"Actors are only as good as the moments they're given and granted. I'm so profoundly indebted to my friend Ryan Murphy for entrusting me with this opportunity of a lifetime and for believing in me," the 31-year-old said.
Criss went on to thank Mia Swier, his fiance, saying, "To my darling Mia, you roll the windows down and pump the music up in my life and I'm so thankful for you. I'm so lucky to have you."
Darren Criss and his fiancée, Mia Swier, have been together for ages — continue scrolling through the slides to know her better!