Eric Lloyd

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Eric Lloyd
Born
David Eric Lloyd Morelli

(1986-05-19) May 19, 1986 (age 33)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor, comedian, musician, producer
Years active1989–2012

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

Career[edit]

His television career began when, between ages 2 and 5, he was cast as a young Kevin Arnold (Fred Savage) in episodes of The Wonder Years.[2][4] 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.

In 2015, Lloyd partnered with his college roommate Tyler Payne and opened LP Studios.[5] LP Studios is a production and post-production music and film space located in Glendale, California.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Sunny's Deliverance David Short film
1993 Heart and Souls 7-year-old Thomas Reilly
1994 Greedy 7-year-old
Joe McTeague
1994 The Santa Clause Charlie Calvin
1996 Dunston Checks In Kyle Grant
1997 The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue Blanky
(voice)
Direct-to-video
1997 The Spittin' Image Wally Short film
1997 Batman & Robin Young
Bruce
Wayne
1997 Deconstructing Harry Hilliard "Hilly" Block
1998 My Giant Young Sammy Kamin
1998 The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars Blanky
(voice)
Direct-to-video
1998 Luminous Motion Phillip
2002 The Santa Clause 2 Charlie Calvin
2006 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Charlie Calvin
2011 ChromeSkull: Laid to Rest 2 Geeky Worker

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1989 The Wonder Years Young Kevin Arnold Episode: "Brightwing"
1992 Laurie Hill Leo Hill 10 episodes
1993 A Family Torn Apart Chris Hannigan TV film
1994 In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness Young John Lynch TV film
1994 Seasons of the Heart David TV film
1995 Abandoned and Deceived Matthew TV film
1995 The Busy World of Richard Scarry Vanderbuilt Episode: "Vanderbuilt's New ShoeSeries
1996-1997 The Oz Kids Neddie Hugson
(voice)
1997 A Christmas Memory Buddy TV film
1998 Chameleon Ghen TV film
1998-2000 Jesse Little John Warner 41 episodes
2000 Rocket Power Josh
(voice)
Episode: "All About Sam/Half Twister"
2001 ER Martin Leanly Episode: "Rampage"
2011 About Abby Xander Falls Episodes: "...and the Musician", "...and the Dead Fish"
2012 True Perfection Kyle Miniseries

Video games[edit]

Year Title Voice role Notes
1996 Goosebumps: Escape from Horrorland Clay

Recognition[edit]

In 1996, the Fort Worth 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 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 The 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 The 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: The Mrs. Clause[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". Fort Worth 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. ^ Polunsky, Bob (November 11, 1994). "'Santa Clause'- Tim Allen sleighs Christmas". San Antonio Express-News. Retrieved December 9, 2010.
  5. ^ http://www.facebook.com/LPMusicandFilmStudios. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  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. Archived from the original on March 4, 2011. Retrieved December 9, 2010.
  9. ^ "Nineteenth Annual Youth in Film Awards, 1996–1997". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on April 14, 2015. Retrieved December 9, 2010.
  10. ^ a b "20th Annual Awards". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved October 11, 2016.
  11. ^ "21st Annual Awards". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved October 11, 2016.
  12. ^ "24th Annual Young Artist Awards Nominations". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on September 5, 2014. Retrieved October 11, 2016.
  13. ^ "28th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved October 11, 2016.

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