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Melissa Marie Benoist (born October 4, 1988) is an American actress. She portrays Kara Danvers/Supergirl and Kara/Overgirl in Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow, and DC's Legends of Tomorrow, also voicing the latter in Freedom Fighters: The Ray. She also​ portrayed Jane Doe/Bizarro and Red Daughter in Supergirl.

Credits

Supergirl

Actress

Season 1
Season 2
Season 3
Season 4
Season 5
Season 6


Directed by

Season 5

The Flash

Actress

Season 2
Season 3
Season 4
Season 5
Season 6


Superhero Fight Club shorts

Actress

Arrow

Actress

Season 5
Season 6
Season 7
Season 8

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

Actress

Season 2
Season 3
Season 5

Batwoman

Actress

Season 1

Freedom Fighters: The Ray

Voice actress

Season 1

Suit Up short

Actress

Trivia

  • Benoist became engaged to Supergirl co-star Chris Wood in February 2019 and married in September the same year. On March 4, 2020, they announced they were expecting their first child.[1] .
  • From 2013-2015, Benoist was married to Blake Jenner, but she filed for divorce from him at the end of 2016.
  • Benoist originally auditioned for the role of Thea Queen but the role was given to Willa Holland.[2]

References

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