Darren Criss - Filipino- American on GLEE

Another Filipino-American is making waves in the international scene. He is best known after portraying Harry Potter in A Very Potter Musical and playing Blaine in the second season of the highly acclaimed musical comedy-drama TV series Glee, as an openly Gay student at Dalton Academy.

Let's get to know Darren Criss more, shall we?

Criss has got a degree in Fine Arts in Performance, Acting at the University of Michigan in 2009. His mother is a Filipina, born and raised in Cebu, Philippines.  His brother Chuck is also a musician and a member of the indie rock group Freelance Whales. He also wrote half of the songs in A Very Potter Musical and all the songs in A Very Potter Sequel. In short, he's a gifted actor and a singer-song writer.

Here's an interview of him mentioning how proud he is having Pinoy roots.


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