ho
usewives", "Rent", "Genius and Friends" or "Disney's Enchanted Soundtrack".
Other awards won are Broadway.com Audience Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical, Best Diva Performance and Best Onstage Pair. She is talented, beautiful and successful and many people admire her and the work she is doing so passionately. We are sure she will be seen in many movies and plays from now on and will have the same success or even bigger.
- Height: 163 cm
- Her nickname is Dee.
- Cara is her younger sister.
- "Reliving some of my past was very painful, but I wanted this album to be as real as possible."
- "I never want to disillusion anybody."
- 1998 Still I Can't Be Still
- 2004 Here
- 2008 I Stand.
- Enchanted (2007)
- Ask the Dust (2006)
- Rent (2005)
- Kevin Hill (2 episodes, 2005)
- Water (2004/I)
- The Tollbooth (2004)
- Rescue Me (1 episode, 2004)
- Just a Kiss (2002) (uncredited)
- Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
- Grounded for Life (1 episode, 2001)
- Hercules (1 episode, 1998).
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