Merritt Patterson

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Merritt Patterson
Merritt Patterson 2015 TCA Press Tour (cropped).jpg
Patterson attending the TCA Press Tour in 2015.
Born (1990-09-02) September 2, 1990 (age 28)
Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present
Television Ravenswood
The Royals

Merritt Patterson (born September 2, 1990) is a Canadian actress. She is known for playing Olivia on the short-lived Pretty Little Liars spin-off Ravenswood, and for playing Ophelia on E! network's television series The Royals.

Life and career[edit]

In 2013, Patterson was initially cast in a supporting role in the pilot for the ABC Family series, Ravenswood, but was subsequently recast as Olivia, a main role on the series.[1]

In 2015, she portrayed Ophelia, one of the main roles in the first season of E! television series, The Royals.[2][3] In 2016 Patterson was cast in the second season of the Crackle television drama The Art of More, playing Olivia Brukner, the daughter of Dennis Quaid's character.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
2009 The Hole Jessica as Merrit Patterson
2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Pretty Girl #2
2011 Next Door Nightmare The Schoolgirl Short film
2012 Revel Hera Short film
Rufus Tracy
2014 Kid Cannabis Nicole Greffard
Wolves Angelina Timmins
Primary Sara Jasper
2018 Unbroken: Path to Redemption Cynthia Applewhite-Zamperini


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Kyle XY Ashleigh Redmond Episodes: "Diving In", "Endgame"
2009 Supernatural Cheerleader Episode: "After School Special"
2010 Life Unexpected Nicole Episode: "Bong Intercepted"
2011 The Troop Miranda Episode: "This Bird You Cannot Change"
Iron Invader Claire Television film (Syfy)
2012 The Pregnancy Project (fr) Maddie Television film (Lifetime)
Radio Rebel Stacy DeBane Television film (Disney Channel)
The Selection Ashley Brouillette Unsuccessful television pilot[5]
2013–2014 Ravenswood Olivia Matheson Main role, 10 episodes
2015 Damaged Taran Hathaway Television film (Lifetime)
The Royals Ophelia Pryce Main role (season 1), 11 episodes
2016 Motive Liz Kerr Episode: "Natural Selection"
The Art of More Olivia Brukner Main role (season 2)
2017 Bad Date Chronicles Leigh Rynes Television film (PixL)
A Royal Winter Maggie Marks Television film (Hallmark)
The Christmas Cottage Lacey Television film (Hallmark)
2018 Wedding March 4: Something Old, Something New Amy Television film (Hallmark)


  1. ^ Ng, Philiana (July 16, 2013). "'Pretty Little Liars' Spinoff 'Ravenswood' Makes Major Casting Change (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Merritt Patterson Joins E! Series 'The Royals'". Deadline Hollywood. June 5, 2014. Retrieved August 25, 2015. 
  3. ^ Collie, Ashley Jude (March 13, 2015). "Sex, drugs, rock and royalty: Canadian Merritt Patterson on making The Royals". Toronto Star. Retrieved March 30, 2015. 
  4. ^ Petski, Denise (June 21, 2016). "Merritt Patterson Joins 'The Art Of More' Season 2 Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 16, 2016. 
  5. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (May 17, 2012). "Upfronts 2012: CW Redeveloping 'Hunger Games'-Esque Pilot 'The Selection'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 25, 2015. While the pilot, which was among the early front-runners to land a series order at the network lost steam and didn't make the among the network's five pickups... 

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