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Merritt Wever

Merritt Wever grew up in downtown New York and has been acting since she was very young. She graduated from LaGuardia High School and then attended Sarah Lawrence College. She was raised by her mother to be politically progressive. When not acting or protesting, Merritt enjoys spending time with her cat Spooky or going to the theater with a friend... See full bio »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Walking Dead (TV Series)
Dr. Denise Cloyd
- First Time Again (2015) ... Dr. Denise Cloyd
 2015 Meadowland
 2013 New Girl (TV Series)
- Double Date (2013) ... Elizabeth
- Nerd (2013) ... Elizabeth
- All In (2013) ... Elizabeth
 2013 Remember Sunday (TV Movie)
 2012 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Aubrey Gardner
 2011 The Strange Ones (Short)
 2010 Greenberg
 2009 Mr. Softie
 2009/I The Messenger
 2009 The Missing Person
Mabel Page
 2008 Righteous Kill
Rape Victim (as Merrit Wever)
 2007 Neal Cassady
Mountain Girl
 2006 Conviction (TV Series)
Bridget Kellner
- Pilot (2006) ... Bridget Kellner
 2005 NCIS (TV Series)
Wendy Smith
- Switch (2005) ... Wendy Smith
 2005 12 and Holding
Debbie Poole
 1997-2005 Law & Order (TV Series)
Sunshine Porter / Jennifer Taylor / Myra
- Sects (2005) ... Sunshine Porter
- American Jihad (2002) ... Jennifer Taylor
- Mad Dog (1997) ... Myra
 2005 1/4life (TV Movie)
 2004 Something the Lord Made (TV Movie)
Mrs. Saxon
 2004 A Hole in One
 2003 The Wire (TV Series)
- Bad Dreams (2003) ... Prissy (uncredited)
- Storm Warnings (2003) ... Prissy
 2003 Bringing Rain
Monica Greenfield
 2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Hannah Price
- Tomorrow (2002) ... Hannah Price
 2001 Series 7: The Contenders
 1997/I Alaska (Short)
 1997 Arresting Gena
 1995 Blue River (TV Movie)
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Starred in "Cavedweller", off-Broadway, with Dee Dee O'Connell. See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

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Merrit Wever


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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Trained in acting in New York. See more »



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