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- Erin Gray
- Honolulu Hawaii
- United States
- Actress Spokesmodel Spokesperson And Commercial Pitchperson
- Into Tai Chik Modeling
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Erin Gray was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, the daughter of Diane and Daniel Gray. At age eight, her parents separated, and she moved to California with her mother where she attended Redwood High School, in Larkspur, and later attended and graduated from Pacific Palisades High School. In 1965, at age 15, Gray had a chance meeting with Nina Blanchard, head of one of Hollywood's top modeling agencies and became convinced to pursue a career in modeling.
Erin Gray Career
Within a few years, by age 18, The young Gray was considered one of the top models in New York City. Over the next decade, Erin would find steady work as a commercial actress and spokeswoman for several high profile and prestigious accounts including L'Oréal, Max Factor and Bloomingdale's. While living in New York City in the late 1960's, she began to develop an interest in acting; and, so her family moved with her to Hollywood.
Early career in TV
Erin's first appearance on television was in 1967 as a dancer in the variety series, Malibu U. After several years in Hollywood, she soon had her first starring role on the mini-series Evening In Byzantium, in 1978. Following good notices, in 1978, Erin was put on a seven year contract at Universal Studios, which led directly to her taking the role of "Wilma Deering," in Buck Rogers in the 25th Century - at first for a theatrically released movie, then for a recurring TV show.
Gray's trim, shapely figure, augmented by a tight one piece jumpsuit, was popular with the show's predominantly young male audience. However, the character was high profile within the show, second only to Gil Gerard in the lead role, and represented one of the early examples of a strong female character in a science fiction setting; because of this she was seen as an important role model for female viewers.
Buck Rogers and other roles
Shortly after "Buck Rogers," Gray appeared in the first season Magnum P.I. episode, "J. 'Digger' Doyle," in which she played security expert, "Joy 'Digger' Doyle," of the episode title. The role was planned to become recurring, even possibly a spin-off series, but it did not come about, and it was the character's only appearance in the series. She also went on to play "Kate Summers" in the 1982–1987 television series, Silver Spoons. When that show ended, she took regular film and TV work; In 1993, she had a featured role in Jason Goes To Hell, the ninth entry in the Friday the 13th series. Most recently in 2005 she appeared in the film, Siren.
Erin Gray Personal life and interests
Besides her acting work, Gray is also active in teaching Tai Chi, and in the late 1990s wrote a book entitled Act Right, which contains advice for novice television and movie actors; a revised edition was published in 2001.
Erin Gray on the Web
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Pro Beach Volleyball star Erin Gray talks parenthood, fitness and ... I had the pleasure of hanging out with Erin Gray during her kids beach volleyball camp. I watched Erin and her beach volleyball partner, Olaya Pazo, motivate, instruct and help the kids learn beach volleyball skills. The kids ...