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Named #49 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006). (imdb.com)

Is a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. (imdb.com)

Won a full scholarship to the Philadelphia Academy of Vocal Arts, but turned it down when she received a role in an off-Broadway play. (imdb.com)

She was shortlisted to play Roxie Hart in Chicago (2002), but the part ultimately went to Renée Zellweger. Kristin was also approached for the part of Mary Sunshine (which went to Christine Baranski). (imdb.com)

Is trained in singing opera. Has ongoing performances with various symphony orchestras. (imdb.com)

Has a dog named Maddie, named after actress Madeline Kahn. (imdb.com)

She has incredible relative pitch and near-perfect pitch. (imdb.com)

She is a natural brunette. (imdb.com)

Nicole Kidman met Kristin after a performance of "Wicked," and said she had enjoyed her performance as Glinda the Good Witch and that she would get a part written specifically for her in Kidman's new movie, Bewitched (2005). A few months later, Kidman followed her promise. (imdb.com)

As a child, Kristin auditioned for a role as an orphan in the 1982 film version of the Broadway musical, "Annie". She didn't get the part, primarily because her "New Yorker" accent (an imitation of Barbra Streisand) sounded too phony. But Kristin later played the dim-witted villain "Lily St. Regis" in a made-for-TV movie of the musical. (imdb.com)

Earned a bachelor's degree in musical theater from Oklahoma City University, which she attended on a full scholarship to study voice. Afterwards, she studied for and earned a master's degree in opera performance. (imdb.com)

Won Broadway's 1999 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical" for her portrayal of Sally in a revival of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." Was nominated as Best Actress (Musical) in 2004 for her role as Galinda/Glinda in "Wicked." (imdb.com)

Finished 1st runner-up in the Miss Oklahoma pageant. (imdb.com)

She is 1/4 Cherokee. Although she was adopted, she has information about her biological family. (imdb.com)

Shares a birthday with Jennifer Lopez. However Kristin was born a year earlier. (imdb.com)

Was engaged to Marc Kudisch for three years - the relationship ended in 2001. Chenoweth turned down the role of Miss Dorothy in Thoroughly Modern Millie on Broadway in Spring 2002, in which Kudisch coincidentally played Trevor Graydon III. Turned down the role of Miss Dorothy in Thoroughly Modern Millie at the La Jolla Playhouse to star in the NBC sitcom "Kristin" (2001). (imdb.com)

Fell down twelve concrete stairs and broke several ribs (9/2007). (imdb.com)

In 2002, released her debut solo recording entitled "Let Yourself Go," a collection of old standards from the 1930s and '40s. In 2005, she released a second album called "As I Am," which featured various spiritual songs. (imdb.com)

Was in the running for the Madeline Kahn role in the stage version of Young Frankenstein (1974) but took the role on "Pushing Daisies" (2007), instead. (imdb.com)

Is a 1986 graduate of Broken Arrow High School in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. (imdb.com)

Likes to communicate with fans via twitter. (twitter.com)

She was adopted when she was just days old. Has said she has no interest in knowing her biological family. (kristinchenoweth.com)

Slightly obsessed with: her dog Maddie, candy, reality TV, and twitter. (twitter.com)


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