STARmeter
Top 500
Down 85 this week

Melissa Benoist


Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress and singer. She was born in Littleton, Colorado , the daughter of Julie and Jim Benoist, a physician. She started dance classes at the age of three and when she was four years old her aunt put her in a church play she was directing. As a teen, Benoist performed anonymously at Disneyland for three summers... See full bio »

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 12 images
updated 2 months ago
 
a list of 12 images
updated 6 months ago
 
a list of 272 people
updated 7 months ago
 
a list of 9 images
updated 11 months ago
 
a list of 27 images
updated 21 Feb 2017
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 people
created 4 days ago
 
a list of 36 people
created 31 Jan 2015
 
a list of 29 people
created 04 Dec 2016
 
a list of 28 images
created 5 days ago
 
a list of 21 people
created 1 week ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Melissa Benoist's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (22 credits)
 2015-2018 Supergirl (TV Series)
Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Kara Zor-El / ...
- Episode #3.23 (2018) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
- Episode #3.22 (2018) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
- Episode #3.21 (2018) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
- Episode #3.20 (2018) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
- Episode #3.19 (2018) ... Kara Danvers / Supergirl
 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
 2017 Freedom Fighters: The Ray (TV Series)
Overgirl
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Overgirl (voice)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Overgirl (voice)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Overgirl (voice)
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Overgirl (voice)
 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 Juvenile
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
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Self (28 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

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!

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

|

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I honestly prefer working on indie films. I prefer the people, I prefer a more intimate setting. That's how I find the moments that I'm looking for as an actor., but that doesn't mean I don't have respect for the other side of the business. 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

Contribute to This Page