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Erik von Detten


Actor who also began his profession with the part of Nicky within the soap opera, Times of Our Lives and has already established film tasks in Get away to Witch Hill, Toy Tale, and the present day film version of Leave it all to Beaver. He bought a sail motorboat and experienced it completely restored when he was 12 years of age. He’s also a Disney Route acting professional who starred in the series, Brink!. Erik’s parents are Susan and Volker von Detten, who emigrated from Germany and he offers four siblings. He later on welcomed a child. Anne Hathaway’s personality was deeply in love with his personality in the strike 2001 film The Princess Diaries.

Quick Facts

Full Name Erik von Detten
Date Of Birth October 3, 1982
Place Of Birth San Diego, CA
Height 1.85 m
Profession TV Actor
Nationality American
Parents Volker von Detten, Susan von Detten
Siblings Dolly von Detten, Timothy von Detten, Britta von Detten, Andrea von Detten
Movies The Princess Diaries, Toy Story, Brink!, Toy Story 3, National Lampoon's Barely Legal, Escape to Witch Mountain, Tarzan, Leave It to Beaver, Christmas Every Day, Hercules, Recess: School's Out, Top Dog, Girl, Positive, Recess Christmas: Miracle on Third Street, A Stranger to Love, Replacing Dad, American Girl, Kidnapped: In the Line of Duty, Smile, Toy Story 2, Amanda, A Season of Hope, Barely Legal
TV Shows The Mole, Complete Savages, Recess, So Weird, Odd Man Out, Meego, Dinotopia, Days of Our Lives, In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride and Madness, Wish Kids, Celebrity Mole
Star Sign Libra

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1 Currently (2007) resides in Venice, California.
2 Erik's father is German (born in Munich, Germany). Erik's mother is American-born. Erik's maternal grandfather was of Russian Jewish descent, and Erik's maternal grandmother had English ancestry.
3 Siblings: Dolly, Britta & Andrea.
4 Parents' names: Susan and Volker.
5 Favorite Books: "Catcher in the Rye" & "James and the Giant Peach".



Toy Story 3 2010 Sid (voice)
Family Guy 2009 TV Series Shovin' Buddy
Bones 2008 TV Series Ed Dekker
Avatar: The Last Airbender 2007 TV Series Chan
Girl, Positive 2007 TV Movie Jason
Brandy & Mr. Whiskers 2006 TV Series
Malcolm in the Middle 2005 TV Series Brad
Complete Savages 2004-2005 TV Series Chris Savage
Smile 2005/I Chris
8 Simple Rules 2004 TV Series Erik
Recess: All Growed Down 2003 Video Erwin Lawson (voice)
Dinotopia 2002-2003 TV Series Karl Scott
Barely Legal 2003 Deacon (as Erik Von Detten)
Charmed 2003 TV Series Newspaper Reporter
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2003 TV Series Drew Lamerly
American Girl 2002 Kenton
Krystal Harris: Supergirl 2002 Video short Student Josh Bryant (uncredited)
Do Over 2002 TV Series Gary Ross
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius 2001 Additional Voices (voice)
The Legend of Tarzan 2001 TV Series Flynt
Raising Dad 2001 TV Series Brad Singer
Recess Christmas: Miracle on Third Street 2001 Video Erwin Lawson (voice)
The Princess Diaries 2001 Student Josh Bryant (as Erik Von Detten)
So Weird 1999-2001 TV Series Clu Bell
Recess: School's Out 2001 Erwin Lawson / Captain Brad (voice)
As Told by Ginger 2001 TV Series Kid #2
Recess 1997-2000 TV Series Erwin Lawson
Odd Man Out 1999-2000 TV Series Andrew Whitney
Tarzan 1999 voice
Replacing Dad 1999 TV Movie Drew
The Wild Thornberrys 1998 TV Series Adolescent Jaguar
Brink! 1998 TV Movie Andy 'Brink' Brinker
You Wish 1998 TV Series Jeff Collins
Meego 1997 TV Series Trip Parker
Leave It to Beaver 1997 Wallace 'Wally' Cleaver
Hercules 1997 Additional Voices (voice)
Things That Go Bump 1997 TV Movie Christian
Amanda 1996 Kelsey Farnsworth (as Erik Von Detten)
Christmas Every Day 1996 TV Movie Billy Jackson
7th Heaven 1996 TV Series Randy
Mr. Rhodes 1996 TV Series Milo
Life with Louie 1996 TV Series
A Stranger to Love 1996 TV Movie Justin (as Erik Von Detten)
The Bug Hunt 1996 TV Movie
Toy Story Treats 1996 TV Series short Sid
Toy Story 1995 Sid (voice)
ER 1995 TV Series Ben Larkin
Escape to Witch Mountain 1995 TV Movie Danny
Kidnapped: In the Line of Duty 1995 TV Movie Sam Honeycutt
Top Dog 1995 Matthew Swanson
A Season of Hope 1995 TV Movie Tyler Hackett
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters 1994 TV Series Vic / Tough Kid
In the Best of Families: Marriage, Pride & Madness 1994 TV Movie Older John
Days of Our Lives 1993 TV Series Nicholas Alamain
Night Sins 1993 TV Movie Nicholas Alamain
All I Want for Christmas 1991 Choir



The 100 Greatest Family Films 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 31st Annual People's Choice Awards 2005 TV Special Himself - Winner
The 6th Annual Family Television Awards 2004 TV Special Himself - Winner
Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade 2004 TV Special Himself
The Mole 2003 TV Series Himself / Himself - Runner-Up
A New Princess 2001 Video short documentary Josh Bryant (uncredited)
Movie Surfers 2001 TV Series Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Ensemble in a TV Series (Drama or Comedy) So Weird (1999) · Eric Lively
· Patrick Levis
· Alexz Johnson
2000 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series - Young Ensemble So Weird (1999) · Patrick Levis
· Cara DeLizia
· Eric Lively
2000 YoungStar Award YoungStar Awards Best Young Ensemble Cast - Television So Weird (1999) · Patrick Levis
· Eric Lively
· Cara DeLizia
1998 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor Leave It to Beaver (1997)
1997 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Movie/Mini-Series - Young Actor Christmas Every Day (1996)
1997 YoungStar Award YoungStar Awards Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Made For TV Movie Christmas Every Day (1996)
1994 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Youth Actor a in a Soap Opera Days of Our Lives (1965)

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