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The popular American actor Eriq La Salle is majorly known for his performances in the 1988 movies titled coming to America. On the other hand, Eriq is also a director, a writer as well as a producer. Additionally, Eriq is popular for his role in the NBC medical drama ER as Dr. Peter Benton. Furthermore, the popular actor has received three NAACP Image Awards as well as three Primetime Emmy Awards.
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After finishing his schooling, Eriq went straight to his acting career where he appeared on the cast of Henry V. Since then, Eriq was involved in many other films, especially in Broadway, while off-Broadway, he got high appreciation for his performances.
Family and Personal Life
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Eriq has kept most of his information away from the public. However, he presently is not married and does not have any kids according to the available information.
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Erik Ki La Salle|
|Age (as of today)||60 years|
|Date of Birth||July 23, 1962|
|Place of Birth||Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.|
|Height||1.88 m, 6 feet 2 inches|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$30 million|
|Occupation||Actor, Director, Producer, Writer|
Height, Weight, and Age
Eriq La Salle's height is quite tall measuring 1.88 m. Being born on July 23, 1962, translates to an age of 60 years as of todays date (July 16, 2023).
So that, to me, is important that audiences are treated with an amount of respect toward their intelligence. Most Hollywood films don’t respect their intelligence.Eriq La Salle
So It’s not like I go from being this disciplined person who has to get up and go to work to now I just lay around all day in my underwear eating Cheerios. I have this structure. I still have to do this and the difference is I’m doing this for me and my company.Eriq La Salle
You can’t do psychological thrillers. There’s no audience. I’ve heard this. I’ve heard this from studios.Eriq La Salle
Normally, we see characters that have God complexes. How interesting, I thought, it would be to capitalize on that. And say, OK, well fine, you have a God complex, well this person has a Satan complex. And the doctor chooses to treat him scientifically.Eriq La Salle
I think American cinema, particularly, has become so disposable. It’s not even cinema, It’s just moviemaking.Eriq La Salle