Eriq La Salle

Eriq La Salle

Eriq La Salle  American Actor


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Eriq La Salle is a 54 year old American Actor. Born Erik Ki La Salle on 23rd July, 1962 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA, he is famous for E.R. in a career that spans 1985–present. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Eriq La Salle has been in an on-screen matchup with Alex Kingston in ER (1994).

Eriq La Salle is a member of the following lists: Male actors from Hartford, Connecticut, Actors from Hartford, Connecticut and African-American male actors.


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First Name Eriq
Middle Name La
Last Name Salle
Full Name at Birth Erik Ki La Salle
Age 54 years
Birthday 23rd July, 1962
Birthplace Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
University Julliard, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, NY
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame E.R.
Year(s) Active 1985–present
Friend Noah Wyle, Anthony Edwards, Julianna Margulies, George Clooney, Sherry Stringfield, Laura Innes, Paul McCrane, Alex Kingston, Gloria Reuben, Michael Michele

Eriq La Salle (born Erik Ki La Salle, July 23, 1962) is an American actor, director, writer and producer known for his portrayals of Darryl in the 1988 comedy film Coming to America and Dr. Peter Benton in the NBC drama series ER.

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Under the Dome2013Hektor MartinTV Show
We Need Help2013Police OfficerMovie
A Gifted Man2011Evan 'E-Mo' MorrisTV Show
Blackout2011George, George LumasTV Show
How to Make It in America2010Everton ThompsonTV Show
Covert Affairs2010Christopher McAuleyTV Show
Relative Stranger2009Walter ClemonsTV Movie
MegaFault2009Charley 'Boomer' BaxterTV Movie
Johnny Was2006JuliusMovie
Inside Out2005Doctor PeoplesMovie
Conviction2005Peter SeidmanTV Movie
The Seat Filler2004Alonso Grant (uncredited)Movie
Biker Boyz2003Tariq 'Slick Will'Movie
The System2003Andrew EvansTV Show
Crazy as Hell2002ManMovie
One Hour Photo2002Det. James Van Der ZeeMovie
The Twilight Zone2002Ray EllisonTV Show
Without a Trace2002Aaron GibbsTV Show
242001UN Secretary GeneralTV Show
Mind Prey1999Lucas DavenportTV Movie
Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault1996DiegoTV Movie
Adventures from the Book of Virtues1996King MenelausTV Show
Psalms from the Underground1996Short Film
Color of Night1994AndersonMovie
Drop Squad1994Bruford Jamison JrMovie
ER1994Dr. Peter BentonTV Show
Under Suspicion1994Det. LeBlancTV Show
Empty Cradle1993Detective KnollTV Movie
The Larry Sanders Show1992Eriq La SalleTV Show
The Human Factor1992Michael StovenTV Show
Eyes of a Witness1991MchumboTV Movie
Jacob's Ladder1990FrankMovie
Hammer, Slammer, & Slade1990Jack SpadeTV Movie
Magic Moments1989Dancing GuyTV Movie
When We Were Young1989Virgil HawkinsTV Movie
B.L. Stryker1989Mark Hastings Jr.TV Show
Gideon Oliver1989EzraTV Show
Quantum Leap1989Bobby LeeTV Show
Coming to America1988Darryl JenksMovie
Knightwatch1988Derek D.TV Show
What Price Victory1988Trumayne JamesTV Movie
Five Corners1987Samuel KempMovie
A Different World1987Prof. Paul MannTV Show
Vietnam War Story1987K.C.TV Show
Mariah1987TV Show
Where Are The Children?1986Deputy Bernie MilesMovie
L.A. Law1986Kenny WebsterTV Show
Screenplay1986EricTV Show
Cut and Run1985Fargas (as Eriq Lasalle)Movie
Out of the Darkness1985BobbyTV Movie
Spenser: For Hire1985Jeffrey MillerTV Show
ABC Afterschool Specials1972CharlieTV Show
One Life to Live1968Mike Rivers (1985)TV Show
Another World1964Charles Thompson (1987)TV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (3)

rn_tracy1_rnApr 25, 2013

Homegrown, from my very own CT. Way to go!

Liz DuCreOct 2, 2011

Dearest Eriq ..... Much love and many kisses to you... With my deepest sincerity.....Liz

joejonasluver23Jun 26, 2008

You rocked on Er

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