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Born in Jasper, Alberta of Ukrainian descent, to a high school principal mother and a father who worked for the railway, she studied theatre at the University of Victoria receiving a bachelor's degree of fine arts in theatre in 2000. She began her acting career in Vancouver and between 2000 and 2005 she appeared in more than a dozen television series and TV movies before landing the role of Kate in Godiva's. Her work during this period included "Voice of Sylan" in the final episode of Dark Angel and the TV movie Family Sins. She was in Legend of Earthsea (2004) and she played a serial killer in Ripper 2: Letter from Within (also 2004). She was also in a short-lived US television series called Glory Days (2002). Karpluk earned a Leo nomination for her first season of Godiva's and a 2006 Gemini nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role.In 2009, she won the Gemini award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for her role in Being Erica.
Since Godiva's, Karpluk has continued to work in television and short films. In 2007 she appeared in Bionic Woman, Flash Gordon, and The L Word. She had a leading role in a 2008 television movie, Smokejumpers, directed by John Terlesky.
Karpluk currently stars in the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation television series Being Erica.[She was offered the lead role of Erica Strange when she was working in Los Angeles on The L Word. She also had a recurring role as Alice the radio station manager during the first season of The CW's Life Unexpected.Her only appearance in the second season was in the series finale because of a scheduling conflict resulting from Being Erica being picked up for a third year.
Jasper, Alberta, Canada
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Erin Karpluk (born 17 October 1978) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for portraying Erica Strange on Being Erica and Kate in Godiva's.
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