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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.

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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 was a Canadian actor and musician, best known for his role as Finn Hudson on the Fox television series Glee. As an actor based in British Columbia, Monteith had minor ...more
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Dot Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Glee Cast List
Dorothy-Marie "Dot" Jones is an American actress and retired athlete who has had multiple roles in television. She attended California State University, Fresno, where she set records ...more
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Gwyneth Paltrow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Glee Cast List
Thomas Jefferson
Gwyneth Kate Paltrow is an American actress, singer, and food writer. Paltrow gained early notice for her work in films such as the psychological thriller Seven, opposite Brad Pitt and the ...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 is an American actress, singer, and comedian. She gained fame in Christopher Guest's improv mockumentary pictures such as Best in Show. Lynch's television cameos include an ...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 is an American actress and singer. She is known for playing Emma Pillsbury on the Fox musical series Glee, her recurring role as Charlie Andrews on the NBC ...more
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Jessalyn Gilsig is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Glee Cast List
Vikings, Boston Public, Snoops
Jessalyn Gilsig has an extensive list of theater credits to her name. A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Canada, Gilsig received her theatrical training at the American Repertory ...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 is an American actress and singer, with credits in musical theatre, film and television. In 1999, she won a Tony Award for her performance as Sally Brown in You're a Good ...more
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Lea Michele is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee
Lea Michele Sarfati, known professionally as Lea Michele, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, and author, best known for her performance as Rachel Berry on the Fox television ...more
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Mark Salling is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee
Mark Wayne Salling is an American actor, singer-songwriter, composer, and musician. He is known for his role as Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the comedy television series, Glee.
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Matthew Morrison is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee, The Oaks
Matthew James "Matt" Morrison is an American actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter. He is known for starring in multiple Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, including his portrayal ...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 "Mike" O'Malley is an American actor and writer who has appeared in many films and television series. Born in Boston and raised in New Hampshire, O'Malley moved to Los ...more
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Idina Menzel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Glee Cast List
The Wonder Pets, Hercules
Idina Menzel is an American actress and singer. She rose to prominence when she originated the role of Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent, a role which she reprised for the 2005 ...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 Brittany Lengies is a Canadian actress, dancer and singer best known for starring in the drama American Dreams as Roxanne Bojarski. She recently appeared as Nurse Kelly Epson on the TNT ...more
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Jenna Ushkowitz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee
Jenna Noelle Ushkowitz is an American stage and television actress, singer and writer. She is known for her performances in Broadway musicals and for her role as Tina Cohen-Chang on Glee. She ...more
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Chris Colfer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee
Chris Colfer is an actor and screenwriter.
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Naya Rivera is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee, The Royal Family
Naya Rivera Dorsey is an American actress and singer, known for playing Santana Lopez on Fox's musical comedy-drama television series Glee. She also played the role of Hillary Winston on The ...more
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Heather Elizabeth Morris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee
Heather Elizabeth Morris is an American actress, dancer, singer and model, known for her role as the cheerleader Brittany S. Pierce in the musical comedy series Glee.
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Iqbal Theba is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee
Iqbal Theba 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. is an American dancer, actor, choreographer and singer. He is best known for his role as Mike Chang on the Fox television show Glee. He has appeared in dance films such as Stomp ...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 is an American actor and musician. He is known for his work in television, especially in his starring role as Jesse Katsopolis on the ABC sitcom Full House. Since the show's ...more
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Kevin Michael McHale is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Glee Cast List
Glee
Kevin Michael McHale is an American actor, singer, dancer and voice actor. Formerly of the boy band NLT, McHale is known for his role as Artie Abrams on the Fox television series Glee. As of ...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 is an American actress, singer, dancer and director. Other ventures include directing a music video, and producing, writing and directing an unreleased short film A Fuchsia ...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 is an American actor, singer, songwriter, and musician. One of the founding members and co-owners of StarKid Productions, a musical theater company based in Chicago, ...more
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Josh Sussman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Glee Cast List
Warren the Ape
Josh Sussman 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.