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Erica Durance Biography, Age, Height, Husband

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Erica Durance Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & Hallmark Movies

Erica Durance is a Canadian actress also known as Erica Parker. She is recognized for her role as Dr. Alex Reid in the medical drama ‘Saving Hope.”

Durance started her career with a small role in the TV series The Lone Gunmen in 2001. Later she worked in the movie Untold in 2002, where she worked as Tara Knowles.

Hallmark Channel hired Erica Durance for the movie Wedding Planner Mystery in 2014. Which was her first Hallmark movie, where she worked with popular actor Andrew W. Walker.

Her role as Carnegie Kincaid was praised by audiences. She plays the role of the wedding planner who plans two weddings for the same rich family with 2 weeks between.

Later Erica worked in many popular Hallmark Channel movies and series like Open by Christmas, North to Home, We Need a Little Christmas, and Unexpected Grace,  etc.

Erica Durance Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & Hallmark MoviesPersonal Details

Full Name Erica Durance
Nick Name Erica
Date of Birth June 21, 1978
Age 45 years as of May 2024
Birth Place Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Origin Residence Vancouver, British Columbia
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Nationality Canadian
Profession Actress
Education Qualification Graduate
Net Worth $ 4.5 Million as per 2024
Marital Status Married
  • TV: The Lone Gunmen (2001)
  • Movie: The Untold (2002)
  • Hallmark Movie: Wedding Planner Mystery (2014)

Physical Appearance

Her height is 5 feet 8 inches, her weight is 58 kg, her hair color is brown, and her eye color is brown. Her net worth is estimated to be $4.5 million.

Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Figure 35-24-35
  • In Feet – 5’8” Feet
  • In Meters- 1.73 m
  • In Centimeters- 173 cm
  • In Kilograms- 58 kg
  • In Pounds- 128 lbs
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Dress Size 6 (US)

Personal Life (Family, Friends, Boyfriends, Children)

Father Gail Durance
Mother Joel Durance
Sibling Jenny Durance-Judge (Sister)
Boyfriend /Husband
  • ​ David Palffy ​(married in 2005)​
  • Wesley Parker ​ ​(married in 1996- divorced in 1999)
Children Sons: David Laszlo, Lochlan William Palffy and Liam Jeffrey Palffy

Early Life, Family, and Relationship

Durance was born on June 21, 1978, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Her parents are Gail Durance and Joel Durance. She grew up on a turkey farm with her brother and sister in Three Hills. As a child, she was trained as a classical singer.

Erica Durance with her sister

Ethnicity, Race

Her ethnicity is white and she is of French-Canadian, English, Dutch, German, Irish and Italian descent.


In 1999, she graduated from high school and moved to Vancouver to pursue her interest in acting professionally. She studied acting at the Yaletown Actors Studio.

Boyfriend, Spouse, Marriage

Wesley Parker ​ ​(married in 1996- divorced in 1999): At the age of 18 Erica Durance married Wesley Parker later on 1999 they took divorced.

David Palffy ​(married in 2005-present)​: On January 8, 2005, she married Canadaian actor, writer and director David Palffy.

Erica Durance with her husband David Palffy

They have two sons, their first son Lochlan William Palffy was born in February 2015 and second son Liam Jeffrey Palffy was born in December 2016. Shealso  has a stepson named David Laszlo. She currently resides with her family in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Erica Durance’s sons
Erica Durance’s sons (David Laszlo, Lochlan William Palffy and Liam Jeffrey Palffy)
Erica Durance with her son

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Career, Struggle, Turning Point, and Success

Durance started her acting career in the series The Lone Gunmen in 2001. She has also appeared in television series like The Chris Isaak Show, Tru Calling, Andromeda, Stargate SG-1, The Collector, Smallville, Charlie’s Angels, Harry’s Law, 6 Passi Nel Giallo, Saving Hope, Supergirl, Batwoman, and Private Eyes.

Her debut on the big screen was with the movie The Untold. She played the role of Tara Knowles. She has also appeared in other movies like Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie, Sophie and Sheba, The Butterfly Effect 2, The Bridge, House of the Dead, and Painkillers.

In 2021, she appeared in the movie Countdown to Christmas. She played the role of Simone Cole. The story is about Nicky who finds an unopened Christmas card from her high school secret admirer. She reaches out to her best friend Simone to find and thank the anonymous admirer.

Her hallmark movies are Color My World With Love and North to Home. She has also appeared in other television series like Devil Winds, 111 Gramercy Park, Island Heat: Stranded, I Me Wed, The Building, Final Verdict, Beyond Sherwood Forest, The Christmas Chalet, Christmas Stars, The Enchanted Christmas Cake, Open By Christmas, and Girl in the Shed: The Kidnapping of Abby Hernandez.

Erica Durance Hallmark Movies List

Premiere Date Hallmark Movies Name Casts
January 13, 2024
A Scottish Love Scheme Erica Durance and Jordan Young
October 26, 2023 Ms. Christmas Comes to Town (MoC) Erica Durance, Brennan Elliott, and Barbara Niven
March 12, 2023 Unexpected Grace Erica Durance and Michael Rady
October 22, 2022 We Need a Little Christmas Erica Durance and Patrick Sabongui
June 12, 2022 Color My World With Love Erica Durance and Benjamin Ayres
January 09, 2022 North to Home Watch on Prime, Buy DVD
November 12, 2021 Open by Christmas Watch on Prime, Buy DVD
October 19, 2014 Wedding Planner Mystery Watch on Prime, Buy DVD
  • Erica Durance works in the Hallmark movie A Scottish Love Scheme: The story is about- Lily goes to Scotland with her mom and meets Logan, a friend from her childhood. Little do they know, their moms have secretly planned to bring them together.

Erica Durance’sMovies and Television Shows


Year Title Worked As
2015 Painkillers Trudy
2012 Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie Paris Waitress
2010 Sophie and Sheba Natalia
2006 The Butterfly Effect 2 Julie Miller
2004 The Bridge (Short Film) Amy
2003 House of the Dead Johanna
2002 The Untold Tara Knowles


Year Title Worked As
2021 The Enchanted Christmas Cake (TV Movie) Gwen
2020 Private Eyes (TV Series) Lauren Campbell
2019 Christmas Stars (TV Movie) Layla
2019 The Christmas Chalet Grace
2019 Batwoman (TV Series) Lois Lane
2017–2019 Supergirl (TV Series) Alura Zor-El
2012–2017 Saving Hope (TV Series) Dr. Alex Reid
2012 6 passi nel giallo (TV Mini Series) Angela/Christine
2012 Harry’s Law (TV Series) Annie Bilson
2011 Charlie’s Angels (TV Series) Samantha Masters
2009 Beyond Sherwood Forest (TV Movie) Maid Marian
2009 Final Verdict (TV Movie) Megan Washington
2009 The Building (TV Movie) Jules Wilde
2007 I Me Wed (TV Movie) Isabelle Darden
2006 Island Heat: Stranded (TV Movie) Carina
2004–2011 Smallville (TV Series) Lois Lane
2004 The Collector (TV Series) Rachel Slate
2004 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series) Krista James
2004 Andromeda (TV Series) Amira
2004 Tru Calling (TV Series) Angela Todd
2004 The Chris Isaak Show (TV Series) Ashley
2003 111 Gramercy Park (TV Movie) Maddy O’Donnell
2003 Devil Winds (TV Movie) Kara Jensen
2001 The Lone Gunmen (TV Series) Dancer

As a Director

Year Title
2016 Savinh Hope (TV Series)

As a Producer

Year Title
2021 The Enchanted Christmas Cake (TV Movie)
2016 Savinh Hope (TV Series)

Erica Durance Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & Hallmark Movies)

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