Biography

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Eriq La Salle (born Erik Ki La Salle, July 23, 1962) is an American actor and director, known for his portrayals of Darryl in the 1988 comedy film Coming to America and Dr. Peter Benton on the NBC drama series ER.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Eriq La Salle (born Erik Ki La Salle, July 23, 1962) is an American actor and director, known for his portrayals of Darryl in the 1988 comedy film Coming to America and Dr. Peter Benton on the NBC drama series ER.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 48

Birthday 1962-07-23

Place of Birth Hartford - Connecticut - USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Eric LaSalle
  • Erik Ki La Salle
  • Eriq Lasalle
  • Eriq LaSalle

Acting TV ShowsMovies

King: Man of Peace in a Time of War as Himself
2017 Logan as Will Munson
2013 Under the Dome (4 episodes) as Hektor Martin
2012 Blackout as George
2009 MegaFault as Charley 'Boomer' Baxter
2009 Relative Stranger as Walter Clemons
2006 Johnny Was as Julius
2006 Inside Out as Doctor Peoples
2004 Retrosexual: The '80s (5 episodes)
2003 Biker Boyz as Tariq "Slick Will" (uncredited)
2002 Crazy As Hell
2002 Without a Trace (1 episode)
2002 The Twilight Zone (1 episode)
2002 One Hour Photo as Det. James Van Der Zee
2001 Ultimate Jordan as Narrator
1999 Mind Prey
1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1 episode)
1996 Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault as Diego
1994 Drop Squad as Bruford Jamison Jr
1994 ER (180 episodes) as Peter Benton
1994 Color of Night as Anderson
1993 Empty Cradle as Detective Knoll
1992 The Human Factor (8 episodes) as Michael Stoven (1 episode)
1991 Eyes of a Witness as Mchumbo
1990 Jacob's Ladder as Frank
1989 Quantum Leap (1 episode)
1989 Magic Moments as Dancing Guy
1988 Coming to America as Darryl Jenks
1988 What Price Victory as Trumayne James
1987 A Different World (1 episode)
1987 Five Corners as Samuel Kemp
1986 Where Are the Children? as Deputy Bernie Miles
1985 Cut and Run as Fargas
1985 Rappin' as Ice

Directing

2016 Lucifer (1 episode)Director
2015 Chicago Med (2 episodes)Director
2015 Rosewood (1 episode)Director
2015 The Messengers (1 episode)Director
2015 Battle Creek (1 episode)Director
2014 The Librarians (1 episode)Director
2014 Madam Secretary (1 episode)Director
2014 Crisis (1 episode)Director
2014 Chicago P.D. (7 episodes)Director
2013 Under the Dome (2 episodes)Director
2013 Notes from Dad Director
2004 CSI: NY (1 episode)Director
2002 Crazy As Hell Director
2002 Without a Trace (1 episode)Director
2002 The Twilight Zone (1 episode)Director
2000 Soul Food (1 episode)Director
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2 episodes)Director
1996 Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Director
1994 ER (1 episode)Director

Production

2002 The Salton Sea Producer

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