Marina Benedict

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Marina Benedict
Born (1960-12-01) December 1, 1960 (age 56)
Seattle, Washington, United States
Occupation Actress, choreographer, dancer, singer
Years active 1998–present

Marina Benedict is an American actress, choreographer, dancer and singer best known for her role in the Golden Globe nominated series Flesh and Bone as Toni Cannava; Prison Break: Resurrection as A&W; ER as Lois Landry; Torchwood: Miracle Day as Charlotte Wills; and Burn Notice as Colonel Oksana Zhirkov.

Career[edit]

Benedict was the lead singer in BMG's pop group 5 NY that toured throughout Europe and received a Billboard Top 40 hit in Germany.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Benedict attended the Cornish College of the Arts.[3] Benedict became an instructor at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in 2003. She is currently the Associate Chair of the Dance Department.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 In Memory of Me Kristen Short
2008 Dark Streets Dancer
2009 Death in Charge Baby Sitter / Death Short
2010 Not Your Time Dancing Angel Short
2011 Spells Luisa Video short
2012 Sheldon Remains Chevy Wood Short
2014 Locker 13 Rachel Segment: "Story #4"
2016 Losing in Love Amber
2017 In Vino Magdalen Completed

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1998 5NY - Heiß auf Erfolg Marina TV film
1999 Wasteland Heather "Indian Summer"
2000–01 Nikki Luna Recurring role
2001 18 Wheels of Justice Felicia "Come Back, Little Diva"
2001 American Town, AnAn American Town Salem Dunne TV film
2002 Angel Kim "Sleep Tight"
2002 Father Lefty Katie TV film
2005 Without a Trace Svetlana "Lone Star"
2007 Ghost Whisperer Mary Billings "The Underneath"
2008 ER Lois Landry "Tandem Repeats"
2009 Southland Shawna "Unknown Trouble", "Sally in the Alley"
2010 Desperate Housewives Seamstress "We All Deserve to Die"
2010 CSI: Miami Hannah Beckstrom "Reality Kills"
2011 Torchwood Charlotte Wills Recurring role
2013 True Blood Veronica "The Sun"
2013 Burn Notice Col. Oksana Zhirkov "Exit Plan"
2013 Perception Zoey "Asylum"
2013 Advocates, TheThe Advocates Gabrielle Yannick TV film
2014 Bones Ingrid Magnusson "The Master in the Slop"
2015 Criminal Minds Ellen Clark "The Night Watch"
2015 Flesh and Bone Toni Cannava TV miniseries
2017 Prison Break: Resurrection Emily "A&W" Blake TV miniseries
2017-present Gotham Cherry Recurring Role

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marina Benedict". FilmBug. Retrieved December 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ "5NY* – Spirit Song". Discogs. Retrieved December 20, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Marina Benedict Musical Theatre, Dance, Los Angeles". AMDA. Retrieved December 20, 2012. 
  4. ^ "AMDA FACULTY". AMDA. Archived from the original on December 21, 2012. Retrieved December 20, 2012. 

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