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Marina Benedict
Marina Benedict
Dance

AMDA Faculty since: 2003

Marina has worked extensively on stage and screen as an actor, dancer and recording artist. Most recently seen as Destiny on the CBS series Wisdom of the Crowd with Jeremy Piven and as Cherry (recurring) on Gotham (Fox), her additional television credits include: A&W in Prison Break: Resurrection (Fox), Toni Cannava in the Golden Globe–nominated Flesh and Bone (Starz), Charlotte Wills in Torchwood (BBC), and Luna in Nikki (WB). Other notable recurring and guest-starring roles include: Burn Notice (USA), True Blood (HBO), The Advocates (CBS), Perception (TNT), Bones (Fox), ER(NBC), Southland (CBS), Desperate Housewives (ABC), Without a Trace (CBS), American Town (Fox), and Lefty(CBS). As a dancer, Marina has performed and choreographed extensively for television, film, commercials and live events throughout the world. As a singer-songwriter, she wrote and recorded two albums for the BMG label, generating a Top 40 Billboard hit in Europe; and performed in concert with Moby, Run-DMC and NSYNC.



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