Merle Dandridge was born in Okinawa, Japan to a Janpanese mother and an African-American father. Her father was in the air force and she moved from Okinawa to Sacramento, California to Belluve, Nebraska (where she spent most of her childhood) as a young child. Merle attended Papillion LaVista…more
Merle is appearing in the upcoming movie Bentley and Max.
Jesus Christ Superstar
Smokey Joe's Cafe
The Kentucky Cycle
As You Like It
The Robber Bridegroom
Merle is very close to her "RENT" costar Matt Caplan (Mark). Every night, he would try to make her laugh during "Tango: Maureen." Once he even moonwalked around the theatre!