Eric Christian Olsen

Actor, Student
Eric Christian Olsen is best known for his starring role as Cameron Green on the critically acclaimed Fox series "Get Real" (1999). That role eventually led to a feature debut in Michael Bay's drama "Pearl Harbor" in ... Read more »
Born: 05/30/1977 in Eugene, Oregon, USA

Filmography

Actor (37)

Celeste and Jesse Forever 2012 (Movie)

Tucker (Actor)

Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil 2009 - 2011 (TV Show)

Voice

The Thing 2011 (Movie)

Adam Goldman (Actor)

Community 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

NCIS: Los Angeles 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Neighbors From Hell 2010 (Tv Show)

Voice

The Back-Up Plan 2010 (Movie)

Clive (Actor)

Brothers & Sisters 2008 - 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Fired Up! 2009 (Movie)

Nick Brady (Actor)

Sunshine Cleaning 2009 (Movie)

Randy (Actor)

Eagle Eye 2008 (Movie)

Craig (Actor)

Death Valley 2007 (Movie)

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License to Wed 2007 (Movie)

Carlisle (Actor)

The Comebacks 2007 (Movie)

Foreign Exchange Student (Actor)

The Loop 2005 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Beerfest 2006 (Movie)

Gunter (Actor)

The Last Kiss 2006 (Movie)

Kenny (Actor)

The 100 Scariest Movie Moments 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Tru Calling 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cellular 2004 (Movie)

Chad (Actor)

Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd 2003 (Movie)

Lloyd Christmas (Actor)

24 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Local Boys 2002 (Movie)

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The Hot Chick 2002 (Movie)

Jake (Actor)

Mean People Suck 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

Not Another Teen Movie 2001 (Movie)

Austin (Actor)

Pearl Harbor 2001 (Movie)

Gunner (Actor)

Smallville 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Get Real 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Arthur's Quest 1999 (Movie)

King Arthur (Actor)

Buddy Faro 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

ER 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Turks 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Black Cat Run (TV Show)

Actor

Write & Wrong (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Eric Christian Olsen is best known for his starring role as Cameron Green on the critically acclaimed Fox series "Get Real" (1999). That role eventually led to a feature debut in Michael Bay's drama "Pearl Harbor" in the comedy feature "Not Another Teen Movie" (both in 2001). His feature starring role came the following year in the independent film "Local Boys", in which Olsen was cast as a surfer whose life of surfing and friends changes dramatically with the huge emotional responsibilities brought on by his father's recent death. In 2003, Olsen was cast in the prequel "Dumb and Dumberer". The comedy, which co-starred Olsen as the younger version of Jim Carrey's character, featured an outstanding comedic ensemble cast which included Eugene Levy, Luis Guzman and William Lee Scott.In addition to acting, Olsen has been balancing a life of sports and schooling for several years. He was captain of his high school ice hockey team in Quad Cities, Iowa. His academic abilities landed him a scholarship at a private university in Southern California where he recently completed his Pre-Med studies. Olsen was also the youngest comedian in the nation for Comedy Sportz.

Relationships

Maggie Lawson Actor

Companion
Began dating in June 2003 No longer together

Sarah Wright Olsen Actor

Wife

Paul Olsen

Father

Jeanne Olsen

Mother

Sarah Wright Actor

Wife
Met in 2006 Married June 23, 2012

EDUCATION

Harper College

Palatine , Illinois
Left school to pursue acting(pre-med)

Pepperdine University

Malibu , California

Bettendorf High School

Bettendorf , Iowa

Milestones

2011

Cast in the sci-fi mystery feature "The Thing"

2009

Acted in the independent film "Sunshine Cleaning" opposite Amy Adams and Emily Blunt

2009

Appeared in a recurring role on NBC's "Community"

2007

Cast in the comedy "License to Wed"

2006

Played a member of the German beer-drinking team in the comedy "Beerfest"

2006

Co-stared in the Fox sitcom "The Loop"

2006

Co-starred in "The Last Kiss"; directed by Tony Goldwyn and scripted by Paul Haggis

2005

Joined the final season of Fox's "Tru Calling"

2003

Played Lloyd in "Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd," the prequel to the hit movie "Dumb and Dumber"

2002

Appeared in the Rob Schneider comedy "The Hot Chick"

2002

Starred in the drama "Local Boys"

2001

Was cast in the WWII feature "Pearl Harbor"

2001

Breakthrough role in the teen genre spoof "Not Another Teen Movie"

1999

Made feature debut in "Authur's Quest"

1997

Made TV debut on the Fox series "Millennium"

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