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.
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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.
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 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.