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Eric Christian Olsen

Eric Christian Olsen

When Eric Christian Olsen moved to Los Angeles from the Midwest to pursue an acting career, he beat the odds and quickly landed a recurring role in Get Real, opposite Anne Hathaway. Once he was cast in Jerry Bruckheimer's Pearl Harbor, he cemented his spot with casting agents, appearing in such comedies as Not Another Teen Movie, Local Boys, The Hot Chick and Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd, to name a few. Most recently, he landed a key recurring role in the new television series, Community, which started airing in fall of 2009. Other feature film credits for the talented actor include Cellular, Beerfest, The Last Kiss, License To Wed, The Comebacks, Sunshine Cleaning, Eagle Eye and Fired Up. Next up for Olsen is The Six Wives Of Henry Lefay, opposite Tim Allen.

Olsen's television work is extensive, including his recurring role in the hit series, Brothers and Sisters. He also starred in the series Tru Calling and The Loop. In addition, he has guest-starred in such shows as ER and 24.

Known for his spontaneous sense of humor, Olsen also appeared in a parody as ‘Perry Hilton,' spoofing Paris Hilton's infamous sex tape, on Will Ferrell's website, funnyordie.com.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2010.
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Eric Christian Olsen Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayMay 31, 1976 (41)
SignGemini
BirthplaceEugene, Oregon, USA
Height6' 2" (1m88)  How tall is Eric Christian Olsen compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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