Olsen, Eric Christian 1977(?)–

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OLSEN, Eric Christian 1977(?)–

(Eric Olsen)


Born May 31, 1977 (some sources cite 1976), in Eugene, OR; raised in Bettendorf, IA; son of Paul (a professor) and Jeanne (a chaplain) Olsen. Education: Studied at Pepperdine University. Avocational Interests: Playing hockey, surfing.

Addresses: Agent—United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Fifth Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Ellen Meyer Entertainment, 8899 Beverly Blvd., Suite 616, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career: Actor. Appeared in television commercials. Comedian in ComedySportz. Athlete in the National Basketball Association Entertainment League.

Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award (with others), best performance in a television series, Young Artist Foundation, 2000, for Get Real; Teen Choice Award nomination (with Derek Richardson), choice movie chemistry, 2003, for Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd.


Film Appearances:

Artie (later King Arthur), Arthur's Quest, A–pix Entertainment, 1999.

Austin, Not Another Teen Movie (also known as Sex Academy), Columbia, 2001.

Gunner, Pearl Harbor (also known as Pearl Harbour), Buena Vista, 2001.

Jake, The Hot Chick, Buena Vista, 2002.

Randy Dobson, Local Boys, First Look Pictures Releasing, 2002.

Lloyd Christmas, Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (also known as Dumb & Dumberer, Dumb & Dumber 2, Dumb & Dumbest, and When Harry Met Lloyd: Dumb and Dumberer), New Line Cinema, 2003.

Nicki, Mean People Suck (short film), A Mama's Boy Productions, 2003.

Chad, Cellular, New Line Cinema, 2004.

Josh, Mojave, Kismet Entertainment Group, 2004.

Kenny, The Last Kiss, DreamWorks/Paramount, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

Cameron Green, Get Real, Fox, 1999–2000.

Bill Olszewski, Ruling Class, Fox, beginning 2001.

Jensen Ritchie, Tru Calling (also known as Heroine, Tru, and True Calling), Fox, 2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Himself, The 100 Scariest Movie Moments, Bravo, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As Eric Olsen) Gas station attendant, Black Cat Run, HBO, 1998.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, Reel Comedy: Dumb and Dumber: When Harry Met Lloyd, Comedy Central, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Millennium, Fox, 1997.

Kevin Williams, "Friends & Strangers," Turks, CBS, 1999.

Travis Mitchell, "Responsible Parties," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1999.

Austin, "Tainted Love," Making the Video, MTV, 2001.

Young Harry Bolston/Volk, "Hourglass," Smallville (also known as Smallville: Beginnings and Smallville: Superman the Early Years), The WB, 2001.

John Mason, "Day 2: 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.," 24 (also known as 24 Hours), Fox, 2002.

Himself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2003.


Music Videos:

Marilyn Manson, "Tainted Love," 2001.