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

Patterson was born on September 2, 1990 in Whistler, British Columbia.

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.

In 2015, she portrayed Ophelia, one of the main roles in the first season of E! television series, The Royals.



2009The HoleJessicaas Merrit Patterson
2010Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning ThiefPretty Girl #2
2011Next Door NightmareThe SchoolgirlShort film
2012RevelHeraShort film; completed
2014Kid CannabisNicole Greffard
WolvesAngelina Timmins
PrimarySara Jasper


2006Kyle XYAshleigh RedmondEpisodes: "Diving In", "Endgame"
2009SupernaturalCheerleaderEpisode: "After School Special"
2010Life UnexpectedNicoleEpisode: "Bong Intercepted"
2011The TroopMirandaEpisode: "This Bird You Cannot Change"
Iron InvaderClaireSyfy television movie
2012The Pregnancy ProjectMaddieLifetime television movie
Radio RebelStacy DeBaneDisney Channel Original Movie
The SelectionAshley BrouilletteUnsuccessful television pilot
2013–14RavenswoodOlivia MathesonMain role, 10 episodes
2015DamagedTaran HathawayLifetime television movie
2015The RoyalsOphelia PryceMain role (season 1), 11 episodes
2016MotiveLiz KerrEpisode: "Natural Selection"