Eric Millegan

Eric Millegan


Hackettstown, New Jersey

Birth Name

Eric Millegan


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Born in Hackettstown, New Jersey and raised in Springfield Oregon Eric is best known for his role as Dr. Zack Addy in the FOX series Bones.

Eric went to the Interlochen Arts Camp and the University of Michigan where he graduated with a B.F.A degree in musical theater. Since…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Millegan performs in his own cabaret show entitled Don't Tell Mama a show he began doing early 2000.

    • Eric Millegan starred as Harold opposite Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons in the world premiere of Tom Jones and Joseph Thalken's Harold & Maude: The Musical.

    • While living in New York City Eric studied acting with Eric Loeb and singing with Liz Caplan.

    • Eric was the first person to be cast on his hit series Bones.

    • The Los Angeles cabaret club, Sterling's Upstairs at Vitello's, was the location for Eric's west coast singing debut on December 2nd, 2007.

    • An avid poker player Eric like to gamble in Las Vegas and host poker tournaments at his apartment.

    • He was valedictorian of his class at Springfield High School in Oregon.

    • Eric sang God Bless America during the 7th inning stretch at Shea Stadium, following which the Mets exploded for six consecutive runs.

    • A die hard Portland Trail Blazers fan, Eric once sang the National Anthem at a Trail Blazers home game.

    • Eric has 5 siblings two sisters named Lisa and Colleen and three brothers named Jeffrey, Patrick and Brantley.

  • Quotes

    • Eric: I think it's stupid [for gay performers to be closeted]. If you're thinking, 'I'll get more jobs if people think I'm straight,' really? Well, there are tons of straight actors who are unemployed. Getting work in this business is tough, period, gay or straight.

    • Eric: Most of my 10 years in New York City was filled with rejection and near misses.

    • Eric: (On the cast of 'Bones') I felt good about this group of people when we first got together to read through the pilot in Hart's office. They're all very kind, respectful, hard working, talented people. I think we probably all bonded in the fact that we were we liked the project, that we were all blessed with a wonderful opportunity to work together on the show. We liked Hart and we were excited about his vision for the show.

    • Eric: (On getting his hair cut for his role on 'Bones') I was getting tired of my hair being long and I wanted to cut it. Hart thought it would be good as a storyline for the second season, and that's what ended up happening.

    • Eric: I grew up with musical theater, and maybe I like Broadway better than TV. You know, I lived in New York for 10 years, and I went to every single show - several times. That's a dream!

    • Eric: I don't know how you can be attracted to someone and then turn off any attraction you might have for someone else, no matter how in love you are.

    • Eric: When I was younger I used to say, "Oh, I'll run for president after I'm an actor." But I don't have that ambition anymore.

    • Eric: I care what people think — not just critics, but audiences, too.

    • Eric: As actors, we go through so much rejection, it can't faze me.