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Erica Shaffer

Erica Shaffer

Erica Shaffer (born 6 March 1970) is an American actress.

In 2010, she played Teddy's Mom in the Showtime series DEXTER.


Season Five:



Her film credits include roles in Counting for Thunder (2017); Special Unit (2017); Dance-Off (2014); Detention (2011); Puppet Master: Axis of Evil (2010 Video); The Truth (2010); The Fall (2008); Cattle Call (2006); Running Springs (2006); The Bike Squad (2005, uncredited); The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004 Video); The Socratic Method (2001); A Family Affair (2001); West Coast (2000); Catalina Trust (1999); Little Heroes (1999); Three on a Match (1998); and Spirit of Wonder: China-san no yûutsu (1992 Video, voice).

TV Movies

Her TV movies include A Daughter's Deception (2019); Matchmaker Santa (2012); A Taste of Romance (2012); and Dad's Home (2010).


Her shorts include Springbrook (2015); Taylor Warren (2010); Two-Eleven (2007); Puppy Love (2000); Second Coming (1999); and The Artists (1998).


Her TV credits include appearances on S.W.A.T.; 9-1-1; The Orville; Sketchy; Family Time; Scandal; American Vandal; Atypical; This Is Us; Scorpion; Hawaii Five-0; The Exes; Deadtime Stories (mini-series); Mad Men; Castle; Days of Our Lives; Jon Benjamin Has a Van; My Boys; Big Time Rush; Private Practice; Men of a Certain Age; Three Rivers; The New Adventures of Old Christine; Ghost Whisperer; Greek; Eleventh Hour; The Secret Life of the American Teenager; CSI: Miami; Windfall; Ergo Proxy; Las Vegas; The Young and the Restless; Drake & Josh; The Hollow Men; Charmed; The King of Queens; R.O.D the TV; Clubhouse; Paranoia Agent (mini-series); Ikki tousen; Rumic Theater: Mermaid Forest (voice); I My Me! Strawberry Eggs; 18 Wheels of Justice; Amazing Nurse Nanako (mini-series); Hang Time; Silk Stalkings; Pensacola: Wings of Gold; NightMan; Veronica's Closet; Arsenio; Texhnolyze (voice); and Licensed by Royalty (voice).

Video Games

  • 2008: The Last Remnant
  • 2004: SpellForce: Shadow of the Phoenix

Personal Life[]

Erica was born as Erica Jan Shaffer, and raised in San Diego, California. She received her BFA in Acting from United States International University in San Diego and her MFA in Acting from The University of Arizona. She is married to James Paola and they have a daughter. Los Angeles is her home. [1]


  • Erica studies yoga, takes spin classes, and practices Transcendental Meditation.