(written from a Production point of view)
For her first Trek part in the fifth season episode "The Masterpiece Society" in 1991, she filmed her scenes between Wednesday 13 November 1991 and Friday 15 November 1991 on Paramount Stage 16. Eriksson was scheduled to appear as a patient in sickbay in the episode "The Outcast" but was not filmed for this episode. On some call sheets, such as one for the episode "Homeward", she is listed as Gunnel Orbison and Gunnel Oprison.
Eriksson was born in Valla, Sweden and started her career as a model. In 1984 she became Miss Sweden and moved to the United States where she continued her work as model and also started to work as an actress with appearances in television series such as Dallas, Dynasty, Falcon Crest, and Baywatch.