Mercedes Alicia was born Mar 14, 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia
Mercedes' first role was as a girl scout in the movie The Addams Family in 1991. She then had roles in the movies Harry and the Hendersons, Addams Family Values and Fantastic Four. She then went to TV with parts in The Adventures of Brisco County Jr., My So-Called Life, USA High, Touched By An Angel, Walker Texas Ranger, Dawson's Creek, and Boston Public. She was then cast as Harmony Kendall on Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), and its spin-off Angel. After Angel she had roles in both television (Crossing Jordan, Reaper, Supernatural, Psych, Criminal Minds) and movies (Miles From Home, Hatchet, Thirst, XII, and Dark Reel).