Erika Flores

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Erika Flores
Born (1979-11-22) November 22, 1979 (age 39)
Years active1990–2009
M. Mahdi Najafi(m. 2013–2016)

Erika Flores (born November 22, 1979 in Grass Valley, Nevada County, California) is an American former child actress.

Grass Valley, California City in California, United States

The city of Grass Valley is the largest city in the western region of Nevada County, California, United States. Situated at roughly 2,500 feet (760 m) elevation in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, this historic northern Gold Country city is 57 miles (92 km) by car from the state capitol in Sacramento, 64 miles (103 km) from Sacramento International Airport, 88 miles (142 km) west of Reno, and 143 miles (230 km) northeast of San Francisco. As of the 2010 United States Census, its population was 12,860.

Nevada County, California County in California, United States

Nevada County is a county in the Sierra Nevada of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 98,764. The county seat is Nevada City.

California State of the United States of America

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second and fifth most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.



She is known for her role as the first Colleen Cooper in the Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman TV series; [1] Flores left the role in 1995, in the middle of the third season, and the role was then recast with Jessica Bowman taking over as Colleen.

<i>Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman</i> American television series 1993-98

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is an American Western drama series created by Beth Sullivan and starring Jane Seymour who plays Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn, a physician who leaves Boston in search of adventure in the Old American West and who settles in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Jessica Robyn Bowman is an American actress known for her role as Colleen Cooper on Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.

Flores guest-starred on the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Disaster". She played Marissa Flores, one of three young science-fair winners aboard the USS Enterprise.

<i>Star Trek: The Next Generation</i> US-American science fiction television series from 1987–1994

Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry. It originally aired from September 28, 1987 to May 23, 1994 on syndication, spanning 178 episodes over the course of seven seasons. The third series in the Star Trek franchise, it is the second sequel to Star Trek: The Original Series. Set in the 24th century, when Earth is part of a United Federation of Planets, it follows the adventures of a Starfleet starship, the USS Enterprise-D, in its exploration of the Milky Way galaxy.

"Disaster" is the fifth episode of the fifth season of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, the 105th episode overall. It was originally released on October 21, 1991, in broadcast syndication. Set in the 24th century, the series follows the adventures of the crew of the Federation starship Enterprise.

USS <i>Enterprise</i> (NCC-1701-D) fictional starship from Star Trek: The Next Generation with registry number NCC-1701-D

USS Enterprise - NCC-1701-D is a 24th-century starship in the fictional Star Trek universe and the principal setting of the Star Trek: The Next Generation television series. The Enterprise-D also appears in the pilot episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine ("Emissary"), the series finale of Star Trek: Enterprise, and the movie Star Trek Generations.

In January 2009, Flores guest starred in "Big Baby", a fifth-season episode of the Fox show, House .

"Big Baby" is the thirteenth episode of the fifth season of House and the ninety-ninth episode overall. It aired on January 26, 2009.

Fox Broadcasting Company American television network

The Fox Broadcasting Company is an American commercial terrestrial television network that is a flagship property of Fox Corporation. The network is headquartered at the Fox Broadcasting Center in New York City, with additional offices at the Fox Television Center in Los Angeles.

House is an American television comedy that originally ran on the Fox network for eight seasons, from November 16, 2004 to May 21, 2012. The series' main character is Dr. Gregory House, an unconventional, misanthropic medical genius who, despite his dependence on pain medication, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital (PPTH) in New Jersey. The series' premise originated with Paul Attanasio, while David Shore, who is credited as creator, was primarily responsible for the conception of the title character. The series' executive producers included Shore, Attanasio, Attanasio's business partner Katie Jacobs, and film director Bryan Singer. It was filmed largely in a neighborhood and business district in Los Angeles County's Westside called Century City.


1990 Kaleidoscope Young HilaryTV movie
1990 Dear John Jessica at 12Episode: "The Blunder Years"
1991 Switched at Birth Arlena Twigg, age 9-11TV movie
1991 The Owl LisaTV movie
1991 Star Trek: The Next Generation Marissa FloresEpisode: "Disaster"
1991 Empty Nest LuellaEpisode: "Lonely Are the Brave"
1992She Woke UpElizabethTV movie
1992 Step by Step MaxEpisode: "Bully for Mark"
1992 Reasonable Doubts Cindy NicholsEpisode: "Maggie Finds Her Soul"
1992Bodies of EvidenceChris ShepherdEpisode: "The Cold Light of Day"
1993Bloodlines: Murder in the FamilyStudent #1TV movie
1993 Visions of Murder KimberlyTV movie
1993–1995 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Colleen Cooper59 episodes
1996 Soul of the Game GirlTV movie
1996 Buried Secrets Mary RoffTV movie
1997The SecretSharonTV movie
1999 The Love Boat: The Next Wave AshleyEpisode: "Three Stages of Love"
2002 CSI: Miami Cadet Julie MoralesEpisode: "Camp Fear"
2007QuakeCybele FisherShort film
2009 House SarahEpisode: "Big Baby"

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