Melissa ‘Missy’ Peregrym is a famous Canadian model turned actress. She shot to fame after playing the character of Haley Graham in the 2006 movie Stick It. Later, she went on to play Officer Andy McNally on the ABC series Rookie Blue. Missy was also nominated for the Canadian Screen Award back in 2016. Peregrym is currently part of the CBS series FBI.
Missy Peregrym Personal Life
Missy Peregrym was born in Montreal, Quebec to Rev. Darrell Peregrym. Her father was a Pentecostal minister and her mother Vanessa was a housewife. Missy spent her early childhood in Surrey, British Columbia.
Peregrym has stated in her interviews that she was more like a tomboy while growing up. She married famous actor Zachary Levi in June 2014. However, after a year, she filed for divorce. She mentioned the date of separation as December 3, 2014.
Later, the actress married Australian actor Tom Oakley on December 30, 2018. With her second marriage, she has a son Otis Paradis Oakley.
Missy Peregrym Career
Missy Peregrym started her modeling career when she was 18-years-old. She signed with the Lizbell Agency for her professional modeling career. She featured in the on-camera campaigns for Sprint and Mercedes-Benz. After that, she started getting commercial offers from many other companies.
In 2002, Missy started with her acting gig. She appeared in many TV and film projects. Some of her most popular works include The Chris Isaak Show, Dark Angel, Jake 2.0, and Black Sash. She also featured in Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss, Catwoman, Life As We Know It, Tru Calling, Smallville, Smallville: Vengeance Chronicles, Stick It, Heroes, and Andromeda.
The actress is widely recognized for her role in the TV Series Rookie Blue as well as her leading role in Reaper.
Missy Peregrym Net Worth:
Missy Peregrym accumulated net worth is about $3 million.
Her Name Means Honeybee
Melissa is a personal name that comes from the Greek for “honeybee,” which in turn, comes from the Greek for “honey.” In short, Melissa was said to have been one of the nymphs who nursed the infant Zeus.
Melissa Peregrym Had her TV Debut on Dark Angel
In 2000, Peregrym had her TV debut on Dark Angel, which was a cyberpunk series about a genetically-engineered super-soldier who had escaped from government control into the post-apocalyptic world of what was then the far future of 2019.