Maurissa Tancharoen

Maurissa Tancharoen

writer, producer, additional crew

Maurissa Tancharoen was born on Nov 28, 1975 in USA. Maurissa Tancharoen's big-screen debut came with Britney Spears Live from Miami directed by Hamish Hamilton in 2004. Maurissa Tancharoen is known for Dollhouse directed by David Solomon, Eliza Dushku stars as Echo and Harry Lennix as Boyd Langton. Maurissa Tancharoen has got 2 awards and 3 nominations so far. The most recent award Maurissa Tancharoen achieved is Hugo Awards. The upcoming new tvshow Maurissa Tancharoen plays is Dollhouse - Season 1 which will be released on Feb 13, 2009.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Maurissa Tancharoen has taken an unusual path to her work in television. With a background in music and dance, she's performed with the likes of Michael Jackson and Chaka Khan, and toured the country as a member of a pop group with Motown Records. At Occidental College, she became heavily involved in theater and wrote several award-winning plays. She then went on to write on Oliver Beene for FOX, and co-created and executive- produced the MTV series Dancelife with Jennifer Lopez.With her husband and writing partner, Jed Whedon, she created and appeared in the Emmy-award winning musical, Dr. Horrible's Sing Along Blog. Together, their credits also include such shows as Dollhouse, Drop Dead Diva, and Spartacus. They also co-created, and served as the show runners and Executive Producers of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC. The series aired its seventh and final season in 2020.As an Asian-American female show runner, Maurissa's advocacy for diversity and representation is reflected in her work. Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is not only touted as one of the most diverse shows on television, but as a show that celebrates layered, intelligent, powerful women.

  • Birthday

    Nov 28, 1975
  • Place of Birth

    Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Also known

    Maurissa Tancheroen, Maurissa Anne Tancharoen, Maurissa Tancharoen Whedon

Known For


2 wins & 3 nominations

Hugo Awards
Best Dramatic Presentation - Short Form
Winner - Hugo
The Streamy Awards
Best Writing for a Comedy Web Series
Winner - Streamy Award