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Lea Michele as Rachel Berry
Date of Birth: August 29, 1986
Hometown: Bronx, New York
Character Info: Rachel Berry is a member of the glee club "New Directions" and is convinced she will be a star one day, which is why she signs her name with a gold star after it. She is often picked on by the cheerleaders and she is interested in anything involving musicals.


Cory Monteith as Finn Hudson
Date of Birth: May 11, 1982
Hometown:Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Character Info: Finn Hudson is a star at McKinley High. He had a cheerleader girlfriend and was on the football team. The glee club coach heard him sing and wanted him for glee club so Finn needed to decide if popularity was more important then him being happy.



Matthew Morrison as Will Schuester
Date of Birth: October 30, 1978
Hometown: Fort Ord, California
Character Info: Will Schuester, a.k.a. Mr. Schue, is the coach of McKinley High's glee club, New Directions. He was in the glee club when he was in high school but now only a handful of social outcasts signed up so he needed to ask Finn to join and maybe people would follow his lead, because he was the quarterback of the football team. With him as coach they made it all the way to Nationals and were determined to not let the Cheerios coach get in their way.


Jane Lynch as Sue Sylvester
Date of Birth: July 14, 1960
Hometown: Dolton, Illinois
Character Info: Sue Sylvester was named Splits Magazine's Coach of the decade and she never lets anyone forget it. She doesn't tolerate losing and is very hard on her cheerleading team, the Cheerios. Once Mr. Schue comes in and tries to revive the glee club she is not happy because it may steal some of her spotlight and funding, so she tries everything to bring them down.


Dianna Agron as Quinn Fabray
Date of Birth: April 30, 1986
Hometown: Savannah, Georgia
Character Info: Quinn is the head cheerleader and likes to torment Rachel any chance she gets. She is a true mean girl with a wonderful boyfriend, Finn. But once she finds out she is pregnant with Pucks baby, she tells Finn it is his. She joins the glee-club to torture Rachel more and to spy for the Cheerios, but once her pregnancy is public, she gets kicked off the Cheerios. Once she gets kicked off she learns that there is more to life than popularity and now needs to decide what to do with the baby girl.


Jayma Mays as Emma Pillsbury
Date of Birth: July 16, 1979
Hometown: Grundy, Virginia
Character Info: Emma is McKinley High's guidance counselor but her herself needs some guidance. She is obsessed with hand-washing and is part of the Western Ohio Disinfectant Society. She has a secret crush on Mr. Schue even when she is engaged to the basketball coach, Ken Tanaka. When she cancels her wedding to bring the glee club to sectionals Ken says their relationship is over. Will then breaks up with his wife and she is excited that she can have him, but their relationship is more complicated than expected.

Chris Colfer as Kurt Hummel
Date of Birth: May 27, 1990
Hometown: Clovis, California
Character Info: Kurt is a fashion- forward soprano and he stands out in McKinley High, which isn't good because he is an easy target for the bullies. In glee club him and his best friend Mercedes feel overshadowed by Finn and Rachel so they join the Cheerios, expecting more spotlight. He lives with his widowed dad and will do anything to not disappoint him so he joins the football team and then feels brave enough to "come out" to him. To his relief his dad tells him he will love him no matter what.

Kevin McHale as Artie Abrams
Date of Birth: June 14, 1988
Hometown: Plano, Texas
Character Info: Artie is paralyzed from the waist down, but that doesnt stop him from doing the things he loves, including beat-boxing, playing guitar, and playing Dance Dance Revolution with his hands. Since he is in a wheel chair in the glee club it is harder for him to do routines, but Mr. Shue choreographed a routine with the whole glee club in wheelchairs in his honor.

    Mark Salling as Puck
Date of Birth: August 17, 1982
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Character Info: Puck is Finn's best friend and is on the football team, making him a cool kid. His time is divided between football and dating multiple girls. Once he figures out that Quinn is pregnant with his baby he tries to make the relationship work, even though she thinks he will always be a loser.
Amber Riley as Mercedes Jones
Date of Birth:February 16, 1986
Hometown:Los Angeles, California
Character Info:Mercedes tries out for the glee club expecting to be a star and will not be anyone's backup singer, but on the inside she is insecure and eager to be part of the popular crowd. Her rival is Rachel Berry because she is also a diva that wants every solo but when Mercedes and Kurt are overlooked in the glee club they join the Cheerios for a better chance to shine.
Jenna Ushkowitz as Tina
Date of Birth: April 28, 1986
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Character Info: Tina auditioned for glee club with a rendition of "I Kissed a Girl" by Katy Perry but offstage she is timid and insecure. She is very shy and fakes a stutter to keep people at arms length, but once her and Artie go on a date she reveals to him that her stutter is fake and that glee club showed her that she was missing out and she didn't want to push anyone away anymore.
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