Erica McDermott

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Erica McDermott
Born Erica Gedziun
(1973-04-26) April 26, 1973 (age 44)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Other names E McD
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Bob McDermott

Erica McDermott (born April 26, 1973) is an American actress, best known for her role as Cindy "Tar" Eklund, the lead's character's sister, in David O. Russell's film The Fighter (2010).[1][2]

Life and career[edit]

McDermott was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She began her career appearing in Boston stage productions, before she was cast as Mark Wahlberg's character's sister in the David O. Russell film The Fighter (2010).[1] She later appeared in two more Russell films, American Hustle and Joy.[3] In 2015, she also played Benedict Cumberbatch's wife in the crime drama film Black Mass.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Knight and Day Bridesmaid
2010 Mama Raised a Hellraiser Saul's Mother
2010 The Fighter Cindy "Tar" Eklund Nominated—MTV Movie Award for Best Fight
2011 Body of Proof Officer West Episode: "Buried Secrets"
2011 The Rude, the Mad, and the Funny Frederica Robashaw
2012 Last Hours in Suburbia Mrs. Daniels
2012 Irish Whisper Renee Short film
2013 American Hustle Carl Elway's Assistant
2015 Black Mass Mary Bulger
2015 Joy Parking Lot Woman
2016 Manchester by the Sea Sue
2016 Patriots Day Jimmy's Girlfriend


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