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Melissa Benoist


Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress and singer. She is known for her portrayal of the title character in the CBS/CW superhero drama series Supergirl (2015).She rose to prominence for her portrayal of Marley Rose on the fourth and fifth seasons of the Fox musical comedy-drama television series Glee (2009), and has appeared in a number of ... 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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 2018 Waco (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Rachel Koresh
 2017 Sun Dogs (completed)
Tally Petersen
 2017 Freedom Fighters: The Ray (TV Series) (announced)
Kara Danvers / Overgirl (voice)
 2017 Juvenile
Jennifer
 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
Lorelei
 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:

[on not meeting the real life Katherine Russell, who she plays in Patriots Day (2016)] That wasn't an option for me because of the nature of her involvement. See more »

Trivia:

Was wearing an eye-patch after an eye injury when she first put on her Supergirl (2015) costume. See more »

Trademark:

Piercing blue eyes

Star Sign:

Libra

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