Eriq La Salle

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Erik Ki La Salle, professionally known as Eriq La Salle, is an American actor, director, writer and producer known for his performances in the films Coming to America (1988) and especially as Dr. Peter Benton in the NBC medical drama ER which earned him three NAACP Image Awards and nominations for a Golden Globe Award and three Primetime Emmy Awards.

Erik Ki La Salle, professionally known as Eriq La Salle, is an American actor, director, writer and producer known for his performances in the films Coming to America (1988) and especially as Dr. Peter Benton in the NBC medical drama ER which earned him three NAACP Image Awards and nominations for a Golden Globe Award and three Primetime Emmy Awards.

Birth Name

Erik Ki La Salle

Born

Monday, 23 July 1962

Actor Filmography

A Second Chance at Love Jack Roberts 2022
Tamron Hall Self 2019
Logan Will Munson 2017
Angie Tribeca Dr. Brainerd 2016
The Real Self 2013
Under the Dome Hektor Martin 2013
A Gifted Man Evan 'E-Mo' Morris 2011
Covert Affairs Christopher McAuley 2010
How to Make It in America Everton Thompson 2010
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (voice) 2010
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

A Second Chance at Love Jack Roberts 2022
Tamron Hall Self 2019
Logan Will Munson 2017
Angie Tribeca Dr. Brainerd 2016
The Real Self 2013
Under the Dome Hektor Martin 2013
A Gifted Man Evan 'E-Mo' Morris 2011
Covert Affairs Christopher McAuley 2010
How to Make It in America Everton Thompson 2010
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (voice) 2010
MegaFault Charley 'Boomer' Baxter 2009
Relative Stranger Walter Clemons 2009
Pioneers of Television Self 2008
King: Man of Peace in a Time of War Self / Himself 2007
Johnny Was Julius 2006
Inside Out Doctor Peoples 2006
A Concert for Hurricane Relief Self 2005
The Seat Filler Alonso Grant 2005
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years Self 2004
Biker Boyz Tariq 'Slick Will' 2003
Crazy as Hell Man 2002
The Twilight Zone Ray Ellison 2002
One Hour Photo Det. James Van Der Zee 2002
Without a Trace Aaron Gibbs 2002
Ultimate Jordan Narrator 2001
24 UN Secretary General 2001
The John Kerwin Show Self - Guest 2001
Jazz Narrator 2001
Mind Prey Lucas Davenport 1999
Buddy Faro Self 1998
The View Himself 1997
The Story Behind Self 1996
Adventures from the Book of Virtues King Menelaus 1996
Michael Jordan, Above and Beyond Narrator 1996
Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault Diego 1996
Drop Squad Bruford Jamison Jr 1994
ER Peter Benton, Himself - Memorial Episode Introducer 1994
Under Suspicion Det. LeBlanc 1994
Color of Night Anderson 1994
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
The Larry Sanders Show Eriq La Salle 1992
The Human Factor Michael Stoven 1992
Eyes of a Witness Mchumbo 1991
Jacob's Ladder Frank 1990
When We Were Young Virgil Hawkins 1989
Quantum Leap Bobby Lee 1989
Magic Moments Dancing Guy 1989
Gideon Oliver Ezra 1989
B.L. Stryker Mark Hastings Jr. 1989
Knightwatch Derek D. 1988
Coming to America Darryl Jenks 1988
What Price Victory Trumayne James 1988
Leg Work Goro Asato 1987
A Different World Prof. Paul Mann 1987
Vietnam War Story K.C. 1987
Five Corners Samuel Kemp 1987
L.A. Law Kenny Webster 1986
Where Are the Children? Deputy Bernie Miles 1986
Out of the Darkness Bobby 1985
Spenser: For Hire Jeffrey Miller 1985
Rappin' Ice 1985
Cut and Run Fargas 1984
Saturday Night Live Smoker (Bob Roberts) 1975
Nova Voice 1974
ABC Afterschool Specials Charlie 1972

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1998 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1998 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1997 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominated

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