Melissa Benoist is an American actress and singer. She is known for her portrayal of the title character, Kara Zor-El, in the CBS/The CW superhero drama series Supergirl.
Melissa Benoist wears an ‘S’ on her chest these days, portraying the role of Supergirl on the CBS drama. Don’t act like you haven’t daydreamed of her saving you from peril. The trajectory for her career is clearly pointing upward as she’s had a role in a number of hits. From Glee to Homeland to Whiplash, her star is going to shine brightly for some time to come. She is set to star next month alongside Eva Longoria in Low Riders.
FACT: Despite being Supergirl on screen, Benoist isn’t impervious to needles, which explains her three tattoos — a wolf, a feather and a bicycle.