Erin Bethea

Erin Bethea (born August 12, 1982) is an American actress. She is known for appearing in Sherwood Pictures' films, Facing the Giants and Fireproof.[1] She recently wrote, produced and starred in the film New Life.

Erin Bethea
Born (1982-08-12) August 12, 1982 (age 38)
Georgia, United States
Spouse(s)Drew Waters
Parent(s)Michael Catt (father)
Terri Catt (mother)


Bethea is the daughter of Michael and Terri Catt.[2] Her father, Dr. Michael Catt, is the senior pastor at Sherwood Baptist Church,[3] which owns Sherwood Pictures.[4] Her mother, Terri Catt, was the Wardrobe Coordinator for both Facing the Giants and Fireproof.[5] Her sister, Hayley Catt, was a still photographer,[6] production secretary, and website coordinator for Fireproof and Courageous.[7]

In 2004, Bethea received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre at the University of Mobile.[7]

On July 17, 2020, Erin married Drew Waters, whom she met in 2013.[citation needed]


Year Film Role
2006 Facing the Giants Alicia Houston
2008 Fireproof Catherine Holt
2011 The Heart of Christmas Trish
2012 Amazing Love Beth
2012 Laughing at the Moon Natalie Maclay
2012 This Is Our Time Alexandria Taylor
2014 The Redemption of Henry Myers Marilyn
2014 Virtuous Diane Landers
2014 Christian Mingle Jennifer
2015 New Life Ava
2016 God's Compass Debra Carr
2019 Sunrise in Heaven Michele
2020 Miracle On Christmas Mary Boyce


  1. ^ Higgins, Cathy. "Fanning the flames". The Albany Herald. Retrieved February 4, 2009.[dead link]
  2. ^ "Erin Bethea Bio". Retrieved 22 November 2008.
  3. ^ "Fireproof, The Interviews: Leading Lady Erin Bethea". September 1, 2008. Retrieved 8 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Dr. Michael Catt - Senior Pastor". Archived from the original on 5 December 2008. Retrieved 22 November 2008.
  5. ^ "Terri Catt Filmography". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2012. Archived from the original on 26 October 2012. Retrieved 22 November 2008.
  6. ^ "Biography for Hayley Catt". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 22 November 2008.
  7. ^ a b "New Film Features UM Graduate in Leading Role". Archived from the original on 4 December 2008. Retrieved 22 November"Twitter">"Erin Bethea's Official Twitter". Retrieved 18 October 2011.

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