A Erica Durance

A Erica Durance

Erica Durance

Erica Durance is a well-known actress and producer in North America who is notorious for her starring role as Lois Lane on the television series Smallville. She was born on June 21, 1978, in the Canadian city of Calgary, Alberta, but it was her role as Lois Lane on the series that made her a household name and instantly recognizable around the world. Erica was born to Gail and Joel Durance, although her family wasn't much of a traditionally-inclined family.



Erica Durance was born on June 21, 1978 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Smallville (2001) and Saving Hope (2012). She grew up with an older brother and sister on a turkey farm in Three Hills. After school, she moved to Vancouver to start her acting career. Durance started her career in commercials and guest-starring roles on different television series. In 2004 she was cast as Lois Lane on the television series Smallville, starting in season 4 as a guest-star and became series regular in season 5. She played the character for seven seasons on Smallville, ending in 2011. In 2012, Durance was cast to played the lead role as Dr Alex Reid in the television medical drama Saving Hope.

A stunning beauty with girl-next-door charm, Erica Durance came out of relative obscurity and stepped into the role of one of the most iconic onscreen characters of all time. Durance acted mostly in independent films and on short-lived television shows before she was cast as Lois Lane on the hit series "Smallville" (The WB, 2001-06; The CW, 2006-2011). Durance made her mark on the small screen by playing the beloved character, a small-town girl who ends up a successful journalist and Superman's love interest. Faced with the pressure of portraying such a known character, Durance exceeded expectations and became a favorite amongst comic book fans and television viewers. Later in her career, Durance took on more feature film roles, yet it was her star-making turn as Lois on "Smallville" that made her one of the small screen's most memorable leading ladies. (Source: www.rottentomatoes.com)



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