At only 19 years old, actress Nikki Blonsky has seen overwhelming success as Hairspray's 'Tracy Turnblad', a role she was Golden Globe-nominated for last year. Here are some more fun facts about the outgoing actress: She first saw the Broadway version of Hairspray on her 15th birthday. She was working at a Coldstone Creamery ice cream store when she found out she had been cast as 'Tracy Turnblad' in the film version of Hairspray. The director of Hairspray, Adam Shankman, called her 'Nikki Bonsklia'. She won the "Best Young Actress" award at the 13th Annual Critics' Choice Awards. She performed her first live solo with he Turtle Creek Chorale in December of 2007. She recorded a song with guitarist Jon Kestenbaum dedicated to the victims of 9/11. She sang Cinderella's "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes" for the DisneyMania 6 album released May 2008.
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