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Erin Cummings

Full / Real Name: Erin Lynn Cummings
Born: 19 July 1977 (42 years old)
Gender: Female

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Erin Cummings is an American actress best known for her starring role as Dr. Abbey Ward in the police procedural crime drama television series Detroit 1-8-7, from 2010-2011.

She also had a starring role as Bonnie Garretti, Martina's older sister who works as a manicurist, in the legal drama series Made in Jersey, in 2012. In 2015 she starred in the ABC period drama series The Astronaut Wives Club.

A graduate of the University of North Texas with a degree in Journalism, Cummings began her professional acting career when she was spotted by an L.A. talent scout while performing in community theatre near Dallas.

She later went on to study Shakespeare at the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, preparing her for her future roles as Lady Macbeth and Queen Gertrude in the Santa Susana Repertory Theater Company's productions of Macbeth and Hamlet, respectively.

Seen as Sura, the Thracian wife of Spartacus in the Starz original action-adventure drama series, Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Cummings also had a recurring role on Matt Weiner's AMC series, Mad Men.

She stars in the cult feature Bitch Slap, directed by Spartacus: Blood and Sand director Rick Jacobson, and was seen alongside Martin Lawrence in Universal Studios' Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins.

On television, Cummings was a series regular on the second season of Dante's Cove, on the Here! Network. Other television work includes a guest lead turn on Cold Case, a recurring role on Dollhouse and appearances on Star Trek: Enterprise, Threshold and Charmed.

Cummings trained in martial arts and weaponry for her roles in Bitch Slap and Spartacus: Blood and Sand.

She also dedicates her time to charities, volunteering at the L.A. Mission and inspiring students by visiting local schools to participate in hands-on science projects through the National Lab Day program.


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