A native of Vancouver, British Columbia, Erica Cerra began performing as a child. After a hiatus from acting during her teen years, she restarted her career in commercials before moving on to feature films and television.
Cerra’s feature-film work includes roles in Mike Binder’s Man About Town, The Long Weekend, and Blade: Trinity. She also has been a popular supporting player on several hit television series. Viewers of the SCI FI Channel might recognize her as Maya, the mother who adopted the human-Cylon hybrid child of Sharon Valerii on Battlestar Galactica. Fans of the acclaimed Showtime series The L Word know her as Alice’s seductive vampire lover, Uta Refson.
Her other guest-starring roles include turns on Smallville, such USA Network hit shows as The 4400 and The Dead Zone, and the Showtime series Huff and Dead Like Me. Other shows on her résumé include the Canadian police procedural Cold Squad, the monster-hunting action series Special Unit 2, and the supernatural thriller series The Collector.