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Cerra at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con
October 31, 1979 |
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
|Spouse(s)||Raffaele Fiore (m. 2010)|
Erica Cerra (born October 31, 1979) is a Canadian actress, best known for her portrayal of Deputy Jo Lupo on the Syfy series Eureka, artificial intelligence A.L.I.E. on The 100 and as the body model for Ashley Williams in the Mass Effect video game series.
Cerra was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, of Italian descent. Captivated by acting from an early age, she first appeared in the Canadian show KidZone then in numerous commercials as a child. She then took a break from acting, because, in her own words; "it was about wanting to be 14....I wanted to be 14 with no responsibility but I always wanted to act again. " 
Between 2001 and 2006, Cerra had guest roles on several popular and critically acclaimed TV shows including Battlestar Galactica, The L Word and Smallville. Her other roles included parts in The 4400, The Dead Zone, Reaper, Huff and Dead Like Me, as well as the Canadian police procedural Cold Squad, the monster-hunting action series Special Unit 2, and the supernatural thriller series The Collector. She also appeared in major cinematic movie releases Man About Town with Ben Affleck and Rebecca Romijn, and Blade:Trinity with Wesley Snipes.
In 2006, she starred in the music video for the Michael Bublé song "Save the Last Dance for Me". That year also saw her land her most successful role to date, when she was cast as Deputy Jo Lupo in Eureka, a Syfy series which was broadcast between 2006 and 2012. Cerra was one of the stars of the ensemble cast, with her character playing an integral role throughout the series' five seasons.
Cerra's face and body were used as the model for the character of Ashley Williams for the Mass Effect video game franchise.
She has since appeared in various guest roles in series such as Warehouse 13, Sanctuary, Supernatural and Motive. She had a recurring role in the 2014 USA Network series Rush and appeared in the CW series iZombie in 2015.
Erica appeared in the second season finale of the CW series The 100 which aired on March 11, 2015, as a mysterious A.I. called A.L.I.E. She played the main antagonist during the third season. In the seventh and final episodes of the third season, Cerra played Becca, the creator of A.L.I.E. in a flashback storyline.
Cerra married Raffaele Fiore in November 2010. Cerra gave birth to the couple's first child, Talia Serafina, on May 14, 2012.
|2004||Adam & Evil||Yvonne|
|2006||Man About Town||Sela|
|2010||Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief||Hera|
|2010||Stranger, TheThe Stranger||Grace Bishop||Video|
|2011||Rise of the Damned||Brit|
|2003||Jake 2.0||Sam||"Last Man Standing"|
|2004||Collector, TheThe Collector||Vonnie||"The Supermodel"|
|2005||Young Blades||Giselle||"Rub-a-Dub Sub"|
|2005||Cold Squad||Stephanie Johnston||"C'mon I Tip Waitresses"|
|2005||4400, TheThe 4400||Molly Caldicott||"Lockdown"|
|2006||L Word, TheThe L Word||Uta Refson||"Lifeline", "Lone Star"|
|2006||Eureka: Hide and Seek||Jo Lupo||Web series|
|2006||Battlestar Galactica||Maya||Recurring role|
|2006-12||Eureka||Jo Lupo||Main role|
|2008||Reaper||Nicole Manders||"Acid Queen"|
|2009||Warehouse 13||Jillian Whitman||"Duped"|
|2011||Supernatural||Robin||"The Man Who Knew Too Much"|
|2012||Mega Cyclone||Carolyn||TV film|
|2012||Wishing Tree, TheThe Wishing Tree||Clarissa||TV film|
|2014||Rush||Laurel Burke||Recurring role|
|2014||Package Deal||Emma||"Sex Sex Sex"|
|2015||iZombie||Sasha Arconi||"Dead Air"|
|2015||Welcome Home||Cynthia||TV film|
|2015-present||100, TheThe 100||Alie||Recurring role|
- "SciFiWorld.net - Erica Cerra Interview". Retrieved 2015-06-14.
- "IMDB Profile: Erica Cerra". Retrieved 2011-08-09.
- "Michael Bublé - Save The Last Dance For Me [Official Music Video]". Retrieved 2015-06-14.
- "Entertainment Tonight: The '100' Boss Breaks Down the Shocking Finale Twists and Teases Season 3 Plans!". Retrieved 2015-06-15.
- "Erica Cerra Welcomes Daughter Talia Serafina". People. Retrieved 2012-05-24.
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