In 2000 and 2001, Erik was nominated for SAG Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for E.R..
Erik is of Italian-Armenian ancestry.
Erik was arrested for assault when he was 17. He was given a 1 year probation and charges were then expunged.
For some time Erik considered studying law.
He hates sleeveless shirts.
He has two dogs, Daisy and Leroy.
Erik is the lead singer for the rock band Hearing Red.
He played at the World Poker Tour.
He likes to use the word "whatever" a lot.
He also likes to eat fish.
Erik for sometime lived in an apartment at NY.
He likes to ski.
He likes to eat vanilla ice cream.
He prefers snow rather than sunny days.
He is right-handed.
Erik has been a vegetarian for some time.
He owns three boats.
He would like to do base jumping.
He also likes to play ice hockey.
He likes to listen to punk music.
His favourite colour is red.
Erik did not do so well in school.
He likes to watch rally races.
When he was a kid one of his dreams was to become a doctor.
He likes play baseball.
He enjoys reading horror books and watching horror movies.
He likes to drink French red wine.
He likes to eat italian food.
He dated the actress Sarah-Jane Potts for a period.
His mother, Queenie, was a junior high school teacher.
Erik has two dogs, Daisy, a stray he rescued from the streets, and Weed, who got her name when Erik asked his then-girlfriend, Sara Jane Potts, "What's the opposite of a daisy?"
height: 6' 2"