Eddie is the first left-handed actor to land a lead role on the C.S.I. franchise. The other being Jonathan Togo on C.S.I. MIAMI
Eddie is an active smoker.
Eddie's girlfriend is called Nikki Uberti. She was married to a guy named Terry Richardson and her name was Nikki Richardson.
On the show CSI:NY, another man was cast for Flack, but when Eddie came in and auditioned, he impressed the directors so much, they called the other actor to let him know they had changed their minds.
Eddie is a huge New York Rangers fan and a big hockey fan in general. He is very knowledgable about the game and often discusses it on his Internet blog.
He appeared on Broadway in 2000 in the play The Altruist.
Eddie went to the same high school as actors Eyal Podell and Sean Maher.
The school was Byram Hills High School in Westchester County.
Eddie is keen to write for television in the future.
Eddie is good friends with his Friends co-star David Schwimmer.
Eddie does anasura yoga to keep in shape, five days a week.
Sweetie is the name of Eddie and his girlfriend's dog.
Before Eddie got is big break in Friends he had just $19.50 left in his bank.
Eddie went to The Atlantic Theatre School.
The actors Kevin Spacey, Gena Rowlands and the director Ang Lee are Eddie's dream collaborations for a project.
Meredith Monk, Brian Eno and Bach are some of Eddie's favourite artists to listen to and display the wide range of tastes he has.
Eddie has one tattoo on his shoulder, a swallow on top of a heart with his girlfriend's name on it.
Eddie has dated many famous attractive actresses on screen such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Aniston and Shannen Doherty.
Eddie has an envy of the career of actor Edward Norton.
Eddie is not a big TV person and tends to watch either CNN or sports channels
One of Eddie's favourite movies is Spinal Tap.
Eddie's two favourite actors who inspire him are Marlon Brando and Peter Falk.
Eddie has a big passion for ice hockey and plans to move into the sport if acting doesn't work out.
Eddie is not known as one of the conventional spoilt young stars, when turning up to a E! meeting in 2000 he showed up in $4 worth of clothes. The shoes of the outfit had been borrowed from David Schwimmer.
Eddie is eight years younger than his girlfriend.
As of 2006, Eddie resides in New York City.
In 2000, while performing a play in New York City, Eddie was spotted by Sarah Jessica Parker and was cast as her boyfriend on Sex and the City.
Eddie considered becoming a teacher but decided to pursue an acting career after seeing Les Misérables when he was 17 years old.
Eddie attended New York University.
Eddie is 6' 2".
Eddie is left-handed.
Eddie is a fan of hockey and also soccer, his favorite team is the Glasgow Celtic Football Club.
When he was in kindergarten, Eddie wanted to be a farmer.
Eddie is a self-described homebody.
Eddie likes to cook.
Eddie made $206.57 a week while working on The Altruists.
Eddie rented a house in Silverlake with Tru Calling star Eliza Dushku and her brother Nate.
One of Eddie's most prominent and best-known features are his bright blue eyes.
Eddie and his artist girlfriend of five years reside in Los Angeles.
Eddie and his girlfriend have adopted several "pound puppies." They are both dog-lovers.
Eddie has never been a big tv watcher, but he's proud of CSI for being such a high-caliber show.
Eddie's mother is Italian, and his father is Irish.
Eddie was one of E! Online's "Sizzlin' Sixteen" list as one of the brightest up-and-coming stars of 2001.
Eddie appeared in Nicky Silver's off-Broadway play The Altruists in 2000.
Eddie has two sisters, one older and one younger.
Eddie attended public high school in Armonk, New York.
Eddie is a Roman Catholic of Irish and Italian descent.
In the movie Miracle, Eddie plays hockey goalie Jim Craig. A huge hockey fan, Craig was one of Eddie's childhood heroes.
Eddie: (about using Second Life)I'm terrified of it! I don't even go on MySpace, let alone a whole universe like Second Life. In terms of content, I thought the episode was really current. I liked that, and I like the idea that that may come back, that we've still got one killer that's at large. I think it's fun. To me that's a real entertaining.
Eddie: (About his appreciation for hockey while filming Miracle) The first time I put the pads on was actually at the final audition for the movie, which was a game that we played. I myself didn't have an appreciation for the physicality having never done it. The economy of motion is so small but so concentrated. [It's] so compact and you have to do so many things at once. You have to be incredibly focused, so relaxed, so fast, and I don't know how to describe it other than it's more than I've ever sweat in my entire life. It's more than my legs have ever done in my entire life, no matter how far I ran, getting across that crease for the first time was quite an endeavor.
Eddie: It doesn't hurt if a woman has a good butt, but a point of view is what will matter when you're 70.
Eddie: In the first script, the word putrefaction came up, I made the mistake of looking it up on the Internet, it came with pictures, that was the most grossed out I've been. (on his first CSI NY sctipt).
Eddie: I'll stay with the show for as long as they'll have me! I envision staying with the show for as long as the show goes.(Referring to his role on CSI NY).
Eddie: It's a porn name that's my take on it (commenting on the name of the character Tag Jones that he played in Friends).
Eddie: What makes me insecure is always having that new-kid-at-school feeling. Whenever I show up for the first day at any job, I feel insecure, like I don't really belong there. . . There was Sarah Jessica, the cast of Friends and now Gary Sinise.
Eddie: To be honest, I try not to think about the success of the) 'CSI' (franchise) that much because it makes me paranoid and crazy.
Eddie: Everybody wants to get along with everyone else in the sandbox. I'm that kind of kid, you know what I mean? That will never change about me.
Eddie: [On his favorite role] I gotta go with Jim Craig (from Miracle), that was awesome. I'm lucky I get to knock off the things in life I would like to do as a human being but can only do as an actor. I got to be a hockey player, bingo, done. I get to be a cop for a little bit, bingo done. I get to knock all the great stuff off.
Eddie: On Friends, I was supposed to be from Ohio, and in one episode, I went to a basketball game with Joey and I had the hardest time saying hot "dog" instead of "dawg". I was really close to asking if we could change the word to frankfurter.
(Eddie talks about his favorite episode/case in 'CSI:NY'.)
Eddie:I think my two favorite episodes, if I had to choose, are: "The Fall" meant so much to me and was such a nice gift to have on a personal level, and "On the Job," -I really liked having that moment with Danny and enjoyed playing that episode out. And I liked that it came home to the department. I like when it comes home to the department or to me personally. Those were excellent; they were great fun.
(Eddie commenting on what he would like to see more on his character, Det. Don Flack)
Eddie: I'm looking forward to just getting further into and learning what the audience can expect from my character and developing him more as a homicide detective. In reflecting on last season I've come to a place in thinking, "Alright, what does that mean? What is his disposition at a crime scene? What is the nature of his job?" I would like to bring forth more of the nature of his job this season. I can't say exactly what's coming up for him, because we haven't had too much time to sit with the writers so I don't know which way it will go necessarily.
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