Erica Cerra

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Erica Cerra
EricaCerraCCJuly09.jpg
Cerra at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con
Born (1979-10-31) October 31, 1979 (age 37)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Raffaele Fiore (m. 2010)
Children 1

Erica Cerra (born October 31, 1979) is a Canadian actress, best known for her portrayal of Deputy Jo Lupo on the Syfy series Eureka, and artificial intelligence A.L.I.E. and her creator Becca on The 100.

Career[edit]

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."[1]

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".[2] 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.

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[3] 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[4] and reprised the role in an episode of the fourth season. Cerra also played Becca, the creator of A.L.I.E., in a flashback storyline.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Cerra married Raffaele Fiore in November 2010. Cerra gave birth to the couple's first child, Talia Serafina, on May 14, 2012.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Adam and Evil Yvonne
2004 Blade: Trinity Goth Vixen Wannabe
2006 Man About Town Sela
2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Hera
2010 The Stranger Grace Bishop Direct to video
2011 Rise of the Damned Brit
2015 Shark Killer Jasmine
2017 Power Rangers Mrs. Kwan

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Special Unit 2 Pretty Girl Episode: "The Rocks"
2003 Black Sash Driver Episode: "Date Night"
2003 Dead Like Me M.J. Bowers' Sister Episode: "Reaping Havoc"
2003 Jake 2.0 Sam Episode: "Last Man Standing"
2004 Naughty Bits Performer Episode: "The Eyes"
2004 The L Word Dancer Episode: "L'Ennui"
2004 The Collector Vonnie Episode: "The Supermodel"
2004 The Dead Zone Eager Student Episode: "Instinct"
2004 Huff Beautiful Waitress Episode: "Pilot"
2005 Young Blades Giselle Episode: "Rub-a-Dub Sub"
2005 Cold Squad Stephanie Johnston Episode: "C'mon I Tip Waitresses"
2005 The 4400 Molly Caldicott Episode: "Lockdown"
2006 The L Word Uta Refson 2 episodes
2006 Battlestar Galactica Maya 4 episodes
2006–2012 Eureka Jo Lupo Main role
2008 Reaper Nicole Manders Episode: "Acid Queen"
2009 Warehouse 13 Jillian Whitman Episode: "Duped"
2009 Sanctuary Emma Correia Episode: "Veritas"
2010 Smallville Adrianna Tomaz Episode: "Isis"
2011 Supernatural Robin Episode: "The Man Who Knew Too Much"
2012 Mega Cyclone Carolyn Television film
2012 The Wishing Tree Clarissa Television film
2014 Motive Diane Torrance Episode: "Deception"
2014 Rush Laurel Burke Recurring role, 7 episodes
2014 Package Deal Emma Episode: "Sex Sex Sex"
2015–present The 100 A.L.I.E. and Becca Recurring role (seasons 3–4), 16 episodes
2015 iZombie Sasha Arconi Episode: "Dead Air"
2015 Welcome Home Cynthia Television film

Web[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Eureka: Hide and Seek Jo Lupo 4 episodes
2011 Mortal Kombat: Legacy Action Star Episode: "Johnny Cage"

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