|Melissa O’Neil Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||July 12, 1988|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Melissa O’Neil is a Canadian singer, actress, theatre artist, and voiceover artist who has appeared on a number of on-screen projects like The Rookie, Dark Matter, Lost Generation, iZombie, and Condor. In addition to that, she has branched out as a singer releasing a few tracks and albums including Melissa O’Neil, Let It Go, and Alive. She also set the record by becoming the first Canadian woman to win Canadian Idol in 2005.
Melissa Crystal O’Neil
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Melissa O’Neil studied at Terry Fox Junior High School. Also, she attended Lester B. Pearson High School located in Calgary and was active in rugby and basketball while also performing in several musicals.
Singer, Actress, Voiceover Artist, Theatre Artist
- Father – Tim O’Neil
- Mother – Alison Yeung
Melissa O’Neil is represented by –
- Industry Entertainment Productions, LLC, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States
- The Talent House, Talent Agency, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sony Music Canada (2005-2007)
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
60 kg or 132 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Melissa O’Neil has dated –
- Matthew Rossoff
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (Asian and White)
Melissa O’Neil is of Chinese descent on her mother’s side and has Irish roots on her father’s side.
- Wavy hair
- Pierced ears
Melissa O’Neil Facts
- She used to work at a daycare.
- Melissa O’Neil released her eponymous debut album on November 22, 2005, via Sony BMG Music Canada which included songs like String Me Along, Alive, Let It Go, I Won’t Take You Back, Speechless, Just Like January, and Safe Place To Hide. The album peaked at number #14 in the Canadian Albums Chart and was also certified “Gold” by Music Canada.
- From 2015 to 2017, she co-starred alongside the likes of Marc Bendavid, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr., Jodelle Ferland, and Roger Cross in the science fiction series, Dark Matter.
- In 2018, Melissa O’Neil started appearing as Lucy Chen, Nolan’s confident and irreverent commanding officer who was a former Marine with the military police, in the American police procedural drama television series, The Rookie.
- Her theatre credits include having worked on various productions like Jesus Christ Superstar, High School Musical, Beauty and the Beast: The Savagely Silly Family Musical, and Les Miserables.
Featured Image by Melissa O’Neil / Instagram