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Also Known As: Died:
Born: May 24, 1967 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Staten Island, New York, USA Profession: actor

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A blue-eyed, light brown-haired, sweetly-good looking young male lead of mostly TV projects in the 1990s, Eric Close appeared as Sawyer Walker in the waning days of the NBC soap opera "Santa Barbara," then played Chad Everett's industrious son in the short-lived 1994 ABC series "McKenna." By 1996, Close was starring in the NBC series "Dark Skies" as the male half of a couple on the run from aliens who pass through the events of the 60s.

A blue-eyed, light brown-haired, sweetly-good looking young male lead of mostly TV projects in the 1990s, Eric Close appeared as Sawyer Walker in the waning days of the NBC soap opera "Santa Barbara," then played Chad Everett's industrious son in the short-lived 1994 ABC series "McKenna." By 1996, Close was starring in the NBC series "Dark Skies" as the male half of a couple on the run from aliens who pass through the events of the 60s.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 American Sniper (2014)
3.
5.
 Follow the Stars Home (2001) Mark Mccune
6.
 Sky Is Falling, The (1999) Mike
7.
 Taking Liberty (1996) Adam
8.
 Stranger Beside Me, The (1995) Chris Gallagher
9.
 Without Consent (1994) David Mills
10.
 American Me (1992) Juvie Hall Attacker (Juvenile Hall)
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Moved with family San Diego, CA at age seven
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Appeared in local theatrical productions while growing up in San Diego
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Caught eye of agent while appearing in Los Angeles theatre production of "Rat Songs"
1991:
Made episodic TV debut in "McGyver"
1991:
TV-movie debut, "Keeping Secrets"
1992:
Appeared as regular on NBC soap opera "Santa Barbara"
1992:
Made feature film debut in "American Me"
1994:
Was regular on short-lived "McKenna" series (ABC)
1995:
Had recurring role on "Sisters" (NBC)
1996:
Starred in NBC series "Dark Skies"
1998:
Was part of the ensemble of the CBS drama "The Magnificent Seven"
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Had starring role in "Now and Again", a fall CBS drama series
2002:
Co-starred in the television drama "Without A Trace"
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Education

Instituto Internacional: -
University of Southern California: Los Angeles , California - 1989

Notes

Close is one of the founders of Dreammakers, a Los Angeles-based non-profit group which takes disadvantaged youths on adventure trips.

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wife:
Keri Close. Former social worker. Born c. 1969; married c. 1994.
wife:
Keri Close. Had five children.

Family close complete family listing

father:
Frederick Close. Actor.
father:
Frederick Close. Orthopedic surgeon. Born c. 1939.
mother:
Eva Close. Saleswoman. Born c. 1943.
mother:
Eva Close. Worked in advertising, also writer, painter.
brother:
Randy Close. Has three.
brother:
Randy Close. Born c. 1970.
brother:
Chris Close. Born c. 1972.
brother:
Chris Close. Had three; survived him.
daughter:
Katie Close. Born in November 1998.
daughter:
Katie Close. Had two; survived her.
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