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Dianna Agron, but you can call her Charlie.

"I feel as if I go to Africa, I may never come back. I'm just going to live with the animals and adopt an elephant, and it's going to be my friend."
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Dianna Elise Agron is an actress, writer, singer, dancer and model who was born on the 30th of April 1986 in Savannah, Georgia. You probably know her from FOX's Glee or The Family because, let's face it, you forgot about I Am Number Four. She won the "Breakthrough Newcomer" award in 2010, she's that good.

Interestingly, she sold her first screenplay six months before being cast on Glee - which was the day before principal photography - but they didn't make it within a year so she has the rights back. This love of writing was evident on her tumblr blog [felldowntherabbithole] and now with YM&C (You, Me & Charlie). According to Vanity Fair, YM&C is "full of sunshine, optimism, and pretty people".

On the Glee Live Tour in 2011 she famously came out wearing a T-shirt saying "Likes Girls" in the same style as Chris Colfer's "Likes Boys" one for "Born This Way". Given the Les Yay afforded her character (and herself sometimes) lots of people drew conclusions and so the next day she took to her blog and wrote out a three-and-a-half thousand word essay asserting she's not gay, Not That There's Anything Wrong with Thatnote .

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Her favorite animals are elephants. She wrote, produced, directed and starred in the 2009 short A Fuchsia Elephant.

Agron made her West End and professional theatre début performing in McQUEEN, a Dark Fantasy based on a fictional story imagined by fashion designer Alexander McQueen shortly before his suicide, as lead female Dahlia in May 2015.

Selected Filmography:

Discography:

  • Glee: The Music Vol. 1 (2009)
  • Glee: The Music Vol. 2 (2009)
  • Glee: The Music Vol. 3 Showstoppers (2010)
  • Glee: The Music The Christmas Album (2010)
  • Glee: The Music Vol. 4 (2010)
  • Glee: The Music Vol. 5 (2011)
  • You know what, just have the Glee discography
  • Imagine (celebrity charity single, 2014)
  • Oh, You Beautiful Doll for Vogue's feature 'The Triple Threats' (2016)

Directorial work:

  • A Fuchsia Elephant (2009)
  • Body (2010)
  • Till Sunrise (2014)
  • L'Américaine (2015)

Tropes associated with Dianna Agron:

  • 13 Is Unlucky: Like Taylor Swift, the complete opposite. In "10 Things You Didn't Know About..." she said that every Friday 13th wonderful things had happened, as well as it being, for her, a lucky number that most consider unlucky.
  • Accent On The Wrong Syllable: Her surname Agron is commonly pronounced Ah-GRON, but comes from Agronsky and so should be AY-gron. She's given up on correcting people, though.
  • Actor-Shared Background: Agron seems to adore the fashion of Alexander McQueen, an attribute shared with the slightly stalker-ish character she originated in play McQUEEN.
  • All Jews Are Ashkenazi:
    • Her family name was originally "Agronsky", but it had to be changed for US citizenship.
    • In interviews, she talked about playing Protestant cheerleader Quinn in Glee, and the fact that she was Jewish and didn't know what she was talking about when she was reciting Bible verses (presumably New Testament ones, as the rest is the Torah).
  • Bifauxnen:
  • Fan Community Nickname:
    • "Agronatics" (Agron+fanatics), and some "Agronauts" (Agron+astronauts).
    • Diannatics (Dianna+fanatics) and Little Lambs common in South America.
  • For Happiness: Her main motivation behind things like YM&C, and it would seem to pay off as apparently she has saved people's lives.

Miscellaneous trivia

  • She has a tattoo that says "Mary had a little lamb" because her mother is called Mary and her nickname was/is "little lamb". Also, cute Nursery Rhyme.
  • Her younger brother Jason is also an actor. He was in an episode of "Manden med de gyldne ører" in 2009. His work is as a photographer, sometimes helping his sister when she directs.
  • She may be the girl that she/Brandon sings to in "Just Another Girl" — part of the song goes "Now Jason's getting married in the blink of an eye/ I got an invitation but I didn't reply/ Tell your little brother that we put down the glove/ And give him all of my love". Unless the topic is switched mid-phrase from 'Jason' to 'little brother', it is assumed that they're the same person. Jason Agron, her little brother. Now, was the song written with this in mind or were they just lucky that the girl they cast actually had a little brother called Jason?
    • "I went to see a fortune-teller..." since she's visited psychics before also points to it maybe being from her perspective instead. Which would also mean she likes girls.

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