Erica Gimpel is an American actress. During the 1980s, she became known for her role as Coco Hernandez in the TV series Fame. Later in 1990, she made her cinematic debut in the film King of New York. She has since had roles in the movies Smoke and Touch Me. From 1996 to 1999, she starred as Angel Brown in the crime drama series Profiler. Simultaneously, she also played Adele Newman in the medical drama ER. In the 2000s, the actress had roles in the movies No Such Thing, Freaky Friday, The List, and Blue Eyes. During this period, she also played Alicia Fennel in Veronica Mars. In 2011, she played Det. Harriet Mauro in the soap opera The Young and the Restless. Recently, she starred as Trisha in the comedy-drama series God Friended Me.