Erik King began his career in 1983. After a few blows unheard, in 1989 Erik starred in Brian De Palma's Outrages with Sean Penn. After several unreleased films, in late 90's Erik appeared as guest in tv series such as JAG, NYPD Blue.
In 1996 he returned to the big screen, acting with Hugh Grant and Gene Hackman in Michael Apted's Extreme Measures.
In 2000, Erik played the role of Moses Deyell in the 4th season of HBO hit series Oz, then appeared in many other shows: CSI: Miami, Charmed, Malcolm in the Middle...
In 2004, Erik returned to cinema, with the role of agent Colfax in Jon Turteltaub's National Treasure opposite to Nicolas Cage and Diane Kruger. The film was an international success.
In 2006, Showtime gave him the role of Sgt. Doakes in the series Dexter alongside Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter and his former Oz colleague, Lauren Velez.
In his spare time Erik enjoys martial arts, music and working with children.
Erik King's Scores
|Dexter: Season 2||Sep 30, 2007||Sgt. James Doakes||8.9|
|Dexter: Season 1||Oct 1, 2006||Sgt. James Doakes||9.1|
|Oz: Season 3||Jul 14, 1999||Moses Deyell||6.5|
|Oz: Season 4||Jul 12, 2000||Moses Deyell||5.8|
|Stephen King's Golden Years: Season 1||Jul 16, 1991||Burton||tbd|
|Alex Haley's Queen||Feb 14, 1993||Davy||tbd|
|Kindred: The Embraced: Season 1||Apr 2, 1996||Sonny Toussaint||10|