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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Women We Love: Kristin Chenoweth

Object of our affection: Kristin Chenoweth, actress/singer.

- She won her Tony Award for creating the show-stopping role of Sally Brown in the revival of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and was also nominated for her scene-stealing Glinda the Good in Wicked; other Broadway shows include Steel Pier and The Apple Tree.

- On TV, she starred in Kristin, a short-lived sitcom, then visited The West Wing on a recurring basis; currently, she appears as the lovelorn Olive Snook on Pushing Daisies.

- Other television work includes guest spots on Frasier and Ugly Betty and the TV movie remakes of Annie and The Music Man, wherein she shined as the stalwart Marion the Librarian.

- In the movies, she has appeared in Bewitched, The Pink Panther, RV, Stranger Than Fiction, Running With Scissors and Deck the Halls; she is currently attached to three upcoming animated features (Space Chimps, Tinker Bell and Rapunzel) and a planned biopic of Dusty Springfield.

- She was last seen belting out the Enchanted tune "That's How You Know" at this year's Academy Awards.

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