Erica is a Canadian actress and has been seen in numerous TV series and shows. She is mainly popular for her role of Lois Lane in the popular TV series. She is an immensely talented actress and was interested in acting since her childhood. Although she did numerous TV shows, she came into the limelight after being cast in the incredible TV series; ‘Smallville’ in which she played Lois Lane. Erica is a kind persona and loves doing charity and donating money to different organizations. She has received seven award nominations till not and has been recognized by different magazines for her impeccable work in movies and TV shows.
Erica was born on 21 June 1978 in Calgary, Canada. She spent most of the time in Alberta as she grew up there. Her mother’s name is Gail Durance; she worked as a Librarian. Her father’s name is Joel Durance. She has two elder siblings’ one brother and one sister. They all grew up on a Turkey Farm in Three Hills, Alberta. She got the training for classical music from her childhood which helped her enhance her skills. After completing graduation, she shifted to Vancouver in the year 1999, where she started putting efforts to build a career in her passion; acting. She studied acting at Yaletown Actors studio for few years and was coached by David Puffy, who is also her husband.
In the initial stage of her career, Erica did some background work and then started doing a few guest-starring roles and commercials. Her debut feature film was ‘The Untold’, which was released in the year 2002. She also did a guest appearance in a few shows such as ‘The Collector’, ‘The Chris Isaak Show. She got major popularity when she got the role of Lois Lane in the TV series; Smallville. In that series, she played the role of a smart teenager. The executive producer of the series stated that there are several actresses who auditioned for the role, but Erica was the best one out of them all. She became a regular part of the Show from the fifth season and never looked back.
Erica also worked in some films such as Island Heat: Stranded in 2006 and The Butterfly Effect 2 in the year 2006. She did a movie titled; I Me Wed and was nominated for a Gemini Award for it. She was also seen in the popular TV series Charlie’s Angel as Samantha Masters.
Awards and honours of Erica Durance
In 2006, Erica Durance was ranked no.38 in FHM magazine as the 100 Sexiest Women in the World. She appeared on the cover of Maxim Magazines and FHM, and in 2009, she was named an Entertainment Weekly Sci-fi Hotties Women. Erica has been ranked no. 26 on BuddyTv’s 100 Sexiest Women, and in 2010, she was ranked no.16. In 2012, she was listed as one of Canada 50’s Most Beautiful People, and Erica was ranked no.9 in Summer 2012’s Sexiest Stars.
In 2004 and 2005, Erica was nominated for the Saturn Award as Best Supporting Actress on Television for her acting in the series Smallville. In 2010, she was nominated for the Saturn Award as Best Actress on Television, and in 2012, she was nominated for the Teen Choice Award as Choice TV Actress – Fantasy/Sci-Fi. In 2012 and 2016, Erica was nominated for the Canadian Screen Awards as Best Actress in a Dramatic Role for acting in the television series Saving Hope. Erica has not won any awards or honours for acting in films and television series, but many people have appreciated her acting.
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Erica is happily married to David Palffy, and the couple has two boys. They have named their sons; William Palffy and Liam Palffy, respectively. She is living with her family in Vancouver, Canada. David Palffy was a coach at the Yaletown Actors Studio, and it was the same place where Erica went for acting coaching. She is also a stepmother to a son of David from his previous marriage. Erica was previously married to Wesley Parker in 1996, and the couple together did not have any children. But the marriage life did not last long for her as they divorced and separated in 1999, being married for more than three years.
Erica has been working in the industry for several years and is one of the most hardworking and popular Canadian movie stars. Her net worth must be around $4.5 million.
The Body Measurements of Erica Durance
Regarding the body measurements of Erica Durance, she will be 5 feet 7 inches or 173 cm in height, her body weight is 53 kg or 123 lbs, and her body type is Hourglass. Her breast size is 35 inches, her waist size is 24 inches, and her hip size is 35 inches. Erica’s hair colour is light brown, light brown, and her shoe size is 9 US, dress size is 2 US. Erica is 44 years old as of 2023.
Interesting facts about Erica Durance
Erica Durance likes to read Harry Potter books in her free time, and also, she will use to read more comic books. She will go to the gym for at least five sessions a week in her spare time. She will do other likes to do cardio, yoga, and weightlifting. In her spare time, she will use to work for charity organisations, and also she will raise funds for charity. Erica has hosted the 26th Superman/Batman auction, which helps raise charity funds. Erica used to spend more time with her children, and also she will often go to the beach along with them.
Social media presence of Erica Durance
Erica is active on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. On her official Instagram account, she has more than 769 K followers, and often she will use to upload more of her pictures along with her husband and children. On her Twitter account, she has earned more than 540 K followers. Erica’s Facebook account has gathered more than 299 K followers, and often, she posts her updates on it.