Maurissa Tancharoen is an American television producer/writer, actress, singer, lyricist and dancer. She is an executive producer and writer for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and has also worked on the series Oliver Beene, Drop Dead Diva and Spartacus.
Maurissa has lupus and said "I was diagnosed with Lupus when I was fifteen years old. Over the years it has run the gamut on me - skin, joints, lungs, brain, and kidneys. I’ve survived every time thanks to advancements in lupus treatments made possible through extensive research, trials and funding".