Eric Close Bio
Eric Close born Eric Randolph Close on May 24, 1967, in Staten Island, New York, is an American actor, best known for his roles in television series, particularly as FBI agent Martin Fitzgerald in the CBS mystery drama Without a Trace from 2002 to 2009 and Teddy Conrad in the ABC musical drama Nashville from 2012 to 2017.
Eric Close Age
Born on 24th May, 1967, Eric is 51 years old as of 2018.
Eric Close Height
He is 1.8 metres tall .
Eric Close Family | Parents | Mother
He is the son of Frederick Close an orthopedic surgeon, and Eva Close. He is the eldest of three brothers. Before settling in San Diego when Close was seven years old, his family moved to Indiana, then to Michigan.
Close who was a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity, graduated from the University of Southern California in 1989, with a B.A. in communications.
Eric Close Brothers
He has two brothers; Christopher Close and Randy Close.
Eric Close Wife
He is married to Keri Close, since 1995. Together they have two daughters Katie, born October 1998 and Ella, born April 2001.
From an early age, Close was interested in acting and had some stage experience in school, but did not decide to pursue an acting career until after college. he made his debut in a theater production Rat Songs in L.A., after which he was offered parts in the crime drama American Me in 1992 and the TV movie Safe House directed by Elena Mannus. He also made a brief appearance in daytime television when he played Sawyer Walker on the NBC daytime soap opera Santa Barbara from 1992 to 1993. For his role as Sawyer Walker on Santa Barbara, he received a Soap Opera Digest Award nomination for Outstanding Male Newcomer. He later got a starring role on short-lived primetime shows such as McKenna from 1994 to 1995, Dark Skies from 1996 to 1997, The Magnificent Seven from 1998 to 1999, Now and Again between 1999 and 2000, and the Steven Spielberg miniseries production, Taken in 2002.
Close is famously known for his role as FBI agent Martin Fitzgerald on the CBS mystery drama Without a Trace, a show that ran for seven seasons from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009.
Close was cast in a recurring role as Travis Tanner in the USA legal drama Suits, from 2011 to 2015. He also starred as Michael Dorset in the short-lived CBS comedy-drama Chaos.
Eric Close Nashville
Close began co-starring with Connie Britton in the ABC musical drama Nashville in 2012, as Teddy Conrad, initially the husband of country singer Rayna Jaymes and later the mayor of Nashville.
Eric Close American Sniper
In 2014 he was cast in the film American Sniper as DIA Agent Snead.
Eric Close Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Eric Close Movies And TV Shows
Young Michael (uncredited)
Juvie Hall Attacker
Hercules and the Lost Kingdom
Long Island Fever
The Stranger Beside Me
Follow the Stars Home
The Sky Is Falling
Alvarez & Cruz
NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323
DIA Agent Snead
Christmas in the Air
William ‘Billy’ Griffin
The Magnificent Seven
Now and Again
Without a Trace
Crash Cranston (voice)
Seven Deadly Sins
Det. Matt Spicer
American Horror Story: Murder House
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Eric Close And Glenn Close Related
The two have no relation whatsoever, despite sharing the last names.