Erika-Shaye Gair was born on 12th December 1998 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada. She now lives in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia with her parents and her older brother Luke Gair. He is also an actor. When Erika-Shaye was four years old a friend recommended that she and her brother try acting, and she was able to get in some commercials. It wasn't until she got the part of young Cassie on R.V. that her acting career really got going. She soon landed the role of Neil Lebute on The Wicker Man, among other movies. Erika-Shaye has also guest stared on many TV shows including Battlestar Galactica.