Renée O'Connor

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Renée O'Connor was born in Houston, Texas, to Walter and Sandra O'Connor (now Wilson), and raised in Katy, a Houston suburb. She attended Taylor High School and the Houston High School of Visual and Performing Arts. Renée has one older brother, Chris. Renée appeared in commercials, including one for McDonalds, a feature film called Night Game (1989)... See full bio »

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A Question of Faith Mary Danielson
Beyond the Farthest Star Maurene Wells
Watch the Sky Shannon
Xena: Warrior Princess Gabrielle / Hope / Mattie Merrill / Crustacea / Dr. Janice Covington / Harmonia / Shade of Hope / Tataka / The Princess / Tisiphone / Tyrella / Xena


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 2017 Watch the Sky
 2017 A Question of Faith
Mary Danielson (as Renee O'Connor)
 2016/I The Usual (Short)
Mrs. Ford
 2015/I Last Chance (TV Movie)
 2015 Beyond the Farthest Star
Maurene Wells
 2011/I Infinity (Short)
 2011 Deadrise
 2010 2010: Moby Dick (Video)
Dr. Michelle Herman
 2010 Ark (TV Series)
Connie / Connie Miller
- Episode #1.9 (2010) ... Connie
- Episode #1.8 (2010) ... Connie
- Episode #1.7 (2010) ... Connie
- Episode #1.6 (2010) ... Connie
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Connie
 2010 Words Unspoken (Short)
 2009 Bitch Slap
Sister Batril
 2008 Monster Ark (TV Movie)
Dr. Ava Greenway
 2008 Diamonds and Guns
 2008 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Pam Baleman
- A Higher Power (2008) ... Pam Baleman
 2007 Boogeyman 2
Dr. Jessica Ryan (as Reneé O'Connor)
 2007 Ghost Town: The Movie
Little Jack
 2005 Alien Apocalypse (TV Movie)
Kelly (as Renee O'Connor)
 2004 One Weekend a Month (Short)
Meg McDermott
 2002 Xena: Warrior Princess - A Friend in Need (The Director's Cut) (TV Mini-Series)
- A Friend in Need Part II (2002) ... Gabrielle
- A Friend in Need Part I (2002) ... Gabrielle
 2002 Mataku (TV Series)
American Buyer
- The Heirloom (2002) ... American Buyer
 1995-2001 Xena: Warrior Princess (TV Series)
Gabrielle / Hope / Mattie Merrill / ...
- A Friend in Need Part II (2001) ... Gabrielle (as Renee O'Connor)
- A Friend in Need Part I (2001) ... Gabrielle (as Renee O'Connor)
- Soul Possession (2001) ... Gabrielle / Mattie Merrill / Hope (as Renee O'Connor)
- Many Happy Returns (2001) ... Gabrielle (as Renee O'Connor)
- When Fates Collide (2001) ... Gabrielle (as Renee O'Connor)
 2001 Accidents Don't Happen
 1999 Xena: Warrior Princess - Blooper Reel (TV Mini-Series short)
 1997-1999 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV Series)
Gabrielle / Sunny Day / The Executioner
- For Those of You Just Joining Us... (1999) ... Sunny Day
- Armageddon Now: Part 2 (1998) ... Gabrielle
- Stranger in a Strange World (1997) ... The Executioner
- Judgment Day (1997) ... Gabrielle
 1997 Hercules & Xena: Wizards of the Screen (Video short)
 1995 Darkman II: The Return of Durant (Video)
Laurie Brinkman
 1995 The Rockford Files: A Blessing in Disguise (TV Movie)
Laura Sue Dean
 1995 Follow the River (TV Movie)
Bettie Draper
 1994 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Lost Kingdom (TV Movie)
Deianeira (as Renee O'Connor)
 1993 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Rebecca Sloane
- Oscar, Meyer, Weiner (1993) ... Rebecca Sloane (as Renee O'Connor)
 1993 The Flood: Who Will Save Our Children? (TV Movie)
 1993 The Adventures of Huck Finn
Julia Wilks
 1993 Sworn to Vengeance (TV Movie)
 1992 FBI: The Untold Stories (TV Series)
Ofc. Renee Lanot / Tina Marie Risico
- Blue Fiber: Part 2 (1992) ... Ofc. Renee Lanot
- Blue Fiber: Part 1 (1992) ... Ofc. Renee Lanot
- Millionaire Murderer (1992) ... Tina Marie Risico
 1991 Stone Cold
Tinselteeth (as Rene O'Connor)
 1991 Changes (TV Movie)
Jessica Adams (as Renee O'Connor)
 1991 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
- The Less Than Perfect Daughter (1991) ... Linda
 1990 False Identity
Angela Errickson
 1990 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
- The Switch (1990) ... Waitress (scenes deleted)
 1989 Night Game
Lorraine Beasley
 1989 Match Point (TV Movie)
 1989 Black Snow
Jennifer Winslow
 1989 Teen Angel (TV Series)
Nancy Nichols
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Show Show Director (5 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
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Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (19 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Renee O'Connor | Rene O'Connor | Reneé O'Connor | Gabrielle Xena's scene-stealin' friend


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When the producers of Xena: Warrior Princess (1995) became aware of how athletic her body was, it prompted the new costume for season 2. It became a running joke on the show that the costume continued to shrink as the seasons passed. See more »


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