Eric Gerard Laneuville is an American television director, producer and actor. His first acting roles were in the science-fiction film The Omega Man with Charlton Heston, and the ABC television series Room 222. His role as Luther Hawkins in the television series St. Elsewhere is his best known role. He also starred in A Force of One playing Charlie, the stepson of Chuck Norris's character. In more recent years, he frequently directs such one-hour dramas as Blue Bloods and NCIS: Los Angeles. He directed Body of Proof episode "Missing". He also appeared in Love at First Bite.
|Born:||July 14, 1952, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.|
|Occupation:||Actor, director, producer|
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About Eric Laneuville
Most well known for his portrayal of Luther Hawkins in the NBC medical drama St. Elsewhere, Laneuville is also notable for his role as Larry in the ABC comedy series Room 222, as well as for his performances in the films The Omega Man and A Force of One.
He began acting in school musical productions during his junior high years and made his screen acting debut in a 1968 episode of CBS Playhouse.
A martial artist as well as an actor, he starred as Quincy in the 1974 comedic action movie Black Belt Jones. As a television director, he is known for his work on Lost, Body of Proof, and Ghost Whisperer.
He spent his early days in New Orleans, Louisiana, and the remainder of his youth in Los Angeles, California.
He and Mark Christopher Lawrence were both in the cast of the 1993 mockumentary film Fear of a Black Hat.
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- Male actors from New Orleans
- African-American television directors
- Directors Guild of America Award winners
- African-American film directors
- Primetime Emmy Award winners