Alura Zor-El
Birthdate 1940 (age 39)
Family Zor-El (husband)
Occupation Head of the Science Council
Species Kryptonian

Status Alive

Played by Laura Benanti
  • Melissa Benoist (young adult)
  • Genevieve Buechner (teenager)
First seen Pilot (Supergirl)
Last seen Twilight

Worldkiller, Part 2 (in the past)

Alura Zor-El is the head of Kryptonian Science Council, a respected member of the Science Guild, and the mother of Kara Danvers.

Early LifeEdit

As revealed in The House of Zod,

As revealed in The Devil Within,

Supergirl Season 3Edit

In Lines, she briefly appears in Kara's apartment at the conclusion of the episode.

In No Longer The Last,

In Kandor,

In Power Girl,

In Heavily Broken,

In Human For Another Day,

In A Luthor and a Super,

In Brave Enough,

In New Krypton,

In Brave New World,

In The Question,

In Supergirl Reborn,

In Siblings,

In Conspirators,

In The Trial of Kal-El,

In Nova Day,

In The Swarm,

In Framed,

In Hurricane,

In The Fall of Kandor,

In City On Fire,

Supergirl Season 4Edit

In Twilight,

Supergirl Season 5Edit

In The House of El,

In The Last Daughter of Krypton,

Supergirl Season 8Edit

In Sisters (Supergirl),

Supergirl Seson 9Edit

In Worldkiller, Part 2,


  • She is the senary antagonist of Supergirl Season 3 overall, while also serving as the secondary antagonist of the New Krypton storyline after Dru-Zod. Unlike Brainiac, Lex, Zod, Lucy, and General Lane, however, she is less evil and more of a Well-Intentioned Extremist.


  • 39/180 (Supergirl)

(Supergirl S3) (22/24)

(Supergirl S4) (1/16)

(Supergirl Season 5) (4/18)

(Supergirl Season 8) (1/20)

(Supergirl S9) (1/20)

Episode AbsenceEdit

In Supergirl Season 3, Alura does not appear in 2 episodes:

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