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Merritt Wever

Biography

Won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Helping Actress within a Humor Series in 2013 on her behalf function as Zoey Barkow in Nurse Jackie. She also performed Tracey Abernathy in the 2002 film Symptoms. She went to Sarah Lawrence University. She performed Lara in this year’s 2009 film The Messenger alongside Ben Foster and Woody Harrelson. She grew up by her mom Georgia. She is at the film Greenberg with Ben Stiller.

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Full Name Merritt Wever
Date Of Birth January 7, 1980
Place Of Birth New York City, NY
Height 1.74 m
Profession TV Actress
Education Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School, Sarah Lawrence College
Nationality American
Parents Georgia Wever
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Nominations Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance
Movies Birdman, Signs, Michael Clayton, Tiny Furniture, Into the Wild, Meadowland, Series 7: The Contenders, All I Wanna Do, Greenberg, The Missing Person, Bringing Rain, Something the Lord Made, Remember Sunday, Righteous Kill, 12 and Holding, A Hole in One, The Strange Ones, Blue River, Neal Cassady, The Last Face
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1 Trained in acting in New York.
2 She grew up going to socialist summer camps because her mother is a leftist liberal.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Godless 2017 TV Series Mary Agnes
The Last Face 2016 Marie
The Walking Dead 2015-2016 TV Series Dr. Denise Cloyd
Nurse Jackie 2009-2015 TV Series Zoey Barkow
Meadowland 2015 Kelly
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) 2014 Annie
New Girl 2013 TV Series Elizabeth
Remember Sunday 2013 TV Movie Lucy
The Good Wife 2012 TV Series Aubrey Gardner
Boys on Film 7: Bad Romance 2011 Girl (segment "The Strange Ones")
The Strange Ones 2011 Short Girl
Tiny Furniture 2010 Frankie
Greenberg 2010 Gina
Mr. Softie 2009 Gail
The Messenger 2009/I Lara
The Missing Person 2009 Mabel Page
Righteous Kill 2008 Rape Victim (as Merrit Wever)
Neal Cassady 2007 Mountain Girl
Into the Wild 2007 Lori
Michael Clayton 2007 Anna (as Meritt Wever)
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip 2006-2007 TV Series Suzanne
Conviction 2006 TV Series Bridget Kellner
NCIS 2005 TV Series Wendy Smith
12 and Holding 2005 Debbie Poole
Law & Order 1997-2005 TV Series Sunshine Porter / Jennifer Taylor / Myra
1/4life 2005 TV Movie Bailey
Something the Lord Made 2004 TV Movie Mrs. Saxon
A Hole in One 2004 Betty
The Wire 2003 TV Series Prissy
Bringing Rain 2003 Monica Greenfield
Season of Youth 2003
Law & Order: Criminal Intent 2002 TV Series Hannah Price
Signs 2002 Tracey Abernathy, the Pharmacist
Series 7: The Contenders 2001 Lindsay
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole 1998 Susan
All I Wanna Do 1998 Maureen 'Momo' Haines
Alaska 1997/I Short April
Arresting Gena 1997 Tammy
Blue River 1995 TV Movie Lottie

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Live with Kelly and Michael 2014 TV Series Herself
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards 2013 TV Special Herself - Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards 2012 TV Special Herself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nurse Jackie (2009)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Critics' Choice TV Award Critics Choice Television Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nurse Jackie (2009)
2014 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nurse Jackie (2009)
2013 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nurse Jackie (2009)
2013 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nurse Jackie (2009)
2013 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Nurse Jackie (2009) · Mackenzie Aladjem
· Eve Best
· Bobby Cannavale
· Jake Cannavale
· Peter Facinelli
· Edie Falco
· Dominic Fumusa
· Arjun Gupta
· Lenny Jacobson
· Ruby Jerins
· Paul Schulze
· Anna Deavere Smith
· Stephen Wallem
2012 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nurse Jackie (2009)
2011 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nurse Jackie (2009)
2010 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Comedy Supporting Actress Nurse Jackie (2009)
2010 Gotham Independent Film Award Gotham Awards Best Ensemble Performance Tiny Furniture (2010) · Lena Dunham
· Laurie Simmons
· Grace Dunham
· Rachel Howe
· Amy Seimetz
· Alex Karpovsky
· David Call
· Jemima Kirke
· Sarah Sophie Flicker
· Garland Hunter
· Isen Ritchie
2010 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nurse Jackie (2009)


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