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Meghan Ory
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Meghan Ory at Entertainment Weekly's 6th Annual Comic-Con Celebration on July 14, 2012
Born August 20, 1982 (age 30)

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Occupation Actress
Years active 1999 - present
Known for Vampire High

Dark House
Hayley Wagner, Star
John Tucker Must Die

Meghan Ory is the actress who portrayes Red Riding Hood/Ruby


Ory was born in Victoria, British Columbia and attended Royal Oak Middle School and then Claremont Secondary School. After receiving the Fine Arts Award for Acting from Royal Oak in 1996, she began pursuing a career in acting. Her first professional acting role came in 1999 in the Fox Family Channel television movie, The Darklings, opposite Suzanne Somers and Timothy Busfield. A guest appearance on the television series The Crow: Stairway to Heaven followed, before she landed her first regular TV role on the Fox Family series Higher Ground in 2000, along with Hayden Christensen. After appearing on the MTV series 2ge+her (2000), Ory joined the cast of the Canadian television series Vampire High in 2001.
She continued working in television with guest appearances on The Outer Limits, Dark Angel, Glory Days, and Maybe It’s Me. She appeared in the TV movies, Lucky 7 and National Lampoon's Thanksgiving Family Reunion in 2003, as well as the TV series Smallville, Life As We Know It, and The Collector, and Family Reunion in 2004. Also in 2004, Ory made her feature film debut in Decoys, directed by Matthew Hastings, whom she had previously worked with on Higher Ground and Vampire High.
In 2006, Ory appeared in UPN series South Beach, and the Hallmark mini-series Merlin's Apprentice, alongside Sam Neill and Miranda Richardson. She also appeared in the feature film John Tucker Must Die and the made-for-TV film Her Sister's Keeper.
In 2007, Ory appeared in Blonde and Blonder with Pamela Anderson and Denise Richards, and the television film Nightmare.
In 2008, Ory appeared in the television series Flash Gordon episode "Thicker Than Water".
In 2009, Ory appeared in the television series Knight Rider (2008) episode 17 (Season 1) "I love the Knight Life" as Megan Connelly. She portrayed Claire Thompson in the horror-thriller film Dark House. She also appeared as a guest star of Canadian TV Series Sanctuary as Laura.
In 2010, Ory appeared in the Keystone Light beer commercial "Rescue of Beer"..
Beginning Fall 2011, Ory started appearing as Red Riding Hood on the ABC fantasy series Once Upon a Time.


On Once Upon a TimeEdit

Season Episode Role
Season one 1x01 Pilot Red Riding Hood/Ruby
1x02 The Thing You Love Most Ruby
1x03 Snow Falls Ruby
1x04 The Price of Gold Ruby
1x05 That Still Small Voice Ruby
1x07 The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Ruby
1x08 Desperate Souls Ruby
1x10 7:15 A.M. Red Riding Hood/Ruby
1x12 Skin Deep Ruby
1x13 What Happened to Frederick Red Riding Hood/Ruby
1x14 Dreamy Ruby
1x15 Red-Handed Red Riding Hood/Ruby
1x16 Heart of Darkness Red Riding Hood
1x18 The Stable Boy Ruby
1x19 The Return Ruby
1x21 An Apple Red as Blood Red Riding Hood/Ruby
1x22 A Land Without Magic Ruby
Season two 2x01 Broken Ruby
2x02 We Are Both Ruby
2x03 Lady of the Lake Red Riding Hood
2x04 The Crocodile Ruby
2x07 Child of the Moon Red Riding Hood/Ruby
2x09 Queen of Hearts Ruby
2x10 The Cricket Game Red Riding Hood/Ruby
2x11 The Outsider Ruby
2x12 In the Name of the Brother Ruby[1]

On other titlesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2011 - present Once Upon a Time Red Riding Hood/Ruby

TV show: recurring cast (season 1), main cast (season 2)

2012 Supernatural Sally TV show: 1 episode
2010 - 2011 True Justice Juliet TV show: main role
2010 Psych Josie TV show: 1 episode
2010 Winner: Best Short Film Short
2009 Sanctuary Laura S. TV show: 1 episode
2009 Dark House Claire Movie
2009 Knight Rider Dr. Megan Connelly TV show: 1 episode
2008 Flash Gordon Sarre TV show: 1 episode
2008 Blonde and Blonder Kit Movie
2007 The Hunting of Sorority Row Amanda TV movie
2007 Painkiller Jane Wanda TV show: 1 episode
2007 Nightmare Carla TV movie
2007 Viva Laughlin 2007 TV show: 1 episode
2006 Her Sister's Keeper Melissa Brennan TV movie
2006 John Tucker Must Die Jill Movie
2006 Merlin's Apprentice Brianna TV mini-series
2006 South Beach Maggie TV show: main role
2004 - 2005 The Collector Cora / Katie / Shannon Conrad TV show: 2 episodes
2004 Life As We Know It Greta TV show: 1 episode
2004 Decoys Alex Movie
2004 Smallville Megan Calder TV show: 1 episode
2003 Thanksgiving Family Reunion Allison Snider TV movie
2003 Lucky 7 Janey TV movie
2002 Just Cause Tracey Tv show: 1 episode
2001 - 2002 Vampire High Sherry Woods TV show: main role
2001 - 2002 Maybe It's Me Lauren TV show: 3 episodes
2002 Glory Days Ann Palmer / Jade LaFayette TV show: 1 episode
2002 Dark Angel Rachel Berrisford TV show: 1 episode
2001 The Outer Limits Danielle Hobson TV show: 1 episode
2000 Hayley Wagner, Star Caitlin Curren TV movie
2000 2gether: The Series Heather TV show: 1 episode
2000 Higher Ground Juliette Waybourne TV show: main cast
1999 The Crow: Stairway to Heaven Alice Romano TV show: 1 episode
1999 The Darklings Jessie Everett TV movie


  • Recipient of the Fine Arts Award for Acting from the Royal Oak School in 1996.
  • Remains good friends with "Higher Ground" (2000) co-stars Jewel Staite and A.J. Cook.
  • Of Scottish origin.
  • Has a younger brother.
  • Has brown hair and hazel eyes.


The Meghan Ory gallery can be found here.

External linksEdit

Meghan Ory on Twitter
Meghan Ory on IMDb
Meghan Ory on Wikipedia



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