STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,187 this week

Erica Gimpel


Erica Gimpel burst onto the scene as the unforgettable "Coco" in the international hit series Fame (1982). Since that time, she has appeared in dozens of feature films and television shows. She played "Angel Brown" in the NBC series Profiler (1996) and appeared for six seasons as "Adele Newman" in the Emmy Award-winning series ER (1994). Her other... See full bio »

Bill Pullman on His Tortured Role in "The Sinner"

"The Sinner" star talks us through his arc in the show's just-finished Season 2.

Watch our interview

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Law & Order
Breeder (S4, Ep13)
Thu, Sep 27 2:00 AM EDT on WE (214)
Freaky Friday
Sun, Sep 30 7:00 PM EDT on DISN (101)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2904 people
created 27 Apr 2015
 
a list of 351 people
created 02 Sep 2015
 
a list of 200 people
created 25 Oct 2015
 
a list of 978 people
created 09 Mar 2014
 
a list of 1422 people
created 01 Oct 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Erica Gimpel's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »

Known For

Fame
Fame Coco Hernandez / Herself
(1982-1987)
King of New York
King of New York Dr. Shute
(1990)
Smoke
Smoke Doreen Cole
(1995)
JAG
JAG Varese Chestnut
(2003-2004)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (75 credits)
 2018 Chicago Med (TV Series)
Lydia Singleton
- An Inconvenient Truth (2018) ... Lydia Singleton
 2017 12 to Midnight (TV Series)
Mother
- Red Sneakers ... Mother
 2017 Shut Eye (TV Series)
- Karma Chameleon (2017)
 2016 Murder in the First (TV Series)
Corinne Hager
- The Barbers of Seville (2016) ... Corinne Hager
 2016 The Catch (TV Series)
Renée Etheridge
- The Larágan Gambit (2016) ... Renée Etheridge
 2015 Code Black (TV Series)
Alice Sellers
- Black Tag (2015) ... Alice Sellers
 2015 Sex, Death and Bowling
Shanti
 2015 Cloudy with a Chance of Love (TV Movie)
Dr. Ruth
 2014 Enormous (TV Series)
Caroline
- Enormous (2014) ... Caroline
 2014 Switched at Birth (TV Series)
Yvette Gifford / Ms. Gifford
- Memory Is Your Image of Perfection (2014) ... Yvette Gifford (uncredited)
- Have You Really the Courage? (2014) ... Ms. Gifford
 2013 Cult (TV Series)
Ginny Yarrow
- The Devil You Know (2013) ... Ginny Yarrow
- The Good Fight (2013) ... Ginny Yarrow
 2013 Tio Papi
Detective Johnson
 2012 True Blood (TV Series)
Faerie Elder
- Sunset (2012) ... Faerie Elder
 2011-2012 Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series)
ER Doctor
- What Doesn't Kill You (2012) ... ER Doctor
- Burning Down the House (2011) ... ER Doctor
 2006-2012 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Sarah
- The Company (2012) ... Sarah
- Profiler, Profiled (2006) ... Sarah
 2012 Nikita (TV Series)
Carla Bennett
- Doublecross (2012) ... Carla Bennett
- Origins (2012) ... Carla Bennett
- Rogue (2012) ... Carla Bennett
 2011 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Detective Harriet Mauro
- Episode #1.9796 (2011) ... Detective Harriet Mauro
- Episode #1.9748 (2011) ... Detective Harriet Mauro
- Episode #1.9717 (2011) ... Detective Harriet Mauro
- Episode #1.9716 (2011) ... Detective Harriet Mauro
- Episode #1.9708 (2011) ... Detective Harriet Mauro (uncredited)
 2011 Prime Suspect (TV Series)
Principal
- Wednesday's Child (2011) ... Principal
 2010 Fame: The Musical (TV Series)
Judge / Herself
 2010 Machete Joe
Erica
 2009 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Bethany Anderson
- Invest in Love (2009) ... Bethany Anderson
 2009 Blue Eyes
Sandra
 2009 Veronika Decides to Die
Nurse White
 2008 Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Lizzie Summers
- Cardiac (2008) ... Lizzie Summers
 2007 Murder 101: If Wishes Were Horses (TV Movie)
Police Sgt. Joanne Matterson
 2007/II The List
Gail
 2007 Close to Home (TV Series)
Dr. Udell
- Protégé (2007) ... Dr. Udell
 2006-2007 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Attorney Samantha Fried
- Selling Sickness (2007) ... Attorney Samantha Fried
- Breast in Show (2006) ... Attorney Samantha Fried
- Helping Hands (2006) ... Attorney Samantha Fried (uncredited)
- The Cancer Man Can (2006) ... Attorney Samantha Fried
 2006 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Principal Riva Bell
- Waste Not (2006) ... Principal Riva Bell
 2004-2006 Veronica Mars (TV Series)
Alicia Fennel
- Not Pictured (2006) ... Alicia Fennel
- Blast from the Past (2005) ... Alicia Fennel
- Green-Eyed Monster (2005) ... Alicia Fennel
- Cheatty Cheatty Bang Bang (2005) ... Alicia Fennel
- Leave It to Beaver (2005) ... Alicia Fennel
 2006 Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall (TV Movie)
Margaret Monroe
 2006 House M.D. (TV Series)
Elizabeth Stone
- Failure to Communicate (2006) ... Elizabeth Stone
 2005 Everwood (TV Series)
Dr. Gans
- Surprise (2005) ... Dr. Gans
 2004 Beck and Call (TV Short)
Leah
 2004 Betty's Treats (Short)
Mrs. Wilson
 2004 A Boyfriend for Christmas (TV Movie)
Beth
 2003-2004 JAG (TV Series)
Varese Chestnut
- What If (2004) ... Varese Chestnut
- A Merry Little Christmas (2003) ... Varese Chestnut
 2004 In Your Eyes
Yolie
 2004 The Division (TV Series)
Aimee Breckridge
- Bite Me (2004) ... Aimee Breckridge
 2003 Freaky Friday
Harry's Teacher
 1997-2003 ER (TV Series)
Adele Newman
- A Saint in the City (2003) ... Adele Newman
- Bygones (2002) ... Adele Newman
- It's All in Your Head (2002) ... Adele Newman
- A River in Egypt (2002) ... Adele Newman
- Four Corners (2001) ... Adele Newman
 2002 MDs (TV Series)
Allison Greely
- Cruel and Unusual (2002) ... Allison Greely
 1994-2002 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Sydney Jessup
- The Last Chapter (2002) ... Sydney Jessup
- Tough Love (1994) ... Sydney Jessup
 2001 Impostor
Newscaster #1
 2001 No Such Thing
Judy
 2001 Roswell (TV Series)
FBI Agent Suzanne Duff
- How the Other Half Lives (2001) ... FBI Agent Suzanne Duff
- Disturbing Behavior (2001) ... FBI Agent Suzanne Duff
- We Are Family (2001) ... FBI Agent Suzanne Duff
 2000 The District (TV Series)
Ella's Lawyer
- How They Lived (2000) ... Ella's Lawyer
- The Real Terrorist (2000) ... Ella's Lawyer
 1999 Intimate Betrayal (TV Movie)
Toni
 1999 Any Day Now (TV Series)
Laura Sanders
- A Parent's Job (1999) ... Laura Sanders
 1999 Santa and Pete (TV Movie)
Cassie Moore
 1996-1999 Profiler (TV Series)
Angel Brown
- Reunion: Part 2 (1999) ... Angel Brown
- Reunion: Part 1 (1999) ... Angel Brown
- The Sum of Her Parts (1998) ... Angel Brown
- Coronation (1998) ... Angel Brown
- The Root of All Evil (1998) ... Angel Brown
 1997 Touch Me
Kareen
 1997 The Big Easy (TV Series)
Felice Carlyle
- Driving Ms. Money (1997) ... Felice Carlyle
 1996 Sticks & Stones
Miss William
 1996 Babylon 5 (TV Series)
Cailyn
- Walkabout (1996) ... Cailyn
 1995 The Price of Love (TV Movie)
Officer Hudson
 1995 Tuesday Morning Ride (Short)
Modine
 1995 Flirt
Nurse (as Erica Gimple)
 1995 Smoke
Doreen Cole
 1995 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Melinda
- The Smoking Section (1995) ... Melinda
 1994 The Fence
Jackie
 1994 Amateur
Irate Woman
 1994 Law & Order (TV Series)
Templeton
- Breeder (1994) ... Templeton
 1991 Undertow
Nina
 1991 Homicide
Woman with Randolph
 1990 Penny Ante: The Motion Picture
Dale Martinez
 1990 King of New York
Dr. Shute
 1990 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Wendy
- Women & Wallace (1990) ... Wendy
 1988 Case Closed (TV Movie)
Kathy
 1988 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Jennifer
- Waterworks (1988) ... Jennifer
 1982-1987 Fame (TV Series)
Coco Hernandez
- Baby, Remember My Name (1987) ... Coco Hernandez
- Coco Returns (1985) ... Coco Hernandez
- The Home Front (1984) ... Coco Hernandez (credit only)
- Heritage (1984) ... Coco Hernandez (credit only)
- Signs (1984) ... Coco Hernandez (credit only)
 1986 North and South, Book II (TV Mini-Series)
Semiramis
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Semiramis
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Semiramis
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Semiramis (credit only)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Semiramis
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Semiramis
 1985 North and South (TV Series)
Semiramis
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Semiramis
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Semiramis
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Semiramis
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Semiramis
 1985 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Shelley
- Original Sin (1985) ... Shelley
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (9 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for American Express See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Official Site | See more »

Alternate Names:

Erica Gimple

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Born at 5:00 P.M. to Phyllis Bash and Joseph Gimpel. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed