Leerhsen, Erica 1976–

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Leerhsen, Erica 1976–


Born February 14, 1976, in Ossining (some sources cite Bronx), NY; daughter of Charles Leerhsen (a magazine editor). Education: Boston University, B.F.A. (summa cum laude), 1998. Avocational Interests: Running, playing basketball, yoga.

Addresses: Agent—Sean Elliott, Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Brian Wilkins, Wilkins Management, 12200 Olympic Blvd., Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90064.

Career: Actress.


Film Appearances:

Sarah, Junior Creative (short film), 2000.

Erica Geerson, Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (also known as Book of Shadows: Blair Witch Project 2, BWP2, and BW2), Artisan Entertainment, 2000.

Actress, Hollywood Ending, DreamWorks, 2002.

Connie, Anything Else (also known as Anything else, la vie et tout le reste and La vie et tout le reste), DreamWorks, 2003.

Pepper Harrington, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Focus Features, 2003.

Annie Sullivan, The Warrior Class, Archer Entertainment, 2004.

Heather, Little Athens, Legaci Pictures, 2005.

Bronwin, Mozart and the Whale, Mozart Productions, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Amanda Bowles, The Guardian, CBS, 2001–2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Birgit Olafsdottir, "Mr. Ruggerio's Neighborhood," The Sopranos, HBO, 2001.

Kaya, "Conscious," Alias, ABC, 2003.

Hope Paulson, "Hope and Mercy," Ghost Whisperer, CBS, 2005.

Brenda Sanders, "The Score," CSI: Miami, CBS, 2006.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Amanda Bowles, The Guardian, CBS, 2001.

Stage Appearances:

Hurricane, Classic Stage Company Theatre, New York City, 1999.

Maggie, Tamicanfly, McGinn-Cazale Theatre, New York City, 2001.

Diane, A Second Hand Memory, Atlantic Theatre, New York City, 2004–2005.

Appeared as understudy, Collected Stories, Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, MA; in title role, Emma, Gloucester Stage Company, Gloucester, MA; and in Right On, America!, New York Fringe Festival, Surf Reality Theatre, New York City.



Chainsaw Redux: Making a Massacre, New Line Home Video, 2004.



Entertainment Weekly, April 2, 2004, p. 51.

Ingenue, October, 2003, pp. 106-111.

Movieline's Hollywood Life, September 1, 2003, p. 30.