Who is Erin Gray?

Before we reveal to you where is Erin Gray today, let’s first introduce her to those who aren’t quite familiar with the name of Erin Gray. Erin is an American actress, who achieved stardom with the role of Colonel Wilma Deering in the sci-fi series “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century” (1979-1981), and also as Kate Summers Stratton in the TV comedy series “Silver Spoons” (1982-1987), among other roles.

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Where is Erin Gray Today?

Erin Gray is slowly nearing her eighth-decade, but despite her age, she is still an active actress; most recently, she has appeared in Hallmark channel films, which marked the resurgence of her career, after a decade filled with roles in B-production films. Some of her most recent appearances include roles in “Christmas in Palm Springs” (2014), then “An Unexpected Christmas”, and “My Christmas Inn” (2018), while she is now working on several films, including “A Christmas Princess”, scheduled for release in 2019, among other projects.

Erin Gray Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Erin Gray was born on the 7th January 1950 in Honolulu, (then) Territory of Hawaii, which is now the state of Hawaii, USA; she is the daughter of Daniel Gray and his wife Diane. Her parents divorced when she was eight years old, and young Erin went to live with her grandparents in Palm Springs, California. This lasted for a few years, before Erin and her mother settled in Larkspur, California. She went to Redwood High School but did her last semester at Pacific Palisades High School.

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Following her matriculation, Erin enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) majoring in mathematics, but left studies to pursue a career in modeling.

Career Beginnings

Erin’s wish to become a model appeared in her teen years – when she was 14, she won her first modeling pageant, held in St Louis. After this, she started appearing in commercials, which led her to Los Angeles. In 1967 she made her first on-screen appearance, as a dancer in the show “Malibu U”. However, from Los Angeles she moved to New York, and by the mid-‘70s she had become one of the most prominent TV models, with earnings of over $100,000 per year.

Following her enormous success as a model she turned to acting, and made her debut in 1976 in a minor role in the TV series “Maude”. She continued with minor roles until in 1979 Erin was chosen for her first major role, as Colonel Wilma Deering in the TV sci-fi series “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century”, which was also made into the film.

Rise to Prominence

Following the role of Colonel Wilma Deering, Erin was slowly becoming more popular in the TV world and was given more notable roles.

In 1982 she was cast as Kate Summers in the TV comedy series “Silver Spoons” (1982-1987); five seasons and 116 episodes later, Erin had become a star. The series was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award and won several other awards, which only increased Erin’s popularity. She continued quite successfully into the next decade, first with the part of Diana Kimble in the horror film “Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday” (1993), then as Chief Monica Johnson in the highly-acclaimed TV series “Baywatch” (1997-1998), and also as Nicole Devlin #2 in the TV series “Port Charles” (1999).

Decline in Career

With the start of the new millennium, Erin has struggled to secure any notable roles, and throughout the 2000s featured only in B-production films, which included the comedy-drama film “The Last Producer” (2000), then crime-drama “Touched by a Killer” (2001), comedy-drama “Siren” (2006), and “My True Self”, among others. Nevertheless, in recent years, she has managed to secure more prominent roles, and her career is back on track.

Erin Gray Net Worth

Erin has appeared in more than 80 film and TV titles, as of mid- 2019 net worth is ~$5 million.


Erin Gray Personal Life, Marriage, Husband, Children

We have managed to discover some facts about Erin’s life. She has been married to Richard Hissong since 1991 and the two have a daughter together. Previously, she was married to Ken Schwartz, whom she met in high school; the two were married from 1968 until 1990, and have a son – Kevan Ray Schwartz – who was born in 1976.

Erin Gray Social Media Presence

  • Facebook has ~12,000 followers
  • Twitter is followed by ~7,000 fans, however, she hasn’t been active since the mid- 2017 on either page

Erin Gray Height, Weight, Body Measurements, and Appearance

  • Stands at 5ft 8ins (1.73m)
  • Weight ~130lbs or 58kgs
  • Vital statistics are 35-24-35 inches
  • Bra size is 34A
  • Light brown hair
  • Blue eyes


  1. Such an an amazing woman, thought the world of her since I was young. Strong, worldly, woman to be admired.

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