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Erica Durance Net Worth

Erica Durance Net Worth is
$2.5 Million

Erica Durance Biography

A global known Actress Erica Durance born about Wednesday, June 21, 1978


Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameErica Durance
Net Worth$2.5 Million
Date Of BirthJune 21, 1978
Height1.73 m
Weight124 lbs
ProfessionTelevision producer, Actor
NationalityCanadian
ChildrenLochlan William Pallfy
ParentsJoel Durance, Gail Durance
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/ed_durance
NominationsTeen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series, Canadian Screen Awards - Shaw Media Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress: Fantasy
MoviesThe Butterfly Effect 2, I Me Wed, House of the Dead, Wedding Planner Mystery, Beyond Sherwood Forest, Final Verdict, Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie, Devil Winds, Sophie, The Untold, 111 Gramercy Park, Island Heat: Stranded, The Building, Painkillers, The Land That Time Forgot
TV ShowsSmallville, Saving Hope


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 Gave birth to her 1st child at age 36, a son, Lochlan William Pallfy on February 10, 2015. Child's father is her husband, David Palffy.
2 The television series Smallville had originally planned for Erica Durance's character Lois Lane to appear in only a few episodes in season 4. The producers was so impressed with Durance performance and her chemistry with Tom Welling, who played Clark Kent. Her appearance on the show was extended. The next season Durance became a regular cast member on the show.
3 She has appeared with Michael Shanks in three different series: Stargate SG-1 (1997), Smallville (2001) and Saving Hope (2012).
4 Ranked #15 in FHM's "Sexiest Women" list in 2008.
5 Grew up on a turkey farm in a small town called Three Hills, Alberta.
6 Said that she will only play Lois Lane in a Superman movie if her Smallville (2001) co-star Tom Welling is her Clark Kent/Superman, otherwise she would feel as though she's "cheating" on him.
7 Ranked on Entertainment Weekly's "Sci-fi Hotties of '09: The Women".
8 #14 in FHM Online's 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2009.
9 Posed for the "2007 Women of Sci-Fi" calendar, which was produced by Christopher Judge (who was also the photographer) and Michael Shanks.
10 Her brother-in-law is actor Jeff Judge, brother of Stargate SG-1 (1997) star Christopher Judge. Jeff is married to her sister, Jenny Durance-Judge.
11 Laughs off the rumors of cosmetic surgeries and that she is all natural. Says it all comes from all the hard work she does in the gym like running on the treadmill and doing bench press exercises which contributed to her bust increase.
12 Netscape named her one of the "Sexiest Sci-Fi Babes".
13 Big fan of the Christopher Reeve "Superman" films.
14 Trained with a friend who is an exotic dancer to prepare for her role in a Smallville (2001) episode where "Lois Lane" plays a stripper.
15 Loves being a step-mom, is very close to her step-son and wants to have her own kids someday.
16 Favorite Superman actor is Christopher Reeve and favors Tom Welling over Brandon Routh.
17 In a Supergirl comic, a poster of her can be seen in the bedroom of Superboy.
18 Good friends with Jeph Loeb. Jeph says that Erica is great as "Lois Lane" and he had a lot to do with her getting hired for the role. They stayed friends even after he left Smallville (2001).
19 Smallville (2001) co-creator Alfred Gough said he was blown away when he first met her.
20 Gave a brief tribute to Dana Reeve, who passed away March 6, 2006 after the Smallville (2001) episode, Smallville: Hypnotic (2006).
21 One of the 6 beautiful women of Sci-fi featured in the 2007 Women of Sci-fi Calendar.
22 May 2006 cover girl for FHM US Magazine's 200th Edition.
23 October 2007 cover girl for Maxim Magazine.
24 In 2006, she and Jeph Loeb co-hosted the WWC: Sam Loeb College Scholarship Fund Charity Auction with all the proceeds going to the Sam Loeb College Scholarship Fund at the Wizard World convention in Chicago. The auction raised $72,000 and Erica also refused the offer of $15,000 for her appearance and, instead, donated the money towards the auction and did the event for free.
25 One of her favorite books is Harry Potter.
26 Favorite authors are Jane Austen and Ellen Montgomery.
27 Works out 6 days a week and does cardio, weightlifting, and yoga for at least 1 and 1/2 hours to 2 hours. Relies on high protein and low carbs/fats for her diet.
28 Favorite "Lois Lane" actress is Margot Kidder.
29 Ranked No.97 in AskMen.com's "Top 99 Most Desirable Women".
30 Phobias are water and birds.
31 As a teenager had braces on her teeth.
32 Once threw out the first pitch at a Toronto Blue Jays game.
33 Favorite comic book character was Lois Lane, even before she was cast in the role.
34 Very good friends with Smallville (2001) co-stars Allison Mack and Kristin Kreuk.
35 Considers her family to be her most important asset.
36 MSN TV has compiled a list of the Top 25 Fall TV Hotties in 2006 that viewers should look out for and Erica is one of their choices.
37 Husband, David Palffy, is also her acting coach.
38 Admires actresses Sandra Bullock, Angelina Jolie, Cate Blanchett and Ashley Judd and, as a child, Erica admired Madonna.
39 Voted the best "Lois Lane" ever in a poll by Attack of the Show! (2005).
40 Voted TV Guide's Healthiest and Most Physically Fit Star on Television in an online poll.
41 Loves singing and is a trained singer.
42 Her favorite movies are the BBC version of "Pride and Prejudice", Elizabeth (1998), "The Lord of the Rings", Underworld (2003) and Trainspotting (1996).
43 Ranked #15 in FHM Online's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2008" supplement. (2008).
44 Ranked #20 in FHM Online's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2007" supplement. (2007).
45 Is of French Candian descent.
46 Sister-in-law of Jeff Palffy.
47 Ranked #38 in FHM US's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
48 First discovered by well known agent/talent scout Jeff Palffy, formerly of Ford Models, now with PMG Management in Vancouver.


Quotes

#Quote
1 Smallville (2001) was my first love and it is always close to my heart.
2 I'm fairly introverted, but when I do stuff like a Maxim shoot, there's a side of me I call Gillian.
3 If you think too much about playing an icon, it will immobilize you. You have to treat it like a fresh character. Sure, there are guidelines so that you don't upset people, but you have to find your own way.
4 Nudity is just about your body. It's easier to shut yourself off outside than reveal your inner thoughts.
5 I'm learning to embrace who I am and what I look like.


Pictures

All Erica Durance pictures

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Canadian Screen Award Canadian Screen Awards, CA Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role Saving Hope (2012)
2011 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actress on Television Smallville (2001)
2011 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actress: Fantasy/Sci-Fi Smallville (2001)
2008 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series I Me Wed (2007)
2006 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Supporting Actress on Television Smallville (2001)
2005 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Supporting Actress on Television Smallville (2001)


Filmography

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saving Hope 2012-2017 TV Series Dr. Alex Reid
Painkillers 2015 Trudy
Wedding Planner Mystery 2014 TV Movie Carnegie Kincaid
6 passi nel giallo 2012 TV Mini-Series Angela and Christine Wyler
Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie 2012 Paris Waitress
Harry's Law 2012 TV Series Annie Bilson
Charlie's Angels 2011 TV Series Samantha Masters
Smallville 2004-2011 TV Series Lois Lane Isis Silver Banshee ...
Sophie & Sheba 2010/II Natalia
Beyond Sherwood Forest 2009 TV Movie Maid Marian
Final Verdict 2009 TV Movie Megan Washington
The Building 2009 TV Movie Jules Wilde
I Me Wed 2007 TV Movie Isabelle Darden
The Butterfly Effect 2 2006 Julie Miller
Stranded 2006 TV Movie Carina
The Collector 2004 TV Series Rachel Slate
Stargate SG-1 2004 TV Series Krista James
Andromeda 2004 TV Series Amira
Tru Calling 2004 TV Series Angela Todd
The Chris Isaak Show 2004 TV Series Ashley
The Bridge 2004/I Short Amy
111 Gramercy Park 2003 TV Movie Maddy O'Donnel (as Erica Parker)
Devil Winds 2003 TV Movie Kara Jensen (as Erica Parker)
House of the Dead 2003 Johanna (as Erica Parker)
The Untold 2002 Video Tara Knowles (as Erica Parker)
The Lone Gunmen 2001 TV Series Dancer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saving Hope 2012-2016 TV Series producer - 67 episodes

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Smallville 2005-2007 TV Series performer - 2 episodes

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saving Hope 2016 TV Series 1 episode

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Back in the Jacket: A Smallville Homecoming 2011 Video documentary short special thanks
Behind Closed Doors: Inside the Writers' Room 2005 Video short special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Hour 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Back in the Jacket: A Smallville Homecoming 2011 Video documentary short Herself
Smallville: A Decade of Comic-Con 2011 Video short Herself
Smallville: The Complete Series Retrospective 2011 Video documentary Herself
Entertainment Tonight Canada 2009 TV Series Herself
The Bonnie Hunt Show 2008 TV Series Herself - Guest
Attack of the Show! 2008 TV Series Herself
Smallville: Big Fans 2007 Video documentary short Herself
PIX 11 Morning News 2007 TV Series Herself
Howard Stern on Demand 2006 TV Series Herself
Smallville: 100th Episode -The Making of a Milestone 2006 Video documentary Herself
Behind Closed Doors: Inside the Writers' Room 2005 Video short Herself
Howard Stern 2004 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Making of: House of the Dead 2004 Video Herself
Access Hollywood 2004 TV Series Herself
Extra 2004 TV Series Herself
Entertainment Tonight 2004 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Howard Stern on Demand 2006 TV Series Herself
Smallville: Vengeance Chronicles 2006 TV Mini-Series Lois Lane
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