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 Erika Ringor’s big break came when she was picked as the lead, opposite Sonaa Lathan as Sidra O’Neal in Spike Lee’s "Love & Basketball", alongside a stellar cast including Alfre Woodard, Debbie Morgan and Omar Epps. This character touched fans worldwide and made it ok to be the "bad girl", continuing to give Erika international notoriety both as an actress and in the world of Basketball.  She has used that notoriety to help charities supporting, children in health and education by traveling around the country participating nationally in celebrity basketball events.

Next, Erika is set to star opposite Tommy ''Tiny' Lister in the feature, "Diary of a Champion”, based on the true story of the 2004 American Olympic Track & Field team, starring Michael J. Pagan and Jason Weaver.  

You can also see Erika starring opposite R. Kelly in the newest chapters of “Trapped In The Closet,” set to premiere this fall.  Erika just finished shooting the feature film "Queen of Media", (the Wendy Williams biography), opposite Robin Givens, Angell Conwell and Anwan Glover, as the controversial DJ Angie Martinez. She also just booked a recurring role on CBS' soap, "Young and Restless".  Other projects to watch out for are the hilarious sketch comedy, "Blue Balls of Fire",opposite Joaquim de Almeida with Rick Overton & Yvonne Delarosa, "The Spot", the hot new urban dramedy "Vapors", due out in 2008, and in the new CBS series episodic, “Moonlight” as Detective Theresa Novak, set to premiere this fall.

Taking an interest in acting at an early age, Erika began her journey in high school. She continued on to California State University Long Beach where she received her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Drama and Technical Film. There she earned principle roles in college productions such as "For Colored Girls", "Hair", and Shelley Garretts national, hit play "Beauty Shop". From college, armed with the dangerous title of a “Triple Threat”, Erika headed straight to Hollywood.

Additional credits include "Go For Broke", "Go For Broke 2”,  "Misery Loves Company", "Color Complex", “Vapors", “Sorority Sister Slaughter” and in the television series "The Jaime Foxx Show" and “Vanished.”

 

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