Caryn Ward (born August 15, 1980), also known as Caryn Ward Ross, is an American actress, dancer and choreographer. She is best known for her recurring role as Erica Harrison on the sitcom The Game.
Early Life and Career
Born in Los Angeles, California, Ward's mother is a lawyer and her father is a medical doctor. She attended Howard University where she graduated with a degree in psychology.  Ward also studied dance at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. She performed various artists including Janet Jackson, Arsenio Hall, and Rosie Perez.
Ward began her career in the 1980s with appearances on Fame, Webster, and Paradise. From 1990 to 1991, she co-starred in the short-lived CBS sitcom You Take the Kids, starring Nell Carter. Ward has since guest starred on Friends, The Shield, and Lincoln Heights. In addition to television roles, Ward has also had roles in several featuring films including Motives (2004), opposite Vivica A. Fox and Shemar Moore, Traci Townsend (2005), Stompin' (2007), and Steppin: The Movie (2009).
On June 26, 2011, Caryn Ward married television and film director Craig Ross, Jr..