Durance, Erica 1978- (Erica Parker)

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Durance, Erica 1978- (Erica Parker)


Born June 21, 1978, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada; raised in Three Hills, Alberta; daughter of Joel (a truck driver) and Gail (a librarian) Durance; married Wesley Parker, 1996 (divorced, 1999); married David Palffy (an actor), January 8, 2005.


Agent—Jeff Palffy, PMG, 118 Homer St., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6B 6L5.


Actress. Appeared in commercials.

Awards, Honors:

Saturn Award nominations, best supporting actress on television, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films, 2005, 2006, both for Smallville.


Television Appearances; Series:

Lois Lane, Smallville (also known as Smallville Beginnings and Smallville: Superman the Early Years), The WB, 2004-2006, CW Network, 2006—.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As Erica Parker) Kara Jensen, Devil Winds, PAX, 2003.

Carina, Stranded, Lifetime, 2006.

Isabelle Darden, I Me Wed, Lifetime, 2007.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

(As Erica Parker) Maddy O'Donnel, 111 Gramercy Park, ABC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Erica Parker) Ashley, "Let the Games Begin," The Chris Isaak Show, Showtime, 2004.

Angela Todd, "Drop Dead Gorgeous," Tru Calling, Fox, 2004.

Amira, "Time Out of Mind," Andromeda (also known as Gene Roddenberry's "Andromeda"), syndicated, 2004.

Krista James, "Affinity," Stargate SG-1 (also known as La porte des etoiles), Sci-Fi Channel, 2004.

Rachel Slate, "Another Collector," The Collector, City TV, 2004.

Television Guest Appearances; Episodic:

Entertainment Tonight (also known as Entertainment This Week, E.T., ET Weekend, and This Week in Entertainment), syndicated, 2004.

Extra (also known as Extra: The Entertainment Magazine), syndicated, 2004.

Access Hollywood, syndicated, 2004.

Howard Stern, E! Entertainment Television, 2004.

Howard Stern on Demand (also known as Howard TV on Demand), 2006.

Film Appearances:

(As Erica Parker) Tara Knowles, The Untold (also known as Inexplicable and Sasquatch), Curb Entertainment, 2002.

(As Parker) Johanna, House of the Dead (also known as House of the Dead: Le jeu ne fait que commencer), Artisan Entertainment, 2003.

Julie Miller, The Butterfly Effect 2, New Line Cinema, 2007.

Internet Appearances; Episodic:

Lois Lane (in archive footage), "Chloe," Smallville: Vengeance Chronicles, The WB, 2006.



The Making of "House of the Dead," Kinowelt Home Entertainment, 2004.



TV Guide, September 26, 2005, p. 41; October 3, 2004, p. 34.

TV Zone, February, 2005, pp. 36-40.