Mercedes Mason is a Swedish-American model and actress who has made appearances in popular TV shows including Entourage, The Closer, NCIS, CSI: NY, Traffic Light, Chuck, The Finder, and The Rookie. Her debut into the film faculty with an uncredited role as Goblet Girl in Break-Up led to more film appearances in Quarantine 2: Terminal, Three Veils, General Education and many others. Here are other interesting facts about her.
Mercedes Mason Bio: Age and Ethnicity
The Swedish-American movie star was born on March 3, 1983, in Linkoping, a city in Southern Sweden. She grew up with her Persian father, mother, and one sister in the Ryd Linkoping neighborhood in Sweden. Her family relocated to America when Mercedes was 12 years old and they lived in Chicago. While in High School her distinctively tall height led her to be signed on to the Ford Modelling agency.
Mercedes Mason graduated from High School and went on to study psychology in college. While in college she won an uncredited role in the romantic comedy film, The Break-Up. There, she appeared alongside top stars such as Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn. From 2005 to 2006 she made her debut in the ABC TV show, One Life to Live taking the role of a Red Cross Nurse appearing in three episodes.
After acting in two uncredited roles in films like Now and Nowhere (2008) and Red Sands (2009), Mercedes Mason got her big break in a starring role in the 2011 horror film Quarantine 2: Terminal. In the movie, she starred as Jenny with Bre Blair, Josh Cooke, and Mattie Liptak. In the same year, she portrayed the role of Leila in the award-winning film, Three Veils.
Following her excellent performance in Three Veils, Mason got an award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in the UK International Filmmaker Festival. The film itself also won the award for Best Feature Film at the ARPA International Film Festival. Other critically acclaimed films she has appeared on are Buds as Angelique, General Education as Bebe Simmons, Slightly Single in L.A. (2013) as Stacey, Sniper: Legacy and a host of other movies.
Mercedes Mason has also developed a prolific profile in television shows. After her debut, she played Kara in one episode in the 2008 TV series, Entourage. In 2009 she played Theresa Ramirez in The Law. In the same year, Mercedes portrayed Katherine Ortega in The Closer and was part of the cast of two crime TV shows NCIS as police officer Heather Kincaid and CSI: NY as Frankie Tyler.
From 2009 to 2010 Mercedes acted in four episodes of the TV show Three Rivers as Vanessa. She made guest appearances in Castle as Marina Casillas and All Signs of Death in Soledad and Traffic Light as Sherry. Mercedes became famous for her role in the action comedy show Chuck where she starred alongside Zachery Levi, Adam Baldwin, Yvonne Strahovski, and Joshua Gomez. Her character Zondra Rizzo is a member of C.A.T. Squad.
She shared the lead actress role with Maddie Hasson in the drama TV series The Finder in 2012. She later became the series regular portraying Deputy U.S. Marshal Isabel Zambada alongside Geoff Stults, Toby Hemingway, and Michael Clarke Duncan. Mercedes appeared in two episodes of Common Law as Ellen Sandoval and in 2012 she was in nine episodes of TV drama 666 Park Avenue as Louise Leonard.
Mercedes Mason went on to debut in other roles including White City, NCIS: Los Angeles as DEA agent Talia Del Campo, Californication (2014) as Amy Taylor Walsh, Anger Management (2014) as Maggie, and many others. She has indeed got many works to her name and is also working hard to sustain her relevance.
Family: Parents, Spouse, and Children
Mercedes Mason’s parents were Iranian emigrants in Sweden before they moved to America with their two daughters. The actress is a polyglot; she is fluent in English, French, Persian, and Spanish. Mason confessed in an interview with Skavlan in September 2016, that she no longer speaks Swedish but still understands. In April 2016 she applied and passed her U.S. citizenship test and became an American-Sweden citizen.
Mercedes married fellow actor and boyfriend David Deman in a private ceremony with friends and family on September 13, 2014. Nothing much is known about her husband. However, the couple welcomed their son Caius Kane on January 10, 2018.
The actress who appeared as Ofelia Salazar as a series regular from 2015 to 2017 in the post-apocalyptic horror series, Fear the Walking Dead, stands tall at 1.75 m. She weighs a proportional 57 kg and wears size 8 (US) for her shoes. Mason whose body stats measures 36-25-36 inches will hardly go anywhere unnoticed with her dark brown hair and beautiful face.