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Angela Meryl is a stuntwoman and actress who played CTU worker in Season 2 of 24. Her character was standing next to Tony Donno's character as the bombs went off in CTU.

Biography and career Edit

Angela Meryl was born in Germantown, Philadelphia, but raised in Willingboro, New Jersey.[1] She started her career as a model and make-up artist. In 1996, a friend asked her to perform her first stunt on the film First Kid, with comedian Sinbad. After that, she started to train in a variety of physical activities and continued to work as a stunt performer on films like Shaft, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Skyfall, Furious 7, and most notably, Kill Bill, Vol. 1, where she doubled for Vivica Fox on the opening fight.[2]

Aside of films, Meryl has also worked on TV shows like The Wire, NCIS, Bones, Major Crimes, Heroes, Charmed, and Alias. Through her career, she has also doubled for actresses like Halle Berry, Gabrielle Union, Lisa Bonet, Vanessa Williams, Sanaa Lathan, and Beyonce.

In 2012, Meryl released a book titled Stunts: The How To Handbook: Secrets From an Award Winning Hollywood Stunt Woman, which offers advice to men and women trying to pursue a career in Hollywood.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)
  • Furious 7 (2015)
  • Skyfall (2012)
  • American Gangster (2007)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
  • Miami Vice (2006)
  • Collateral (2004)
  • Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
  • The Siege (1998)
  • First Kid (1996)

Television appearances

  • Game Shakers (2017)
  • Hawaii Five-0 (2016)
  • NCIS (2015)
  • Blue Bloods (2010-2014)
  • Bone (2005-2014)
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (2011-2014)
  • Grey's Anatomy (2007-2012)
  • Flashforward (2010)
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2000-2009)
  • CSI: Miami (2009)
  • Charmed (2003-2005)
  • Star Trek: Enterprise (2004)
  • ER (2004)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2002)
  • Oz (1997)

References Edit

  1. Brooks, Brandon (December 10, 2009). Death Defying Hollywood Stuntwoman Angela Meryl.
  2. Coleman, Chrisena (February 2, 2013). Profile of a Hollywood Stuntwoman. Black Enterprise.

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