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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 10 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Signs
Signs Tracey Abernathy, the Pharmacist
(2002)
Michael Clayton
(2007)
Nurse Jackie
Nurse Jackie Zoey Barkow
(2009-2015)

Filmography

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 2018 Charlie Says (post-production)
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
Marie
 2015-2016 The Walking Dead (TV Series)
Dr. Denise Cloyd
- Twice as Far (2016) ... Dr. Denise Cloyd
- Not Tomorrow Yet (2016) ... Dr. Denise Cloyd
- Knots Untie (2016) ... Dr. Denise Cloyd
- The Next World (2016) ... Dr. Denise Cloyd
- No Way Out (2016) ... Dr. 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 (as Meritt Wever)
 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, the Pharmacist
 2001 Series 7: The Contenders
Lindsay
 1998 All I Wanna Do
Maureen 'Momo' Haines
 1997/I Alaska (Short)
April
 1997 Arresting Gena
Tammy
 1995 Blue River (TV Movie)
Lottie
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Other Works:

Appeared in Rinne Groff's "What Then", directed by Hal Brooks. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Meritt Wever | Merrit Wever

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Did You Know?

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:

Trained in acting in New York. See more »

Nickname:

Blue

Star Sign:

Leo

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