(written from a Production point of view)
Ericka Bryce (born 14 August) is a former actress and stuntwoman who performed stunts in an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. In 2006 she married film and television transportation captain Ron Poniewaz Jr. and is known as Ericka Bryce Poniewaz. Born in Santa Ana, California, Ericka "Whiplash" Bryce has worked as a set medic since 1997.
As an actress, Bryce had featured and background parts in episodes of Melrose Place (1992, with Gina Ravera) and CBS Schoolbreak Special (1995, with Shawn Michael Perry), in the television drama Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story (1992, with George Coe, Robert Bauer, Janet MacLachlan, and Neil Vipond), the television drama Love, Lies & Lullabies (1993, with Lawrence Monoson, Tim Kelleher, Liz Vassey, and Carrie Stauber), the action thriller On Deadly Ground (1994, with Mike Starr, David Selburg, Warren Tabata, Chic Daniel, Brian Simpson, Shawn Michael Perry, and Louise Fletcher), the drama Sioux City (1994, with Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Adam Roarke, Earl Boen, and Erik Stabenau), and the comedy Junior (1994, with Frank Langella, Stefan Gierasch, Alexander Enberg, Lawrence Tierney, Ethan Dampf, and Tracey Walter) on which she also worked as set production assistant.
She performed stunts in the action comedy Last Action Hero (1993, with Gregory J. Barnett, Janet Brady, John Meier, Manny Perry, Glenn R. Wilder, and Merritt Yohnka), the television series Go West (1993), the action film True Lies (1994), the science fiction thriller Virtuosity (1995), the action film Strange Days (1995), and the action thriller Eraser (1996, starring Vanessa Williams). In addition, Bryce worked as stand-in and double for actress Tia Carrere in the 1995 comedy Jury Duty.
Bryce worked as set medic, supervising medic and production medic on projects such as the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the comic adaptation Spawn (1997), the science fiction thriller The 6th Day (2000), the thriller Dark Blue (2002), the comic adaptation Daredevil (2003), the fantasy film Hellboy (2004), the comedy 13 Going on 30 (2004), the action sequel xXx: State of the Union (2005), the fantasy comedy Bewitched (2005), the comedy Wedding Crashers (2005), the crime drama Smokin' Aces (2006), the thriller The Number 23 (2007), Quentin Tarantino's Grindhouse (2007) and Death Proof (2007), the comedy Superbad (2007), the remake Land of the Lost (2009), the comedy Bridesmaids (2011), the comedy Casa de mi Padre (2012), and the comedy This is 40 (2012).