Caryn Ward

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Caryn Ward
Born (1980-08-15) August 15, 1980 (age 36)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Actress, Dancer
Years active 1985–present
Spouse(s) Craig Ross Jr. (2011–present)

Caryn Ward (born August 15, 1980), also known as Caryn Ward Ross, is an American actress, dancer and choreographer. She is best known for her recurring role as Erica Harrison on the sitcom The Game.

Early life and career[edit]

Born in Los Angeles, California, Ward's mother is a lawyer and her father is a medical doctor. She attended Howard University where she graduated with a degree in psychology. [1] Ward also studied dance at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. She performed various artists including Janet Jackson, Arsenio Hall, and Rosie Perez.[1]

Ward began her career in the 1980s with appearances on Fame, Webster, and Paradise. From 1990 to 1991, she co-starred in the short-lived CBS sitcom You Take the Kids, starring Nell Carter. Ward has since guest starred on Friends, The Shield, and Lincoln Heights. In addition to television roles, Ward has also had roles in several featuring films including Motives (2004), opposite Vivica A. Fox and Shemar Moore, Traci Townsend (2005), Stompin' (2007), and Steppin: The Movie (2009).

On June 26, 2011, Caryn Ward married television and film director Craig Ross, Jr..[2][3]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1985–1986 Fame Tina 4 episodes
1986 Webster Tony Episode: "The Big Sleepover"
1987 The Liberators Emily Television movie
1988 What's Happening Now!! Joyce Episode: "The Fabulous Fortunes"
1988 David Jennifer Television movie
1989 Paradise Role unknown Episode: "All the Pretty Little Horses"
1990 Family Matters Susie Episode: "Dedicated to the One I Love"
1990–1991 You Take the Kids Lorette Kirkland 6 episodes
2001 The Heart Department Shondra Adaire Television movie
2002 Friends Waitress Episode: "The One Where Joey Dates Rachel"
2004 The Bold and the Beautiful Insomnia Waitress 1 episode
2004 Strong Medicine Role Unknown Episode: "Selective Breeding"
2004 Motives Gwendolyn
2005 The Shield Queenie Episode: "String Theory"
2005 Traci Townsend Lynn
2005 Boss'n Up Dominique
2006 Sarang Song Nessa Television movie
2006–2009 The Game Erica Harrison 7 episodes
2007 Lincoln Heights Layla Episodes: "House Arrest"
"The 'F' Word"
2007 Tournament of Dreams Nessa
2007 Stompin' Camille Turner
2009 N-Secure Kim
2009 Think Twice Jennifer
2009 Breaking News Kendra Davis
2009 Steppin: The Movie Actor
2009 Sideline Confessions Jade
2009 Blood River Sheila
2010 Crossed the Line Kyra Filming
2010 Love That Girl! Alexis 1 episode
2011 He's Mine Not Yours Mandy Television movie
2012 The Marriage Chronicles Sabel Jones
If You Really Love Me Role Unknown Television Movie
Air Collision Presidential Purser Joan Watts (video) Credited as Caryn Ward Ross
Roomieloverfriends Calista Three Episodes: Mistake Number 1, Cold Busted and F You Jay!

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