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Idina Menzel Born: 05/30/1971
Birth Place: Syosset, New York, USA

Born in Syosset, NY on May 30, 1971, Idina Kim Mentzel was the eldest of two daughters born to Stuart Mentzel, a pajama salesman, and her therapist mother, Helene; as an adult, she dropped the "t" in her surname to reflect its correct pronunciation. Singing and musical theater were her passions and became her life's pursuit from an early age, cemented by viewing Barbra Streisand's performance in "A Star is Born" (1976). Her parents balked at allowing her to audition for Broadway, so she made do with school theater until she turned 15. After her parents had divorced, Menzel began venturing out to temples in the Long Island area to perform at weddings and bar mitzvahs. It w...

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