A native of Baltimore, MD, Eric began performing professionally at age 14. He made his Broadway debut in The Lion King, and went on to the Broadway casts of Hairspray, and Mary Poppins.
Eric grew up performing in Baltimore City at the Arena Players Inc., the oldest African-American Community Theatre in America. He studied acting, singing, and dancing at the George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology, receiving the Spirit of Carver Award upon graduating.
Eric is an NAACP Theatre Award, and Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award winner. He received the Eubie Award from the Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center, for his achievement in the Arts. He was a Presidential Scholar in the Arts finalist, after being awarded a Level 1 Theatre Award from the YoungArts foundation; also, a Gold Medal recipient in the NAACP ACT-SO competition. He’s the recipient of an Eddon Award, and Scenie Awards. A two-time Broadway World Award nominee.
Since moving to Los Angeles, Eric has performed at the Ebony Repertory Theatre, Kirk Douglas Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Pantages Theatre, Long Beach Opera, Los Angeles Theatre Center, and twice at the Hollywood Bowl. His feature film credits include The Purple Rose, starring Janel Parrish; Coffee House Chronicles, starring Trace Lysette; Waiting in the Wings, starring Lee Merriweather; and Sexina, starring Adam West. He can be seen online guest starring on the series’ Monogamy, and Bozos; and is a regular on the series A Capella.
Eric believes in giving back to his community, and has partners with programs that allow him to work with inner-city children in LA, and also in his hometown of Baltimore.
Eric thanks his family and friends for their unconditional love and support. He gives all glory and honor to GOD for everything in his life. Stay in touch with him on all social media platforms @EricBAnthony. He is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA, AEA, and the NAACP!