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Overview (3)

Born in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Nickname Blue
Height 5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Mini Bio (2)

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. She also likes to eat steak, have a little wine, walk in the snow and talk to Canadians. Her favorite actors are Gena Rowlands, Meryl Streep and Michael J. Pollard. She lives in Manhattan.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: A. Nonymous

She was conceived via a sperm donor and raised by her mother. She is an Emmy Award winning actress that she earned as the character Zoe in the Showtime series Nurse Jackie. She appeared in the following movies: Into the Wild, Neal Cassady, Michael Clayton, Series 7: The Contenders, Signs, The Adventures of Sebastian Cole, Bringing Rain, and All I Wanna Do. She appeared as a guest on the following television shows: Conviction, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and The Wire.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Daniel Miller

Trivia (3)

She grew up going to socialist summer camps.
Trained in acting in New York.
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).

Personal Quotes (1)

[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.

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