Melissa Benoist is a multi-talented American actress and singer who was born on October 4, 1988 in Littleton, Colorado.
She is widely recognized for her lead role in the hit superhero television series "Supergirl" which aired from 2015 to 2021.
Melissa Benoist made her debut into the acting industry in 2008, however, her breakthrough role came with the musical comedy-drama series "Glee" in which she played Marley Rose.
Additionally, Melissa Benoist is a proficient singer, showcased through her performances in multiple theater productions.
In 2019, she was given the opportunity to make her Broadway debut in the musical "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" in the role of Carole King.
In addition to her acting accolades, Benoist is a passionate advocate for victims of domestic violence and has used her own story to further the cause.
She married her "Supergirl" co-star Chris Wood in 2019, and together they welcomed a son in 2020.
Melissa Benoist has been recognized with a variety of awards, including a Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television and a Teen Choice Award for Choice Action TV Actress.
Her tireless efforts have led to her becoming an ambassador for Stand Up to Cancer and participating in numerous fundraising campaigns.
Through her immense talent, as well as her compassionate heart, Melissa Benoist has shown her determination to create positive change in the world.