Renee O'Connor

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Renee O'Connor
Renee O'Connor Xena Con 2007.jpg
O'Connor in 2007
Evelyn Renee O'Connor

(1971-02-15) February 15, 1971 (age 49)
Katy, Texas, U.S.
Years active1989–present

Evelyn Renee O'Connor (born February 15, 1971)[1] is an American actress, producer, and director, known for the role of Gabrielle on the television series Xena: Warrior Princess.[2]


At sixteen, O'Connor began her career with a string of commercials and minor television roles.[1] She first came to the attention of Xena executive producers Rob Tapert and Sam Raimi when she landed the role of Deianeira in their television movie Hercules and the Lost Kingdom. In 2001, O'Connor began her own film production company, ROC Pictures.[3] In 2002, she also played Lady Macbeth in the Shakespeare by the Sea's production of Macbeth. She played the role from June 20 to August 17. Additionally she played Nurse in the Southern Shakespeare Festival.[4][5]



Year Title Role Notes
1989 Match Point Robin Television movie
1989 Night Game Lorraine Beasley
1990 Black Snow Jennifer Winslow
1990 False Identity Angela Errickson
1991 Changes Jessica Adams
1991 Stone Cold Tinselteeth
1993 Sworn to Vengeance Television movie
1993 The Adventures of Huck Finn Julia Wilks
1993 The Flood: Who Will Save Our Children? Leslie Television movie
1994 Hercules and the Lost Kingdom Deianeira Television movie
1995 Follow the River Bettie Draper Television movie
1995 The Rockford Files: A Blessing in Disguise Laura Sue Dean Television movie
1995 Darkman II: The Return of Durant Laurie Brinkman
1997 Hercules & Xena: Wizards of the Screen Gabrielle Short film
1998 Hercules and Xena – The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus Gabrielle
2001 Accidents Don't Happen Ashton
2004 One Weekend a Month Meg McDermott Short film
2005 Alien Apocalypse Kelly Television movie
2007 Ghost Town: The Movie Little Jack
2007 Boogeyman 2 Dr. Jessica Ryan
2008 Diamonds and Guns Ashley Executive Producer, Co-Director
2008 Monster Ark Dr. Ava Greenway Television movie
2009 Bitch Slap Sister Batril
2010 Words Unspoken Sue Short film, Director, Executive Producer, Producer, Writer
2010 2010: Moby Dick Dr. Michelle Herman
2011 Deadrise Paula
2011 Infinity Elizabeth Short film, Producer
2011 Are You Kidding Me? Director
2013 Stranded From An Island Short, Executive Producer, Assistant Editor
2015 Beyond the Farthest Star Maureen Wells
2015 Last Chance Carrie Television movie, Executive Producer
2015 Broken Things Director
2016 The Usual Mrs. Ford Short film, Executive Producer
2017 Watch the Sky Shannon Producer
2017 A Question of Faith Mary Danielson


Year Title Role Notes
1989 Teen Angel Nancy Nichols
1990 Tales from the Crypt Waitress Episode: "The Switch"
1991 ABC Afterschool Specials Linda Episode: "The Less Than Perfect Daughter"
1992 FBI: The Untold Stories Ofc. Renee Lanot / Tina Marie Risico 3 episodes
1993 NYPD Blue Rebecca Sloane Episode: "Oscar, Meyer, Weiner"
1997–1999 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Gabrielle 4 episodes
1995–2001 Xena: Warrior Princess Gabrielle 134 episodes
2002 Mataku American Buyer Episode: "The Heirloom"
2008 Criminal Minds Pam Baleman Episode: "A Higher Power"
2010 Ark Connie Miller 9 episodes


Year Title Role Notes
2002 Macbeth Lady Macbeth Shakespeare by the Sea
2017 Dinner With Friends[6] Beth Little Fish Theatre
2017 Annie[7] Lily St.Regis (as Renee Sura) Warner Grand Theatre
2018 Romeo and Juliet[8] The Nurse Southern Shakespeare Company
2018 On Clover Road[9] Kate Hunter Little Fish Theatre
2018 Mary Poppins[10] Ms. Brill (as Renee Sura) Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center
2019 Wizard of Oz[11] The Wicked Witch of the West (as Renee Sura) Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center
2019 Uncle Vanya Yelena Andreyevna Little Fish Theatre


  1. ^ a b "Renee O'Connor: 27 amazing facts about the actress! (List) | Useless Daily: The amazing facts, news & trivia free newsletter!". Retrieved 2018-01-24.
  2. ^ Stafford, Nikki (1998). Lucy Lawless and Renee O'Connor: Warrior Stars of Xena. ECW Press.
  3. ^ "About Us -".
  4. ^ A 2018 production of Romeo and Juliet alongside her son Miles Muir. Instagram
  5. ^ "Southern Shakespeare Festival - Southern Shakespeare Festival".
  6. ^ Desk, BWW News. "TV Star Renee O'Connor Appears in DINNER WITH FRIENDS at Little Fish Theatre".
  7. ^ "Cast list" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-10-22.
  8. ^ "Renee O'Connor swaps 'Xena' for Shakespeare | Southern Shakespeare Company".
  9. ^ Desk, BWW News. "Steven Dietz's ON CLOVER ROAD Starring Renee O'Connor Opens Sept. 21 At Little Fish Theatre".
  10. ^ Barrett, Shari. "BWW Review: ENCORE Entertains Audiences with Fun-Filled MARY POPPINS Musical".
  11. ^ "The Wizard of Oz" (PDF).

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