Birth Date: August 26, 1974 / Age: 42
Birth Place: Long Island, New York, USA
Also Credited as: Meredith Eaton-Gilden
Biography: Meredith Eaton is best known for her role of Emily Resnick, the feisty, spitfire attorney on the CBS prime-time drama, "Family Law" (1999). Other memorable roles have been on NYPD Blue, and Dharma and Greg. Meredith Hope Eaton was born on August 26th, 1974 in Long Island, New York. Her mother is a clinical psychoanalyst and her father, an administrative law judge. After graduating from Hofstra University with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Theater, Meredith completed her Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology with a 4.0 grade point average from the prestigious Derner Institute Of Psychoanalysis at Adelphi University.
Meredith's breakthrough acting opportunity came when she learned that there was an open casting call for a feature film that was looking for a short-statured actress to star in a leading role alongside Kathy Bates and Rupert Everett. Meredith landed the role over 500 women who auditioned from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The movie, "Who Shot Victor Fox" was released as Unconditional Love (2002). Her performance as Emily Resnick on Family Law has earned her much public recognition, including a MAC award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a drama, as well as winner of "Best New Cast Addition For A Television Series" from Pop Matters.