Rya Kihlstedt is the actress who portrays Erica Kravid in Heroes Reborn
Rya Kihlstedt

General Information


July 23, 1970

Birth Place

Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA


5' 8" (1.73 m)


Rya Kihlstedt is a 1991 graduate of Skidmore College in Theatre Arts. She is of Swedish descent. In 1994, Rya married actor Gil Bellows They have two children, Ava Emanuelle (born 1999), and Giovanni (born 2001). She is the sister of Oakland-based violinist, Carla Kihlstedt.

Rya is best known for portraying Alice, one of the criminals in the comedy Home Alone 3 (1997). She appeared in recurring roles on Showtime drama series Dexter as Dr. Michelle Ross, and on ABC drama series Nashville as powerful producer Marilyn Rhodes. She starred with Peter Gallagher in Brave New World (1998). Others notable television credits include Early EditionCriminal Minds and NCIS, and supporting roles in films Arctic BlueDeep ImpactJaded and Women in Trouble.



Title Role Year
Arctic Blue  Anne Marie 1993
The Second Greatest Story Ever Told Arleen 1994
Alchemy Louisa 1995
Hudson River Blues  Laura 1997
Home Alone 3  Alice Ribbons 1997
Brave New World Lenina Crowne 1998
Deep Impact  Chloe 1998
Jaded  Patricia 'Pat' Long 1998
Frontline  Catherine 1999
Say You'll Be Mine  Katherine 1999
Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature  Mermaid 1999
Women in Trouble  Rita 2009
Elektra Luxx  Rita (uncredited) 2010
Connie Banks the Actor Karen 2011
Three Days in Havana  Rita 2013
The Atticus Institute  Judith Winstead 2015
After Ours Roxy 2015


Title Role Year
Tribeca Leah Woodward 1993
SeaQuest 2032 Jessie 1994
Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III Willa 1994
The Buccaneers Lizzy Elmsworth 1995
Swift Justice Diane Rivers 1996
Early Edition  Marcia Hobson 1996
Covert Affairs Helen Newman 2010
Criminal Minds  Patty Joyce 2010
NCIS Linda Idleton 2011
Prime Suspect  Marie Keating 2011
Dexter Dr. Michelle Ross 2011
Nashville  Marilyn Rhodes 2012-2013
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Carolyn Logan 2014
Drop Dead Diva  Ellie Chapin / Mayor of Malibu 2014
Perception  Elena Douglas 2014
Masters of Sex Tatti Greathouse 2014
Heroes Reborn Erica Kravid 2015-2016



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