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Melissa Marie Benoist

October 4, 1988 (1988-10-04) (age 32)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2008-present

Melissa Marie Benoist (born October 4, 1988 in Houston, Texas) better known simply as Melissa Benoist is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Kara Danvers / Supergirl in the superhero television series, Supergirl.



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Tennessee Laurel
2014 Whiplash Nicole
2015 Danny Collins Jamie
2015 The Longest Ride Marcia
2015 Band of Robbers Becky Thatcher
2016 Patriots Day Katherine Russell
2016 Lowriders Lorelai
2017 Juvenile Jennifer
2017 Sun Dogs Tally Petersen


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Jessalyn Kerr Episode: "Delicate"
2010 Blue Bloods Renee Episode: "Privilege"
2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Ava Episode: "Wet"
2010 The Good Wife Molly Episode: "Nine Hours"
2011 Homeland Stacy Moore 2 episodes
2012-2014 Glee Marley Rose 35 episodes
2013 MasterChef Herself Episode 4.10
2015-present Supergirl Kara Danvers / Supergirl Main role
2016-2017 The Flash Kara Danvers / Supergirl 2 episodes
2016 Arrow Kara Danvers / Supergirl Episode: "Invasion!"
2016 Legends of Tomorrow Kara Danvers / Supergirl Episode: "Invasion!"
2018 Waco Rachel Koresh Mini-series

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