Merritt, Courtney

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MERRITT, Courtney


Born March 2, in New York, NY. Education: Studied acting at the Lighthouse Gallery Children's Theater, Tequesta, FL, Stuart Acting Academy, Stuart, FL, and Actors Institute.

Career: Actress. Also worked as a model and in print ads; appeared in commercial for Champs Sports, 2004.

Awards, Honors: First place—New Faces—TV commercials, Millie Lewis American Modeling & Talent Convention, Orlando, FL.


Stage Appearances:

Young sister, Inside, American Living Room Festival, New York City, 2003.

Fanny, Belinda, and Want, Scrooge! A Christmas Carol, Bridge Playhouse, New York City, 2003.

Various characters, The Teddybearbaiters, Improv Group, Bridge Playhouse, 2003.

Sarah Baker, State vs. Sarah Baker, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 2003.

Also appeared as Alice, Alice in Wonderland, WPB, FL; Sue, Sue City Sue, Children's Theatre, Tequesta, FL; Dormouse, Follow That Rabbit, Children's Theatre, Tequesta, FL; narrator, Marie Curie; mother, The Grinch Who Stole/Twas the Night before Christmas (staged reading), Stuart, FL; narrator, Marie Curie, Stuart, FL.

Film Appearances:

Larissa Insmouth, Late Bloomer (short film), 2003.

Restaurant patron, Barry Dingle, 2003.

Young girl, The Cookie Crumbles, 2003.

Hannah, The Secret, 2004.

Jessica, Growing Up, 2004.

Annie, Chipped Beef on Toast, 2004.

Zombie, Educating Marcus Finch, 2004.

Young Kate, Brother's Love, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Screaming girl, "La Bamba," Into Character, AMC, 2003.


Music Videos:

Appeared as a street kid in a Makota Music Video, 2003.