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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 24 April 1977Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameEric Salter Balfour
Height 6' 1½" (1.87 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Eric Balfour was born on April 24, 1977 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Eric Salter Balfour. He is an actor and producer, known for Skyline (2010), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) and Haven (2010).

Trivia (13)

Went to High School in Burbank, California, USA.
Eric and his family used to hold Lakota Indian sweat lodges in their backyard.
Is the lead singer of the soulful Los Angeles-based rock band Born as Ghosts, formerly known as Fredalba.
Played Satan in a car commercial in 2002. He punished a man by forcing him to drive a minivan.
Was in a band called Blessed with Soul with Brittany Murphy during the early 1990s.
Eric was originally intended for just the Six Feet Under (2001) pilot episode (where he's listed in the credits as "Claire's Meth Date"), but Alan Ball liked the chemistry between Balfour and Lauren Ambrose, so he made Gabriel Dimas a regular part of the program.
Was engaged to actress Moon Bloodgood (April 24, 2005). The two parted ways early 2007. After that Eric was in a relationship with Chilean actress Leonor Varela. They met on set of the movie Hell Ride (2008), but recent reports suggests that Eric is single again.
He was cut from the John Travolta movie Be Cool (2005), although at least some of his work appears among the deleted scenes on the DVD.
Appeared with Justina Machado in the series Six Feet Under (2001-2003) and the TV movie No One Would Tell (1996).
Was the lead singer and rapper for the urban/funk band FredAlba, who later changed their name to Born as Ghosts.
His band Fredalba will re-release their debut album (Uptown Music For Downtown kids) through Universal Distribution on October 26. The first single will be 'Gimme More' the video will premiere on MTV. [October 2004]
In Texas shooting a western called The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy (2011). [November 2009]
His parents are both of Russian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent. His family's original surname was "Begelfer".

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