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Idina Menzel

Actress / Composer / Musician / Writer / Songwriter / Singer-songwriter / Television Actress / Stage Actress / Film Actress / Voice Actress | * 05/30/1971 (51) | New York, New York (United States of America (USA))
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Idina Kim Menzel ( ih-DEE-nə men-ZEL; née Mentzel; born May 30, 1971) is an American actress and singer. Particularly known for her work in musicals on the Broadway stage and having achieved mainstream success across stage, film and music, she has garnered the honorific title "Queen of Broadway" for her achievements. Her accolades include an American Music Award, a Billboard Music Award and a Tony Award, as well as nominations for three Drama League Awards and four Drama Desk Awards. In 2019, she was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to live theatre. Menzel rose to prominence as a stage actress in 1996, making her Broadway debut playing Maureen Johnson in the rock musical Rent. Her performance earned her a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. After appearing in several smaller-scale stage and Off-Broadway productions, in 2003 Menzel originated the role of Elphaba in the Broadway musical Wicked, for which she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. The popularity of the musical, Menzel's character and song "Defying Gravity" earned her a devoted following among theater fans. After leaving the show in 2005, she reprised the role in the music... ()
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Idina Menzel (/ɪˈdiːnə mɛnˈzɛl/; born Idina Kim Mentzel; May 30, 1971) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She rose to prominence for her performance as Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent, a role which she reprised for the 2005 feature film adaptation. In 2004, she won the Tony Award for originating the role of Elphaba in the Broadway blockbuster Wicked. In 2014, she will be returning to Broadway in the musical If/Then. Menzel is also known for her portrayal of Shelby Corcoran, the biological mother of Lea Michele's character Rachel Berry, on the Fox musical comedy-drama series Glee, and as the voice of snow queen Elsa in the Disney animated film, Frozen.

Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Comedies | Kids & Family

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Awards & Nominations for Idina Menzel

Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical

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Movies with Idina Menzel as Actress(37)

as Melanie2022 American Murderer
as Self - Host2022 Harmonious Live!
as Nancy Tremaine2022 Disenchanted
as Vivian2021 Cinderella
as Elsa (voice - archival)2020 Once Upon a Snowman
as herself2019 Rent
as Dinah Ratner2019 Uncut Gems
as Elsa (voice)2019 Frozen II
as Elsa (voice)2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet
as Elsa (voice)2017 LEGO Frozen Northern Lights
as CC Bloom2017 Beaches
as Elsa (Voice)2017 Olaf's Frozen Adventure
as Elsa (voice)2015 Frozen Fever
as Elsa (voice)2013 Frozen
as Nancy Tremaine2007 Enchanted
as Vera Rivkin2006 Ask the Dust
as Maurenn Johnson2005 Rent
as Jessy Turner2004 Water
as Raquel Cohen-Flaxman2004 The Tollbooth
as Linda2002 Just a Kiss
as Bridesmaid2002 Kissing Jessica Stein

TV Shows/Series with Idina Menzel as Actress(18)

as Elsa (voice) (archive footage)2020 Zenimation
as herself2011 The Glee Project
as herself2010 Undercover Boss
as Shelby Corcoran2009 Glee
as Lisa King2007 Private Practice
as The Queen of Hearts2006 The Wonder Pets
as herself1997 The View
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Movies with Idina Menzel as Crew(1)

Additional Information

Full Name: Idina Kim Menzel
Born: Sunday, 05/30 1971 (May) in New York, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 51 years + 185 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Syosset High School, New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Circle in the Square Theatre School
Record Label: Warner Bros. Records, Hollywood Records
Spouses (current/former): Taye Diggs, Aaron Lohr
Other names for Idina Menzel (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"이디나 멘젤"
"Idina Kim Menzel"
"Ίντινα Μένζελ"
"Idina Kim Mentzel"
Idina Menzel frequently works together with these people:
Jennifer Lee (16x, Crew)
Chris Buck (10x, Crew)
Kristen Bell (9x, Actress)
Josh Gad (9x, Actor)
Denis Leary (8x, Actor)
Jonathan Groff (8x, Actor)
Ryan Reynolds (7x, Actor)
Hugh Grant (7x, Actor)
Robert Lopez (7x, Crew)
Christophe Beck (6x, Crew)
Terri Douglas (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:890, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/24/2022