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Laura Benanti

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

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 2015 Supergirl (TV Series)
Alura Zor-El / Astra
- Pilot (2015) ... Alura Zor-El / Astra
 2014-2015 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Renata Ellard
- Dark Money (2015) ... Renata Ellard
 2014 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
- 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
- Poison Pen (2013) ... Anne Barker
 2013 It Could Be Worse (TV Mini-Series)
- What's Your Secret? (2013) ... Kendra
 2011 The Big C (TV Series)
Gia Sherman
 2010 Open Books (TV Movie)
 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
 2006 Take the Lead
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Stage: Played Maria in "The Sound of Music" on Broadway with Richard Chamberlain, 1998. See more »

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

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[on Melissa Benoist] She is so talented and so smart and so funny and so kind and so down to earth and I just cannot say enough good things about her. I really, really love her. And I'm excited for little girls and young women to look up to her because she is a true role model. See more »


Replaced as Cinderella by Erin Dilly after she hurt her neck doing a pratfall. See more »



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