Dianna Agron

Dianna Agron
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Dianna Agron in 2014
BornDianna Elise Agron
(1986-04-30) April 30, 1986 (age 31)
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
Occupation
  • Actress
  • singer
  • dancer
Years active2006-present
Spouse(s)Winston Marshall (m. 2016)

Biography

Dianna Elise Agron (/ˈeɪɡrɒn/; blessed Apr 30, 1986) can be an American actress, vocalist, and dancer. In 2006, Agron produced her tv debut as Jessica Offer on CSI: NY. From 2006 to 2007, Agron had continuing assignments on Veronica Mars as Jenny Budosh, and Heroes as Debbie Marshall. In ’09 2009, Agron was cast as Quinn Fabray over the Fox musical comedy-drama series Glee. Agron provides made an appearance in the movies The Hunters (2011), I Am NUMBER 4 (2011), The Family members (2013), Zipper (2015), and Bare (2015).

Early life

Agron was created in Savannah, Georgia, and raised in San Antonio, Tx, and SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, California, the child of Mary (née Barnes) and Ronald S. Agron, an over-all supervisor of Hyatt resorts. Because of her father's profession, Agron stated she and her family members lived in various hotels developing up. She's a younger sibling, Jason. Her dad was created to a Jewish family members, while her mom changed into Judaism. Agron went to Hebrew college and experienced a Bat Mitzvah. Agron's paternal great-grandparents had been Jewish immigrants from Eastern European countries, and relating to her, their initial surname, Agronsky, was modified by Ellis Isle officials.When she was 15, she discovered that her dad had multiple sclerosis. Within an interview for Cosmopolitan, she exposed, "A lot changed from then on. At that age group, you don't observe mortality within your parents." The condition triggered her parents' romantic relationship to break apart, and they made a decision to separate, that was devastating on her behalf and her more youthful brother. She mentioned, "I had formed to try out therapist to my children... become the glue. Those types of points I'm not prepared to speak about however."Agron attended Burlingame Intermediate College and Burlingame SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, where she is at the Homecoming Courtroom, and played the component of Marty in Grease; she was also involved with set design, outfits, and painting. She's been dancing because the age group of three, concentrating primarily in jazz and ballet, and later on began hip-hop dance. Agron then fell deeply in love with musical theatre, and frequently performed in regional and college productions. She performed Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz in 5th grade, and started teaching dance as an adolescent. She says she had not been "well-known" in the stereotypical feeling in senior high school, though she experienced many close friends from different cliques around the institution. As an adolescent, Agron worked well at an area shop, where she "became enthralled with style," and was on her behalf high school's yearbook committee.

Career

Acting

TelevisionAgron offers appeared on tv series such as for example Shark, Near House, CSI: NY, Numb3rs, and Veronica Mars. She made an appearance as Harper inside a 13-episode group of brief movies, It's a Shopping mall World, aimed by Milo Ventimiglia, that shown on MTV. She after that had a repeating part on the next time of year of Heroes as Debbie Marshall, the captain from the cheerleading squad at Costa Verde SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. After this part, she was just offered horror movies that included nudity, and flipped all of them down.Agron's perhaps most obviously role to day is really as Quinn Fabray, a higher school cheerleader, within the Fox comedy-drama series Glee. Agron was the last main actor to become cast, having received the role just days prior to the pilot started filming. Agron stated inside a 2009 interview regarding her casting program, "I almost bailed on my audition for the present. I used to be so anxious." Before getting ensemble as Quinn, the show's companies considered if she made an appearance as well innocent. Agron stated within an interview, "They explained another with straight locks and to outfit sexier. Afterwards that week, I began function." She auditioned with Frank Sinatra's "Fly Me towards the Moon". Quinn is certainly defined by Agron as Rachel Berry's (Lea Michele) foe, and "horrible, the meanest female." The type was originally conceived as the antagonistic queen bee mind cheerleader, a departure from Agron's real high school knowledge. The role noticed Agron nominated for the Teenager Choice Award for Feminine Breakout Star in '09 2009. She as well as the various other cast members had been awarded the Display screen Actors Guild Prize for Outstanding Functionality by an Outfit within a Humor Series this year 2010, and had been nominated in the same category the next year.On July 23, 2012, it had been reported that Agron would appear less frequently in Glee's fourth season, being demoted to a visitor star. Agron's personality only made an appearance on three shows: "Thanksgiving", "Nude", and "I REALLY DO". Agron came back in the 5th period for the two-part 100th event particular, "100" and "New Directions". Agron announced she'd go back to Glee because of its last season following the show's music manufacturer, Alex Anders, distributed an image of Agron saving music at Capitol Information. She highlighted as a primary ensemble member in two shows, "Homecoming" and "Jagged Small Tapestry", and produced a cameo in the series finale "Dreams BECOME A REALITY". FilmIn 2007, Agron appeared as Dyanna in the action-thriller film T.K.O., aimed by Declan Mulvey, together with Samantha Alarcon, Daz Crawford, and Christian Boeving. She also made an appearance as Megan in the humor film Skid Marks. She also made an appearance as Kyle's Female in the brief humor film, Rushers, which gained the 2007 Methodfest Film Celebration Audience Prize for Best Brief Film, created and aimed by Joey Boukadakis. She also made an appearance as Dianna in the brief comedy film Supper with Raphael, which premiered at this year's 2009 Vail Film Celebration, and was created and aimed by Joey Boukadakis. She experienced a small part as Sadie in the humor film Superstars Anonymous, aimed by Dennis Hemphill Jr., together with Lindsay Zir and Joey Kern. This year 2010, she made an appearance in the assisting part of Minnow Hayes in the passionate humor The Romantics. That same yr, she performed Natalie in the musical theatre film Burlesque. She also made an appearance in Bold Local, a film about pet liberation. This year 2010, Agron auditioned for the part of Gwen Stacy for the reboot from the Spider-Man movies, The Amazing Spiderman, but dropped from the part to Emma Rock.In 2011, Agron appeared as Alice in the horror thriller The Hunters, so that as Sarah Hart in the science-fiction action thriller I Am NUMBER 4. Agron made an appearance in the concert film of Glee, Glee: The 3D Concert Film. She then performed Belle Blake in the film The Family members, reverse Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones, and Michelle Pfeiffer. The film premiered on Sept 13, 2013, and received combined to negative evaluations. The Family members debuted at #2 in its 1st weekend with $14.5 million. Critics praised Agron's overall performance. Tom Medley published, "[Agron] provides best overall performance in the film as an extremely sexy teenager arriving of sexual age group." Composing for The Huffington Post, Zorianna Package stated, "De Niro, Pfeiffer and Jones all brought 100% with their tasks. Glee celebrity Dianna Agron was the stand-out right here, glowing as the child who was dropping in like for the very first time, while defending her family members from total annihilation from the mafia."In 2015, Agron appeared in the politics thriller Zipper as Dalia, the intern of an attorney who is working for office. The film also starred Patrick Wilson, Lena Headey, and John Cho. Zipper premiered on January 27, 2015 in the Sundance Film Event, and premiered on August 28, 2015 in a restricted launch and through video on demand. Agron after that co-starred in the passionate comedy-drama Tumbledown, alongside Jason Sudeikis and Rebecca Hall, which premiered in the Tribeca Film Event. That same yr, she acquired her first business lead function as Sarah Barton in the play film Bare, which also premiered at Tribeca. It had been created and directed by Natalia Leite and comes after a young gal living in a little desert city in Nevada as she becomes romantically associated with a lady drifter. Paz de la Huerta, Chris Zylka, and Louisa Krause also starred in the film.Agron is area of the primary cast from the Crash, together with Frank Grillo, AnnaSophia Robb, Minnie Drivers, and Ed Westwick, that was released on January 13, 2017. She also superstars in Novitiate, portraying a nun within a convent, contrary Melissa Leo and Margaret Qualley, which is defined to premiere on the 2017 Sundance Film Celebration. Agron is defined to co-star in the thriller Headlock, with Andy García, Justin Bartha, and Wayne Frain, and can portray the business lead in the theatre Hollow in the Property. StageAgron made her stage debut in the play McQueen, predicated on the life from the developer Alexander McQueen (Stephen Wight). She portrayed the feminine business lead, Dahlia, a lover who breaks in to the designer's house to take a dress and it is captured by McQueen, The fantasy-based play was compiled by Wayne Phillips for the 5th wedding anniversary of McQueen's loss of life. The play went from Might 12 to June 6, 2015 at London's St. Wayne Theater. Agron was struggling to reprise her part as Dahlia in the Western End theater re-run because of "filming commitments".

Singing

Many songs performed by Agron as Quinn Fabray about Glee have already been released as singles, designed for digital download, also presented around the show's soundtrack albums. Agron produced her musical debut by the end of the show "Showmance", carrying out Dionne Warwick's "I State just a little Prayer". "I State just a little Prayer" charted in the united kingdom Singles Graph at 125. Quinn's following solo is at the show "Throwdown", carrying out The Supremes' "YOU RETAIN Me Hangin' On". The track charted in the united kingdom Singles Graph at 166. The track premiered on Glee: The Music, Quantity 1. The Wall structure Road Journal editor Raymund Flandez was crucial of Quinn's cover of "YOU RETAIN Me Hangin' On", which he known as "slim and jarring". She performed a rendition of Wayne Brown's "It's a Man's Man's Man's Globe" in the show "Funk". The track charted in the Canadian Warm 100 graph at 73, UK Singles Graph at 94 and in the Billboard Warm 100 graph at 95.In season 3, Agron sang her 1st solo number because the 1st season, "By no means Can Say Farewell" from the Jackson 5, which received mostly reviews that are positive. Jen Chaney from the Washington Post offered the track a "B-", and stated it "worked well superior to every monitor that preceded it" since it modified the song towards the display "rather than wanting to out-Jackson Jackson." Entertainment Weekly's Joseph Brannigan Lynch known as it "a good summation of her character's trip, however, not vocally amazing plenty of to justify hearing beyond the show" and offered it a "B" ranking. Crystal Bell of HuffPost Television described it like a "blah overall performance", but Kate Stanhope of Television Guide said it had been "special and reflective." Erica Futterman of Moving Stone had written that it had been "a tune well-suited for Quinn's sultry tone of voice as well as the flipped signifying she provides lyrics", and TVLine's Michael Slezak got a similar consider: he provided it an "A" ranking and known as it a "incredibly lovely suit" on her behalf voice. She's also sung in lots of cast group tracks and duets.In 2011, when asked about if she actually is thinking about a single album, Agron said that she actually is more centered on operating. But afterwards, in Dec 2013, she stated it isn't possible. In Feb 2013, Agron managed her initial You, Me and Charlie concert in LA, where she performed Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams" and Tina Turner's "What's Like Got to Perform with It" offering the band A RESIDENCE For Lions. In November 2014, Agron, among a great many other worldwide artists, was presented in US Children's Account (UNICEF)'s charity solitary "Imagine" that was originally performed by John Lennon.In July, 2015, Agron performed The Star-Spangled Banner for the 239th Anniversary of Independence in the Winfield Home in London.

Music videos

This year 2010, Agron directed the music video for "Body" by Thao & The Obtain Down Stay Down. On November 25, 2013, the music video of "YET ANOTHER Girl" from the Killers premiered, where Agron portrays the business lead vocalist. Agron starred being a scorned bride-to-be in Sam Smith's "I'm Not really the only person" music video that was released on August 1, 2014. In 2014, Agron aimed the music video for "Right up until Sunrise" by Goldroom. Her sibling, Jason, and celebrity Gabby Haugh superstar as an enchanting couple.

Other work

In '09 2009, Agron wrote, starred in, directed, and executive-produced an unreleased brief comedy film called A Fuchsia Elephant. The storyline revolves around Agron's personality. On your day before her eighteenth birthday, Charlotte Hill makes a decision to improve. Not attempting to adhere to in the footsteps of her alcoholic mom, she enlists a sober partner called Michael (Dave Franco) to greatly help guide her. It had been shot through the Glee hiatus in the summertime of 2009. That same 12 months, Agron hosted a mini music event for 826LA known as Chickens in Like. Agron hosted the GLAAD Press Honours on June 2, 2012, in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. In 2012 and 2013, Agron made an appearance in the "Play WHEN YOU ARE" Nintendo marketing campaign, ads for Artwork Academy: Lessons for everybody!, and in places for the puzzle-solving experience Professor Layton as well as the Miracle Mask.Agron spoke on the 18th SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Power of preference Luncheon to celebrate the 40th Wedding anniversary of Roe V. Wade – 40 years of preference! on March 7, 2013, in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, and went to The Hollywood Reporter and Jimmy Choo 2nd Annual 25 MOST EFFECTIVE Stylists Luncheon on March 13, 2013 in Western world Hollywood. For the Feb 2014 problem of the Galore mag, Dianna proved helpful as the professional photographer. Her sibling, Jason Agron, also helped for the capture. After directing Thao & The Obtain Down Stay Down's music video "Body", and her 3rd party unreleased film A Fuchsia Elephant, Agron reported that she'd prefer to continue directing different tasks. IN-MAY 2015, she aimed a video for Tory Burch's Paris collection which will come out afterwards in the entire year and she was afterwards chosen by Burch to represent the brand on the 2015 Met Gala.

Personal life

Agron underwent nasal area surgery twice to correct her deviated septum, after the consequence of a blow towards the nasal area when she was fourteen in a celebration, and once within an incident while on tour for Glee. In past due 2015, she became involved to Winston Marshall, through the music group Mumford & Sons. These were married on Oct 15, 2016, in Morocco.

Activism

Agron offers supported PETA and LGBT privileges. Using her Tumblr accounts as a starting place, Agron released her internet site You, Me and Charlie on Dec 12, 2011. Along with help from other contributors, she writes and gathers posts, which topics change from music, art, style, and daily motivation.The website serves as inspiration for most young artists. Vanity Good has complimented the website, stating that the website is "filled with sunlight, optimism, and quite people." Agron hosted the GLAAD Mass media Honours on June 2, 2012 in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. Her co-stars of Glee, Naya Rivera and Cory Monteith hosted them on March 24, 2012 in NEW YORK. Following Rivera's custom of auctioning off kisses for an viewers member, she elevated $5,500 for the advertising campaign. Agron caused The Trevor Task in 2012 to improve profit honor of her birthday. Also in 2012, Agron stopped at the Kampong Cham Middle, where she fulfilled kids and teenage citizens. On Apr 20, 2013, Agron's enthusiasts honored her by increasing $10,200 on her behalf birthday, benefiting the Somaly Mam Base in work to fight individual trafficking.Agron donated belongings towards the Vietnam Veterans of America in LA during August 2013. Agron also works with the effort between Camp Question and Cetaphil, which is approximately kids with chronic and life-threatening epidermis diseases to take pleasure from being a child. On Feb 22, 2014, Agron participated and also other Glee superstars in the Little Storytellers Base biggest present, Glee Big Present, which highlighted live shows of five scripts compiled by 5th Quality Young Storytellers to aid art programs in public areas schools.In June 2014, Agron joined up with with various other celebrities as well as the Big Slick Foundation weekend charity event to greatly help increase funds for Children's Mercy Medical center of Kansas Town, Missouri. Among the occasions Agron was involved with was a superstar softball game, an exclusive get-together for sufferers and superstars, a bowling competition, and a superstar party and public sale.In Dec 2014, Agron provided services and live entertainment to USA troops and their own families within the United Assistance Agencies tour at Bagram air field, Afghanistan. Afterwards that month, she taken care of the 10th wedding anniversary gala of the ASmallWorld and marketed a kiss for a lot more than $20,000. She donated the amount of money to the Battle Child charity.IN-MAY 2016, she traveled using the UN to go to resettled Syrian refugees in Europe. She's mentioned, in response to queries about her purpose, that she "emerged here to greatly help inform the tales of specific people since when you meet up with among the 60 million pressured to flee their house, and you place a name and a encounter to lots, the global refugee problems becomes difficult to disregard."

Filmography

Veronica Mars (2006) Heroes (2007) Skid Marks (2007) Glee (2009) The Romantics (2010) Burlesque (2010) We Am NUMBER 4 (2011) Glee: The 3D Concert Film (2011) The Glee Task (2012) The Family members (2013) Zipper (2015) Tumbledown (2015) Bare (2015) The Crash (2017)

Discography

Awards and nominations

Year Honor Category Function Result 2010 Display Actors Guild Honours Exceptional Performance by an Outfit in a Humor Series (with Glee Solid) Glee Won Television Land Awards Upcoming Classics (with: Glee Ensemble) Won Teenager Choice Honours Choice Television: Feminine Breakout Superstar Nominated Choice Music: Group (with Glee Ensemble) Nominated Discovery Of THE ENTIRE YEAR Awards Discovery Newcomer Herself Nominated Homosexual People's Choice Honours Beloved Music Duo or Group (with Glee Ensemble) Glee Won 2011 Display screen Actors Guild Honours Excellent Performance by an Outfit in a Humor Series (with Glee Ensemble) Nominated Grammy Honours Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Mass media Nominated Best Pop Performance with a Duo or Group with Vocals (with Glee Ensemble) Nominated Teenager Choice Honours Choice Television: Female Picture Stealer Nominated Choice Music: Group (with Glee Ensemble) Nominated Victoria's Key: What's Sexy List Sexiest Smile Herself Won 2012 Display screen Actors Guild Honours Excellent Performance by an Outfit in a Humor Series (with Glee Ensemble) Glee Nominated Grammy Honours Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Mass media Nominated Teenager Choice Honours Choice Television: Female Picture Stealer Nominated Giffoni Film Celebration Giffoni Prize Herself Won TAKE ACTION Awards TV Superstar: Feminine Glee Nominated 2013 Display screen Actors Guild Honours Excellent Performance by an Outfit in a Humor Series (with Glee Ensemble) Nominated Shorty Honours Best Celebrity in SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING Herself Nominated Best Superstar in SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING Nominated Best Musician, Artwork Critic, or Artwork Aficionado in SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING Nominated Best Blogger in SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING Nominated Best Style Diva, Brand, or Model in SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING Nominated Napa Valley Film Celebration Rising Star Prize Won Females Film Critics Group Awards Best Teen Actress The Family members Nominated 2015 BroadwayWorld UK / Western world End Honours Best Featured Celebrity in a fresh Production of the Play McQueen Nominated

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