Maurissa Tancharoen is a crew member who served as an writer for several episodes of Dollhouse and as a story editor in season two of the series. She has also enjoyed a brief stint of acting in the series, portraying the character of Kilo. Maurissa also sang the ending song (remains) to the first season finale (or coda, depending on how it's viewed) "Epitaph One", which she had also received a writing credit for episode and the song itself. Maurissa is married to Jed Whedon.
Tancharoen's previous works include writing for Oliver Beene and Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, her first collaboration with Jed and Joss Whedon. She also had a small acting role in Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog as a groupie, as well as a dancing role in Michael Jackson's Moonwalker film. She co-created and executive produced an MTV series called "Dancelife", starring Jennifer Lopez. She has written a few pilots for 20th Century Fox, and got her start working on NYPD BLUE where David Milch mentored her writing career. She currently has a YouTube-series with Jed Whedon called Apartment 4B. Her brother Kevin Tancharoen directed the MGM remake of "Fame".
Tancharoen and Jed Whedon have (co-)written the following episodes:
She portrayed the Active Kilo in the following episodes:
- 2x05 "The Public Eye"
- 2x07 "Meet Jane Doe"
- 2x13 "Epitaph Two: Return"
- Tancharoen and Jed Whedon wrote the song "Remains", which Tancharoen sang. It plays at the end of "Epitaph One".