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Overview (3)

Born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Birth NameMelissa Crystal O'Neil
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Melissa grew up in Calgary, Alberta. Fresh from her turn in Broadway's Les Miserables, and Jesus Christ Superstar, Melissa has had a flourishing theatre career in both Canada, and abroad, leading her to now star in Syfy's new series Dark Matter. Career highlights include Les Miserables (Mirvish Productions), Dirty Dancing (Mirvish Productions), and the Stratford Festival of Canada. Melissa is also the youngest, and first female winner of Canadian Idol, resulting in a platinum selling single, a certified gold album, and a juno nomination for Best New Artist. Melissa was also the recipient for of the Dora Mavor Moore award for "best performance from a female in a leading role (musical)" for her performance as Eponine in Les Miserables.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: f.s.o M ONeil

Trivia (4)

the youngest female and first female to win "Canadian Idol"
Performing at the North American premiere of Dirty Dancing on stage in Toronto. [October 2007]
Worked at a daycare before starting on Canadian Idol.
Is of Chinese descent on her mother's side and Irish descent on her father's side.

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