Of Irish and Polish descent, Eric Mabius
grew up moving almost constantly. Upon graduating from high school he attended the renowned arts school, Sarah Lawrence College. Immersing himself in acting, writing and film theory, college became the jumping-off point for Mabius' first roles in the theatre in smaller Off-Broadway productions. He landed his first film role as the object of Heather Matarazzo
's affection, the teen rockstar, in Todd Solondz
's Sundance winner, Welcome to the Dollhouse.
Mabius has appeared in more than 25 films – seven of which screened at Sundance -- and over a dozen television projects. His credits include roles in many genres, ranging from action (Resident Evil and The Extreme Team), drama (Cruel Intentions), comedy (Welcome to the Dollhouse and Wirey Spindell), mystery (Minus Man), horror (The Crow: Salvation and Black Circle Boys), and romance (Splendor and Dancing at the Harvest Moon). This years's groundbreaking series, The L Word, is another in a long line of unique and varied projects he has chosen that have achieved critical and audience acclaim.
Mabius has worked with such award-winning feature directors as Neil LaBute, Burr Steers and Lisa Cholodenko.
: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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Eric Mabius Facts
|Life, Loss, Leaving|
|Black Circle Boys|
|Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The Complete Series|
|Losing the Light|
|Welcome to the Dollhouse|
|Signed, Sealed, Delivered: From the Heart|
|Signed, Sealed, Delivered: From Paris with Love|