The American actress Maya Erskine is known for movies such as Frankenstein (2015), Man Seeking Woman (2015), and Heartbeat (2016).
She was born on 7 May 1987 in Los Angeles, California. Carrying American nationality, she belongs to a mixed ethnicity. While talking about her parents, her Irish, Scottish, and English father Peter Erskine was a jazz drummer. And her mother Mutsuko Mano was of Japanese origin.
Erskine did he graduation from Los Angeles County High School for the Arts and New York University as a theater major.
Maya Erskine Career
When she was a child, Erskine found solace in theater particularly while she was in middle school. There she had a difficult time truly identifying with her peers. At school, her classmates were predominantly Caucasian and Jewish students, as well as also some who had grown up in Korea.
Maya Erskine is a native of Los Angeles. She loves getting out of her character and playing someone who she isn’t. The half-Japanese actress followed this since she was young. “I was always into make-believe and fantasy,” Erskine said in an interview. “I played really weird games with myself. I liked cosplaying as an older female and other characters like that.”
Erskine now is set for a recurring role in the third season of Hulu comedy-drama series called Casual which has a good rating from users. In Season 3, the surprising consequences following the death of Charles and Valerie’s decision to move out and push the trio to rebel, exploring different partners, jobs, and unfulfilled passions. In the series, Erskine will play Rae who is a young woman from New York, into magic and FX makeup and also the latest Airbnb guest of Alex.
She recently wrapped Comedy Central`s pilot titled Drunk Girl, High Guy with a leading role opposite Jordan Rock. Soon she will also soon be seen as Ginny on the upcoming Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later.
Erskine enjoys walking the in-between smart and flaky, strong and misunderstood. She has noted that she’s struggled with landing satisfying roles because of her ethnicity in the past.
Over the years she’s played a varied role including a Southern Asian Belle in “Hart of Dixie.” Her favorites have remained the same over the years. According to her, she likes playing strong females characters, almost maniacal or twisted. She adds, “I noticed that I like playing as males as well. Hamlet was the most fun I’ve ever had. It didn’t matter if I played a guy or a girl, he was just very mischievous.”
Looking at her love life, she is dating John Lyke. She met him around 2015 when John was playing a round of 18 at the garbage highway country club, and one of the club members set her and him on a date. Since then, they have been together. She does not even hesitate to share a picture of them in her Instagram account.
Maya Erskine enjoys her date night with her longtime boyfriend John Lyke on 4 December 2015 (Photo: Maya Erskine's Instagram)
It's been four years since she dated him. However, she is taking the step slowly in her relationship as they are yet to get married and experienced life as husband and wife.
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Erskine is a beautiful lady with a height of 5 feet and 3 inches. Her income and net worth have not been disclosed yet. She loves to watch TV and movies and also travel to places when she is free. Her bio and filmography can be found on wiki pages like Wikipedia and IMDB.