‘American Idol’ Alums Turned Actors
'American Idols' Turned Actors
Though McPhee lost the American Idol crown to Taylor Hicks on Season 5, the actress and singer has seen much success in movies and on television. She currently stars as Broadway ingenue Karen Cartwright on NBC's Smash. Prior to Smash, she had done guest spots on Community, Family Guy and CSI: NY. On the big screen, McPhee has had starring roles in The House Bunny and Shark Night 3d.