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Eric Close

After starring for almost a decade on CBS' Without a Trace and Now and Again, Eric Close once again teamed up with the network as the lead of their series Chaos. Recently he appeared in four episodes of the critically-acclaimed television series Suits, opposite Gabriel Macht and Patrick Adams.

Prior to his longtime series work, Close starred in the series The Magnificent Seven, Dark Skies and McKenna, while taking on such long-form features as Seven Deadly Sins, Hercules, Follow the Stars Home, The Stranger Beside Me, Long Island Fever, Without Consent and Unanswered Prayers, which was produced by Garth Brooks and based on his hit song of the same title. Close was also in the Golden Globe-nominated miniseries Taken, executive-produced by Steven Spielberg, and his feature credits include Saving Angelo, Alvarez & Cruz, Liberty Maine, The Sky is Falling, Taking Liberty and American Me.

Close graduated with a BA in communications from the University of Southern California in 1989. He married his wife, Keri, in 1995 and has two daughters. He and his family love philanthropy and traveling the world. Close is a sportsman, preferring outdoor sports such as rock climbing, snow skiing, tennis, golf, sailing, surfing, scuba diving and fly-fishing. He also enjoys reading historical fiction. He can be followed on Twitter @EricRClose.


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Eric Close Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayMay 24, 1967 (50)
SignGemini
BirthplaceStaten Island, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

Nashville: The Complete Fourth Season
American Me
Nashville: Season 3
Unanswered Prayers
Nashville: The Complete Second Season
Steven Spielberg Presents Taken
Without a Trace: The Complete Fourth Season
Without a Trace: The Complete Fifth Season
Dark Skies: The Declassified Complete Series
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