Erin Karpluk stars as Erica Strange, a young woman in her early thirties whose life is forever changed when she meets the mysterious Dr. Tom, on the third season of SOAPnet's original scripted drama Being Erica, which airs Wednesdays at 11PM (ET/PT).
Alberta-born Erin Karpluk graduated with distinction from the University of Victoria as a Theatre Major. Her first big break came when she landed the lead role of "Kate" on Godiva's, created and written by Michael MacLellan of Queer as Folk fame. The role garnered Karpluk a 2006 Gemini nomination for Best Actress in a Dramatic Series.
After the series wrapped in 2006, she continued to work on feature films and hit television shows. Some credits include the feature film Almost Heaven and Love And Other Dilemmas, for which she was nominated for a Leo Award for best supporting actress. Television credits include; Men In Trees, Flash Gordon, for which she received two 2008 Leo Award nominations and Dark Angel, for which she was handpicked by Award-winning director James Cameron to play the pregnant X5 Gem, The Guard, Revolution, and Wyveryn.
For the past two years, Erin's time has been divided evenly between Toronto and Vancouver. While in Toronto she stars as 'Erica' on the hit CBC series Being Erica and while in Vancouver recurs on the CW series Life Unexpected.
In the fall of 2009, Erin won the Gemini Award for Best Lead Actress in a dramatic series, and following that in the spring of 2010, the Leo Award for Best Lead Actress in a dramatic series for her portrayal of 'Erica' in Being Erica.