McNab at the Supernova Pop Culture Expo Hits Sydney, Australia 2012.
|Born||Mercedes Alicia McNab
March 14, 1980
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
|Spouse(s)||Mark Henderson (2012-present)|
Mercedes Alicia McNab (born March 14, 1980) is a Canadian actress. Her most known performances include Harmony Kendall on Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2001) and its spinoff Angel (2001–2004). She is also known for her role as pretentious Amanda Buckman in Addams Family Values (1993) and Misty in the horror films Hatchet (2007) and Hatchet 2 (2010).
McNab received her first notable acting role in 1991 when she appeared as a girl scout selling cookies in The Addams Family. She then received a more prominent role in the 1993 sequel Addams Family Values in which she portrayed a snobby camper named Amanda Buckman.
McNab's next breakthrough came in 1997, when she was cast in a recurring role on the TV show Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The show aired on The WB and also starred Sarah Michelle Gellar and Alyson Hannigan. McNab played Harmony Kendall a vapid, yet popular high school student who eventually becomes a vampire. She appeared in 16 episodes over 4 years. McNab reprised this role when she was cast in the spin-off Angel, which starred David Boreanaz. She became a series regular during the show's final season, airing from 2003-2004.
In 2007, she appeared as a lead role in the horror-slasher movie Hatchet, directed by Adam Green. She later briefly appeared in the 2010 sequel Hatchet 2, and has since starred in a number of Direct-to-DVD horror movies such as Dark Reel and Thirst, as well as the TV movie Vipers alongside Tara Reid. Due to her many roles in the horror genre, McNab is considered a modern day Scream Queen.
McNab and her fiancé, Mark Henderson, co-founder of the Crescent Hotel in San Francisco, got married on Saturday May 12, 2012 in La Paz, Mexico in front of family and friends. Boomkat singer Taryn Manning was among the 80 in attendance for the nuptials. McNab gave birth to a daughter, Vaunne Sydney on February 25, 2013.
|Harry and the Hendersons||1992||Lisa||TV Episode: "The Genius"|
|Adventures of Brisco County, Jr., TheThe Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.||1994||Shannon Trahern||TV Episode: "Brooklyn Dodgers"|
|Diagnosis: Murder||1995||Christy||TV Episode: "My Baby Is Out of this World"|
|Buffy the Vampire Slayer||(1997–2001; occasional)||Harmony Kendall||15 Episodes|
|USA High||1998||Denise Miller||TV Episode: "Date Auction"|
|Touched by an Angel||1998||Jill||TV Episode: "Last Dance"|
|Walker, Texas Ranger||2001||Heather Preston||TV Episode: "6 Hours"|
|Dawson's Creek||2002||Grace||TV Episode: "Downtown Crossing"|
|Boston Public||2002||Mickey Tanner||TV Episode: "Chapter Thirty-Eight"|
|Run of the House||2004||Katie||TV Episode: "Undercover Brother"|
|Angel||2001, 2003–2004; regular||Harmony Kendall||17 Episodes|
|Crossing Jordan||2007||Natalie||TV Episode: "In Sickness & in Health "|
|Supernatural||2007||Lucy||TV Episode: "Fresh Blood"|
|Reaper||2007||Holly||TV Episode: "Love, Bullets and Blacktop"|
|Psych||2009||Viki||TV Episode: "Daredevils!"|
|Criminal Minds||2009||Brooke||TV Episode: "Cold Comfort"|
|Addams Family, TheThe Addams Family||1991||Girl Scout|
|Addams Family Values||1993||Amanda Buckman|
|Fantastic Four, TheThe Fantastic Four||1994||Young Sue Storm||Unreleased|
|Savage Land||1994||Hanna Morgan|
|Escape To Atlantis||1997||Claudia Spencer||TV Movie|
|White Wolves III: Cry of the White Wolf||2000||Pamela|
|Beer Money||2001||Echo Olvera||TV Movie|
|Miles From Home||2006||Ginger|
|Pink Conspiracy, TheThe Pink Conspiracy||2007||Jamie||Direct-To-DVD|
|Dark Reel||2008||Tara Leslie||Direct-To-DVD|
|Medium Raw: Night of the Wolf||2010||Gillian Garvey||Direct-To-DVD|
|Glass Heels||2011||Carla||TV movie|
- "Harmony in Huddersfield". BBC. 20 January 2003.
- Arnold, Thomas K. (April 27, 2007). "Three screams for these stars". USA Today.
- Garcia, Jennifer; Schwartz, Alison (May 15, 2012). "Buffy the Vampire Slayer's Mercedes McNab Is Married". People. Retrieved February 27, 2013.
- Garcia, Jennifer (February 27, 2013). "Mercedes McNab Welcomes Daughter Vaunne Sydney". People. Retrieved February 27, 2013.
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