Reneé O’Connor, a successful actress and filmmaker, is best known for playing the role of Gabrielle, Xena’s trusted sidekick on the popular series Xena: Warrior Princess from 1996-2001.
In 2002, she then moved on to launch her own film production company, ROC Productions. Recently, Renee finished production on her second feature film, Watch The Sky, a Science Fiction Family film, due for release in 2019. Prior to her breakout role, Reneé lived in Texas and began her professional film career at the age of 17, starring in the serial Teen Angel, a regular feature on the Disney Channel’s The Mickey Mouse Club. Other credits include the Disney film, The Adventures of Huck Finn with Elijah Wood, and television movies such as Follow the River with Ellen Burstyn, Danielle Steele’s Changes with Cheryl Ladd, the second Rockford Files reunion movie with James Garner, and Hercules and the Lost Kingdom with Anthony Quinn and Kevin Sorbo.
She also starred in several independent films, including Ghost House Pictures’ Boogeyman 2 opposite Tobin Bell; The ScyFy Channel’s Monster Ark opposite Tim DeKay, and Alien Apocalypse, opposite Bruce Campbell. She starred in the action web series ARK from Judah/Sacks (Executive Producers of 90210 and Diary of a Wimpy Kid) and faith-based films Beyond The Farthest Star, from Pathlight Entertainment and A Question Of Faith from Silver Lining Entertainment.
Some of her favourite stage roles are ‘Ms. Brill’ (Mary Poppins), ‘Lady Macbeth’ (Macbeth) and next, she will be performing the role of the ‘Nurse’ with the Southern Shakespeare Company’s production of Romeo and Juliet, at the Cascades Amphitheater in Tallahassee, Florida, alongside of her son, Miles, who will be performing as ‘Romeo’.