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Tehya (Dog)

Breed: French Bulldog | Adopted 2012

Melissa O’Neil has a French Bulldog named Tehya[1].

Hercules (Dog)

Melissa O’Neil had a dog named Hercules that passed away in March 2023[2].

Melissa O’Neil

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July 12, 1988 (35)

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Melissa Crystal O’Neil is a Canadian singer and actress, known for winning the third season of Canadian Idol in 2005. Her career includes roles in the Syfy science fiction series “Dark Matter” as Two/Portia Lin from 2015 to 2017, and as Officer Lucy Chen in the ABC television series “The Rookie” since 2018. Her work extends to Broadway, where she has performed in notable productions, including “Les Misérables” and the Toronto production of “Hamilton” as Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton.

After her Canadian Idol victory, O’Neil released “Alive,” a single that topped Canadian charts. Her transition to acting was marked by her lead role in “Dark Matter,” where she portrayed the ship’s leader. In “The Rookie,” she appears alongside Nathan Fillion. Her Broadway endeavors began with “Les Misérables,” where she played Eponine.

O’Neil’s career has been marked by significant collaborations with industry professionals, including directors, actors, and composers. She worked under the direction of Ron Howard in preparation for her role in “Dark Matter.” On “The Rookie,” she collaborates with Nathan Fillion and show creator Alexi Hawley. In “Les Misérables,” she shared the stage with Ramin Karimloo, bringing to life the complex narrative of the musical. Her role in “Hamilton” connected her with Lin-Manuel Miranda.