Mercedes McNab has been acting professionally since she was 10 years old. Born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, she moved with her parents to Los Angeles at age nine where she had a desire to become an actress and soon landed an agent. Her first role, at age 10, is probably the one where she is most widely recognised for in a bit part as the young girl scout in the hit film, The Addams Family. She even landed a similar role as Amanda in the sequel, Addams Family Values.
Mercedes auditioned for the role of “Buffy” on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” but lost out to Sarah Michelle Gellar. Like a number of other actresses who tried out for the part (Charisma Carpenter, Julie Benz & Elizabeth Anne Allen), she was given another role on the series, Harmony Kendall. After appearing in the unaired Pilot, The character made 15 guest appearances on the show over 5 years and played a pivotal role on the spinoff, “Angel” in a guest spot in 2001. Later she returned as a regular for its final season from 2003-2004.
Other TV appearances include episodes for Supernatural, Reaper and Criminal Minds. In 2007, McNab starred in the slasher film Hatchet and later had a cameo in the sequel Hatchet 2. She also had roles in the horror movies Dark Reel, XII and Thirst which co-starred Lacey Chabert. McNab appeared in the TV movies Medium Raw: Night of the Wolf and Vipers alongside Tara Reid.
Due to her many roles in the horror genre, McNab is considered a modern day Scream Queen.
Mercedes is looking forward to meeting her fans at the Sydney and Perth 2012 expos, 11am to 5pm (breaks aside) with at least one publicly accessible Q&A on each weekend. photograph* and signing* fees apply.
* Fees apply: $30 per autograph and $40 per photo (professional 8 x 10 photo printed on the spot)
Guest confirmed other commitments and health pending.