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Erica Durance BiographyBorn in Calgary to a truck driver, Joel, and librarian, Gail, Durance grew up with an older brother and sister on a turkey farm in Three Hills, Alberta. After school, she moved to Vancouver to start her acting career, which has primarily included low-budget horror films and guest roles on sci-fi TV shows.
TriviaFirst discovered by well known agent/talent scout Jeff Palffy, formerly of Ford Models, now with PMG Management in Vancouver. Sister-in-law of Jeff Palffy. Ranked #20 in FHM Online's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2007" supplement. (2007). Her favorite movies are the BBC version of "Pride and Prejudice", Elizabeth (1998), "The Lord of the Rings", Underworld (2003) and Trainspotting (1996). Voted TV Guide's Healthiest and Most Physically Fit Star on Television in an online poll. Admires actresses Sandra Bullock, Angelina Jolie, Cate Blanchett and Ashley Judd and, as a child, Erica admired Madonna. 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. Very good friends with "Smallville" (2001) co-stars Allison Mack and Kristin Kreuk. Once pitched the first ball at a Toronto Blue Jays game. Phobias are water and birds. Ranked No.97 in AskMen.com's "Top 99 Most Desirable Women". 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. One of her favorite books is Harry Potter. October 2007 cover girl for Maxim Magazine. One of the 6 beautiful women of Sci-fi featured in the 2007 Women of Sci-fi Calendar. "Smallville" (2001) co-creator Alfred Gough said he was blown away when he first met her. In a Supergirl comic, a poster of her can be seen in the bedroom of Superboy. Loves being a step-mom, is very close to her step-son and wants to have her own kids someday. Big fan of the Christopher Reeve "Superman" films. 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. Posed for the '2007 Women of Sci-Fi' Calender which was produced by Christopher Judge (who was also the photographer) and Michael Shanks. Ranked on Entertainment Weekly's "Sci-fi Hotties of '09: The Women".
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