Merritt Matthew Chase

Merritt Matthew Chase

Actor and Filmmaker

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  • Black Dog, Red Dog

    Black Dog, Red Dog (2015)
    Film by Rabbit Bandini/Zachary Kerschberg (Drama) Policeman Follows the life of Stephen Dobyns as he deals with life, women, and his move from journalism to poetry. Written and directed by James Franco, Zachary Kerschberg...

  • We Are Mere Specs

    We Are Mere Specs (2015)
    Film (short) by Paula Blum (Comedy) Ricardo

  • Mysteries at the Monument

    Mysteries at the Monument (2015)
    Television (Mystery, History and Biography) Jack Parsons Monumental Mysteries scours the country for America's most extraordinary monuments and reveals the amazing mysteries hidden. From New York's iconic Chrysler Building that was once the site of a stunning display of an architectural chicanery, to a huge clock on the island of Hawaii where the hands are forever frozen in time, these are just some of the tales revealed. This series visits the statues, memorials, national parks, gravestones and sculptures which commemorate our nation's most notorious crimes, scandals, disasters and intriguing events of all time. Written by Travel Channel

  • The Perfect Murder

    The Perfect Murder (2015)
    Television by Kevin Kaufman (Crime) Hillbilly Karen Gregory is raped and stabbed in her boyfriend's Florida home. Detective Larry Tosi enlists the help of his firefighter friend to solve the crime. What comes next is something no detective wants to hear.

  • Happyish

    Happyish (2015)
    Television by Shalom Auslander (Comedy and Drama) MGT Employee On his birthday, Thom Payne gets the gift of insignificance and also a new boss. He suspects his ED pills are interfering with his anti-depressants, leaving him with neither happiness nor... happiness. In a culture that reveres youth - a culture he helped create - Thom needs to figure out what his purpose is now that he's halfway to death and nobody cares what he thinks. Because in a world where any Kardashian is trending up, perhaps the wise among us would heartily embrace trending down. Written by Showtime

  • My Friend Stendhal

    My Friend Stendhal (2014)
    Film (short) by Jason Colvin (Drama) Security Guard A misunderstood loner with Stendhal syndrome travels from museum to museum looking for his next fix.

  • I'm Your Brother

    I'm Your Brother (2014)
    Film (short) by Jordan Axelrod Brother 1

  • Men at Work

    Men at Work (2014)
    Film (short) by Sam Beneitone Mr. Goggles

  • Amateur Dictator

    Amateur Dictator (2014)
    Film (short) by Zach Carver (Comedy) UN Receptionist Jorge Mendoza is a NYC building superintendent who dreams of becoming a dictator.

  • Happy Baby

    Happy Baby (2014)
    Film by Stephen Elliott (Drama) Actor Happy Baby is a movie based on the novel of the same name by Stephen Elliott, and is the story of Theo, once an orphan in the New York foster care system, now a grown man living in California. He returns to New York to reconnect with the love of his life. Written by Anonymous

  • Gotham

    Gotham (2014)
    Television by Bruno Heller (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor, 2 episodes In crime ridden Gotham City, Thomas and Martha Wayne are murdered before young Bruce Wayne's eyes. Although the idealistic Gotham City Police Dept. detective James Gordon, and his cynical partner, Harvey Bullock, seem to solve the case quickly, things are not so simple. Inspired by Bruce's traumatized desire for justice, Gordon vows to find it amid Gotham's corruption. Thus begins Gordon's lonely quest that would set him against his own comrades and the underworld with their own deadly rivalries and mysteries. In the coming wars, innocence will be lost and compromises will be made as some criminals will fall as casualties while others will rise as supervillains. All the while, young Bruce observes this war with a growing obsession that would one day drive him to seek his own revenge as The Batman. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (

  • Growing Up and Other Lies

    Growing Up and Other Lies (2014)
    Film by Danny Jacobs (Comedy) Shop Owner After struggling for years as an artist in New York City, Jake is calling it quits and returning home to Ohio. On his last day in the city, he persuades his three oldest friends to help him retrace their greatest adventure together: a walk down the entire length of Manhattan. But their attempt to reclaim the glory of their early 20s doesn't go quite as planned. Over the course of the day, buried conflicts emerge as Jake becomes embroiled with his ex-girlfriend and his friends dip into their own crises of manhood. Written by Official site

  • Castle Secrets & Legends

    Castle Secrets & Legends (2014)
    Television (History) Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Mysteries at the Museum

    Mysteries at the Museum (2013 - 2014)
    Television by Kurt Tondorf (Documentary and Mystery) Actor, 5 episodes The stories behind interesting and unusual artifacts stored in museums are told.

  • Redrum

    Redrum (2014)
    Television (Crime) Federale When it comes to murder, no detective starts their search at the beginning of the crime. Rather, a murder investigation always begins with the body, after the deed is done. It is up to the police to piece together the story, moving backwards in time until they arrive at the root of the crime. In REDRUM, viewers follow the backwards tale of murder from false motives and mistaken witnesses to conversations taken completely out of context, until the truth finally comes out at the very end. Written by Investigation Discovery Publicity

  • Love Is Strange

    Love Is Strange (2014)
    Film by Ira Sachs (Drama) Nurse After nearly four decades together, Ben (John Lithgow) and George (Alfred Molina) finally tie the knot in an idyllic wedding ceremony in lower Manhattan. But when George loses his job soon after, the couple must sell their apartment and - victims of the relentless New York City real estate market - temporarily live apart until they can find an affordable new home. While George moves in with two cops (Cheyenne Jackson and Manny Perez) who live down stairs, Ben lands in Brooklyn with his nephew (Darren Burrows), his wife (Marisa Tomei), and their temperamental teenage son (Charlie Tahan), with whom Ben shares a bunk bed. While struggling with the pain of separation, Ben and George are further challenged by the intergenerational tensions and capricious family dynamics of their new living arrangements. Written by Sony Pictures Classics

  • Joe Gauthreaux: Bye Felicia

    Joe Gauthreaux: Bye Felicia (2014)
    Film (short) by Merritt Matthew Chase (Music) Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Producer

  • Naked

    Naked (2013)
    Film (short) by Sean Robinson (Music and Musical) Actor A musical short film about living life to the fullest. Au naturel.

  • The Eye of Horus

    The Eye of Horus (2013)
    Television (Action, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Gus

  • On the Case with Paula Zahn

    On the Case with Paula Zahn (2013)
    Television by Scott Weinberger (Crime and Documentary) Kurt Simon Emmy award winning Journalist Paula Zahn steps out of the studio and into the field to unravel criminal investigations, tracking the drama of each story featuring those closest to the case including lawyers, detectives, the victim's family and the convicted murderer themselves. Written by reidjack02

  • Celebrity Ghost Stories

    Celebrity Ghost Stories (2013)
    Television (Documentary) Conductor Celebrities talk about paranormal experiences that they've had.

  • The Immigrant

    The Immigrant (2013)
    Film by James Gray (Drama and Romance) Actor 1921. In search of a new start and the American dream, Ewa Cybulska and her sister Magda sail to New York from their native Poland. When they reach Ellis Island, doctors discover that Magda is ill, and the two women are separated. Ewa is released onto the mean streets of Manhattan while her sister is quarantined. Alone, with nowhere to turn and desperate to reunite with Magda, she quickly falls prey to Bruno, a charming but wicked man who takes her in and forces her into prostitution. And then one day, Ewa encounters Bruno's cousin, the debonair magician Orlando. He sweeps Ewa off her feet and quickly becomes her only chance to escape the nightmare in which she finds herself. Written by Wild Bunch

  • Deadly Sins

    Deadly Sins (2013)
    Television by Matthew Parrish (Crime and Documentary) Ernest Basden A docudrama that examines the true evils that push people beyond the limits of the law and reveals crimes driven by the most basic of human instincts.

  • La Muse

    La Muse (2012)
    Film (short) by Sophie Barthes (Comedy) Actor American painter Edward Hopper (Michael Stuhlbarg) is working in his studio when a woman he painted (Rebecca Brooksher) calls him and invites him to jump in the painting she lives in. She is bored and wants to take a walk in downtown NYC. She discover life and asks him never to take her back in the painting. But as they have a drink in a diner, Hopper decides he will make her the woman silhouette in his most famous image : 'Nighthawks'. Written by Anonymous

  • My Life Is a Lifetime Movie

    My Life Is a Lifetime Movie (2012)
    Television (Drama) Arresting Officer

  • Mildred Pierce

    Mildred Pierce (2011)
    Television (Drama) Businessman (uncredited) Glendale, California, 1931: Mildred Pierce, a young mother with a talent for baking, is left a "grass widow" after throwing her husband, Bert, out of the house. Forced to hunt for work to support herself and her two young daughters, 11-year-old Veda and seven-year-old Ray, Mildred visits an employment agency, only to encounter job opportunities she feels are beneath her. Amidst her job search, she receives dating advice from her friend and neighbor, Lucy Gessler, and begins an unexpected affair with an ex-business partner of her husband's, Wally Burgan. When Mildred receives a call from the agency regarding an opening as a housekeeper to a wealthy socialite, she reluctantly agrees to meet with her. After cutting the acerbic interview short, Mildred seeks refuge at a local diner, Cristofor's Caf�©, where fate, and a waitress named Ida, will play a role in shaping her future. Written by HBO Publicity

  • Ugly Betty

    Ugly Betty (2009)
    Television by John Terlesky (Comedy and Drama) Detective (featured) A young, smart and wise woman named Betty Suarez goes on a journey to find her inner beauty. The only problem is that it's hard for a slightly less attractive woman to find her beauty surrounded by tall skinny models at a fashion magazine but Betty doesn't let this stop her or her positive attitude towards her work. Written by James Robson

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