Erin Cahill

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Erin Cahill
Erin J. Cahill photo by Karen Shih.jpg
Born
Erin Jessica Cahill

(1980-01-04) January 4, 1980 (age 38)
Stafford, Virginia, United States
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActress
Years active1996 – present
Spouse(s)
Paul Freeman (m. 2016)

Erin Jessica Cahill (born January 4, 1980) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Jen Scotts in Power Rangers Time Force,[1] Ted Mosby's sister, Heather, in How I Met Your Mother, and Kendra Burke in Saving Grace. She had a recurring role as Felicity in the ABC series Red Widow. She is also noted to be the first lead female character for the Call of Duty franchise, as Chloe 'Karma' Lynch in Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

Passionate about charity, Cahill co-founded the group, Charitable Living, which services the local community throughout the year with various fundraisers and days of volunteering.

In May 2015, Cahill joined non-profit group BuildOn and traveled to Malawi to promote education and build schools.

Early life[edit]

Cahill was born in Stafford, Virginia. She began acting in her mother's local high school productions at age four, and started singing and dancing lessons at age eight. She was Miss Pre-Teen Virginia in 1991 and the first runner-up for Miss Junior America. She continued to act into her high school years at Brooke Point High School, where she served as the president of many clubs, including the Honor Thespians group. As a junior, Cahill was the only one of her year to garner perfect scores in all phases of her audition to the Governor's School for the Arts in drama. At age 16, she also won Overall Actor in the Actors, Models, Talent for Christ competition. She was further selected into the Barton and Williams Dance Company, winning both company and individual awards. Following high school graduation in 1998, she attended Marymount Manhattan College in New York on an academic and performing arts scholarship. She left college at age 19 to pursue a full-time acting career in Los Angeles.

Career[edit]

Cahill was cast as Jen Scotts, the Pink Time Force Ranger, in Power Rangers Time Force. She started her guest starring roles in 2003 with Crossing Jordan and General Hospital. In 2006, she starred in the short-lived Fox series Free Ride. Her first big guest star came the following year in 2007 as a 20th-century suffragette in the Cold Case episode "Torn". Since then, she has worked in numerous films and television shows such as Supernatural, CSI: Miami, The Mentalist, Castle, Ghost Whisperer, Grey's Anatomy, and House. She has appeared in commercials for Bank of America, TJ Maxx, Hyundai, Applebee's, Tampax, Lean Cuisine, Honda, and Land Rover Discovery Sport.

In 2013, Cahill's projects included the short film The Ventriloquist, voice and motion-capture credits as Chloe "Karma" Lynch in Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and a guest role as Lena Gilbert in FOX's Sleepy Hollow.

The following year, Cahill guest-starred on NCIS: Los Angeles and made a brief appearance on Garfunkel and Oates.

Cahill's international commercial for Land Rover Discovery Sport ran in 2015.

Personal life[edit]

In September 2016, Cahill married Welsh musician Paul Freeman in a ceremony in Cote d'Azur, France.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Space And Tube Kimber
2000 Speed for Thespians Short film
2002 The Biggest Fan Montana Wastedberg
2003 Bill the Intern Darlene
2004 Creature Unknown Jill
2005 Race You to the Bottom Waitress
Walt Disney World's Vacation Planning Guide Host
2006 The Pursuit of Happyness Dean Witter Receptionist
2007 Jekyll Allison
2008 Fast Track: No Limits Katie Reed
Boogeyman 3 Sarah Morris
2010 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 Rachel Ashe
2011 Sweet Old World Eva
6 Month Rule Missy
Weather Wars Samantha Winters
2012 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva la Fiesta! Rachel Ashe
Blue Eyed Butcher Jessica Wright Television film (Lifetime Movies)
The Ventriloquist Stephanie
2013 Skinwalker Ranch Lisa
2014 Space And Tube 2 Kimber
108 Stitches Caitlin DeShields
Delirium Rachel Haloway Television film (Fox)
2015 Wingman Inc. Kristy
2016 The Watcher Emma
Sleigh Bells Ring Laurel Bishop Television film (Hallmark)
2017 Nanny Seduction Vanessa Television film (Lifetime)
Resident Evil: Vendetta Rebecca Chambers Voice and motion capture[3]
The Order Aki
Nanny Nightmare Lauren Television film
2018 Last Vermont Christmas Megan Television Film (Hallmark)[4]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Power Rangers Time Force Jen Scotts / Pink Time Force Ranger 40 episodes
2002 Power Rangers Wild Force Jen Scotts / Pink Time Force Ranger Episodes: "Reinforcements from the Future, Parts 1 & 2"
2003 Crossing Jordan Tyler Episode: "Sunset Division"
2004 Mountain Dew Network Herself Host
2005 American Dreams Episode: "California Dreamin'"
2006 Free Ride Amber Danwood 6 episodes
2007 Cold Case Francis Stone Episode: "Torn"
CSI: Miami Rachel Hemming Episode: "Miami Confidential"
2008 Supernatural Elizabeth Episode: "Malleus Maleficarum"
Greek Trish Episode: "Barely Legal"
Without a Trace Brook Simms Episode: "Better Angels"
How I Met Your Mother Heather Mosby Episode: "Little Minnesota"
2009 Grey's Anatomy Meg Shelley Episode: "I Will Follow You Into the Dark"
General Hospital Cassandra 7 episodes
Monk Callie Esterhaus Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Critic"
NCIS Navy Lieutenant Jessica Summers Episode: "The Inside Man"
The Mentalist Donna Hines Episode: "Black Gold and Red Blood"
2010 CSI: NY Agent Pangle Episode: "Pot of Gold"
Ghost Whisperer Kelly Ferguson Episode: "Lethal Combination"
Castle Cecily Burkett Episode: "Food to Die For"
House Margaret McPherson Episode: "Massage Therapy"
2011 Law & Order: LA Annette Kay Episode: "Silver Lake"
Chase Caroline Belkin Episode: "Seven Years"
2012 Chuck Bobbi Episode: "Chuck versus the Bullet Train"
2013 Body of Proof Charlotte Tilney Episode: "Abducted: Part 1"
Red Widow Felicity 5 episodes
Sleepy Hollow Lena Gilbert Episode: "Sanctuary"
2014 Garfunkel and Oates Jenny Episode: "Hair Swap"
NCIS: Los Angeles FBI Special Agent Carole Gordon Episode: "SEAL Hunter"
2015 Bones Ashleigh Smith Episode: "The Carpals in the Coy-Wolves"[5]
2017 Stitchers Stephanie Fisher Episodes: "Perfect" and "Mind Palace"
2017-2018 Power Rangers Hyperforce Jen Scotts / Pink Time Force Ranger Web Series, Episodes: "Welcome to Time Force Academy", "Save Marv"
2018 Criminal Minds Mrs. Wilson Episode: "The Capitano's"
2018 9-1-1 Tammy Episode: "Worst Day Ever"

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Power Rangers Time Force Pink Ranger
James Bond 007: Agent Under Fire Carla the Jackal (voice)
2012 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Chloe "Karma" Lynch Voice and motion capture

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brooke Point grad in the pink after landing Power Ranger role". The Free Lance–Star. January 23, 2001. pp. C1 and C4. Retrieved November 6, 2012.
  2. ^ "Instagram post by Erin Cahill • Sep 5, 2016 at 7:27pm UTC". Instagram. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Resident Evil Vendetta coming to theaters". IGN. March 20, 2017. Retrieved March 23, 2017.
  4. ^ "'Last Vermont Christmas'". Livingly. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Erin Cahill". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 4 February 2018.

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