|Born||Eric Barrett Winter
July 17, 1976
La Mirada, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Allison Ford (m. 2001; div. 2005)
Roselyn Sánchez (m. 2008)
Eric Barrett Winter (born July 17, 1976) is an American actor and former fashion model. He is best known for his television roles as Rex Brady in the NBC daytime soap opera, Days of Our Lives (2002-2005), and well for recurring roles on Brothers & Sisters, The Mentalist and GCB. In 2013, Winter began starring as Dash Gardiner in the Lifetime fantasy-drama series, Witches of East End.
Before his acting roles, Winter was a male model and had some high-profile campaigns, such as one print campaign for Tommy Hilfiger. He also appeared in a television commercial ad with Britney Spears for her fragrance called "Curious". Winter is best known for playing the role of Rex Brady on the daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives. He joined the show from July 8, 2002 until his final appearance on July 26, 2005.
After leaving Days of our Lives, he had many small roles in television shows, such as CSI, Love, Inc., Charmed, and Just Legal. He guest-starred on ABC Family's Wildfire for five episodes. His character, R.J. Blake, a bull-rider who dated the character of Dani Davis (played by Nicole Tubiola), was killed in the episode "Heartless" which aired originally on February 28, 2007. Winter also appeared on The Parkers in the episode "The Boomerang Effect". Winter appeared in an episode of the CBS series The Ex-List, and a recurring role of Jason McCallister, the brother of Senator Robert McCallister (Rob Lowe) and love interest of Kevin Walker (Matthew Rhys) on the ABC drama Brothers & Sisters. He was a regular on the short-lived CBS series Viva Laughlin and Moonlight. Winter starred in the films Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008) and The Ugly Truth (2009).
From 2010 t0 2012, Winter appeared in the CBS crime drama The Mentalist as FBI agent Craig O'Laughlin, the boyfriend and later fiancé of Amanda Righetti's character Grace Van Pelt. The character turned out to be a murderous operative of serial killer Red John; O'Laughlin was shot dead by Van Pelt. In 2012, he had the recurring role as Luke Lourd on ABC comedy-drama, GCB. Winter guest starred in New Girl and appeared in the Playstation 3 game Beyond: Two Souls.
Winter was married to actress Allison Christine Ford from 2001 until 2005. He dated actress Roselyn Sánchez for two years prior to their engagement on January 1, 2008 during a holiday vacation on the island of Vieques, just east of mainland Puerto Rico. The couple wed on November 29, 2008 at a historic San Juan fort in Puerto Rico. In August 2011, Sánchez announced she and Winter were expecting their first child together. Their daughter, Sebella Rose Winter, was born on January 4, 2012.
|1999||Profiler||Todd||Episode: "Heads, You Lose"|
|1999||Parkers, TheThe Parkers||Anthony||Episode: "The Boomerang Effect"|
|2002||Andy Dick Show, TheThe Andy Dick Show||N/A||Episode: "Andy's Tinseltown Chow-House"|
|2002–2005||Days of Our Lives||Rex Brady||Role held: July 2, 2002 – August 1, 2005|
|2002||Charmed||Trevor||Episode: "Sam, I Am"|
|2004||Back When We Were Grownups||Hunk||Television film|
|2005||Magic of Ordinary Days, TheThe Magic of Ordinary Days||Walter||Television film|
|2005–2006||Love, Inc.||Mike Smith||2 episodes|
|2005||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Julian Harper||Episode: "Room Service"|
|2006||South Beach||Ford Davenport III||Episode: "Every Day Above Ground Is a Good Day"|
|2006||Pepper Dennis||Connor Blanchard||Episode: "Heiress Bridenapped: Film at Eleven"|
|2006||Just Legal||Jared Kale||Episode: "The Rainmaker"|
|2007||Viva Laughlin||Peter Carlyle||Main cast|
|2007||Wildfire||R.J. Blake||5 episodes|
|2007–2008||Brothers & Sisters||Jason McCallister||5 episodes|
|2008||Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay||Colton Graham|
|2008||Single with Parents||Charlie||Unsold ABC pilot|
|2008||Moonlight||ADA Benjamin Talbot||4 episodes|
|2008||Ex List, TheThe Ex List||Jake Turner||Episode: "Climb Every Mountain Biker"|
|2009||Ugly Truth, TheThe Ugly Truth||Colin Anderson|
|2010||Sundays at Tiffany's||Michael Friend||Television film|
|2010–2012||Mentalist, TheThe Mentalist||Craig O'Laughlin||8 episodes|
|2011||Weekends at Bellevue||Jared Knox||Unsold Fox pilot|
|2011||CSI: Miami||Joe Grafton||Episode: "Stiff"|
|2012||Scent of the Missing||Jake||Unsold TNT pilot|
|2012||GCB||Luke Lourd||5 episodes|
|2012||Fire with Fire||Adam|
|2013||Rizzoli & Isles||B.T. Cerrone||Episode: "Built for Speed"|
|2013||Beyond: Two Souls||Ryan Clayton||Video game, Voice|
|2013–2014||Witches of East End||Dash Gardiner||Main cast|
- "Eric Winter:Biography". Retrieved 7 July 2014.
- "Viva's Dead! Will Brothers & Sisters' Gay Reverend Return?". Retrieved 7 July 2014.
- "Eric Winter Joins ABC’s New Series ‘Good Christian Belles’ As Recurring". Retrieved 7 July 2014.
- "Exclusive: Eric Winter Joins Lifetime's Witches of East End as Jenna Dewan-Tatum's New Beau". Retrieved 7 July 2014.
- "PR Actress Sanchez Marries Eric Winter". AP. 2008-11-29. Retrieved 2008-11-29.[dead link]
- "Roselyn Sánchez, Eric Winter Expecting First Child". People.com. August 12, 2011. Retrieved August 14, 2011.