- Category : 1921-births
- Type : PE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Contagion 4
American actress who appeared in over 40 films during the 1940s, mainly for Columbia and Republic Studios.
She starred in 22 feature films for Republic Pictures; 16 of these were Don Barry westerns. Her first Barry film was Two Gun Sheriff, and her last was Fugutive from Senora. She later worked for Columbia Pictures, where she starred in films alongside Richard Dix, Chester Morris, and Warner Baxter. Merrick retired from films after 1954's Escape from Terror, starring and directed by Jackie Coogan.
She was married and divorced twice. Her first marriage was to actor Conrad Nagel, and her second was to producer Robert Goelet, Jr. Both unions were childless. She died on 25 March 2007, aged 85, at her home in West Palm Beach, Florida from undisclosed causes.