Cleopatra Coleman

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Cleopatra Coleman
Born (1987-10-29) 29 October 1987 (age 29)
Wentworth Falls, Sydney, Australia
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–present

Cleopatra Coleman (born 29 October 1987) is an Australian actress who lives in Los Angeles, California. She is best known for playing Erica on the American comedy series The Last Man on Earth.

Life and career[edit]

Coleman was born in Wentworth Falls to a Jamaican-born mother, Turquoise Coleman, and an Australian father, Mick Coleman, and grew up in the alternative community of Byron Bay, New South Wales. Her first television parts were in a Direct Factory Outlets commercial and Silversun.

In 2005, Coleman was featured in the US Sci Fi Channel television movie Attack of the Sabretooth, with Robert Carradine. She is also a professional dancer who has appeared with the Tony Bartuccio Dancers in The Rocky Horror Stage Show, Dancing with the Stars, and The Footy Show finale in 2005.

In 2006, Coleman was cast in the recurring role of Glenn Forrest in Neighbours.[1] Coleman has appeared in other Australian television programs, including Blue Heelers, Holly's Heroes, Wicked Science and season 3 of City Homicide.

In 2008, Coleman appeared in the television series Elephant Princess and in stage productions of Simon Stephens's Motortown with Melbourne's Red Stitch Actors Theatre and Antics with Ezy-Peezy Productions. In 2009, Coleman appeared in a guest role in the television series "City Homicide". In 2010, she spent three months in Los Angeles securing representation, and then returned to Australia for a guest role in the television series Rush. In 2011, Coleman co-wrote, executive-produced, and starred in the short film Trains, the first project for Coleman/Coleman productions, created by Cleopatra Coleman and her father, Mick Coleman. In the same year, she was cast as DJ Penelope in Step Up: Revolution, a film released on 27 July 2012. In 2012, she was featured in music videos by Nervo ("You're Gonna Love Again") and Far East Movement ("Change Your Life"). In 2014, Coleman was featured in a music video by Galantis ("Runaway (U & I)").

In 2014, Coleman was cast as a regular cast member in the Fox comedy series The Last Man on Earth. She plays the role of Erica.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Silversun Zandie Brokow Series Regular
2005 Blue Heelers Skye Clarke Season 12, Episode 8: "Sex Sells"
Attack of the Sabretooth Alys SyFy Channel Feature
Holly's Heroes Stacey 2 episodes
2006 Wicked Science 2 Emma Hellman 8 episodes
2006–2007 Neighbours Glenn Forrest 10 episodes
2008 The Elephant Princess Cosma 4 episodes
2009 City Homicide Sian Ritchie Season 3, Episode 8: "Time of Your Life"
2010 Rush Jessica Hamilton 1 episode
2012 Step Up: Revolution DJ Penelope US Feature Film
2015 Fear Clinic Megan
2015–present The Last Man on Earth Erica Series regular (39 episodes)
2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! Katie 1 episode
2016 Better Things Dr. Okoye "Period"
2016 Take the 10 Sahara Netflix Original


  1. ^ Martin, Will (26 September 2007). "Cleopatra Coleman (Neighbours' Glenn) Interview". Last Broadcast. Retrieved 1 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "January Jones, Mel Rodriguez, Kristen Schaal & Cleopatra Coleman Join Will Forte Fox Series 'Last Man On Earth'". Penske Business Media. Retrieved 27 July 2015. 

External links[edit]