Agron was chosen by People to be part of their Most Beautiful 2010. She also came 8th in the 2011 Afterellen.com "Hot 100" list. In 2010, Agron played the small role of Natalie, girlfriend to main character Ali's love interest Jack, in the movie Burlesque alongside Christina Aguilera, Cher, and Stanley Tucci.
Agron's most notable role to date is as Quinn Fabray, a high school cheerleader, on the Fox series Glee, which has received high ratings and critical acclaim, including a Screen Actors Guild cast award in 2009 and two Golden Globes for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, since the series began in May 2009.
Agron was born in Savannah, Georgia, the daughter of Mary (née Barnes) and Ronald S. Agron, a general manager of Hyatt hotels. She was raised in San Francisco and also lived in Texas for several years. Agron's father's family is originally from Russia, and their original surname, Agronsky, was altered by Ellis Island officials. Her father is Jewish and her mother converted to Judaism; Agron attended Hebrew school and had a bat mitzvah. Agron attended Burlingame High School in California. She has been dancing since the age of three, and began teaching dance as a teenager.
Dianna Agron (pronounced /ˈeɪɡrɒn/; born April 30, 1986) is an American actress, singer, producer, director and screenwriter, best known for her portrayal of Quinn Fabray on the television series Glee.
Agron is a vegetarian and a supporter of PETA, and has a role in Bold Native, a 2010 film that explores the issues of animal liberation and animal rights.