Eric Close

Eric Close

actor, director, producer

Eric Close was born on May 24, 1967 in USA. Eric Close's big-screen debut came with Keeping Secrets directed by John Korty in 1991, strarring Young Michael. Eric Close is known for American Sniper directed by Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper stars as Chris Kyle and Kyle Gallner as Goat-Winston. The upcoming new movie Eric Close plays is Sugar Plum Twist which will be released on Dec 02, 2021.

Eric was born in Staten Island, New York, May 24. His father is an orthopedic surgeon and his mother is an artist. Eric is the eldest of three brothers. He graduated with a B.A. in communications from the University of Southern California in 1989. He married Keri Moyers in 1995 and they have two daughters, Katie and Ella.Eric Close is an actor, director, and writer. He has starred opposite Tommy Flanagan in the Amazon film Legal Action (2018) as an attorney who must defend his brother-in-law on a murder charge. He can also be seen as Ltc. Jacobsen in the war drama Indivisible (2018), based on the true story about a family's real-life events during the 2007 Iraq War.Close starred opposite Connie Britton in the hit series Nashville (2012), created by Oscar-winning writer Callie Khouri for the ABC network. Before this, Close starred for almost a decade in the critically acclaimed CBS series FBI - Portés disparus (2002), nominated for a Golden Globe for best ensemble cast. Close then teamed up again with the network as the lead of their dramedy series Chaos (2011), opposite Tim Blake Nelson. Close also starred as crafty lawyer Travis Tanner in the critically acclaimed USA series Suits, avocats sur mesure (2011). On the feature side, Close joined Bradley Cooper in Clint Eastwood's American Sniper (2014) for Warner Bros., playing DIA Agent Snead.Past credits also include the series Les 7 mercenaires (1998), Un agent très secret (1999), Dark Skies - l'impossible vérité (1996), and Les mcKenna (1994), while taking on a number of long-form features such as Sans rémission (1992), Péchés de jeunesse (2010), Le crash du vol 323 (2004), Christmas Crime Story (2016), Hercule et le royaume oublié (1994), La bonne étoile (2001), La vérité en face (1995), Long Island Fever (1995), Dans le piège de l'oubli (1994), and La femme de trop (2010), which was produced by Garth Brooks. Not to mention the Golden Globe-nominated miniseries Disparition (2002), which was executive produced by Steven Spielberg.Behind the camera, Close is also an accomplished director. In addition to directing episodes of Nashville (2012) and FBI - Portés disparus (2002), Eric finished directing and acting in his fourth feature for the Hallmark channel, which included the network's highest-rated Christmas film, Noël sur la route de Memphis (2018), and Hallmark Hall of Fame's film Le Chœur de Noël (2019), starring Kristin Chenoweth, Scott Wolf, and Close himself.

  • Birthday

    May 24, 1967
  • Place of Birth

    Richmond [now Staten Island], New York City, New York, USA
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