Born Christopher Paul Grace on July 19, 1978, Topher is no longer a newcomer to the entertainment industry. He developed a taste for acting at a very young age, first performing in musical productions of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (originally by Andrew Lloyd Webber) and Gilbert & Sulivan's The Pirates of Penzance at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. His talents were brought to the attention of Bonnie and Terry Turner in 1998 when they saw him perform in a high school production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.
Topher's role as Eric Forman in "That '70s Show" marked his television network debut. He has since had starring and supporting roles in feature films such as Win A Date With Tad Hamilton!, In Good Company, and Traffic, as well as several others. His most universally recognised film role was opposite Tobey Maguire in the summer blockbuster hit, Spiderman III.
Grace honed his acting skills at the renowned Groundlings Improvisation School and the Neighborhood Playhouse and at the University of Southern California. However, he had cut his formal eduction short owing to the demands on his time that That '70s Show was placing. By his reasoning, he was already doing exactly what he wanted to do for a living.
As with many actors, he finds the real thrill of performing comes from the immediate feedback of a live audience. His theater credits include leading roles in Our Town, Godspell, Lost in Yonkers, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Night Before Christmas and The King and I.
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|That '70s Show: Season 7||Sep 8, 2004||Eric Forman||7.2|
|That '70s Show: Season 6||Oct 29, 2003||Eric Forman||7.0|
|That '70s Show: Season 5||Sep 17, 2002||Eric Forman||6.5|
|That '70s Show: Season 4||Sep 25, 2001||Eric Forman||7.2|
|That '70s Show: Season 3||Oct 3, 2000||Eric Forman||7.3|
|That '70s Show: Season 2||Sep 28, 1999||Eric Forman||7.7|
|That '70s Show: Season 1||Aug 23, 1998||Eric Forman||8.2|