Eric Da Re
|Eric Da Re|
March 3, 1965 |
Los Angeles, California
Eric Da Re (born March 3, 1965) is an American actor who is primarily famous for playing the notorious criminal Leo Johnson on the cult TV show, Twin Peaks and its prequel, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me.
Eric Da Re was born in Los Angeles, California, United States. He is the son of the late actor Aldo Ray, and is of Italian descent. His mother is Johanna Ray, an award winning casting director (Blue Velvet, Mulholland Drive, Showgirls), who did casting for Twin Peaks.
Da Re's first role was in the TV movie Into the Homeland in 1987, which was directed by Lesli Linka Glatter, who would later go on to direct Da Re in the show that brought him fame, Twin Peaks. After a few more roles in TV movies he landed the role of Leo Johnson in the 1990 cult classic Twin Peaks, created by David Lynch. Da Re went on to work with Lynch again as a casting assistant for Wild at Heart (1990), as Leo Johnson in the Twin Peaks prequel, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992) and as a property buyer for Lost Highway (1997).
He is sometimes credited as Eric Da Re, Eric DaRae or Eric Dare.
|1987||Into the Homeland||Male Surfer #1||TV Movie|
|1989||Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out!||Chris (as Eric Da Re)||Direct-to-video|
|1992||Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me||Leo Johnson|
|1994||Dead Connection||Anthony the Bouncer|
|1995||Number One Fan||Randall McSwain|
|1996||The Disappearance of Kevin Johnson||Apartment Manager (as Eric da Re)|
|1997||The Player||TV Movie|
|1998||Poodle Springs||Guard||TV Movie|
|2000||Lured Innocence||Bartender (as Eric DaRae)|
|2002||Ted Bundy||Male Partygoer (as Eric Dare)|
|1990||The Flash||Tyrone||Episode: "Pilot"|
|1990-1991||Twin Peaks||Leo Johnson||24 episodes (as Eric Da Re)|
|1993||SeaQuest 2032||Maxwell||Episode: "To Be or Not to Be"|
|2000||NieA under 7||Nenji Yoshioka (voice only)||13 episodes|
|This article about an American television actor or actress born in the 1960s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|