Eriq La Salle

Actor / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Film Director | * 07/23/1962 (59) | Hartford, Connecticut (United States of America (USA))
Erik Ki La Salle (born July 23, 1962), professionally known as Eriq La Salle, is an American actor, director, writer and producer. Best known for his performance in the film Coming to America (1988) and especially as Dr. Peter Benton in the NBC medical drama ER (1994–2002; 2008–2009) which earned him three NAACP Image Awards and nominations for a Golden Globe Award and three Primetime Emmy Awards. ()

Eriq La Salle (born July 23, 1962) is an American actor and director, known for Coming to America and ER.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Thriller

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Movies with Eriq La Salle as Actor(28)

as Will Munson2017 Logan
as George2012 Blackout
as Walter Clemons2009 Relative Stranger
as Charley 'Boomer' Baxter2009 MegaFault
as Julius2006 Johnny Was
as Doctor Peoples2005 Inside Out
as Tariq "Slick Will" (uncredited)2003 Biker Boyz
as Det. James Van Der Zee2002 One Hour Photo
as Narrator2001 Ultimate Jordan
as Lucas Davenport1999 Mind Prey
as Bruford Jamison Jr1994 Drop Squad
as Anderson1994 Color of Night
as Detective Knoll1993 Empty Cradle
as Mchumbo1991 Eyes of a Witness
as Frank1990 Jacob's Ladder
as Jack Spade1990 Hammer, Slammer, & Slade
as Dancing Guy (uncredited)1989 Magic Moments
as Darryl Jenks1988 Coming to America
as Trumayne James1988 What Price Victory
as Samuel Kemp1987 Five Corners
as Deputy Bernie Miles1986 Where Are the Children?
as Fargas1985 Cut and Run
as Bobby1985 Out of the Darkness
as Ice1985 Rappin'

TV Shows/Series with Eriq La Salle as Actor(11)

as Hektor Martin2013 Under the Dome
as Ray Ellison2002 The Twilight Zone
as Aaron Gibbs2002 Without a Trace
as Peter Benton1994 ER
as himself1992 The Larry Sanders Show
as Michael Stoven1992 The Human Factor

Movies with Eriq La Salle as Crew(4)

Directing/Director2013 Notes from Dad
Production/Producer2002 The Salton Sea
Directing/Director2002 Crazy As Hell

TV Shows/Series with Eriq La Salle as Crew(20)

Directing/Director2021 Law & Order: Organized Crime
Directing/Director2016 Lucifer
Directing/Director2015 Battle Creek
Directing/Director2015 Rosewood
Directing/Director2015 The Messengers
Directing/Director2015 Chicago Med
Directing/Director2014 The Librarians
Directing/Director2014 Chicago P.D.
Production/Executive Producer2014 Chicago P.D.
Production/Co-Executive Producer2014 Chicago P.D.
Directing/Director2014 Crisis
Directing/Director2014 The Night Shift
Directing/Director2014 Madam Secretary
Directing/Director2013 Under the Dome
Directing/Director2004 CSI: NY
Directing/Director2002 The Twilight Zone
Directing/Director2002 Without a Trace
Directing/Director2000 Soul Food
Directing/Director1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Directing/Director1994 ER

Additional Information

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Full Name: Eriq La Salle
Born: Monday, 07/23 1962 (July) in Hartford, Connecticut (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 59 years + 184 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Juilliard School, New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Other names for Eriq La Salle (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Eric LaSalle"
"Erik Ki La Salle"
"Eriq Lasalle"
"Eriq LaSalle"
Eriq La Salle frequently works together with these people:
Dick Wolf (10x, Crew)
Timothy Busfield (8x, Actor)
Jonathan Strauss (8x, Crew)
Arthur W. Forney (8x, Crew)
Neal Baer (8x, Crew)
Mariska Hargitay (7x, Actress)
Deborah Pratt (7x, Actress)
Matt Olmstead (7x, Crew)
Paul McCrane (6x, Actor)
Michael Zinberg (6x, Crew)
Warren Leight (6x, Crew)
James Mangold (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:28297, Added: 05/08/2018, Last updated: 01/17/2022