Melissa Marie Benoist (; born October 4, 1988) is an American actress and singer. She has performed on stage and in television and film. She is known for her portrayal of the titular character in the CBS/CW DC Comics–based superhero drama series Supergirl (2015–present).
|Full name at birth||
Melissa Marie Benoist
|Claim to fame||
Marley Rose on Glee, Kara Danvers / Kara Zor-El / Supergirl on Supergirl
|Date of birth||
4 October 1988
|Place of birth||
Houston, Texas, USA
5' 8" (173 cm)
121 lbs (54.9 kg)
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.
8 (US), 40 (EU), 6.5 (UK), 250 (J)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Marymount Manhattan College in New York City, New York, USA in 2011
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