October 4, 1988
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress and singer. She 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 a number of television series including Homeland (2011) and The Good Wife (2009). Benoist has also appeared in films such as Danny Collins (2015), The Longest Ride (2015), Lowriders (2016), Patriots Day (2016) and the Oscar-winning film Whiplash (2014).