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Eric Raymond Gilliland is an American television producer, writer, actor and whistler.
Gilliland was born and raised in Glenview, Illinois, United States. He graduated from Glenbrook South High School in 1980 and earned a MFA from Northwestern University School of Communication in 1984.
|1988-9||Who's the Boss?||story editor, writer|
|1990-1||The Wonder Years||writer|
|1992-3||Roseanne||writer, co-producer||Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy, GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, Writers Guild of America Award nomination|
|1993-4||Roseanne||supervising producer||GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comedy Series|
|1995-6||Roseanne||writer, co-exec producer, exec producer||GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comedy Series|
|1998-9||Welcome to New York||executive producer|
|2000||That '70s Show||writer, consulting producer|
|2006-9||My Boys||writer, consulting producer|
|2011||Mr. Sunshine||writer, co-exec producer|
|2012||Downwardly Mobile||co-creator, writer, exec producer|||
|1992||Samantha||actor: Hendricks||starring Martha Plimpton|
|1994||Teresa's Tattoo||actor: Police Officer||directed by Julie Cypher|
|2004||Hair High||voice actor: Spud||directed by Bill Plympton|
|2006||Shortbus||actor: Himself||directed by John Cameron Mitchell|
|2007||The Ultimate Gift||actor: Flight Attendant||starring James Garner|
|2007||God Grew Tired of Us||co-producer||directed by Christopher Quinn|
Gilliland is an accomplished whistler. His whistling has appeared on Sam Winch's The Lullabadeer, a number of Sumack albums, and on the soundtrack for an episode of Penn & Teller: Bullshit!. He also provided whistling accompaniment to Martha Plimpton's performance of Thunder Road on NPR's Studio 360.
- "Roseanne Barr's Comeback Comedy 'Downwardly Mobile' Lands at NBC". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
- "Martha Plimpton". Studio360.org. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
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- Shubow, Charles. "'Stars in the Margin' Huge Hit at the Zipper Factory". Broadwayworld.com. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
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- "STAGE TUBE: Martha Plimpton Performs 'Thunder Road' on Studio 360". Broadwayworld.com. Retrieved 6 January 2018.