Dianna Elise Agron (Savannah, Georgia, United States; April 30, 1986), better known as Dianna Agron, is an American actress.
Agron made her acting debut appearing as Jessica Grant in CSI: New York in 2006. Following this, Agron had minor appearances in movies and television series such as Drake & Josh, Shark, TKO, Skid Marks, Dinner with Raphael and Celebrities Anonymous. From 2006 to 2007, Agron played recurring characters on Veronica Mars as Jenny Budosh, and Heroes, as Debbie Marshall.
In 2009, Agron won the role of Quinn Fabray on the Fox comedy-drama musical series Glee. Quinn was introduced as a “terrible, most evil” girl, as Agron put it. Thanks to this, Agron won many awards and nominations. Also that year, she launched herself as a writer and screenwriter, with the result being the short A Fuchsia Elephant, which is about an 18-year-old girl played by Agron who throws the birthday party she always wanted, yet never was. released.
In 2011, Agron co-starred in the films The Hunters and I Am Number Four. Later that year, she made a film about the Glee concert, Glee Live! In Concert !, was released in theaters, titled Glee: The 3D Concert Movie.
In 2013, Agron appeared as Belle Blake alongside Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Tommy Lee Jones in the crime-comedy action film, The Family.
In 2015, she starred in the films Zipper, The Last Song, Bare, and provided her voice for the documentary Unity. She made her stage debut with McQueen, The Play in which she played Dahlia.
Early Life of Dianna Agron:
She was born in Savannah, Georgia, and raised in San Antonio, Texas, and San Francisco, California. She is the daughter of Mary and Ronald S. Agron, a general manager of Hyatt hotels. She has a younger brother named Jason. Agron’s father is originally from Russia, and her original last name, Agronsky, was officially altered by Ellis Island. Her father was born to a Jewish family, which caused her mother to convert to Judaism. Agron attended a Hebrew school and had a bat mitzvah.
When she was 15 years old, she learned that her father had multiple sclerosis. In an interview with Cosmopolitan Magazine, she revealed, “It changed a bit after that,” she says. “At that age, you don’t see mortality in your parents.” Her illness caused her parents’ relationship to decline, and they decided to separate. The divorce left her and her brother devastated. “I had to be the family therapist … be the one that brought us together.” She stops, and then says, “I’m not ready to talk about these things yet.”
Agron attended Burlingame Middle School and Burlingame High School, where she was homecoming queen and played Marty in Grease. She was also part of the decoration, costumes, makeup, and the entire process of the play. Agron has been dancing since she was three years old, concentrating mainly on jazz and ballet, and then she started dancing hip-hop and fell in love with acting as a child, appearing in many local and school plays; she played Dorothy Gale in the play The Wizard of Oz in her fifth year and began teaching dance as a teenager. She says that she was not “popular” in the stereotypical high school sense, although she did have many friends from different clubs around the entire school.
Personal Information of Dianna Agron:
Complete Name: Dianna Elise Agron
Nicknames: Lady Di, Charlie, Di, Lamb
Date of Birth: April 30, 1986
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Dyed Blonde
Father: Ronald S. Agron
Mother: Mary Agron
Siblings: Jason Agron
First Film: Talkers Are No Good Doers
First TV Show: Close To Home
Height: 5′ 5″ (1.66 m)
Weight: 52 kg (116 pounds)
Bra Size: 32B
Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: 4-6 (US)
Body Measurements: 34-25-35
Active from: 2006-present
Net Worth: $4 million
Personal Life of Dianna Agron:
Agron and her Glee co-star Lea Michele decided to rent an apartment together in Los Angeles in early 2009. Agron was in a relationship with her I Am Number Four co-star Alex Pettyfer for a year. After that she dated actor Sebastian Stan maintaining a relationship for a little more than the year.
Dianna’s Twitter account was hacked on December 18, 2011 and started many trends. The intruder also got into her personal email and started putting out songs, scripts and episodes of Glee. That same year, Agron underwent nose surgery to repair her deviated septum that was the result of a blow to her nose when she was fourteen years old.
After her Glee co-star Cory Monteith passed away on July 13, 2013,Agron said it made her “see things differently. He was one of the most wonderful people I have ever met in my whole life … “Even though he’s off the show now, Agron said that he continued to gain and give support and friendship to his fellow Glee members.
Agron began a relationship with an Australian restaurant owner named Nick Mathers in August 2013, but they ended in January 2014 for unknown reasons.
In July 2015, Agron began a romantic relationship with Winston Marshall, a musician and member of the band Mumford and Sons. In January 2016, it was confirmed that Agron was engaged to Marshall. In October 2016, Agron married Marshall in Morocco. And after 3 years married, in August 2020 her divorce was confirmed .
Professional Life of Dianna Agron:
Agron appeared in numerous television series, such as Shark, Close to Home, CSI: New York, Numbers, and as a recurring role on Veronica Mars. She also played Harper in a 13-episode miniseries called It’s a Mall World, directed by Milo Ventimiglia, and broadcast on MTV. Later, she also appeared in the second season of Heroes as Debbie Marshall, the head of the Costa Verde high school cheer team and an enemy of Claire Bennet.
In 2007, Agron appeared as Dyanna in the action drama thriller T.K.O., directed by Declan Mulvey, along with Samantha Alarcon, Daz Crawford, and Christian Boeving. Dianna also appeared in the independent comedy film, Skid Marks. Agron appeared as Kyle’s girlfriend in the short Rushers. She also stars as Sadie in the indie comedy film Celebrities Anonymous, and in the comedy short, Dinner with Raphael as Dianna, which is directed by Dennis Hemphill Jr., opposite Lindsay Zir and Joey Kern.
Dianna also organized and hosted a mini Music Festival for 826LA in Los Angeles, called Chickens in Love.
Dianna’s best-known role is Quinn Fabray, a high school cheerleader and girlfriend of protagonist Finn Hudson on the Fox network Glee, for which she has received critical acclaim and high ratings, including a Syndicate award. Actors for Best Television Cast in 2009 and two Golden Globes for Best Series – Comedy or Musical. Agron was the last person from the original main cast to be in for the series, winning the role just days before it began. the Filmation. Agron spoke in an interview about her auditioning for the popular TV show in 2009: “It almost ruined my hearing. I was very nervous.”
With her good looks, Agron almost got the part, but the producers wondered if Dianna was too innocent to play a ruthless cheerleader, Agron said, “They told me to come back with straight hair and dress sexier. Later that week , I started working. Agron auditioned for Frank Sinatra’s song “Fly Me to the Moon.”
The producers talked about Dianna after they hired her: “We were really lucky to have found Agron to play Quinn.” Quinn Fabray is described by Agron as Rachel Berry’s (Lea Michele) enemy, and “the meanest, most terrible girl.” Quinn originally conceived as the antagonistic queen bee, somewhat removed from Dianna’s high school life.
Agron said that Quinn’s favorite part about her is that she’s “smart. But she’s human too, and despite her exterior, she’s usually a lost child.” Quinn was the typical antagonist queen bee captain of the cheer squad, a far cry from Agron’s life in high school. Agron said in an interview: “I was definitely not popular in high school.
I really wasn’t. I was part of a lot of clubs and I was leading the yearbook and I did the school musical routine, so I had friends all over the place, but to be honest, I didn’t know what to wear, I didn’t know how to style my hair, and that sort of thing. “
Dianna claimed she had never had any cheering experience before the Glee pilot: “If I had been a [cheerleader], I would have ended up on crutches,” she told Emmy magazine. Thanks to the character of Dianna in Glee, Agron has received several victories and nominations for important awards, such as the “Teen Choice Awards”, where she was nominated in the category of “Best New Star” in 2009.
She, along with the cast of Glee, won the award for “Best Cast in a Comedy Series” at the “Screen Actors Guild” Awards in 2010 and was nominated in the same category the following year. Agron was acclaimed for her great dramatic performance in the confrontation scene with her parents in the episode “Ballad”, where they discover her daughter’s pregnancy. Gerrick D. Kennedy, writing about Quinn for the Los Angeles Times, was highly critical of the continuation of Fabray’s pregnancy story in the episode “Hairography,” noting that he “cringed” when he saw Quinn on screen. Conversely, Bobby Hawkinson of the Houston Chronicle enjoyed Quinn on the episode and wrote:
“I like that she continues to have her Mean Girls stage while being heartbreakingly sad or as funny as she sings” Papa Don’t Preach. ” AV Cub assumed that Quinn’s story in season three reflected that the producers no longer knew how to use Agron. On July 23, 2012, it was reported that Agron would stop appearing frequently on Glee from the beginning of season four, being removed. of the main cast. She appeared in only three episodes: “Thanksgiving,” “Naked” and “I Do.” Agron returned for two episodes of the fifth season, “100” (100th episode) and “New Directions.” After appearing in “Homecoming” and “Jagged Little Tapestry”, episodes of the sixth and final season, Agron will return for the final episode of the series.
Many songs performed by Agron have been singles, available for digital download, also found on the show’s albums. Agron made her musical debut in the second episode titled “Showmance”, singing “I Say a Little Prayer” by Dionne Warwick. Quinn’s next solo was in the seventh episode called “Throwdown”, where she performed “You Keep Me Hangin ‘On” by The Supremes.
The song was featured on the album Glee: The Music, Volume 1. The editor of The Wall Street Journal was highly critical of the performance of Glee Live! In Concert! Ón of “You Keep Me Hangin ‘On” by Quinn, for which he said was “thin and jarring”. Agron performed “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World” by James Brown in the 21st episode of the first season, titled “Funk.”
During the second season, Agron’s character only got duets, most notably “Lucky” by Jason Mraz, who plays her with the Chord Overstreet character, Sam Evans, and the mash-up of the songs “I Feel Pretty” from West Side Story and TLC’s “Unpretty,” which is portrayed alongside Lea Michele’s character Rachel Berry.
In season three, Quinn sings her first solo since season one, The Jackson 5’s “Never Can Say Goodbye,” in the Michael Jackson tribute episode, which received mostly favorable reviews. Jen Chaney of The Washington Post gave it a “B-” rating, saying “it worked better than all the songs that followed from this one”, because the song was adapted to the show rather than “all about Jackson-Jackson”, referring to the pop singer.
Joseph Brannigan Lynch of Entertainment Weekly called it “a nice way to sum up the character’s stories, but not vocally impressive to be heard outside of the episode” and gave it a “B”. HuffPost TV’s Crystal Bell described the performance as ordinary, but TV Guide’s Kate Stanhope said it was “cute and thoughtful.”
Rolling Stone’s Erica Futterman wrote that it was “a well-tuned adaptation of Quinn’s sultry voice and the meaning of the lyrics change,” and TVLine’s Michael Slezak had a similar opinion: he gave it an “A” and called it “adorable and lovely setting” for your voice. In that same season she had two duets with Kevin McHale’s character, Artie Abrams, in the episode “Big Brother”, with which she performed “I’m Still Standing” by Elton John and “Up Up Up” by Givers; and two others with Samuel Larsen, in the episode entitled Dance with Somebody performing “Saving All My Love For You”
by Whitney Houston, and with Naya Rivera in the episode “Prom-Taurus”, with which he sang “Take My Breath Away. (Berlin song) “from Berlin. In the fourth season, Agron has a solo, “Come See About Me”, originally performed by The Supremes, in the eighth episode titled “Thanksgiving”. In Glee: The 3D Concert Movie, Agron performed with Chord Overstreet the song they sang as a duet on the Glee episode “Duets,” Jason Mraz’s “Lucky.”