Eric Lloyd

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Eric Lloyd
Born David Eric Lloyd Morelli
(1986-05-19) May 19, 1986 (age 28)
Glendale, California, U.S.A.
Nationality American
Occupation Actor, comedian, former child actor
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Lisa Marie Tasker

Eric Lloyd (born David Eric Lloyd Morelli;[1] on May 19, 1986) is an American actor, comedian, and former child actor. Lloyd is best known for work as a child actor in such roles as Charlie Calvin in The Santa Clause film trilogy,[2] and as "Little John" Warner in the NBC television series Jesse.[3]

Early life[edit]

Lloyd was born in Glendale, California, the son of Melissa (née Rogers) and David Morelli.[4] His cousin is actress Alyssa Milano and his sister is actress Emily Ann Lloyd. In Spring 2005, he attended Chapman University. He was the lead singer for the Glendale, California band Conflict Conveyed Through Audio

Career[edit]

His television career began when between ages 2 and 5 he was cast as a young Fred Savage in episodes of The Wonder Years.[2][5] His film credits include Batman & Robin, Dunston Checks In, My Giant, The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars, and The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1993 Sunny's Deliverance David Short film
1993 Heart and Souls Thomas Reilly - age 7
1994 Greedy Joe (6 years old)
1994 The Santa Clause Charlie Calvin
1996 The Oz Kids Christmas in Oz Neddie (voice) Video short
1996 The Oz Kids Who Stole Santa? Neddie (voice) Video
-1996
The Oz Kids The Gnome Prince and the Magic Belt
Neddie (voice)
Video
The Oz Kids Toto Lost in New York
Neddie (voice)
Video
The Oz Kids Underground Adventure
Neddie (voice)
Video
The Oz Kids The Monkey Prince
Neddie (voice
Video
The Oz Kids Journey Beneath the Sea
Neddie (voice)
Video
The Oz Kids Return of Mombi
Neddie (voice)
Video
1996 Dunston Checks In Kyle Grant
1996 Nome Prince and the Magic Belt, TheThe Nome Prince and the Magic Belt Neddie (voice) Video
1996 Toto Lost in New York Neddie (voice) Video
1996 Virtual Oz Neddie (voice) Video
1997 Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue, TheThe Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue Blanky (voice) Video
1997 Spittin' Image, TheThe Spittin' Image Wally Short film
1997 Batman & Robin Young Bruce Wayne
1997 Deconstructing Harry Hilly
1998 My Giant Young Sammy
1998 Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars, TheThe Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars Blanky (voice) Video
1998 Luminous Motion Phillip
2002 Santa Clause 2, TheThe Santa Clause 2 Charlie Calvin
2006 Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, TheThe Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Charlie Calvin
2011 ChromeSkull: Laid to Rest 2 Geeky Worker
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1989 Wonder Years, TheThe Wonder Years Young Kevin Arnold Episode: "Brightwing"
1992 Laurie Hill Leo Hill Recurring role (10 episodes)
1993 Family Torn Apart, AA Family Torn Apart Chris Hannigan TV film
1994 In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness Young John TV film
1994 Seasons of the Heart David TV film
1995 Abandoned and Deceived Matthew TV film
1997 Christmas Memory, AA Christmas Memory Buddy TV film
1998 Chameleon Ghen TV film
1998-2000 Jesse Little John Warner Recurring role (41 episodes)
2000 Rocket Power Josh (voice) Episode: "All About Sam/Half Twister"
2001 ER Martin Leanly Episode: "Rampage"
2011 About Abby Xander Falls Episode: "...and the Musician"
Episode: "...and the Dead Fish"
2012 True Perfection Kyle TV miniseries, post-production

Video Games[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Goosebumps: Escape from Horrorland Clay

Recognition[edit]

In 1996, The Star Telegram wrote "Eric Lloyd is a few years shy of adolescence, but already he has the credentials of a veteran actor," stating that at that the time his biggest role was in The Santa Clause, but that his role in Dunston Checks In put him "back in the thick of things".[2]

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 1993, Nominated for Young Artist Award for Outstanding Actor Under Ten in a Television Series for Laurie Hill[6]
  • 1994, Nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Actor Under Ten in a Motion Picture for Heart and Souls[7]
  • 1994, Nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor Co-Starring in a Motion Picture for The Santa Clause[7]
  • 1995, Nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Performance by a Youth Actor in a TV Mini-Series or Special for Seasons of the Heart
  • 1997, Nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Actor Age Ten or Under for Dunston Checks In[8]
  • 1998, Nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Movie/Pilot/Mini-Series – Young Actor Age Ten or Under for A Christmas Memory[9]
  • 1999, Nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Movie/Pilot/Mini-Series or Series – Supporting Young Actor for Chameleon[10]
  • 1999, Won Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series – Supporting Young Actor for Jesse[10]
  • 1999, Nominated for Hollywood Reporter Young Star Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Comedy TV Series for Jesse
  • 2000, Nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series – Supporting Young Actor for Jesse[11]
  • 2000, Nominated for Hollywood Reporter Young Star Award for Best Young Actor/Performance in a Comedy TV Series for Jesse
  • 2003, Nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actor for The Santa Clause 2[12]
  • 2007, Nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Young Ensemble in a Feature Film for The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ This is his full birth name, according to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905–1995. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. At Ancestry.com
  2. ^ a b c "Eric Lloyd". Star Telegram. January 30, 1996. Retrieved December 9, 2010. 
  3. ^ Sterritt, David (May 14, 2000). "On the Road With an Eccentric, Provocative Mom". The New York Times. pp. Arts & Leisure. 
  4. ^ "Eric Lloyd Biography (1986–)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved December 10, 2010. 
  5. ^ Polunsky, Bob (November 11, 1994). "'Santa Clause'- Tim Allen sleighs Christmas". San Antonio Express-News. Retrieved December 9, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Fifteenth Annual Youth in Film Awards, 1992–1993". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved December 9, 2010. 
  7. ^ a b "Sixteenth Annual Youth in Film Awards, 1993–1994". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved December 9, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Eighteenth Annual Youth in Film Awards, 1995–1996". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved December 9, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Nineteenth Annual Youth in Film Awards, 1996–1997". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved December 9, 2010. 
  10. ^ a b "Twentyith Annual Youth in Film Awards, 1997–1998". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved December 9, 2010. 
  11. ^ "Twentyfirst Annual Youth in Film Awards, 1998–1999". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved December 9, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Twentyfourth Annual Youth in Film Awards, 2003". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved December 9, 2010. 
  13. ^ "Twentyeighth Annual Youth in Film Awards, 2003". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved December 9, 2010. 

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