5 Fun Facts About Underdog Emmys Winner, Merritt Wever!

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Sep. 23 2013, Published 12:04 a.m. ET

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Congratulations to Merritt Wever on her win for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series! The underdog beat out stars like Jane Lynch, Sofia Vergara and Mayim Bialik for the prestigious award. See 5 fun facts about Merritt below and stay tuned for all the the hottest Emmys coverage!

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1. Merritt's Emmys acceptance speech (or lack there of) is officially the best ever. In case you missed it, catch the clip on the live stream here.

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2.  Has appeared on three of our favorite shows New Girl, Nurse Jackie and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.

3. Meryl Streep, Gena Rowlands and Michael J. Pollard are the funny girl's acting idols. Quite the fabulous trio!

4. Attended the notable LaGuardia High School in New York City with alumni including Jennifer AnistonVanessa Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar.

5. Merritt has a soft spot for her kitty Spooky, theater and fine wine.

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What did you think about Merritt's big win on the 2013 Emmys? Sound off in the comments below and on Twitter @OKMagazine.


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