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Erin Cardillo Biography 1977-

Erin was born in White Plains, NY, but considers Greenwich, CT where she lived from age 9 through high school her hometown. She attended Northwestern University and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Performance Studies (Magna Cum Laude). It was there that she began to explore writing and adaptation, as well as acting. She spent her junior year abroad in London, through Marymount College, where she cultivated her great love of Shakespeare.

After college Erin moved to New York where she jumped into the theater. Her leading role in Hunter for Hunter Green, by Sam Forman, landed her theatrical representation, and after booking a few television jobs, Erin decided to move to Los Angeles. In the past few years Erin has appeared in several films, and in guest starring and recurring roles on ABC, NBC, CBS, NIK, FOX, Lifetime, and Disney Channel series. She was also cast in a contract role on the daytime soap opera Passions where she played the role of Esme Vanderhausen from 2005-2007, and was named “Soap Opera’s Digest’s Most Entertaining Character of 2007”. She can currently be seen as Miss Emma Tutweiller on the Disney Channel series, The Suite Life On Deck.

Since living in Los Angles, Erin has also pursued projects as a writer/producer. In 2004 she wrote and produced a short film, The Murder of Donovan Slain, and in 2007 she produced and stared in another short film, Superglue. Her first play, Mercy Park, was produced as part of The Blank Theater Company’s Living Room Series in 2007. Also in 2007, she and writing partner, Michael Weiner, developed a TV pilot with Storyline Entertainment. And in 2009 she finished her first feature, iLuv, which is currently being packaged.

In addition, Erin is the Director of Operations of Warner Loughlin Studios, a private professional acting studio in West Hollywood, where she also works as a teacher.

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