Erica Cerra

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Erica Cerra
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Cerra at the 2009 Comic-Con International in San Diego, California
Born (1979-10-31) October 31, 1979 (age 34)
Canada Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Raffaele Fiore (m. 2010)
Children Talia Serafina Fiore (b. 2012)

Erica Cerra (born October 31, 1979) is a Canadian actress, best known for her portrayal of Deputy Jo Lupo on the Syfy series Eureka.

Life and career[edit]

Cerra was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, of Italian descent. She was captivated by acting from the age of eight and appeared in numerous commercials as a child. For a time, she took a break from acting and returned in 2001 at the age of 22. She was named one of Vancouver's five hottest up-and-coming actresses by Vancouver Lifestyles Magazine in 2005.

Cerra had starred as Deputy Jo Lupo in Eureka, a Syfy series which was broadcast between 2006 and 2012. Also, in 2006, she starred in the music video for the Michael Bublé song "Save the Last Dance for Me". Cerra is credited with featured roles in several popular and critically acclaimed TV shows including Battlestar Galactica and The L Word. She has also appeared in major cinematic movie releases including Man About Town with Ben Affleck and Rebecca Romijn, and Blade:Trinity with Wesley Snipes.

Cerra's face and body were used as the model for the character of Ashley Williams in the Mass Effect franchise of video games.

Her other guest-starring roles include turns on Smallville, The 4400, The Dead Zone, Reaper, Huff and Dead Like Me. Other shows on her resume include the Canadian police procedural Cold Squad, the monster-hunting action series Special Unit 2, and the supernatural thriller series The Collector. [1]

Cerra married Raffaele Fiore in November 2010. Cerra gave birth to the couple's first child, Talia Serafina, on May 14, 2012.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
2004 Adam & Evil Yvonne
Blade: Trinity Goth Vixen Wannabe
2005 The Long Weekend Attractive Woman
2006 Man About Town Sela
2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Hera
The Stranger Grace Bishop
2012 The Wishing Tree Clarissa Vance TV movie
2014 Mass Effect Ashley Williams Pre-Production - Legendary Pictures
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2001 Special Unit 2 Pretty Girl Episode: "The Rocks"
2003 Black Sash Driver Episode: "Date Night"
Dead Like Me M.J. Bowers' Sister Episode: "Reaping Havoc"
Jake 2.0 Sam Episode: "Last Man Standing"
2004 The Collector Vonnie Episode: "The Supermodel"
The Dead Zone Eager Student Episode: "Instinct"
Huff Beautiful Waitress Episode: "Pilot"
The L Word Uta Refson Episode: "L'Ennui"
2005 Young Blades Giselle Episode: "Rubadub Sub"
Cold Squad Stephanie Johnston Episode: "C'mon I Tip Waitresses"
The 4400 Molly Caldicott Episode: "Lockdown"
Smallville Lex's Aid/Sorority Girl Episodes: "Lucy" and "Thirst"
2006 The L Word Uta Refson 2 Episodes: "Lifeline" and "Lonestar"
Battlestar Galactica Maya 4 Episodes: "Downloaded", "Lay Down Your Burdens: Part 2", "Exodus: Part 1," and "Exodus: Part 2"
2006–2012 Eureka Jo Lupo Series Regular
2008 Reaper Nikki Episode: "Acid Queen"
2009 Warehouse 13 Jillian Whitman Episode: "Duped"
Sanctuary Emma Correia Episode: "Veritas"
2010 Smallville Adrianna Tomaz Episode: "Isis"
2011 Supernatural Robin Episode: "The Man Who Knew Too Much"
Web Series
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Eureka: Hide and Seek Jo Lupo
2011 Mortal Kombat: Legacy Action Star Episode: "Johnny Cage"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IMDB Profile: Erica Cerra". Retrieved 2011-08-09. 
  2. ^ "Erica Cerra Welcomes Daughter Talia Serafina". People. Retrieved 2012-05-24. 

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