Happy Birthday, Darren Criss! 27 Looks To Celebrate Turning 27: PHOTOS

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Darren Criss has warbled his way into our hearts as Blaine Anderson, but the Glee star is no one-trick pony: From his TV and movie roles, to his charity work and entrepreneurial spirit, to his red-hot red carpet looks there’s a million reasons to adore Darren Criss.

To celebrate his 27th birthday today, we’ve collected 27 looks that encompass the many faces of Darren Criss.


Gleek Chic The dashing Darren as Blaine Anderson. Bowties, tight pants, and slicked-back hair embody the character we’ve come to adore.

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Scruffy. When he’s off the show Darren forgoes the gel and tend to grow just a hint of stubble (or a well-groomed beard).

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Full-On Mountain Man. Sometimes Darren goes a little wild in the off-season. And yet we’re into it.

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Red Carpet. Take that dapper Blaine look an multiply it times a million when Criss gets fashionable on on the red carpet.

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Performance Mode. Put the man with an instrument and we are putty.

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Casual Cool. Even dressed down Darren nails it.

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Bare Necessity. Sometimes Criss gets into a fight with his shirt

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Selfie Style. And  then there’s the photos straight from Darren. They give us everything at once—dapper, scruffy and silly.

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