Anna Mercedes Morris was born in Charlotte, North Carolina on November 6, 1977 and then raised in Orlando Florida. At the age of 13 she won the American television “action sports” competition series known as Nickelodeon GUTS (1992-1995) along with The Central Florida All American Soap Box Derby Senior competition, which gave her the opportunity to race in Akron Ohio.
While racing in Akron she first discovered a desire to do stunt work. While in Florida, she took the opportunity to be mentored by legendary stunt coordinator Glenn Wilder and she went on to perform stunts for audiences at Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Florida and Universal Studios Japan.
After nearly 2 years in Japan, she returned to the United States and pursued her goal of becoming a professional Hollywood stuntwoman.
In 2007 Anna was ask to become a member of Hollywood’s elite professional Stuntwomen group know as “V10”.
Anna Mercedes Morris has numerous Hollywood credits including over 75 film and television shows, and she has stunt doubled for over 50 actresses including Kate Mara, Gina Gershon, Jennifer Lopez, Janel Parrish, Pamela Adlon, Kelly Monaco, America Ferrera, and Jenna Dewan-Tatum.
Anna’s past films include Oscar nominated 127 Hours (2010), Drag Me To Hell (2009), The Expendables (2010) and Superhero Movie (2008).
Anna Mercedes Morris is one of the few women who has sat on the Stunt Peer Group Executive Committee for The Academy of Television Arts and Science which she has done for four years. Anna helped lobby to add the “Outstanding Stunt Coordination of a Comedy Series/Variety Show” category to The Prime Time Emmy’s.
She is also a Member of the Stuntwomen’s Foundation.