Eric Price

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Eric Price
Born (1974-07-19) July 19, 1974 (age 42)
Bay View, Wisconsin
 United States
Occupation Actor, comedian, voice actor
Years active 2005 - present

Eric Price is an American actor, comedian and voice actor. Price is most notable for his membership in the recurring cast of comedians on sketch comedy series MADtv during its 14th Season. He is also known for his voice roles as Paddy and Mooch in Alpha and Omega and its first sequel.


Early years[edit]

Price was born on July 19, 1974 in Bay View, Wisconsin. He worked at ComedySportz for several years in Milwaukee before making it to Hollywood. During his years in Milwaukee, Price appeared for a number of years with the seminal improv troupe The Dead Alewives, several members of which have gone on to entertainment industry acclaim since the group's dissolution.



Price joined the cast of MADtv in 2008 as a feature performer for the show's final season (season 14; 2008-2009 season). Despite not being featured much in episodes, Price had a recurring character (Darnell, the effeminate gay student in Coach Hines' gym class) and some memorable celebrity impressions (Don Knotts' Barney Fife from The Andy Griffith Show, Gordon Ramsey, Warren Buffett, Robert De Niro, Tim Gunn, and Kevin Jonas of The Jonas Brothers).


Character Sketch Season of First Appearance Catch Phrase Notes
Darnell Coach Hines 14 None He is a gay member of Coach Hines (Keegan-Michael Key) sports team who has a crush on the coach.


Celebrity Sketch Season of First Appearance Notes
Warren Buffett Various 14 American investor, businessman, and philanthropist.
Robert De Niro Various 14 Actor
Len Goodman Various 14 Dancer
Tim Gunn Various 14 Fashion consultant
Kevin Jonas Various 14 Musician; member of the Jonas Brothers
Phil Keoghan Various 14 television personality
Don Knotts Various 14 As his character Barney Fife from The Andy Griffith Show.
Nigel Lythgoe Various 14 Director, producer
Gordon Ramsay Various 14 Chef, television personality
Caroll Spinney Various 14 As his character Big Bird from Sesame Street.

Other projects[edit]

Price also made a voice role in the computer animated comedy-drama, Alpha and Omega. The film was released in September 17, 2010.[needs update][1] He also reprised his role in Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-iday Adventure, which came out in October 8, 2013.


Movie appearances[edit]

Year Title Role Box Office Performance Director Other notes
2005 The Godfather of Green Bay Ratboy N/A Pete Schwaba Comedy
2007 Inner Dudes Steve N/A Jeff Crocker Comedy (Short Film)
2007 Reno 911!: Miami Wrestling Referee $22,021,262 (worldwide) Robert Ben Garant Comedy
2010 Alpha and Omega Paddy/Mooch $60,507,267 Anthony Bell
Ben Gluck
Comedy/Drama, Animation
2013 Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-iday Adventure Paddy[2] N/A Richard Rich Comedy/Adventure, Animation

Television appearances[edit]

Year Title Role Total Episodes Other notes
2005 - 2009 Reno 911! Various 3 Comedy/mockumentary
2006 Campus Ladies Geek 1
2007 American Body Shop Tony 1
2008 - 2009, 2016 MADtv Various Characters 12 Sketch Comedy

Voice acting and video game appearances[edit]

Year Title Role Other notes
2007 Flight of the Living Dead: Outbreak on a Plane Madison Video game


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