Darren Criss

Biography

Date of Birth 5 February 1987, San Francisco, California, USA Nickname Dcriss Dare Height 5' 8" (1.73 m) Trade Mark His outrageously curly hair Triangle-shaped eyebrows Pink sunglasses His unique singing voice Trivia Part of StarKid Productions. Played Harry Potter in "A Very Potter Musical" and had a principal role in a mini series they did while in University called "Little White Lie". Went to University of Michigan and graduated in 2009. Grew up in San Francisco. Has one older brother. Darren's brother, Chuck Criss, is a member of the Freelance Whales. Wrote every single song for Team Starkid's "A Very Potter Sequel" and their fourth Production Starship. Co-wrote music for Team Starkid's, "A Very Potter Musical", with A.J. Holmes. Co-wrote music for Team Starkid's "Me and My Dick", with A.J. Holmes and Carlos Valdes. Graduated the University of Michigan in 2009, a month after they premiered A Very Potter Musical. Made his professional stage debut at age 10 in the 42nd Street Moon production of Harold Rome's Fanny 1997. Darren Criss is half-Filipino and of Irish decent on his father's side. Before the show "Glee" (2009), he sang his own rendition of some Disney songs at a Maggiano's restaurant every Thursday. His signature pink glasses were a replacement for a pair of red sunglasses he lost. Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken, who wrote the scores for "The Little Mermaid", "Beauty and the Beast", "Aladdin" and many more, once handed a hundred dollar tip to Darren Criss doing an acoustic medley of his songs at a coffee shop.

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Superman: Man of Tomorrow

Superman / Clark Kent (voice)

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Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Raphael (voice)

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The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Sutemaru (voice)

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Glee: The Concert Movie

Blaine

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Girl Most Likely

Lee

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Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths - Part One

Superman / Earth-2 Superman (voice)

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Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths - Part Two

Superman / Earth-2 Superman (voice)

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Muppets Haunted Mansion

The Caretaker

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Justice League: Warworld

Superman / Agent Kent (voice)

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All You Ever Wished For

Tyler Hutton

Starring In
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Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths - Part Three

Superman / Earth-2 Superman (voice)

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Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths - Part Two

Superman / Earth-2 Superman (voice)

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Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths - Part One

Superman / Earth-2 Superman (voice)

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Dick Van Dyke 98 Years of Magic

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Justice League: Warworld

Superman / Agent Kent (voice)

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Legion of Super-Heroes

Superman (voice)

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Muppets Haunted Mansion

The Caretaker

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Superman: Man of Tomorrow

Superman / Clark Kent (voice)

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Midway

Eugene Lindsey

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Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Raphael (voice)

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StarKid Homecoming

Self

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All You Ever Wished For

Tyler Hutton

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Speech & Debate

Self

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The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Sutemaru (voice)

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The Wind Rises

Katayama (voice)

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Six by Sondheim

Frank

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Girl Most Likely

Lee

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Katy Perry: Part of Me

Aaron Christopherson (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Glee: The Concert Movie

Blaine

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