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Marina Benedict is an American actress and singer.


Little is known about Benedict's early life. She is a graduate from the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Washington, and started an acting career in 1998 with the German film 5NY - Heiß auf Erfolg. In the course of her career, Benedict has won multiple awards for her performances and starred in a number of prominent roles on TV, such as the miniseries Flesh and Bone, the medical drama series ER, and the sitcom Nikki. In 2003, she became an instructor at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.

On Criminal Minds[]

Benedict portrayed street graffiti artist Ellen Clark, who was the main suspect in a string of murders based on her works in the Season Eleven episode "The Night Watch".


  • Criminal Minds - "The Night Watch" (2015) TV episode - Ellen Clark
  • Locker 13 (2014) as Rachel (segment "story #4")
  • Bones (2014) as Ingrid Magnusson
  • The Advocates (2013) as Gabrielle Yannick
  • Perception (2013) as Zoey
  • Burn Notice (2013) as Colonel Oksana Zhirkov
  • True Blood (2013) as Veronica
  • Sheldon Remains (2012) as Chevy Wood (short)
  • Spells (2011) as Luisa (video short)
  • Torchwood (2011) as Charlotte Wills (5 episodes)
  • CSI: Miami (2010) as Hannah Beckstrom
  • Not Your Time (2010) as Dancing Angel (short)
  • Desperate Housewives (2010) as Seamstress
  • Southland (2009) as Shawna (2 episodes)
  • Death in Charge (2009) as Baby Sitter/Death (short)
  • Dark Streets (2008) as Dancer
  • ER (2008) as Lois Landry
  • Ghost Whisperer (2007) as Mary Billings
  • In Memory of Me (2006) as Kristen (short)
  • Without a Trace (2005) as Svetlana
  • Father Lefty (2002) as Katie
  • Angel (2002) as Kim
  • An American Town (2001) as Salem Dunne
  • Nikki (2000-2001) as Luna (12 episodes)
  • 18 Wheels of Justice (2001) as Felicia
  • Wasteland (1999) as Heather
  • 5NY - Heiß auf Erfolg (1998) as Marina

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For an up-to-date filmography, see here.