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Merritt Wever      

Emmy Award-Winning Actress Known for "Nurse Jackie," "Unbelievable" & "Godless"

Merritt Wever is an Emmy Award-winning actress known for her role as the nurse Zoey Barkow in "Nurse Jackie," for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2013. She also played a lead role in the Netflix limited series "Godless," which earned her the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie in 2018.

She has also had supporting roles as Suzanne in "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," Elizabeth in "New Girl," and as Denise Cloyd in "The Walking Dead." Wever has also played supporting roles in such films as Michael Clayton, Tiny Furniture and Birdman.

In 2019, Wever portrayed a detective investigating a serial rapist in the Netflix true crime miniseries "Unbelievable" alongside actress Kaitlyn Dever. That same year, she played Cassie in Noah Baumbach's film Marriage Story, which starred Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver.

Wever was born and raised in the Manhattan burough of New York City. She is the daughter of a single mother, and was conceived via a sperm donor.


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Merritt Wever On The Importance Of Her Nonconforming Role In 'Godless' & Her New Noah Baumbach Project.

Emmys 2018: Merritt Wever Wins for 'Godless' – Variety

Merritt Wever won the supporting actress in a limited series Emmy for "Godless" at the 2018 Emmys.

A Godless Wild West Is No Match for the Fearsome Merritt Wever ...

If Merritt Wever isn't necessarily the first actress you'd tap for a western, the Emmy winner is right there with you. “I'm still wondering why they thought of me, too,” ...

Unbelievable Review: Netflix Series With Toni Collette, Merritt ...

Emmy winners Toni Collette and Merritt Wever are the big names in this limited series, playing police officers who team up to solve the case of a serial rapist.

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