Erica played the wonderfully energetic and positive triple threat Coco Hernandez in seasons 1, 2 and 3 of “Fame” from 1982 to 1987. Returning as a guest star in the season 4 “Coco Returns”.
Erica was attending the real school of the arts when she first started working on “Fame” and missed a few episodes in season 1 so she could return to New York to graduate.
After “Fame” Erica has had a long and varied career on stage, in films and on television. She was a star in “Profiler”, “E.R.”, “Veronica Mars”, “Boston Legal” and “Grey’s Anatomy” to name just a few.
She was a judge on the Irish TV talent show “Fame: The Musical” and also released her self penned album “Spread Your Wings and Fly”. Erica continues acting and performing and releasing music..