Merritt Wever

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Merritt Carmen Wever
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Profession: Actor
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Merritt Wever Fast Facts:
  • Grew up attending Jewish socialist summer camps.
  • Her mother conceived her via a sperm donor.
  • Was once a member of the children's choir of the Metropolitan Opera.
  • Has acted in a number of off-Broadway productions, including Brooke Berman's Smashing and Kate Moira Ryan's Cavedweller.
  • Spent a few hours in a hospital ER to prep for her role in Nurse Jackie, but when she realized that her character was a neophyte nurse, decided not to continue. 
  • Merritt Wever Relationships:
  • Georgia Wever - Mother
  • Merritt Wever Awards:
  • 2014 Critics' Choice Television Awards: Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • College:
  • Sarah Lawrence College, Yonkers, NY (2002)

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