“Reading about myself on Perez Hilton was kind of the weirdest thing ever.”
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Melissa Benoist (born October 4, 1988 in Littleton, Colorado) is an American actress. Melissa made guest appearances on shows like Homeland, The Good Wife and Law & Order: Criminal Intent before being cast as Marley Rose in the fourth season of FOX’s hit show Glee. She has also appeared in one movie, Tennessee in 2008. She was cast in the lead role on Supergirl in 2015.
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Melissa Benoist is best known for playing Marley Rose on Glee and Kara Danvers on Supergirl.
Melissa Benoist was born and raised in Littleton, Colorado. She graduated from Marymount Manhattan College in 2011. She got married to her Glee co-star, Blake Jenner in March 2015, before filing for divorce in Dec. 2016.