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  • 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.

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