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Glee Cast List

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Glee cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Glee main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Glee stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Glee focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Glee that are on here as well.

This list features Jane Lynch Dianna Agron and more.

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Glee?" or "Who starred on Glee?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

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Cory Monteith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee, The Assistants, Kaya
Cory Allan Michael Monteith (May 11, 1982 – July 13, 2013) was a Canadian actor, singer, and musician, known for his role as Finn Hudson on the Fox television series Glee. As an actor based in ...more
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Dot Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Glee Cast List
Dorothy-Marie Jones (born January 4, 1964) is an American actress and retired athlete who has had multiple roles in television. She attended California State University, Fresno, where she set ...more
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Gwyneth Paltrow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Glee Cast List
Thomas Jefferson
Gwyneth Kate Paltrow () (born September 27, 1972) is an American actress, singer, author, and businesswoman. She has won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Primetime Emmy Award and two ...more
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Jane Lynch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee, Two and a Half Men, Married... with Children
Jane Marie Lynch (born July 14, 1960) is an American actress, voice actress, author, singer and comedian. She is best known for her role as Sue Sylvester in the musical television series Glee. ...more
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Jayma Mays is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee, The Millers
Jamia Suzette "Jayma" Mays (born July 16, 1979) is an American actress and singer. She is known for playing Emma Pillsbury on the Fox musical series Glee, her recurring role as Charlie ...more
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Jessalyn Gilsig is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Glee Cast List
Vikings, Boston Public, Snoops
Jessalyn Sarah Gilsig (born November 30, 1971) is a Canadian actress known for her roles in television series, e.g. as Lauren Davis in Boston Public, Gina Russo in Nip/Tuck, Terri Schuester in ...more
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Dijon Talton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Glee Cast List
Dijon Talton is an actor.
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Kristin Chenoweth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Glee Cast List
Pushing Daisies, GCB, Sit Down
Kristin Dawn Chenoweth (; born Kristi Dawn Chenoweth, July 24, 1968) is an American actress and singer, with credits in musical theatre, film and television. In 1999, she won a Tony Award for ...more
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Lea Michele is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee
Lea Michele (born Lea Michele Sarfati on August 29, 1986) is an American actress, singer and author. She began her career as a child actress on Broadway, appearing in productions of Les ...more
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Mark Salling is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Glee Cast List
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Matthew Morrison is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee, The Oaks
Matthew James Morrison (born October 30, 1978) is an American actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter. Morrison is known for starring in multiple Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, including ...more
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Mike O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Glee Cast List
Yes, Dear, Figure It Out
Michael Edward O'Malley (born October 31, 1966) is an American actor and writer who has appeared in films and television series. Born in Boston and raised in New Hampshire, O'Malley hosted the ...more
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Idina Menzel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Glee Cast List
The Wonder Pets, Hercules
Idina Kim Menzel (born May 30, 1971) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. Menzel rose to prominence when she originated the role of Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent. Her ...more
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Vanessa Lengies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Glee Cast List
Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Caillou, Mixology
Vanessa Lengies (born July 21, 1985) is a Canadian actress, dancer and singer. She is known for starring in the drama American Dreams as Roxanne Bojarski. She appeared as Charge Nurse Kelly ...more
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Jenna Ushkowitz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee
Jenna Noelle Ushkowitz (; Hangul: 제나 우슈코비츠; born April 28, 1986) is an American Tony Award-winning producer, actress, singer, podcast host. She is known for her performances in Broadway musicals ...more
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Chris Colfer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee
Christopher Paul Colfer (born May 27, 1990) is an American actor, singer, and author. He gained international recognition for his portrayal of Kurt Hummel on the television musical Glee ...more
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Naya Rivera is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee, The Royal Family
Naya Marie Rivera (born January 12, 1987) is an American actress and singer. She began her career as a child actress and model, appearing in national television commercials before landing the ...more
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Heather Elizabeth Morris... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee
Heather Elizabeth Morris (born February 1, 1987) is an American actress, dancer, singer and model. She is best known for her role as Brittany S. Pierce in the Fox musical comedy-drama series ...more
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Iqbal Theba is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee
Iqbal Theba (pronounced ; born December 20, 1963) is a Pakistani-American actor. Theba is known for his recurring role as Principal Figgins in the show Glee.
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Harry Shum, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee, Rita Rocks, The Fran Drescher Show
Harry Shum Jr. (born April 28, 1982) is a Costa Rican-American actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer. He is best known for his roles as Mike Chang on the Fox television series Glee ...more
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John Stamos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Glee Cast List
Full House, ER, General Hospital
John Phillip Stamos (born August 19, 1963) is an American actor, producer, musician, comedian and singer. He first gained recognition for his contract role as Blackie Parrish on the ABC ...more
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Kevin Michael McHale is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Glee Cast List
Kevin Michael McHale Glee
Kevin Michael McHale (born June 14, 1988) is an American actor, singer, dancer and radio personality. Formerly of the boy band NLT, McHale is known for his role as Artie Abrams in the Fox ...more
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Dianna Agron is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee, It's a Mall World
Dianna Elise Agron (; born April 30, 1986) is an American actress, singer, and dancer. In 2006, Agron made her television debut as Jessica Grant on CSI: NY. From 2006 to 2007, Agron had ...more
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Darren Criss is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee, Eastwick, Little White Lie
Darren Everett Criss (born February 5, 1987) is an American actor, singer and songwriter. He received Emmy and Golden Globe acting awards for his leading role in The Assassination of Gianni ...more
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Josh Sussman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Glee Cast List
Warren the Ape
Josh Sussman (born December 30, 1983) is an American actor, best known for his role as Hugh Normous in Wizards of Waverly Place and his role as Jacob Ben Israel in Glee.