Neitling at WonderCon in 2016.
|Born||Marissa Lee Neitling
(1984-05-08) May 8, 1984
Lake Oswego, Oregon, U.S.
|Known for||The Last Ship
|Relatives||Mackenzie Neitling (sister)
Adam Dress (adoptive brother)
Neitling was born in Lake Oswego, Oregon as Marissa Lee Neitling to Joy and Stanley Neitling. She has a younger sister named Mackenzie Neitling and an adopted brother named Adam Dress. Neitling graduated from Lake Oswego High School in 2002. She went on to get her undergrad at University of Oregon where she was also in the Honors College. She was a double in Math and Theater Arts. Neitling went on to earn an MFA in acting from the Yale School of Drama.
In 2007, Neitling made a brief appearance in “The Go-Getter (2007 film)“. In 2011, Neitling was cast in a guest role spot on the hit series Leverage as Christina Valada / Lacey Beaumont. In 2014, she landed the role as Lt. Kara Foster on TNT summer series The Last Ship. In 2015, after sending in an audition tape, she was cast as Phoebe in the Dwayne Johnson-led film, San Andreas.
Neitling is an avid Oregon Ducks fan.
|2007||The Go-Getter||Crying Girl|
|2011||Leverage||Christina Valada / Lacey Beaumont||Guest Role|
|2014–present||The Last Ship||Lt. Kara Foster/Green||Main Cast|