name: Erik Thomas von Detten
born: October 3, 1982 in San Diego, CA
hometown: El Segundo, CA
currently living in: Manhatten Beach, CA
stats: 6'1"; blond hair/hazel eyes
nicknames: The Bear (given to him by his father); Golden Boy, Sunshine
Boy, The Guy
family: parents, Volker and Susan; older brother Tim, older sisters Britta
and Dolly, younger sister: Andrea
pets: a dog named Barcly, 11 year old Shitszu, who is his best friend,
Erik found him one morning asleep on his pillow
drives: a Jeep Wrangler
favorite activities: Surfing, Sailing, golfing, skiing, playing the guitar,
and of course acting
trivia: Erik says he's a picky surfer and hates bad conditions
The new haircut thing: got his hair cut because
he couldn't stand the long hair anymore. It took 2 months to get the network
to approve it.
comments: Erik is poised to make it big, if he can
follow up on the success of his role in Leave It To Beaver, where he plays
the Beave's older brother Wally. Erik's appeared in a variety of made-for-tv
movies, and a few theatrical films, but he's yet to really make it big.
Perhaps his recent made-for-Disney film Brink (reviewed by Karla) will
make it happen! Look for Erik to rejoin the cast of "So Weird" once again,
after taking the year off to try his hand at an ABC series (that unfortunately,
tanked in the ratings and was cancelled early on). The boy has talent,
and he's a hottie too, isn't he?More Erik, please!
fave TV show: "ER", "Odd Man Out", "The Norm Show"
fave actor/actress: John Travolta and Susan Sarandon, Morgan Freeman, Jodie
Foster, Meryl Streep, Al Pacino
fave band: Barenaked Ladies, Bob Marley, Everclear, The Beatles
fave colors: dark green, silver
fave food: Chinese; burgers, cherry coke, oatmeal, sushi
can't live without: Starbucks Carmel maciatto and Taco Tell gorditas
fave books: Catcher in the Rye, James and the Giant Peach (his all time
fave movies: Get Shorty, Shawshank Redemption, The Matrix
fave subject: American Lit
shoe size: 11
boxers or brief?: boxers all the way
in his free time: likes to sit in cafes sipping carmel machiattos and reading
books on world history. And then there's his thing for sailing on his 28
foot Islander, docked in Marina del Ray
best childhood memory: his 3rd birthday gift, an electric bigfoot blue
pet peeves: can't stand people who drive too slow; checking thousands of
Christmas lights when one goes out; being out on his sailboat when there
is no wind
habits: Taco Bell/Starbucks addict; pen chewer
a romantic getaway?: a week in the Bahamas or in Aspen
what he likes in a girl: someone who can carry on a conversation, a girl
who is mature but has those immature moments and a girl was true to herself
and doesn't follow any trends
best date ever: sunset horseback riding, thn ice cream and ice skating,
and a beautiful drive up Mulholland
things in his room: 25" TV, surround sound, 4 big stereos, mini fridge,
cappuccio machine, wall to wall surfing pictures and newspapers clippings
and a queen size bed
Quote: "I'm still waiting for that absolutely crazy thing
to happen in my life that I'll look back when I'm an adult and be able
to say to my kids 'Yeah, I did that'".
Message to fans: "Peace, love and happiness"
name: Eric Lawrence Lively
age: July 31, 1981 in Atlanta, GA
lives in: Burbank, CA
family: brother, Jason; sisters, Robyn, Lori and Blake;
his father was on "Dukes of Hazzard"
stats: 6'5"; shoe size 12
hobbies: playing guitar and piano
trivia: Eric says, of the weather in Vancouver, BC, where
"So Weird" is filmed: it's always cold!
comments: We know very little about this aspiring hunk,
except that the 18 year old is in Rushmore and American Pie. The inside
scoop is that he was the runner up for the Ryan Phillippe role in 54. Next
up: Eric appears opposite Diane Ladd in Route 66, where he plays a schizophrenic
fave movie: Breaking the Waves
fave actor: Emily Watson
fave band: Garbage and Nirvana
fave TV show: "So Weird"
fave color: a unique shade of lime green
fave food: Tony Roma's BBQ ribs
Lively was born on July 31, 1981.
Lively is a Georgia native who grew up in Los Angeles.
Lively has three sisters. "I grew up talking about makeup
and hair — I didn't have a football shoved down my throat," he says.
Lively has a bar code tattoo on his left arm.
Lively, a former fashion model, studied fashion photography
in New York City.
Lively loves women singers such as Natalie Merchant,
Tori Amos, Alanis Morissette and Lucinda Williams.
Lively has a shih tzu named Christopher; he found the
pup in a pet store on New York City's famed and eccentric Christopher Street.
Here's some information found at TeenMag.com:
Why So Weird's So Right: "I love music so much and I can
play music and be on stage as Carey, with my leather pants and fans clapping
for me-it's the ultimate rock star fantasy."
Scooping His Scope: "I'm definitely a Leo, 'cause I love
the spotlight. Every time I read a magazine with a horoscope, it'll say
something like, 'Tomorrow you're going to trip on this street,' and it
happens! Maybe it's a little self-fulfilling, but they always come true."
*His sister Robyn starred in the children's movie "Teen
*His brother Jason was in a Chevy Chase movie.
*Both Robyn and Jason were recently married.
*His other sister Lori has done a couple of movies
and stared in Sandman as Eric's sister.
*His dad was on "The Dukes of Hazzard", and he starred
in an episode of "The Torklesons".
*His mom is an agent for kids, not Eric's.
*It's been rumored that Eric was the runner up to
Ryan Phillippe's role in 54