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

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.[4]

In 2015, she portrayed Ophelia, one of the main roles in the first season of E! television series, The Royals.[5][6] 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.[7]



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


2006Kyle XYAshleigh RedmondEpisodes: "Diving In", "Endgame"
2009SupernaturalCheerleaderEpisode: "After School Special"
2010Life UnexpectedNicoleEpisode: "Bong Intercepted"
2011The TroopMirandaEpisode: "This Bird You Cannot Change"
2011Iron InvaderClaireTelevision movie (Syfy)
2012The Pregnancy ProjectMaddieTelevision movie (Lifetime)
2012Radio RebelStacy DeBaneDisney Channel Original Movie
2012The SelectionAshley BrouilletteUnsuccessful television pilot[8]
2013–2014RavenswoodOlivia MathesonMain role, 10 episodes
2015DamagedTaran HathawayTelevision movie
2015The RoyalsOphelia PryceMain role (season 1), 11 episodes
2016MotiveLiz KerrEpisode: "Natural Selection"
2016The Art of MoreOlivia BruknerMain role (season 2)
2017Bad Date ChroniclesLeigh RynesTelevision Movie
2017A Royal WinterMaggie MarksHallmark TV Movie