American actress, singer and songwriter.
Born: August 29, 1986, Bronx, new York, USA
Height: 159 cm
She was most famous for her participation in the Fox television series “glee”, in which she played the role of Rachel berry.
Born on August 29, 1986 in new York city, in the Bronx. Leah is an only child in the family. Her mother worked as a nurse, and her father owned a grocery store. The actress has Italian and Spanish roots. The future star spent his childhood in new Jersey. From an early age, the girl began to show musical talent. Already at the age of eight, Michelle along with her friends came to her first audition, which was successful. So began her stage career, and two years later, in 1995, Leah played in Broadway musicals, including “Les Miserables” and “ragtime”.
After graduating from Tenafly high school, Leah began attending stagedoor Manor theater courses. She then became a student at the Tisch school of art at new York University. However, she did not finish her training, due to the subsequent large employment in various productions. For example, since 2004, she performed one of the key roles in the revived classic musical “Fiddler on the roof”, and since 2006, she played in the play “Spring awakening”, for which role she was nominated for the Drama Desk Award in the category “Best actress”.
Also in 2004, Michelle made her television debut, appearing in the series “Third shift” and “X-factor”. The greatest fame came to the actress in 2009, when she began to play one of the main roles in the popular series “Losers”. Leah so perfectly embodied the image that in 2010, she was nominated for a number of prestigious awards, including the Golden globe, Emmy and actors Guild Awards. Due to high ratings, the series still remains on the air. Michelle for her role once again received a Golden globe nomination and was awarded the attention of the “actors Guild Award”.
In addition, lia constantly gets into all sorts of ratings, so “Tima Magazine” includes her in the list of “100 most influential people”, and according to versions of other magazines, she was included in the lists of “sexiest women” and “sexiest smile”. In parallel with her acting career, Michelle began performing as a singer, and together with the song “Gives You Hell”, she won high positions in the charts. Also, the actress is known for her active social position, lia conducts charity concerts in support of animals and sexual minorities. It is known that Michelle herself has been in a romantic relationship with a colleague on the series “Losers” actor Cory Monteith since 2012.