Richie Merritt

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Birthday
23, 2001
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
23, 2001 (age 17)
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD

About

Star of the 2018 crime drama and biopic White Boy Rick who was cast in the eponymous role.

Before Fame

He was chosen in a nationwide casting search to portray Richard Wershe Jr. when he was only 15 years old. He spent two weeks with an acting coach before flying to Los Angeles for the audition.

Trivia

He had never heard of White Boy Rick co-star Matthew McConaughey because he only watched action movies previously.

Family Life

He is from inner-city Baltimore, Maryland.

Associated With

He also starred alongside Bel Powley in White Boy Rick.