Merritt Patterson

Merritt Patterson is a Canadian model-turned-actress probably best known for her roles on "Supernatural" and "Percy Jackson: Lightning Thief." She recently scored a series regular role on the ABC Family series "Ravenswood."

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  • D.O.B. September 2, 1990
  • Age27
  • NationalityCanada
  • Current Town Los Angeles
  • Height5' 2"
  • Hair Color Brunette
  • Eye ColorBlue
  • Ethnicity Caucasian
  • Job Actress/Model
  • Twitter @merrittpattrsn
  • Facebook Facebook Page
  • Marital Status Single


Merritt Patterson began dancing competitively when she was 11 and danced throughout high school. She also modeled and was active in theatre. 


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In 2006, Merritt Patterson won the Canadian Herbal Essences’ Teen Model Search, beating out 10,000 other girls. She got into acting through modeling. “After working a few jobs I tried to find modeling representation and had little luck due to lack of height. Acting seemed like the next best thing. I have always been involved with dance and music. Acting was the one thing I hadn’t tried yet. Turned out to be what I love most!”


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Her first project was an UNO commercial. “It was all green screen, which was really foreign and interesting. I think I was 15 years old.”


Her first television role was on the ABC Family show “Kyle XY.” Other roles followed, including parts on “Percy Jackson: The Lighting Thief,” “The Hole,” and “Supernatural,” among others.


The best advice she heard about acting was “not take anything too personally. There’s a lot of rejection and you can only go so far when preparing for a role. Sometimes you’re just not the right look or the right person for a job.”


Merritt Patterson is currently single and splits her time between Los Angeles and Vancouver.

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