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Birth information

4 October 1988 Littleton, Colorado, USA

Given Name

Melissa Marie Benoist

How tall is Melissa Benoist?

1.73 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Chris Wood
Blake Jenner

Life Story of Melissa Benoist

Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress, singer and dancer. 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 with the Academy of Theatre Arts, a musical theatre school located in Littleton, Colorado run by Paul Dwyer and Alann Worley. She performed locally in productions including Cinderella and Bye Bye Birdie at Town Hall Arts Center, and Evita at the Country Dinner Playhouse. In 2006, The Denver Post named Benoist one of Colorado's five "Can't Miss Kids". She graduated from Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado, in 2007, and from Marymount Manhattan College in New York City in 2011 with a Bachelor of arts in theatre arts.

Benoist 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...

Significant features of Melissa Benoist

Piercing blue eyes

What movies did Melissa Benoist play or participate?

Directors Filmography
Supergirl (2020) ,
Actors Filmography
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (2019) , Supergirl (2020) Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Red Daughter / ..., Arrow (2020) Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Overgirl, DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2020) Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Overgirl, The Flash (2019) Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Overgirl, The Stew (2019) Susan, Freedom Fighters: The Ray (2018) Overgirl, Waco (2018) Rachel Koresh, Billy Boy (2017) Jennifer, Sun Dogs (2017) Tally Petersen, Boston (2016) Katherine Russell, Superhero Fight Club 2.0 (2016) Supergirl,...

Birth information

4 October 1988 Littleton, Colorado, USA

Given Name

Melissa Marie Benoist

How tall is Melissa Benoist?

1.73 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Chris Wood
Blake Jenner

Life Story of Melissa Benoist

Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress, singer and dancer. 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 with the Academy of Theatre Arts, a musical theatre school located in Littleton, Colorado run by Paul Dwyer and Alann Worley. She performed locally in productions including Cinderella and Bye Bye Birdie at Town Hall Arts Center, and Evita at the Country Dinner Playhouse. In 2006, The Denver Post named Benoist one of Colorado's five "Can't Miss Kids". She graduated from Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado, in 2007, and from Marymount Manhattan College in New York City in 2011 with a Bachelor of arts in theatre arts.

Benoist 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...

Significant features of Melissa Benoist

Piercing blue eyes

What movies did Melissa Benoist play or participate?

Directors Filmography
Supergirl (2020) ,
Actors Filmography
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (2019) , Supergirl (2020) Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Red Daughter / ..., Arrow (2020) Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Overgirl, DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2020) Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Overgirl, The Flash (2019) Kara Danvers / Supergirl / Overgirl, The Stew (2019) Susan, Freedom Fighters: The Ray (2018) Overgirl, Waco (2018) Rachel Koresh, Billy Boy (2017) Jennifer, Sun Dogs (2017) Tally Petersen, Boston (2016) Katherine Russell, Superhero Fight Club 2.0 (2016) Supergirl,...

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Melissa Benoist in Band of Robbers (2015)

She has three tattoos: a wolf on her left wrist, a feather and the word "free" on the back of her neck, and a bicycle on her left foot.

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Melissa Benoist in Band of Robbers (2015)

In 2015, it was announced that she married Glee (2009) co-star Blake Jenner. Public records later revealed that the couple actually married in 2013. The couple separated in late 2016 and divorced in December 2017.

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Kevin Smith and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

Has been cast as "Supergirl" in the CBS TV series Supergirl (2015). [January 2015]

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Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

Was the very first of a thousand actors to audition for the title role of Supergirl (2015), just as Stephen Amell for Arrow (2012) and Grant Gustin for The Flash (2014), all produced by Greg Berlanti.

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Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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

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Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

Was given Superman-styled costumes for each of her dogs from Ellen DeGeneres as a guest on her show Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003).

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Melissa Benoist and Nicole Maines in Supergirl (2015)

Started reading the New 52 'Supergirl' comic book title after landing the part.

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Melissa Benoist and Nicole Maines in Supergirl (2015)

Both she and Helen Slater, who also played Supergirl (1984), are brunettes turned blondes for the role of Supergirl.

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Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

Her paternal great-grandfather was of French descent. The rest of her ancestry is German, English, and Scottish.

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Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

One of her dogs is named Otis, also the name of Lex Luthor's assistant in the Superman (1978) films.

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Mehcad Brooks, Melissa Benoist, and Katie McGrath in Supergirl (2015)

She has played the same character (Kara Danvers/Supergirl) on four different television series: Arrow (2012), The Flash (2014), Supergirl (2015) and DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016).

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Mehcad Brooks and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

First auditioned for the role of Jessica Kensky before being cast as Katherine Russell in Boston (2016).

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Mehcad Brooks, Melissa Benoist, and Katie McGrath in Supergirl (2015)

On The Late Late Show with James Corden: Melissa Benoist/Olivia Wilde/Saoirse Ronan (2015), along with Olivia Wilde and Saoirse Ronan, Melissa Benoist stated that the original French pronunciation of her surname was "Benoit".

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Adrian Pasdar, Melissa Benoist, and Katie McGrath in Supergirl (2015)

Involved in a mental health awareness movement called 'I Don't Mind' with current partner Chris Wood who played on-screen love interest Mon-El in Supergirl.

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Melissa Benoist and Katie McGrath in Supergirl (2015)

She has unequal size of the eyes' pupils due to an eye injury.

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Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

Lived her youth in Littleton, Colorado.

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Adrian Pasdar, Melissa Benoist, and Katie McGrath in Supergirl (2015)

Became engaged to Chris Wood on 11 February 2019.

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Jesse Rath and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

Supergirl (2015) Season 5 marks her directorial debut.

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Chyler Leigh and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Jesse Rath and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Jesse Rath and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Odette Annable and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Odette Annable and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Odette Annable and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Odette Annable and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Chyler Leigh, Melissa Benoist, and Chris Wood in Supergirl (2015)

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Chyler Leigh and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Melissa Benoist and Chris Wood in Supergirl (2015)

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David Harewood, Chyler Leigh, Melissa Benoist, Jeremy Jordan, etc.

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Melissa Benoist and Chris Wood in Supergirl (2015)

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Chyler Leigh and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Chyler Leigh and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Chyler Leigh and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Helen Slater and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Chyler Leigh and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Helen Slater and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Chyler Leigh and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Chyler Leigh and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Helen Slater and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Odette Annable and Melissa Benoist in Supergirl (2015)

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Odette Annable, Melissa Benoist, and Katie McGrath in Supergirl (2015)

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