Melissa Benoist was born on October 4, 1988 in Littleton, Colorado, USA. She attended Marymount Manhattan College where she graduated in 2011. At the age of 18, she made her film debut as Laurel Michaels in the feature Tennessee.
In 2010, she made her television debut in an episode of the crime drama Law & Order: Criminal Intent. She has since appeared in other shows such as Blue Bloods, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Good Wife and Homeland.
Her breakthrough came in 2012 after being cast as Marley Rose in the hit musical show Glee, for which she received a Teen Choice Awards nomination for Choice TV Breakout Star in 2013.
Age in 2014: 26 (4 October 1988)
Height in Meters: 1.73m
Height in Centimeters: 173cm
Height in Feet: 5 Feet 8 Inches
Weight in Kilograms: 55kg
Weight in Pounds: 121lbs
Body Measurement and Size: 34-25-34
Bra Size: 34A
Eye Color: Blue