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Melissa Benoist

1988-10-04 Houston, Texas, USA

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Melissa Marie Benoist (born October 4, 1988) is an American actress, singer and producer. Her first major role was Marley Rose on the Fox musical comedy drama Glee (2012–2014), where she was a series regular during the fifth season. She rose to widespread prominence for portraying the title character on the CBS / CW superhero series Supergirl (2015–2021), along with related media in the Arrowverse franchise. Benoist's film appearances include the psychological drama Whiplash (2014), the comedy drama Danny Collins (2015), the crime comedy Band of Robbers (2015), the romantic Western The Longest Ride (2015), the action thriller Patriots Day (2016), the drama Lowriders (2016), and the comedy drama Sun Dogs (2017). She also portrayed the wife of cult leader David Koresh on the Paramount Network miniseries Waco (2018). On stage, Benoist made her Broadway debut in 2018 as Carole King in the jukebox musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.


Clerks III Auditioner 2022-09-04
Magnum Dopus: The Making of Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Herself 2020-04-20
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Reboot Chronic 2019-10-15
The Stew Susan 2019-01-26
Billy Boy Jennifer 2018-06-15
Freedom Fighters: The Ray Overgirl (voice) 2018-08-28
Lowriders Lorelai 2017-04-28
Sun Dogs Tally Petersen 2017-06-18
Patriots Day Katherine Russell 2016-12-12
Band of Robbers Becky Thatcher 2016-01-15
The Longest Ride Marcia 2015-04-09
Danny Collins Jamie 2015-03-19
Whiplash Nicole 2014-10-10
Tennessee Laurel - age 18 2008-04-26