Erin Kelly

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Erin Kelly
Erin Kelly on the set of Loving Annabelle, discussing scenes with Katherine Brooks and Diane Gaidry, 2005
Born Erin Kelly
(1981-08-21) 21 August 1981 (age 35)
San Diego, California
Occupation Actress
Years active 2002–present

Erin Kelly is an American film, theater and television actress, best known for her role as Annabelle Tillman in Katherine Brooks' 2006 film Loving Annabelle.[citation needed]



Kelly has collaborated with director Katherine Brooks on three films. Kelly was the title role in Brooks' Finding Kate and Loving Annabelle. Brooks' 2009 feature Waking Madison (starring Sarah Roemer and Elisabeth Shue) saw Kelly taking her darkest role to date as Grace, a mental patient with an addictive personality.

Year Film Director Role
Famished Holte, HeatherHeather Holte Lead role
Ben's Birthday Markus Flanagan Supporting role
2004 Finding Kate Brooks, KatherineKatherine Brooks Kate
2006 Loving Annabelle Brooks, KatherineKatherine Brooks Annabelle Tillman
2008 The Process Thompson, ShadShad Thompson Girl
2009 Abnormal Abduction Thompson, ShadShad Thompson Lead role
2010 Waking Madison Brooks, KatherineKatherine Brooks Grace (a fellow mental patient)
2013 Girltrash: All Night Long Kondracke, AlexandraAlexandra Kondracke Candace


From 2006–2007, Kelly played a recurring character (also named Erin) in the Hawaii surfer drama Beyond the Break. The show was filmed on location in Oahu, Hawaii.[1]


Kelly has studied improvisation at the Upright Citizen's Brigade since 2006. She co-founded the LA Cafe Plays series at the Ruskin Group Theater, where writers, actors and directors start creating a play at 9 a.m. and must perform it by 7:30 pm. Kelly's Loving Annabelle cohorts Katherine Brooks and Jake Newton have performed with the series.[2]

Also with the Ruskin Group Theater, Kelly has appeared in The Vagina Monologues and Picasso at the Lapin Agile.

In Denver, Colorado, Kelly played lead roles in several theatrical productions, including:[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Kelly was born in San Diego and raised in Boulder, Colorado. Her younger brother Jason Kelly is a singer. In several interviews, Kelly thanks her family for supporting her career (including her lesbian-themed films).[citation needed] She likes to surf, sail and hike.[2]

Kelly graduated from New York City's Marymount Manhattan College in 2000 (earning a BA in Acting). She has also studied with the Meisner Technique School since moving to Los Angeles.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Erin Kelly". Beyond the Break. Retrieved May 10, 2010. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b Nai, Dara (August 4, 2008). "A Quickie with Erin Kelly". Archived from the original on May 1, 2010. Retrieved May 10, 2010. 

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