|Born||in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
Mini Bio (1)
Kaj-Erik Eriksen (Pronounced "Kai-Erik") begin his acting career in Vancouver, British Columbia at the age of six. After only a few jobs as an extra and a couple of small speaking roles, He got his first big break when he landed a part in the independent film "Quarantine".
Shortly after "Quarantine", Kaj did his first of two guest stars on the TV show "MacGyver", which was his favorite show as a child.
In 1991, after working on a number of movies, and guest starring on various television series, Kaj booked the role of David Scali, the son of Michael Chiklis' character on the long-running ABC drama "The Commish". The well-respected show catapulted Eriksen into the mainstream American TV world, earning him nominations for a Hollywood Reporter Youth Star Award, a Youth in Film Award, and two YTV Achievement awards.
During The Commish's five year run, Eriksen worked on numerous other projects including the re-make of the classic film "Captains Courageous", and TV shows "Goosebumps" and "Are you afraid of the dark".
At age 17 when "The Commish" had ended, Eriksen moved to Los Angeles and continued his career and school there. Appearing in such shows as "Home improvement" and "Walker Texas Ranger"
Kaj was happy to return to Vancouver in 1999 to shoot two seasons of "Beggars and Choosers", a short-lived series that received critical praise as well as a wonderful cult following.
In 2001 after returning to Los Angeles, Kaj landed the role of Jeremy Peters on David E. Kelley's "Boston Public". What was supposed to be a four episode arc turned into a recurring role that lasted 2 seasons. It also ended up being one of Eriksen's most recognizable roles to date.
Eriksen returned to Vancouver once again in 2004 to shoot the hit USA Network television series "The 4400", one of his favorite projects to work on to date due the the close "family atmosphere" of the cast and crew.
During Eriksen's 25 years in the business, he has guest starred on many popular TV shows including "Tru Calling", "Stephen King's Dead Zone", "Star Trek: Enterprise", "NCIS", Criminal Minds" and "The Closer".
In 2010 kaj starred alongside Richard Thomas in the Hallmark movie "Time After Time"
He currently resides in Los Angeles.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous