A large young actor on the upside of 300 pounds, Ethan Suplee often portrays dim-witted brutes due to his size. He is a favorite of writer/director Kevin Smith, who has cast him in such films as Chasing Amy (1997) and Mallrats (1995). He has also appeared in such mainstream movies as Cold Mountain (2003) and will be seen in the upcoming films Art School Confidential, The Fountain and Mallrats 2 He also appeared in Without a Paddle alongside Seth Green. Suplee may be most recognized for his very first TV role - Frankie "The Enforcer" on ABC's Boy Meets World. He currently co-stars with Jason Lee in the NBC comedy My Name Is Earl.
Suplee is engaged to Brandy Lewis, who gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Francis Clementine Suplee, on 23 June 2005 in Los Angeles.