Hubbard in March 2011.
|Alma mater||Columbia College Chicago|
|Website|| http://www.ericahubbard.com |
Erica Hubbard (born January 2, 1979) is an American actress and model.Hubbard is best known for her roles as Kiana Anderson in 2006's Akeelah and the Bee , Cassandra "Cassie" Sutton on the ABC Family series Lincoln Heights and Kita Whitmore on Let's Stay Together on the BET network. She is also the voice of Abbey for the TV series The Replacements . She created "The Erica Hubbard Foundation" to help youth in at-risk communities.
Akeelah and the Bee is a 2006 American drama film written and directed by Doug Atchison. It tells the story of Akeelah Anderson, an 11-year-old girl who participates in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, her mother, her schoolmates, and her coach, Dr. Joshua Larabee. The cast also features Curtis Armstrong, J.R. Villarreal, Sean Michael Afable, Erica Hubbard, Lee Thompson Young, Julito McCullum, Sahara Garey, Eddie Steeples, and Tzi Ma.
Lincoln Heights is an American family drama television series about Eddie Sutton, a Mission Vista police officer who moves his family back to his old neighborhood, Lincoln Heights, to start a new life and to help out his old neighborhood. It is a dangerous place to raise a family, and through the many trials the family goes through, they soon learn that settling in is not as easy as it seems. While Officer Sutton struggles to cope with everyday life as a street cop in Los Angeles, his kids try to fit in at their new schools and with their new neighbors.
Let's Stay Together is an American romantic comedy television series created by Jacque Edmonds Cofer. It premiered on Black Entertainment Television (BET) on January 11, 2011. The title of the series refers to the Al Green landmark 1972 song of the same name. The series premiere drew 4.4 million viewers. Initially, Soul Food star Malinda Williams was cast in the lead role of Stacy. For undisclosed reasons, she was replaced by Nadine Ellis.
Born and raised in Chicago, Hubbard knew at the age of nine that she wanted to be an actress, after she performed in her first stage play.Hubbard attended Columbia College in Chicago where she majored in Broadcast Journalism and minored in Theater and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in three years. After graduating, she landed her first television show entitled “Up 'N Running,” a teen show that focused on educating kids on a variety of different topics of interest, from education to horseback riding, to playing hockey or learning how to make ice cream. The show aired on WPWR, a UPN affiliate in Chicago. By the time the third season had started airing, she had already won a Regional Emmy award for hosting the show and earned a Service To America Award from the National Association of Broadcasters. She began acting at age nine in commercials for McDonald's, Reebok, Sears, Kellog's, MCI, and others. Her best-known modeling appearances have been in various magazines as the Noxzema "girl" for its 2006 campaign. She has appeared in the films Simon Says , Akeelah and the Bee , The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants , Save the Last Dance , A Cinderella Story , as well as numerous television series including Lincoln Heights , CSI: Miami , and Everybody Hates Chris . She also had a voice role in the video game "The Walking Dead".
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as "Chicagoland", and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States, and the fourth largest in North America and the third largest metropolitan area in the world by land area.
Columbia College Chicago is an independent, non-profit liberal arts college specializing in arts and media disciplines, with approximately 7,000 students pursuing degrees in more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Founded in 1890, the school is located in the South Loop district of Chicago, Illinois. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Broadcast journalism is the field of news and journals which are "broadcast", that is, published by electrical methods instead of the older methods, such as printed newspapers and posters. Broadcast methods include radio, television and the World Wide Web. Such media disperse pictures, visual text and sounds.
|1999||Light It Up||Girl One|
|2001||Save the Last Dance||Jasmine|
|2004||A Cinderella Story||Madison|
|2005||The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants||Diana|
|2006||Akeelah and the Bee||Kiana Anderson|
|2009||Someone Heard My Cry||Ashley||Short film|
|2011||Nurse Jackée||Chloe||Short film|
|2013||Forbidden Woman||Vanessa Young|
|2015||My Favorite Five||Sybil|
|2018||Professor Mack||Ayesha Johnson|
|2018||Just a Friend||Wanda|
|2018||The Other Side||Gemma|
|2018||No More Mr Nice Guy||Keisha Smalls|
|1997||ER||Girl on El||"One More for the Road"|
|1999||Early Edition||Groupie Girl||"Number One with a Bullet"|
|1999–2001||Up'N Running||Herself / Host|
|2000||Undressed||Jenny||"Code of Sex"|
|2002||Undeclared||Gloria||"The Day After"|
|2002||Do Over||Student Body President||"Joel Strikes Back"|
|2002||MADtv||Double Dutch Rope Jumper #1||"Episode #8.9", "Episode #8.5"|
|2002||The Zeta Project||Lead Bully||"Lost & Found"|
|2002||Boston Public||Cindy||"Chapter 34", "Chapter 43"|
|2003||Judging Amy||Teresa||"Picture of Perfect"|
|2004||Joan of Arcadia||Karen Casper||"Double Dutch"|
|2005||CSI: Miami||Tina Saunders||"Prey"|
|2005||Everybody Hates Chris||Yvette||"Everybody Hates the Babysitter"|
|2007–2009||Lincoln Heights||Cassandra 'Cassie' Sutton||Main role|
|2010||Cold Case||Wanda Johnson||"Shattered"|
|2011||The Ideal Husband||Michelle||TV film|
|2011–2014||Let's Stay Together||Kita Whitmore||Main role|
|2013||Awkward Black Girl||Lucinda||"The Apology", "The Change"|
|2013||The Love Letter||Jasmine||TV film|
|2015||Fear Files||Kelisia Waters||TV film; segment: "Fire"|
|2017||Chicago Med||Dina Morris||"Cold Front"|
|TBA||Giving Her Away||Nicki Jamison||TV film, pre-production|
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