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Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress. She portrays Kara Danvers/Supergirl in the lead role on Supergirl​. She also portrays Jane Doe/Bizarro in the first season. She reprises her role in special guest starring appearances in the third, fourth and fifth seasons of The Flash​, fifth, sixth and seventh seasons of Arrow​ and second and third seasons of DC's Legends of Tomorrow​, as well as portraying Kara/Overgirl. She voices the latter in Freedom Fighters: The Ray​. In the fourth season of Supergirl​, she portrays Red Daughter.

Credits

Supergirl

Actress

Season 1
Season 2
Season 3
Season 4


The Flash

Actress

Season 2
Season 3
Season 4
Season 5


Superhero Fight Club shorts

Actress

Arrow

Actress

Season 5
Season 6
Season 7

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

Actress

Season 2
Season 3

Freedom Fighters: The Ray

Voice actress

Season 1

Suit Up short

Actress

Trivia

  • Benoist was the real-life wife of Blake Jenner, but she filed for divorce from him at the end of 2016.
  • Both Benoist and Blake Jenner played characters on the Fox dramedy Glee, which is where they met.
  • She became engaged to Supergirl co-star Chris Wood in February 2019 and married in September the same year.
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