Kristin Chenoweth is an actress that portrayed Maleficent in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Descendants.


  • She was the third person to portray a live-action version of Maleficent, after Kristin Bauer van Stratenin Once Upon a Time and Angelina Jolie in the 2014 movie.
  • All live-action versions of Maleficent are maternal figures (In Once Upon a Time: Maleficent and Lily; in the 2014 movie: Maleficent and Aurora, and in Descendants: Maleficent and Mal).