Maurissa Anne Tancharoen is a TV Series creator, writer, producer and showrunner.


Maurissa was born on November, 28, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, USA. she is the daughter of transportation coordinator Tommy Tancharoen and has a brother named Kevin Tancharoen.

Personal Life

Maurissa is married to Jed Whedon who is one of Joss Whedon's brothers. they have been married since April, 19, 2009. they have one child; she gave birth to their daughter at the age of 39 in June, 2015. Their daughter's name is Bennie Sue Whedon.



  • She has Lupus
  • Won an award (a Hugo award)
  • Has been nominated twice
  • Her other roles include being a actress, music performers and lyricist.
  • Is a member of the R&B group "Pretty in Pink"
  • Alternate names are Maurissa Tancheroen and Maurissa Tancheroen Whedon
  • Her star sign is Sagittarius
  • Was Thanked on the TV Movie Documentary "Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe"