Laura Benanti


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Tony Award-winner and five-time Tony Award nominee Laura Benanti is a highly celebrated stage and screen actress who recently debuted to rapturous reviews in the film "Worth" at the Sundance Film Festival opposite Michael Keaton, Stanley Tucci and Amy Ryan. Ms. Benanti also recently wrapped on the film "Here Today" starring opposite Billy Crystal ... See full bio »

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Supergirl Alura Zor-El / Astra
(2015-2016)
(2006)
Eli Stone Beth Keller
(2008)
The Playboy Club Carol-Lynne Cunningham
(2011)

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 2021 Gossip Girl (TV Series)
Katherine 'Kiki' Hope
- Episode #1.10 (2021) ... Katherine 'Kiki' Hope
- Episode #1.9 (2021) ... Katherine 'Kiki' Hope
- Episode #1.7 (2021) ... Katherine 'Kiki' Hope
- Parentsite (2021) ... Katherine 'Kiki' Hope
- Hope Sinks (2021) ... Katherine 'Kiki' Hope
 2021 ZIWE (TV Series)
Fake Ziwe / Jane
- Whitewashing (2021) ... Fake Ziwe
- Immigration (2021) ... Jane
 2018-2021 Younger (TV Series)
Quinn Tyler / Quinn
- Older (2021) ... Quinn Tyler
- Make No Mustique (2021) ... Quinn Tyler
- Inku-baited (2021) ... Quinn Tyler
- Fallout (2021) ... Quinn Tyler
- The Baroness (2021) ... Quinn Tyler
 2021 Cinema Toast (TV Series)
 2021 Here Today
Francine
 2016-2021 The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (TV Series)
Melania Trump
- Sen. Corey Booker/Infinity Song (2021) ... Melania Trump
- Laura Benanti/Donnie Wahlberg/Heidi Schreck (2019) ... Melania Trump
- Chris O'Donnell/Jack White (2018) ... Melania Trump
 2020 The Pack Podcast (Video short)
June
 2020 At Home with Amy Sedaris (TV Series)
Pipper
- Babies (2020) ... Pipper
 2020 Worth
Karen Donato
 2017-2019 The Detour (TV Series)
Edie
- The Groom (2019) ... Edie (voice)
- The Escape (2018) ... Edie
- The Funeral (2018) ... Edie
- The Plane (2018) ... Edie
- The Water (2018) ... Edie
 2019 The Two Princes (TV Series)
Flora
- Once Upon a Time (2019) ... Flora
 2017-2019 Tangled: The Series (TV Series)
Lady Caine
- Peril on the High Seas (2019) ... Lady Caine (voice)
- Max's Enemy (2017) ... Lady Caine (voice)
 2017 Tangled: Before Ever After (TV Movie)
Lady Caine (voice)
 2015-2016 Supergirl (TV Series)
Alura Zor-El / Astra
- Survivors (2016) ... Alura Zor-El
- Better Angels (2016) ... Alura Zor-El
- Myriad (2016) ... Alura Zor-El
- Truth, Justice and the American Way (2016) ... Alura Zor-El / Astra
- For the Girl Who Has Everything (2016) ... Alura Zor-El / Astra
 2016 She Loves Me (TV Movie)
Amalia Balash
 2014-2015 Nashville (TV Series)
Sadie Stone
- This Just Ain't a Good Day for Leavin' (2015) ... Sadie Stone
- I Can't Keep Away from You (2015) ... Sadie Stone
- That's the Way Love Goes (2015) ... Sadie Stone
- Somebody Pick Up My Pieces (2015) ... Sadie Stone
- I'm Lost Between Right or Wrong (2015) ... Sadie Stone
 2014-2015 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Renata Ellard
- Dark Money (2015) ... Renata Ellard
- Tying the Knot (2014) ... 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
 2011-2014 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Maria Grazie
- Thought Criminal (2014) ... Maria Grazie
- Military Justice (2013) ... Maria Grazie
- Lost Reputation (2012) ... Maria Grazie
- Rhodium Nights (2012) ... Maria Grazie
- Street Revenge (2012) ... Maria Grazie
 2013 The Sound of Music Live! (TV Special)
Elsa Schrader
 2013 Elementary (TV Series)
Anne Barker / Abigail Spencer
- Poison Pen (2013) ... Anne Barker / Abigail Spencer
 2013 Royal Pains (TV Series)
Shelby Shackelford
- Bones to Pick (2013) ... Shelby Shackelford
- A Trismus Story (2013) ... Shelby Shackelford
- Game of Phones (2013) ... Shelby Shackelford
- Pins and Needles (2013) ... Shelby Shackelford
- Chock Full O' Nuts (2013) ... Shelby Shackelford
 2012-2013 Go On (TV Series)
Lauren Schneider
- Urn-ed Run (2013) ... Lauren Schneider
- Fast Breakup (2013) ... Lauren Schneider
- Matchup Problems (2013) ... Lauren Schneider
- Go for the Gold Watch (2013) ... Lauren Schneider
- Double Down (2013) ... Lauren Schneider
 2013 It Could Be Worse (TV Series)
Kendra
- What's Your Secret? (2013) ... Kendra
 2011 The Playboy Club (TV Series)
Carol-Lynne Cunningham
- A Matter of Simple Duplicity (2011) ... Carol-Lynne Cunningham
- The Scarlet Bunny (2011) ... Carol-Lynne Cunningham
- Pilot (2011) ... Carol-Lynne Cunningham
- Ding Dong Ghoul ... Carol-Lynne Cunningham
- A Tryst of Fate ... Carol-Lynne Cunningham
 2011 The Big C (TV Series)
Gia Sherman
- Fight or Flight (2011) ... Gia Sherman
 2010 Open Books (TV Movie)
June
 2010 Meskada
Allison Connor
 2009 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Denise Carling
- Home Is Where You Hang Your Holster (2009) ... Denise Carling
 2008 Eli Stone (TV Series)
Beth Keller
- Two Ministers (2008) ... Beth Keller
- Owner of a Lonely Heart (2008) ... Beth Keller
- I Want Your Sex (2008) ... Beth Keller
- Father Figure (2008) ... Beth Keller
- Pilot (2008) ... Beth Keller
 2006 Falling for Grace
Alexandra
 2006 Take the Lead
Tina
 2005 Starved (TV Series)
Billie Frasier
- The Breatharians (2005) ... Billie Frasier
- Viva La Cucaracha (2005) ... Billie Frasier
- Thank You, I Love You (2005) ... Billie Frasier
- 3D (2005) ... Billie Frasier
- Scrotal Origami (2005) ... Billie Frasier
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared as "Julia Sullivan" in "The Wedding Singer", a musical by Matthew Sklar, Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy (April 2006, Al Hirschfeld Theatre, New York City) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Patrick Brown  (1 child) | See more »

Children:

Benanti-Brown, Ella Rose

Parents:

Martin Vidnovic | Wonneberger, Linda
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Personal Quote:

[on Supergirl (2015)] She [Supergirl] has darkness - she's an orphan and she definitely comes up against some dark, evil powers. So I think although her life is a positive life, the world that she then enters when she becomes Supergirl can be pretty dark and creepy. But not so creepy that kids can't watch it. It's a family-friendly... Yeah, a family-friendly creepiness! See more »

Trivia:

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

Nickname:

La-La

Star Sign:

Cancer

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