Chris Colfer is an American actor, singer, and author. He received multiple awards and nominations for his role as Kurt Hummel on the television musical Glee (2009–2015). The awards include Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards, and three consecutive People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Comedic TV Actor in 2013, 2014, and 2015. Time named Chris Colfer on their Time’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2011.
In 2012, Chris Colfer debuted his first film, Struck by Lightning, at the Tribeca Film Festival. He wrote The New York Times bestselling The Land of Stories series of YA books, starting with The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell. As of September 2021, he has published eighteen books.