Melissa Benoist who previously starred in the hit musical-comedy-drama Glee has no become the star of the superhero series, Supergirl. The series nfeatures Superman’s cousin, Kara Zor-El who comes to terms with her super powers when she is 24 before she reveals her heroic side.
The series which is produced by the creators of The Flash and Arrow is believed to share the same universe. The show has recently completed three seasons, with the fourth season is now making casting calls and has plans for introducing a few new characters to this show.
Benoist had been born and raised in Littleton, Colorado and the actress made her movie debut in Tennessee in the year, 2008. She then changed her hair colour to blonde from her brunette in order to bring Supergirl to life. Apart from Supergirl and Glee, which she has guest starred in Blue Bloods, Homeland, The Good Wife and MasterChef.
Benoist had joined the Glee cast to take up the role of Marley Rose in the fourth season. She had auditioned in New York for Glee and sang a different song for each audition. The songs were Fidelity (Regina Spektor), King of Anything (Sara Bareilles), a Colbie Calliat song, and many other Broadway pieces. She then flew to California for screen tests for creator/writer, Ryan Murphy.
This is where she met her now ex husband, Blake Jenner who played the role of Ryder Lynn. His character was the love interest for Melissa’s character on Glee.
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