Chris Colfer is an up and coming young actor born in Fresno and raised in Clovis, California. He has had an interest in acting since high school where he preformed in community as well as regional based theater. At the tender age of 14, he was the assistant director for a benefit at Valley Children's Hospital. His love of acting and directing continued in high school when he wrote a spoof of "Sweeny Todd" entitled "Shirley Todd" as a senior in high school, a play which he also starred in and directed. His first TV role came in 2009 when he was cast as Kurt Hummel in Fox's Glee.