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Melissa Benoist is an actress. Melissa has no children.

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Melissa Benoist (born Melissa Marie Benoist on October 4, 1988 in Houston, Texas) is an American actress who is known for her roles in the television shows "Glee" and "Supergirl."

Benoist has appeared in films "Whiplash," "The Longest Ride," "Danny Collins," "Lowriders" and "Sundogs." She also appeared in the 2018 miniseries, "Waco."

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  • Is the daughter of Julie and Jim Benois
  • Has two sisters: Jessica and Kristina, and five half-siblings from her father's remarriage
  • Was raised mostly by her mother in Denver, Colorado after her parents' separation
  • Began taking dance classes when she was 3 years old, focusing on jazz, ballet & tap
  • Appeared in a church play that her aunt put her in when she was 4 years old and later did community children's theatre in her hometown
  • Performed anonymously at Disneyland in various medleys of musical songs for three summers with the Academy of Theatre Arts
  • Graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts
  • Was married to her "Glee" co-star, Blake Jenner from 2015 to 2017
  • Married actor Chris Wood in 2019; their son was born in September of 2020
  • Suffered from an injury from a domestic dispute with her first husband, Blake Jenner that tore her iris and caused one pupil to be permanently enlarged
  • Helped her second husband, Chris Wood launch the website "I Don't Mind" which works to put a stop to the stigma around mental illnesses
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