Christy Carlson Romano Biography

Christy Carlson Romano Biography
Christy Carlson Romano (born on March 20, 1984 in Milford, Connecticut) is an American actress and singer best known for her roles in the sitcom Even Stevens and the animated series Kim Possible.

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Christy Carlson Romano moved to Atlanta, Georgia as a child, and landed her first acting job at the Atlanta production of Annie. In 2002, Romano became the first person to act in three Disney Channel projects simultaneously, complementing her work at Even Stevens with a starring role in a movie named Cadet Kelly (alongside Lizzie McGuire star Hilary Duff) and voice acting as Kim Possible. She is also the voice of Yuffie Kisaragi in the movie Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, as well as in the Disney/Square Enix Kingdom Hearts video game series. Romano finished a 31 week run of playing Belle in Disney's Beauty and the Beast on Broadway on September 12, 2004. An estimated 400,000 people saw her in this role. For her Beauty run, she recorded a New York radio commercial in which she asked, "What's the sitch?" (from Kim Possible). On February 22, 2005 Christy won the very first Connecticut's Finest award.

While working in Disney, Romano has recorded songs in the soundtracks of some Disney movies & TV series like Kim Possible and Teacher's Pet. Romano first sang on Disney Channel on a first season episode of Even Stevens (in 2000) which lead to more singing on the series and with Disney in general.

In 2004, following Christy Carlson Romano's stint on Broadway, Romano focused on her recording career full-time. Romano began collaborating with Matthew Gerrard, Andy Marvel, and Martin Briley. Romano has worked with Kara DioGuardi, Stacy Jones (of 'American Hi-Fi'), Shelly Peiken, Richie Sambora, Jarret Reddick (of Bowling for Soup), The Matrix, Diane Warren, Jonnie "MOST" Davis.

In 2004, Walt Disney Records released Christy Carlson Romano Romano: Greatest Disney TV & Film Hits, featuring her new single "Dive In".

In 2005, Romano signed with Atlantic Records for a '06 debut. However in 2006; Romano stated in an interview with TV Guide that she was in between labels once again, this time with Virgin Records.

In November 2005, Christy Romano jumped on the 'celebrity myspace' bandwagon and launched a music account. She has used her account to post many new songs to share with fans, and showcase her own artistic evolution. It is unclear which, if any, of the songs will be on her upcoming album.

Shared Songs (in order of when released):

Christy Carlson Romano is currently attending Columbia University’s Barnard College, where she is studying English and International relations. Milford Mayor James Richetelli Jr. named February 22nd, 2005 as Christy Carlson Romano Romano Day, and she received the "Connecticut's Finest Citizen Award". She is engaged to actor Cal Thomas. She has interned for Connecticut Senator Christopher Dodd, who is her godfather.

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