Eric Laneuville

Eric Laneuville


7/14/1952, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Birth Name

Eric Gerard Laneuville


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Eric Laneuville entered show business as an actor when he was a teenager. He appeared in small roles throughout the 1970's, finally becoming a regular on the television shows Room 222 and St. Elsewhere. While acting on St. Elsewhere Eric tried his hand at directing. Since then he…more


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  • Eric Laneuville is a triple threat -- actor, writer, director. Despite a long and successful career, he has flown under the radar. He might not enjoy fame and name recognition, but he's worked steadily for 35 years, quite a feat for a black man in Hollywomoreless

    Eric Laneuville began his acting career as Larry in the groundbreaking 1970s television series "Room 222." Since then, he has appeared in major shows, like "Sanford and Son," "St. Elsewhere" and "Hill Street Blues." He has been a writer for TV's "I'll Fly Away" and has directed everything from "ER" to "Everybody Hates Chris." He also was a consulting producer on an episode of the short-lived "McKenna." Eric was born in New Orleans, but grew up in Los Angeles and still lives in Southern California. He has a great personality which, combined with his talent, might explain why he's been such a success in Hollywood.moreless