Queens, New York, USA
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Rent, Wicked, Glee, Frozen
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New Age, Adult Alternative, Cast Recordings, Stage & Screen, Musicals, Club/Dance, Electronic, Classical
Sophisticated, Effervescent, Elegant, Stylish, Theatrical, Rousing, Bittersweet, Passionate, Energetic, Dramatic, Brassy
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Idina Kim Menzel (born May 30, 1971) is a Tony Award-winning American actress, singer and songwriter. She is widely known for originating the roles of Maureen in Rent and the green-skinned Elphaba in Wicked. Menzel married actor Taye Diggs, her co-star from the original Broadway production of Rent, on January 11, 2003 after 7 years of dating. They have a Yorkshire Terrier named Sammy Davis Jr. On December 6, 2004, it was reported by the New York Post that Menzel and Diggs were threatened with harm in a series of letters because of their interracial marriage. In March 2009 the couple announced that they are expecting their first child together. In April 2009, the couple announced that they are expecting a boy. Their son, Walker Nathaniel Diggs, was born on September 2, 2009.
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Syosset High School, Syosset, NY
BFA Drama, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University (1993)
Full Name at Birth
Idina Kim Menzel
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Maureen in Rent, Elphaba in Wicked (musicals) and Shelby Corcoran on Glee.
Cara Mentzel (teacher)
Honorary Doctorate, C.W. Post Long Island University, Long Island, NY (2011)
Stuart Mentzel (pajama salesman)
Helene Mentzel (therapist)
Walker Nathaniel Diggs (son), Avery (nephew), Jacob (nephew)
Sammy Davis Jr. Jr. (dog)
The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand)
Idina Kim Menzel (née Mentzel; born May 30, 1971) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter.
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Broadway, pop, vocal
Hollywood, Warner Bros., Walkman
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