Erin Richards

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Erin Richards
Born (1986-05-17) 17 May 1986 (age 28)
Penarth, Wales, UK
Nationality British
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present

Erin Richards (born 17 May 1986) is a Welsh actress, best known for playing detective Nancy Reid in the television series, Being Human.

Richards was born in Penarth, Wales. She trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. She presented the Welsh language teen magazine show Mosgito for S4C and appeared in short films before landing significant roles in BBC TV programmes Crash and Being Human.[1]

In 2012, she was cast in the FOX comedy Breaking In as an executive assistant with an exaggerated English accent.[2] She co-starred in the role of Sharon in Gonzalo López-Gallego's horror film Open Grave, alongside Sharlto Copley.[1][3]

Richards plays "Barbara Kean", the fiancee of James Gordon in the new FOX Television series Gotham.[4]


  • Expiry Date (2005) as Luce
  • Abraham's Point (2008) as Milly
  • 17 (2009) as Gemma
  • Balance (2010) as Becki
  • Open Grave (2013) as Sharon
  • The Quiet Ones (2014) as Kristina Dalton




  1. ^ a b Erin Richards at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ "South Wales actress Erin Richards". South Wales Evening Post. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  3. ^ New Cast Members Continue to File into an Open Grave,; accessed September 22, 2014.
  4. ^ "Holy Bat girl! Five things about Gotham's Erin Richards". Wales Online. Retrieved 6 May 2014.