Actor 101: Melissa Benoist

Who is Melissa Benoist?

Melissa Benoist is an American actress and singer.

When is her birthday?

October 4th, 1988

What is she most known for?

Melissa Benoist is best known for her portrayal of Kara Danvers/Supergirl on The CW’s Supergirl.

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What else do I need to know about her?

Melissa played Marley Rose in the fourth and fifth seasons of Glee. She married her Glee costar, Blake Jenner, in March 2015. Jenner also appeared in an episode of Supergirl, where he played Adam, Kara’s love interest.

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Watch Melissa in this scene from Supergirl!

What are her social media links?

Twitter | Instagram

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Written by Michele Mendez

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