Erin Daniels was born Erin Cohen on the 9th of October, 1973, in St. Louis, Missouri in the United States. Her dad was an architect, and her mother was a social worker. She graduated from college with an A.B. degree in Art History and Architecture. At twenty two years old, in 1995, Erin changed her surname from Cohen to Daniels. In 2002, Erinís career had taken off so much that she won the Emerging Star Award at the St. Louis Film Festival. She has appeared in Law & Order, The Outer Limits, Action, V.I.P., Jack & Jill, One Hour Photo, Boomtown, Dexter, Justice, and her truly big break came when she won the role of Dana Fairbanks in The L Word. She played that role from 2004 to 2007. She has since been in Jericho as Maggie, and Big Shots, as Rebecca Parks.