Erica Hubbard

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Erica Hubbard
Erica-Hubbard Chicago 2011-03-10 photo-by-Adam-Bielawski.jpg
Hubbard in March 2011.
Born (1979-01-02) January 2, 1979 (age 39)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Alma mater Columbia College Chicago
Occupation Actress, Model
Years active 1988–present

Erica Hubbard (born January 2, 1979)[citation needed] is an American film and television actress and model. Hubbard is best known for her roles as Kiana Anderson in 2006's Akeelah and the Bee, Cassandra "Cassie" Sutton on the ABC Family series Lincoln Heights and Kita Whitmore on Let's Stay Together on the BET network. She is also the voice of Abbey for the TV series The Replacements. [1]

Life and career[edit]

Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Erica knew at the age of nine that she wanted to be an actress, after she performed in her first stage play. Never giving up on her dream, Erica attended Columbia College in Chicago where she majored in Broadcast Journalism and minored in Theater and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in three years.[2] After graduating, Erica landed her first TV show entitled “Up 'N Running,” a tween/teen show that focused on educating kids on a variety of different topics of interest, from education to horseback riding, to playing hockey or learning how to make ice cream. The show aired on WPWR, a UPN affiliate in Chicago. By the time the third season had started airing, she had already won a Regional Emmy for hosting the show and earned a Service To America Award from the National Association of Broadcasters.[3] She began acting at age nine in commercials for McDonald's, Reebok, Sears, Kellog's, MCI, and others. Her best-known modeling appearances have been in various magazines as the Noxzema "girl" for its 2006 campaign. She has appeared in the films Simon Says, Akeelah and the Bee, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Save the Last Dance, A Cinderella Story, as well as numerous television series including Lincoln Heights, CSI: Miami, and Everybody Hates Chris. She also voice acted in the game " The Walking Dead " as a thug that attacked Clementine.



Year Title Role Notes
2001 Save the Last Dance Jasmine
2003 Banged Up Sable
2004 Cinderella Story, AA Cinderella Story Madison
2005 Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, TheThe Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Diana
2006 Akeelah and the Bee Kiana Anderson
2006 Simon Says Sommer
2009 Someone Heard My Cry Ashley Short
2011 Nurse Jackée Chloe Short
2012 Dysfunctional Friends Catrece
2013 Forbidden Woman Vanessa Young
2014 Black Coffee Mita
2015 My Favorite Five Sybil
2015 72 Hours Lanae
2017 Other Side, TheThe Other Side Gemma
2017 Professor Mack Ayesha Johnson Post-production
2017 Just a Friend Wanda Post-production
2018 Perfectly Single Edith Post-production
2018 No More Mr Nice Guy Keisha Smalls Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2000 Undressed Jenny "Code of Sex"
2002 Undeclared Gloria "The Day After"
2002 Boston Public Cindy "Chapter 34", "Chapter 43"
2003 Judging Amy Teresa "Picture of Perfect"
2004 Joan of Arcadia Karen Casper "Double Dutch"
2005 CSI: Miami Tina Saunders "Prey"
2005 Everybody Hates Chris Yvette "Everybody Hates the Babysitter"
2006–07 Replacements, TheThe Replacements Abbey (voice) Main role (season 1)
2007–2009 Lincoln Heights Cassandra 'Cassie' Sutton Main role
2010 Cold Case Wanda Johnson "Shattered"
2011 Ideal Husband, TheThe Ideal Husband Michelle TV film
2011–2014 Let's Stay Together Kita Whitmore Main role
2013 Awkward Black Girl Lucinda "The Apology", "The Change"
2013 Love Letter, TheThe Love Letter Jasmine TV film
2015 Fear Files Kelisia Waters TV film; segment: "Fire"
2017 Chicago Med Dina Morris "Cold Front"
20?? Giving Her Away Nicki Jamison TV film, pre-production


  1. ^ "Erica Hubbard". BET. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Erica Hubbard - Actress/Philanthropist". LinkedIn. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Erica Hubbard Bio". Retrieved 7 April 2014. 

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