Keala Joan Settle is an American actress and singer. Settle originated the role of Norma Valverde in Hands on a Hardbody, which ran on Broadway in 2013, and was nominated for the Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk Award, and Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. In 2017, she portrayed Lettie Lutz, a bearded lady, in the musical film The Greatest Showman. The song "This Is Me" from the film, principally sung by Settle, won the 2018 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. On January 27, 2019, Settle sang "Seasons of Love" in Fox's Rent: Live.
|Born:||Keala Joan Settle, November 05, 1975, Laie, Hawaii, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||Southern Utah University|
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About Keala Settle
Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk Award, and Tony Award nominated Broadway actress who originated the role of Norma Valverde in Hands on a Hardbody in 2013. She made her Broadway debut in the role of Shirley in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert in 2011. She'd also be featured in the revival of Les Misérables, in the musical Waitress, and in a national tour of Hairspray.
She graduated from Kahuku High School in 1993 before enrolling at Southern Utah University.
She portrayed bearded lady Lettie Lutz in the 2017 musical drama The Greatest Showman..
She was born the eldest of five children of Susanne and David Settle. She was raised Mormon by a Maori mother from New Zealand and a British father.
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- Southern Utah University alumni
- Actresses from Hawaii
- Theatre World Award winners