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Melissa Benoist


Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress, singer and dancer. She was born in Littleton, Colorado , the daughter of Julie and Jim Benoist, a physician. Her paternal great-grandfather was of French descent. The rest of her ancestry is German, English, and Scottish. She started dance classes at the age of three and when she was four years old her... See full bio »

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Supergirl
Supergirl Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Kara Zor-El / Bizarro / Overgirl
(2015-2018)
Whiplash
Whiplash Nicole
(2014)
Patriots Day
Patriots Day Katherine Russell
(2016)
Danny Collins
(2015)

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 2015-2018 Supergirl (TV Series)
Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Kara Zor-El / ...
- Episode #4.3 (2018) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
- Episode #4.2 (2018) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
- Episode #4.1 (2018) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
- Battles Lost and Won (2018) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
- Make It Reign (2018) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
 2017-2018 Freedom Fighters: The Ray (TV Series)
Overgirl
- Episode #2.6 (2018) ... Overgirl (voice)
- Episode #2.5 (2018) ... Overgirl (voice)
- Episode #2.4 (2018) ... Overgirl (voice)
- Episode #2.2 (2018) ... Overgirl (voice)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Overgirl (voice)
 2018 Waco (TV Mini-Series)
Rachel Koresh
- Day 51 (2018) ... Rachel Koresh
- Stalling for Time (2018) ... Rachel Koresh
- Of Milk and Men (2018) ... Rachel Koresh
- Operation Showtime (2018) ... Rachel Koresh
- The Strangers Across the Street (2018) ... Rachel Koresh
 2016-2017 Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Overgirl
- Crisis on Earth-X, Part 4 (2017) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Overgirl
- Invasion! (2016) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
 2016-2017 The Flash (TV Series)
Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Overgirl
- Crisis on Earth-X, Part 3 (2017) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Overgirl
- Duet (2017) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
- Invasion! (2016) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
 2016-2017 Arrow (TV Series)
Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Overgirl
- Crisis on Earth-X, Part 2 (2017) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Overgirl
- Invasion! (2016) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
 2017 Billy Boy
Jennifer
 2017 Sun Dogs
Tally Petersen
 2016 Patriots Day
Katherine Russell
 2016 Superhero Fight Club 2.0 (Video short)
Supergirl
 2016 Lowriders
Lorelei
 2015 Band of Robbers
Becky Thatcher
 2015 The Longest Ride
Marcia
 2015 Danny Collins
Jamie
 2012-2014 Glee (TV Series)
Marley Rose
- The Untitled Rachel Berry Project (2014) ... Marley Rose (credit only)
- Old Dog, New Tricks (2014) ... Marley Rose (credit only)
- The Back-Up Plan (2014) ... Marley Rose (credit only)
- Opening Night (2014) ... Marley Rose (credit only)
- Tested (2014) ... Marley Rose (credit only)
 2014 Whiplash
Nicole
 2011 Homeland (TV Series)
Stacy Moore
- Clean Skin (2011) ... Stacy Moore
- Grace (2011) ... Stacy Moore
 2010 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Molly
- Nine Hours (2010) ... Molly
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Ava
- Wet (2010) ... Ava
 2010 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Renee
- Privilege (2010) ... Renee
 2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Jessalyn Kerr
- Delicate (2010) ... Jessalyn Kerr
 2008 Tennessee
Laurel - age 18
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Other Works:

(8/16/11) Stage play: The Unauthorized Autobiography of Samantha Brown - playing Kelly, at the Norma Terris Theater, Chester, CT She did a fantastic job especially with the musical numbers!

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Instagram | Twitter

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm obsessed with Michael Fassbender. He's unbelievable. I think he's a modern-day Marlon Brando. Every movie that he's done in the past couple years, I just died for him. He's extremely fascinating. See more »

Trivia:

One of her dogs is named Otis, also the name of Lex Luthor's assistant in the Superman (1978) films. See more »

Trademark:

Piercing blue eyes

Star Sign:

Libra

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