Erin Karpluk

 

Date Of Birth

October 17, 1978
 

Biography

Actress Erin Karpluk was born on October 17, 1978 in Alberta, Canada. She was educated at the university of Victoria, where she studied theatre and graduated in 2000. That same year, she pursued her acting career and appeared in several shows and TV movies. She soon became known for playing the role of Kate in the series Godiva's, which earned her nominations for the Leo Awards and the Gemini Awards. In 2004, she was cast in Legend of Earthsea and on Ripper 2: Letter from Within.

Erin Karpluk also appeared in the final episode of Dark Angel, the series Glory Days, and the show Being Erica. For that, she won the Gemini award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role. This was followed by performances in Bionic Woman, The L Word, Flash Gordon and the TV movie Smokejumpers. Later on, she was cast as Alice on The CW's Life Unexpected.
 

Place of Birth

Alberta, Canada
 

Birth Name

Erin Karpluk
 

Gender

Female
 

Fun Facts

- Her mother is a high school principal while her father is in the railroad industry.

- She is of Ukrainian descent.

- She was trained at The Lyric School of Acting.

 

Awards

2010: Leo Awards - Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series for: "Being Erica"
2009: Gemini Awards - Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for: "Being Erica"
 

Filmography

2010-2011: Life Unexpected (TV series) - Alice
2011: Flashpoint (TV series) - Ava Logan
2009-2010: Being Erica (TV series) - Erica Strange
2009: Mrs. Miracle (TV movie) - Reba Maxwell
2009: Revolution (TV movie) - Connie
2009: Wyvern (TV movie) - Claire
2008: The Guard (TV series) - Robyn
2008: Walk the Dog (short) - Woman
2008: Trial by Fire (TV movie) - Chelsea
2008: The L Word (TV series) - Alysse/Susan
2007: Snowglobe (TV movie) - Claire
2007: Flash Gordon (TV series) - Dr. Debra Peterson
2007: Bionic Woman (TV mini-series) - Robin
2007: Mrs. Wetherby's Treasure (video short) - Sarah Paulson
2007: Luna: Spirit of the Whale (TV movie) - Jill Mackay
2007: Judicial Indiscretion (TV movie) - Jennifer
2007: Termination Point (TV movie) - Allison Curran
2006: Men in Trees (TV series) - Amanda
2006: Love and Other Dilemmas - Lucy Ladro
2006: Echoes of an Epic (short) - Jody
2006: Almost Heaven - Catherine
2005-2006: Godiva's (TV series) - Kate
2006: Supernatural (TV series) - Monica
2005: Killer Instinct (TV series) - Robin
2004: Earthsea (TV movie) - Diana
2004: Eve's Christmas (TV movie) - Mandy
2004: Ripper 2: Letter from Within - Molly Keller
2004: 10.5 (TV movie) - Rachel, Williams' Aide
2004: Family Sins (TV movie) - Carol Geck
2004: It Must Be Love (TV movie) - Tess Gazelle
2004: I Want to Marry Ryan Banks (TV movie) - Nikki
2003: Battlestar Galactica (TV mini-series) - Woman #1
2003: Maximum Surge (TV movie) - Zoey
2003: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (Video Game) - Leda Callisto (voice)
2003: The Dead Zone (TV series) - Maddy Powers
2002: Taken (TV mini-series) - Sarah
2002: Dark Angel (Video Game) - Sylan (voice)
2002: Carrie (TV movie) - Madeline
2002: Dark Angel (TV series) - Gem/X-5
2002: Jeremiah (TV series) - Sadie
2002: Glory Days (TV series) - Cal Henries
2000: So...? (TV series) - Bagel Girl
 

Height

5' 4" (1.63 m)