Merritt Wever


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Merritt Wever is an American actress, who earned an Emmy Award for playing the character Zoey on the Showtime series Nurse Jackie. She appeared in the films Birdman, Into the Wild, Neal Cassady, Michael Clayton, Series 7: The Contenders, Signs, The Adventures of Sebastian Cole, Bringing Rain, All I Wanna Do, and Marriage Story, among others. She ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Signs Tracey Abernathy
(2002)
(2019)
(2007)

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  Roar (TV Series) (filming)
 2021 Robot Chicken (TV Series short)
 2020 Run (TV Series)
Ruby Richardson
- Trick (2020) ... Ruby Richardson
- Tell (2020) ... Ruby Richardson
- Jump (2020) ... Ruby Richardson
- Chase (2020) ... Ruby Richardson
- Fuck (2020) ... Ruby Richardson
 2019 Unbelievable (TV Mini Series)
Detective Karen Duvall
- Episode #1.8 (2019) ... Detective Karen Duvall
- Episode #1.7 (2019) ... Detective Karen Duvall
- Episode #1.6 (2019) ... Detective Karen Duvall
- Episode #1.5 (2019) ... Detective Karen Duvall
- Episode #1.4 (2019) ... Detective Karen Duvall
 2019 Marriage Story
Cassie
 2018 Welcome to Marwen
Roberta
 2018 Charlie Says
Karlene Faith
 2018 Irreplaceable You
Mindy
 2017 Godless (TV Mini Series)
Mary Agnes
- Homecoming (2017) ... Mary Agnes
- Shot the Head off a Snake (2017) ... Mary Agnes
- Fathers & Sons (2017) ... Mary Agnes
- Wisdom of the Horse (2017) ... Mary Agnes
- The Ladies of La Belle (2017) ... Mary Agnes
 2016 The Last Face
Marlee
 2015-2016 The Walking Dead (TV Series)
Denise Cloyd
- Twice as Far (2016) ... Denise Cloyd
- Not Tomorrow Yet (2016) ... Denise Cloyd
- Knots Untie (2016) ... Denise Cloyd
- The Next World (2016) ... Denise Cloyd
- No Way Out (2016) ... Denise Cloyd
 2009-2015 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
Zoey Barkow
- I Say a Little Prayer (2015) ... Zoey Barkow
- Vigilante Jones (2015) ... Zoey Barkow
- Jackie and the Wolf (2015) ... Zoey Barkow
- Serviam in Caritate (2015) ... Zoey Barkow
- Managed Care (2015) ... Zoey Barkow
 2015 Meadowland
Kelly
 2013 New Girl (TV Series)
Elizabeth
- Double Date (2013) ... Elizabeth
- Nerd (2013) ... Elizabeth
- All In (2013) ... Elizabeth
- Elaine's Big Day (2013) ... Elizabeth
- Winston's Birthday (2013) ... Elizabeth
 2013 Remember Sunday (TV Movie)
Lucy
 2012 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Aubrey Gardner
- After the Fall (2012) ... Aubrey Gardner
 2011 Boys on Film 7: Bad Romance
Girl (segment "The Strange Ones")
 2011 The Strange Ones (Short)
Girl
 2010 Tiny Furniture
Frankie
 2010 Greenberg
Gina
 2009 Mr. Softie
Gail
 2009/I The Messenger
Lara
 2009 The Missing Person
Mabel Page
 2008 Righteous Kill
Rape Victim (as Merrit Wever)
 2007 Neal Cassady
Mountain Girl
 2007 Into the Wild
Lori
 2007 Michael Clayton
Anna
 2006-2007 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Suzanne
- What Kind of Day Has It Been (2007) ... Suzanne
- Breaking News (2007) ... Suzanne
- 4 A.M. Miracle (2007) ... Suzanne
- The Harriet Dinner: Part I (2007) ... Suzanne
- Monday (2007) ... Suzanne
 2006 Conviction (TV Series)
Bridget Kellner
- Pilot (2006) ... Bridget Kellner
 2005 1/4life (TV Movie)
Bailey
 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
 2004 Something the Lord Made (TV Movie)
Mrs. Saxon
 2004 A Hole in One
Betty
 2003 The Wire (TV Series)
Prissy
- 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
 2002 Signs
Tracey Abernathy
 2001 Series 7: The Contenders
Lindsay
 1998 Strike!
Maureen 'Momo' Haines
 1997/I Alaska (Short)
April
 1997 Arresting Gena
Tammy
 1995 Blue River (TV Movie)
Lottie
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Starred in "Cavedweller", off-Broadway, with Dee Dee O'Connell. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Merrit Wever

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Children:

None

Parents:

Wever, Georgia | Georgia Weaver | Georgia Wever
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Personal Quote:

[The entirety of Wever's acceptance speech after winning the 2013 Emmy Award for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series] Oh, my god, thank you so...thanks so much! Um...thank you so much! Um...I gotta go. Bye.

Trivia:

Won the 2018 Emmy Award in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie category for her role as Mary Agnes in Godless (2017). See more »

Nickname:

Blue

Star Sign:

Leo

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