49 years old (Born on February 15, 1971)
American television and film actress best known for her role as Gabrielle in the TV series Xena: Warrior Princess.; She is famous from Gabrielle on Xena: Warrior Princess.Has a cat named Kia Ora, which is Maori for "hello". Owns her own film production companies, ROC Pictures and ROC Productions. Favorite movie is The Piano (1993). Mother - Sandra Wilson; Father - Walter O'Connor; Stepfather - Eddie Wilson; Brother - Chris O'Connor. Is proficient in several forms of martial arts and the use of martial arts weapons to including the Nunchaku, Bo-Staff and the Sai.
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Fun Facts About Renee O Connor
Has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.
Engaged to long term boyfriend New Zealander Steve Muir. [February 2000]
Her hobbies are rock climbing, kickboxing, horseback riding, and painting.
Had a role in the Arnold Schwarzenegger-directed episode of "Tales from the Crypt" (1989) entitled "The Switch." Her role ended up on the cutting room floor.
Was voted # 3 of the most intriguing people in 1996, # 2 in 1997, and one of the most beautiful people of 1997, by People Online. She made the cover of TV Guide on the July 29, 2000 to August 4, 2000, issue. It was one of eight collector's covers.
While Lucy only had the one trademark armour that she wore for every episode of "Xena: Warrior Princess" (1995), Renu00e9e had a total of seven main costumes -- two of them being used for the first season with a new one introduced for every season after that. As each season went by, each outfit continued to get smaller and more revealing.
Played Lady Macbeth in the Shakespeare by the Sea's production of Macbeth. (Seven locations in the Los Angeles area, June 20 - August 17, 2002)
One teacher at Taylor HS (Katy, Texas) realized her potential for acting and got an autograph before Renu00e9e graduated, knowing that she'd become a star soon after.
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.
Son, Miles William Muir born weighing 8 pounds 8 ounces. [22 September 2001]
Attended High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Houston, Texas, 1989.
Daughter, Iris Sura O'Connor, was born on March 19, 2006. Iris is Renu00e9e's second child.
Went to Houston High School of Visual and Performing Arts but transferred back to Taylor High School (Her first H.S.) in order to graduate with her friends.
At the end of 2006 Reneu00e9 was chosen by LesbiaNATION.com as their most loved woman of 2006, a poll that she dominated all year. Her co-star from the "Xena: Warrior Princess" (1995) series, Lucy Lawless, ended up second in the poll.
Renu00e9e's step-father Eddie Wilson is the former owner of The Armadillo World Headquarters which was located in Austin, Texas. He is currently owner of the original Threadgill's located in north Austin, Texas and its newer second location located in south Austin, Texas. All locations have been venues which many famous musicians have played. One of the first places Janis Joplin started singing was at Threadgill's while attending the University of Texas.
She also paints. Her paintings have been exhibited in a show. She usually auctions her paintings via eBay in order to finance her independent projects and raise money for charity.
She and the other star in "Xena: Warrior Princess" (1995), Lucy Lawless, are good friends.