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Laura Benanti


Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti recently joined the season 3 cast of ABC's hit series, Nashville (2012), as songbird "Sadie Stone". Last year, Laura appeared in recurring roles on CBS'S The Good Wife (2009) and Showtime's Nurse Jackie (2009), in addition to her critically-acclaimed performance as "Elsa Schrader" in NBC's The Sound of Music Live! (... See full bio »

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Known For

Take the Lead
(2006)
Go On
Go On Lauren Schneider
(2012-2013)
The Sound of Music Live!
The Sound of Music Live! Elsa Schrader
(2013)
Supergirl
Supergirl Alura Zor-El / Astra
(2015-2016)

Filmography

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 2017 The Detour (TV Series)
Edie
- The Mule (2017) ... Edie
- The Trip (2017) ... Edie
- The Dilemma (2017) ... Edie
- The Job (2017) ... Edie
- The Heat (2017) ... Edie
 2017 Tangled: Before Ever After (TV Movie)
Lady Caine (voice)
 2016 She Loves Me (TV Movie)
Amalia
 2014-2015 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Renata Ellard
- Dark Money (2015) ... Renata Ellard
 2014 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
Mia
- Flight (2014) ... Mia
- Sisterhood (2014) ... Mia
- Candyman (2014) ... Mia
- Rat on a Cheeto (2014) ... Mia
- Nancy Wood (2014) ... Mia
 2013 Elementary (TV Series)
Anne Barker / Abigail Spencer
- Poison Pen (2013) ... Anne Barker / Abigail Spencer
 2013 It Could Be Worse (TV Mini-Series)
Kendra
- What's Your Secret? (2013) ... Kendra
 2011 The Big C (TV Series)
Gia Sherman
 2010 Open Books (TV Movie)
June
 2010 Meskada
Allison Connor
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series)
Beth Keller
- Two Ministers (2008) ... Beth Keller
- Father Figure (2008) ... Beth Keller
- Pilot (2008) ... Beth Keller
 2006 Falling for Grace
Alexandra
 2006 Take the Lead
Tina
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She acted in the musical, "Into the Woods," on Broadway in New York City with John McMartin, Gregg Edelman and Vanessa Williams in the cast. James Lapine was director. John Caraffa was choreographer. Douglas W. Schmidt was set designer. Brian MacDevitt was lighting designer. Susan Hilferty was costume designer. Stephen Sondheim... See more »

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3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

You know when really, really good people become very successful - it makes me feel really happy, because there are so many idiot jerks in the world who are successful. Urgh, why? See more »

Trivia:

Won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance as Louise/Gypsy Rose Lee in the Broadway revival of "Gypsy.". See more »

Nickname:

La-La

Star Sign:

Cancer

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