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Merritt Wever

1980-08-11 New York, New York, USA

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Merritt Carmen Wever (born August 11, 1980) is an American actress. She is known for starring as a perennially upbeat young nurse in Nurse Jackie (2009–2015), an intrepid widow in the Netflix period miniseries Godless (2017), and a detective investigating a serial rapist in the Netflix crime mini-series Unbelievable (2019). For Nurse Jackie, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2013, for Godless, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie in 2018 and for the mini-series Unbelievable, she was nominated the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film in 2020. Wever has also had supporting roles in other television series, including Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006–2007), New Girl (2013), and The Walking Dead (2015–2016). She has also played supporting roles in such films as Michael Clayton (2007), Birdman (2014), and Marriage Story (2019), all of which were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture, with Birdman winning.


Midday Black Midnight Blue Beth 2022-04-21
Charlie Says Karlene Faith 2019-05-10
Marriage Story Cassie 2019-09-28
Welcome to Marwen Roberta 2018-12-21
Meadowland Kelly 2015-10-16
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Annie 2014-10-17
Remember Sunday Lucy 2013-04-21
Boys On Film 7: Bad Romance Girl (segment "The Strange Ones") 2011-09-26
The Strange Ones Girl 2011-01-20
Greenberg Gina 2010-08-18
Tiny Furniture Frankie 2010-11-12
The Missing Person Mabel Page 2009-01-16
The Messenger Lara 2009-11-13
Righteous Kill Rape Victim 2008-09-11
Neal Cassady Mountain Girl 2007-10-11
Into the Wild Lori 2007-09-11
Michael Clayton Anna 2007-10-12
12 and Holding Debbie Poole 2006-03-31
A Hole in One Betty 2004-05-02
Something the Lord Made Mrs. Saxon 2004-05-30
Bringing Rain Monica Greenfield 2003-05-30
Signs Tracey Abernathy 2002-08-02
Series 7: The Contenders Lindsay 2001-01-20
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole Susan 1998-09-11
Strike! Maureen 'Momo' Haines 1998-08-21
Arresting Gena Tammy 1997-01-27