Mercy Baron was born in Queens, New York. Her father was a jazz musicianfather and her mother was a sculptor. They came out to Los Angeles whenshe was quite young, so she has always felt more like a nativeCalifornian. She started as a ballerina and modern dancer studying with'Juliet Prowse' and Jon Zerby, father of 'Kim Darby (I)' .
Shethen decided that music as a career was much more interesting and shebecame a classical percussionist, playing in school and communityorchestras, and then became a drummer and vocalist in rock bands. Shegrew up with 'Randy Rhoads' , 'Ozzy Osbourne' 's lateguitarist, and took drum lessons at his mom's music school in NorthHollywood. At Grant High School in Van Nuys she was in marching bandwith 'Jeff Porcaro' , the late drummer for 'Toto (XXIII)' , whobecame her boyfriend briefly in school. She toured all over the countryin bands and even played behind some name acts. She wrote lyrics for'Sergio Mendes (I)' , and did quite a bit of studio work.
Sheearned a degree in anthropology from California StateUniversity-Northridge and worked as a professional archaeologist formany years in Southern California. She seemed to reinvent herself again and became a popular plus-sizemodel, doing work all over the world in the mid-'90s. This led her backto acting which she had done briefly as a student at Madison Jr. Highin North Hollywood and in high school, winning Shakespeare Festivalawards and landing roles in school plays. She has also performed inlocal Hollywood theater productions.
Her first film audition led to a supporting role in the feature Living the Dream (2006) with 'Sean Young (I)' and'Danny Trejo' . From there she has booked roles in several otherfeature films and even portrayed a witness in the re-enactment segmentof "The Michael Jackson Trial" (2005) , on E! Channel. She isworking on her biggest role yet in the indie feature "PeidmontFinancial" (2006). .
|1||Pirates II: Stagnettis Revenge||2008||as Fat Woman|
|2||Living the Dream||2006||as Peggy|
|3||Mad World||2010||as Mrs. James|
|4||North Mission Road||2003||as Los Angeles Coroner|
|5||The Michael Jackson Trial||2005||as Mary Holzer|