Jessica Stroup is an American actress and fashion model. Jessica Stroup is best known for her role as Erin Silver on The CW television series 90210, a spin-off to the original Beverly Hills, 90210.
Jessica Stroup is regarded as a scream queen for starring in the horror films Prom Night, Vampire Bats , Left in Darkness and The Hills Have Eyes 2. She was born the daughter of Judy and Don, a senior vice president at Wachovia. She spent her childhood in Charlotte, North Carolina.
A friend`s mother was a former Miss North Carolina and encouraged Jessica Stroup to pursue modeling. She graduated from Providence High School (North Carolina) in 2004. Jessica Stroup was offered a scholarship to attend the University of Georgia, but turned it down to pursue an acting career.