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Melissa Benoist


Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress and singer, known for her portrayal of Supergirl, now on CW, and "Marley Rose" in Season Four and the start of Season Five on the Fox musical comedy-drama television series Glee (2009). Aside from her role on "Glee", she has appeared in a number of television series, including Homeland (2011), The Good ... See full bio »

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Known For

Whiplash
Whiplash Nicole
(2014)
Supergirl
Supergirl Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Kara Zor-El / Bizarro / J'onn J'onzz
(2015-2017)
The Longest Ride
(2015)
Glee
Glee Marley Rose
(2012-2015)

Filmography

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 2017 Billy Boy (completed)
Jennifer
 2017 Sun Dogs (completed)
Tally Petersen
  Waco (TV Movie) (filming)
Rachel Koresh
 2016-2017 The Flash (TV Series)
Kara Danvers / Supergirl
- Duet (2017) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
 2016 Arrow (TV Series)
Kara Danvers / Supergirl
 2016 Patriots Day
Katherine Russell
 2016 Superhero Fight Club 2.0 (Video short)
Supergirl
 2016 Lowriders
Lorelai
 2015 The Longest Ride
Marcia
 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
 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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1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I love female singer-songwriters! See more »

Trivia:

Cited Susan Sontag and Gloria Steinem as inspirations for her portrayal of Supergirl (2015). See more »

Trademark:

Piercing blue eyes

Star Sign:

Libra

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