Erin Richards is a Welsh actress, best known for playing detective Nancy Reid in the television series, Being Human.
Richards was born in Penarth, Wales. She trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. She presented the Welsh language teen magazine show Mosgito for S4C and appeared in short films before landing significant roles in BBC TV programmesCrash and Being Human.
In 2012, she was cast in the FOX comedy Breaking In as an executive assistant with an exaggerated English accent. She co-starred in the role of Sharon in Gonzalo López-Gallego's horror film Open Grave, alongside Sharlto Copley.
Richards plays "Barbara Kean", the fiancee of James Gordon (future Commissioner Gordon) in the new FOX Television series Gotham.