Erinn Westbrook

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Erinn Westbrook
Born Erinn Veronica Westbrook
(1991-01-12) January 12, 1991 (age 26)
Long Island, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress, model, singer and dancer.
Years active 2011–present

Erinn Veronica Westbrook is an American actress, singer, dancer and model. She is best known for her role in Glee as the captain of the Cheerios, Bree and in the MTV series Awkward as Matty's girlfriend, and Stanford-bound tennis star, Gabby Richards.

Early and personal life[edit]

She was born in Long Island, New York, but moved to Town & Country, Missouri when she was six years old. She graduated from Harvard University as a member of the Class of 2010, where she majored in English, American Literature and Language, received a secondary degree in Dramatic Arts and an advanced certification in Spanish.[1] She was the tenth member of her family to attend the university and while there she wrote for the Harvard Crimson and was President of Students Taking on Poverty.[2]

Career[edit]

After interning for CNBC, NBC, and Oxygen, Erinn began her career as an on-air personality for MTV. Apart from reporting on issues and topics pertinent to young people, her main endeavors within the network were hosting SXSW, mtvU's Movers & Changers, a joint venture between the network and the New York Stock Exchange, and MTV Spring Break. Erinn served as one of the main hosts of MTV Spring Break 2010, 2011 and 2012. In 2012, Erinn landed a recurring role on Mr. Box Office, starring alongside Bill Bellamy, Vivica Fox and Jon Lovitz.[3] She also choreographed two episodes in 2013. [4] Erinn began her career in Los Angeles as a model with Ford Models appearing in ads for Nike, Vineyard Vines, Seventeen Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine among many others. In the Fall of 2013, Erinn was featured as one of "Fashion's Next It Girls" in Hollywood by Who, What, Wear.[5] Erinn has guest-starred on a variety of shows including Switched at Birth, Supernatural, Bones, NCIS and most recently, Jane the Virgin. She is best known for her role as captain of the cheerios, Bree, during the fifth season of Glee. In the Spring of 2014, Erinn joined the cast of MTV's successful drama, Awkward, and continued with the show through the fifth and final season, concluding in 2016. [6] In the Summer of 2014, Erinn was invited by the US embassies in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia to visit Southeast Asia as an emissary of Culture and the Arts. [7]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Debut Sofia Cross Short film
2013 In a World... Reality Girl #3 Theatrical Release
2016 72 Hours: A Brooklyn Love Story? Jazz Post-Production
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2011 1000 Ways to Die Angela Episode: "Wait, Don't Tell Me - You're Dead"
2012 Switched at Birth Jessica Episode: "Expulsion from the Garden of Eden"
2012–2013 Mr. Box Office Danielle 22 episodes
2013 Dog with a Blog Remy Episode: "Guess Who's a Cheerleader"
2013 Twisted Sydney Episode: "Out with the In-Crowd"
2013 See Dad Run Meredith 2 episodes
2013 Glee Bree 7 episodes
2014 Supernatural Tamara Episode: "Bloodlines"
2014 Bones Brenda Episode: "The Purging of the Pundit"
2014–present Awkward Gabby Richards 16 episodes
2015 Constantine Lily Episode: "A Whole World Out There"
2015 Stitchers Nikki Fox Episode: "Finally"
2015 NCIS Hanna Friedgen Episode: "Day In Court[8]"
2016 Jane the Virgin Natalie Tanner 2 episodes
2016 The Night Shift Kelly Anne Episode 3.5
2018 Insatiable Magnolia Barnard Main role

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