Erin Bethea

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Erin Bethea
Born(1982-08-12) August 12, 1982 (age 31)
Georgia, United States
OccupationActress
Spouse(s)Bill L. Shafer (m. 2009)
Website
http://www.erinbethea.com/
 
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Erin Bethea
Born(1982-08-12) August 12, 1982 (age 31)
Georgia, United States
OccupationActress
Spouse(s)Bill L. Shafer (m. 2009)
Website
http://www.erinbethea.com/

Erin Bethea (born August 12, 1982) is an American actress. She is known for appearing in Sherwood Pictures' films, Facing the Giants and Fireproof.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Bethea is the daughter of Michael and Terri Catt.[2] Her father, Dr. Michael Catt, is the Senior Pastor at Sherwood Baptist Church,[3] an affiliate of Sherwood Pictures.[4] Her mother, Terri Catt, was the Wardrobe Coordinator for both Facing the Giants and Fireproof.[5] Her sister, Hayley Catt, is a still photographer,[6] production secretary, and website coordinator for Fireproof.[7]

In 2004, Bethea received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre at the University of Mobile.[7] She married Bill L. Shafer on October 16, 2009.[8]

Professional career[edit]

While earning her BA degree in theatre, she played in dozens of shows on stage.[2] She later began working for the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.[3] She is currently[when?] an actress in the Magic Kingdom. She is also part of the Actors' Equity Association.[9]

Bethea has recently been named co-host for a new television series called OMX: On Mission Xtra which will air on FamilyNet.[10] It tells the stories of people all over North America who are doing things to reach people with the Gospel and change the world's culture.[2] Bethea said that OMX was "unlike anything I've ever done before. I think the style of OMX reflects the message of the show, which is to get Christians to be relevant and think outside the box." She also stated, "The show has a ton of variety with stories from people all over North America, musical acts and interviews with ministry leaders." It is being launched by the North American Mission Board.[10]

Filmography[edit]

YearFilmRole
2006Facing the GiantsAlicia Houston
2008FireproofCatherine Holt
2011The Heart of ChristmasTrish
2011Waiting on the WarriorKrystal Fowler
2012Amazing LoveBeth
2012Laughing at the MoonNatalie Maclay

References[edit]

  1. ^ Higgins, Cathy. "Fanning the flames". The Albany Herald. Retrieved February 4, 2009. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b c "Erin Bethea Bio". PremiereSpeakers.com. Retrieved 22 November 2008. 
  3. ^ a b "Fireproof, The Interviews: Leading Lady Erin Bethea". ChristianCinema.com. September 1, 2008. Retrieved 8 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Dr. Michael Catt - Senior Pastor". SherwoodBaptist.net. Retrieved 22 November 2008. 
  5. ^ "Terri Catt Filmography". The New York Times. Retrieved 22 November 2008. 
  6. ^ "Biography for Hayley Catt". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 22 November 2008. 
  7. ^ a b "New Film Features UM Graduate in Leading Role". Retrieved 22 November 2008. name="Twitter">"Erin Bethea's Official Twitter". Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  8. ^ "Biography for Erin Bethea". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  9. ^ "About Me". ErinBethea.com. Retrieved 22 November 2008. 
  10. ^ a b "'On Mission Xtra' on FamilyNet TV". Baptist Press. Retrieved 22 November 2008. 

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