Eric Stromer

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Eric Antony Stromer (born April 28, 1961) was a co-host for the canceled motoring television series, Top Gear, on NBC.[1] He was raised in Evanston, Illinois.


Stromer started acting at the age of 7 doing a Kit-Kat commercial. He lost out of the role of Henry Desmond to Peter Scolari in the Tom Hanks sitcom Bosom Buddies.[2] He is the host of Over Your Head, the primary carpenter on Clean Sweep, also making appearances on Trading Spaces.[3][4] He is also an occasional guest on Adam Carolla's home improvement podcast, Ace on the House, dispensing home improvement advice to callers.[2]


On February 28, 2011, Stromer related, on an episode of The Doctors, that radiography following a car accident in which he was involved uncovered a tumor on his thyroid gland. He was diagnosed with papillary cancer and had his entire thyroid removed. He is in remission.[5]


Stromer is married to Amy Tinkham. They have three children.[2]


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
1999 Tycus Phillers
1999 Valerie Flake Adonis Plumber
1996 Grace of My Heart Doris' L.A. Boyfriend
1996 The Acting Thing Eric
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2012–2013 Marie himself 3 episodes
2012 Today himself 1 episode
2012 Hideous Houses himself 8 episode
2011 The Doctors himself 1 episode
2009–2011 Over Your Head himself 24 episodes
2007–2010 Home Improvement with Eric Stromer Himself – Host 32 episodes
2010 Cut It in Half: Airplane himself TV Movie
2008 Home for the Holidays himself TV Movie
2008–2009 HGTV Showdown himself 2 episodes
2008 Top Gear Himself – Presenter Unaired Pilot
2007 Rachael Ray himself 1 episode
2006 The Megan Mullally Show himself 2 episodes
2006 The Tony Danza Show himself 1 episode
2005 Three Wishes himself 10 episodes
2003–2005 Clean Sweep himself 14 episodes
1990 Freddy's Nightmares Otto 1 episode
1984 Santa Barbara Michael Adams 7 episodes


  1. ^ Wert, Ray (2008-06-16). "Top Gear Officially Coming To NBC!". Jalopnik. Retrieved 2008-06-17. 
  2. ^ a b c "Ray and Eric 'Chicken Juice' Stromer". 2015-03-06. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 
  3. ^ Jackson, Kimberly L. (2008-03-15). "Eric Stromer on the fix-it family". Retrieved 2008-06-16. 
  4. ^ "TLC: Clean Sweep: Meet the Team". TLC. Archived from the original on 2008-06-26. Retrieved 2008-06-16. 
  5. ^ "Benefits of "Naked" Floors". 2011-02-28. Retrieved 2015-03-08. 

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