Renee O'Connor at a Xena Convention NJ, 2007
|Born||Evelyn Renee O'Connor|
February 15, 1971
Katy, Texas, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, film director and producer|
Evelyn Renee O'Connor is an American actress, producer and director best known for playing the role of Gabrielle on the TV series Xena: Warrior Princess.
O'Connor began her television career at the age of sixteen with a string of commercials and minor television appearances.
O'Connor first came to the attention of Xena: Warrior Princess executive producers Robert G. Tapert and Sam Raimi with an audition that won her the role of the young Deianeira in their two-hour "Action Pack" adventure Hercules and the Lost Kingdom. They later cast her as Gabrielle, Xena's companion on Xena: Warrior Princess.
After the Xena series ended, O'Connor started her own film production company. She continues to attend Xena and science fiction/fantasy conventions.
|2000||TV.Com Award for Best Actress TV Series||Gabrielle in Xena: Warrior Princess||Won|
|2001||UPBEAT Entertainment News Award for Best Actress in a TV Drama or Comedy Series||Gabrielle in Xena: Warrior Princess||Won|
|The Tube File Awards - Best Actress in a TV Drama or Comedy Series||Gabrielle in Xena: Warrior Princess||Won|
|2005||Sundance Film Festival 2005 - Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking||Meg McDermott in One Weekend a Month||Won|
|2009||Indiefest 2009 Award of Merit||Words Unspoken - Writer, Director, Producer, Actor (Sue)||Won|
|West Hollywood International Film Festival 2009 - Best Short Film||Words Unspoken - Writer, Director, Producer, Actor (Sue)||Won|
|West Hollywood International Film Festival 2009 - Best Actress||Sue in Words Unspoken||Won|
|West Hollywood International Film Festival 2009 - Best Drama - Honorable Mention||Words Unspoken - Writer, Director, Producer, Actor (Sue)||Won|
|Moondance International Film Festival (Boulder CO), Central, Florida (Orlando, FL), Cinema City (LA, CA)International Film Festivals - Semi-Finalist/Finalist||Words Unspoken - Writer, Director, Producer, Actor (Sue)||Finalist|
|2010||Las Vegas International Film Festival - Words Unspoken|
Renee' O'Connor, Writer, Director, Producer, Actor
|Finalist Award Recipient - Short Drama Films||Won|
|2010||The Los Angeles Business Journal - "Women Who Make A Difference"||May 25, 2010||Award for creating an Internet Channel|
|2010||Hamilton Film Festival & Awareness Walks - 'Words Unspoken'||Aug 6th - 8th||Featured Film|
|2012||The Los Angeles Business Journal - "Women Who Make A Difference"||May 24, 2012||Award for her work on iAmAware|
|2013||The Los Angeles Business Journal - "Women Who Make A Difference"||May 14, 2013||Award for her work with ROC Productions and Arbonne|
|2013||Gratitude International||The 2013 "Moving Lives Forward" Gratitude Award||Renée O'Connor, Winner|
|1999||Xena: Warrior Princess||Episode: "Deja Vu All Over Again"|
|2001||Xena: Warrior Princess||Episode: "Dangerous Prey"|
|2008||Diamonds and Guns||Co-director|
|2010||Words Unspoken||Short film|
|2011||Are You Kidding Me||Television pilot|
|2008||Diamonds and Guns|
|2004||One Weekend a Month||Special thanks|
|2008||Diamonds and Guns||Second unit co-director|
Production and distribution companies owned and operated by O'Connor
|2007||Renee O'Connor, Principal – ROC Pictures, Inc.||Los Angeles, CA||A film and new media production company.|
|2002||Renee O'Connor, Owner – ROC Productions||Los Angeles, CA||An umbrella company to develop and launch film productions and internet programming.|
|2008||Renee O'Connor, Owner – ROC Video Channel||Los Angeles, CA||An Internet Video Channel & Production Company|