Heather Morris is an American actress, dancer, and singer, best known for her role as Brittany S. Pierce in the Fox musical comedy-drama television series “Glee.”
Morris was first noticed on Season 2 of the series So You Think You Can Dance in 2006. After making it to the finals, Heather Morris pursued a career in dancing and eventually got a role as a backup dancer for Beyoncé in 2007. In 2009, she got a role on Glee. In that same year, Heather also became the Celebrity Style Ambassador for an Estee Lauder cosmetics line, FLIRT! Cosmetics. Morris has expanded her repertoire into film with roles in movies like “Spring Breakers” and “Most Likely to Die,” as well as guest appearances on TV shows such as “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Criminal Minds.”
Heather Morris has worked with an impressive array of celebrities throughout her career. On the set of “Glee,” she had the opportunity to work closely with co-stars Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Chris Colfer, Naya Rivera, and Jane Lynch. Morris has also collaborated with industry giants like choreographer Zach Woodlee and director Ryan Murphy. Guest stars on “Glee,” like Gwyneth Paltrow, Britney Spears, and Neil Patrick Harris. Additionally, Morris has performed with Beyoncé as a backup dancer. In “Spring Breakers,” she worked alongside James Franco, Selena Gomez, and Vanessa Hudgens.
Heather Morris has earned several titles and distinctions. Her performance on “Glee” contributed to the show winning a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. She also received a nomination for the Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Female Scene Stealer. Moreover, Morris clinched a win at the 2010 Giffoni Film Festival, capturing the award for Best Villain for her role in “The Elevator.”