Eric Allan Kramer

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Eric Allan Kramer
BornEric Allan Kramer
26 March 1962 (1962-03-26) (age 50)
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, USA
NationalityCanadian
EducationB.F.A. from the University of Alberta
Alma materUniversity of Alberta
OccupationActor, fight choreographer
Years active1987–present
Home townEdmonton, Alberta, Canada
ChildrenManny Kramer
 
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Eric Allan Kramer
BornEric Allan Kramer
26 March 1962 (1962-03-26) (age 50)
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, USA
NationalityCanadian
EducationB.F.A. from the University of Alberta
Alma materUniversity of Alberta
OccupationActor, fight choreographer
Years active1987–present
Home townEdmonton, Alberta, Canada
ChildrenManny Kramer


Eric Allan Kramer (born March 26, 1962) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Little John in the 1993 film Robin Hood: Men in Tights. From 1998–2002, he co-starred as Dave Rogers in the sitcom The Hughleys. He currently co-stars as Bob Duncan in the Disney Channel sitcom Good Luck Charlie.

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Early life

Kramer was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, son of Roger Kramer, and remained in Canada following his father's career in the Canadian Football League . He attended the BFA program at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, which led to acting in the theater and some television and movie roles, as well as a career in fight choreography.[1]

Career

In 1987, Kramer made his first acting debut in television film The Gunfighters. He also starred in 1990 film Quest for the Mighty Sword.[2] He played Thor in the television movie The Incredible Hulk Returns. Among Kramer's more notable roles have been Little John in Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Bear in American Wedding, and Boris, bodyguard to producer Lee Donowitz, in True Romance. He has also appeared in a number of notable television series, including Two and a Half Men, Wizards of Waverly Place, Growing Pains, Cheers, Empty Nest, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, NewsRadio, JAG, Roseanne, Murder, She Wrote, Seinfeld, That '70s Show, Ellen, Monk, Jack and Bobby, Phil of the Future, How I Met Your Mother and My Name Is Earl. Kramer was also a series regular on the sitcom Bob as Whitey van de Bunt (1993) and the ABC/UPN sitcom The Hughleys as Dave Rogers.[3]

Kramer continues to work on the stage as a member of the Antaeus Classical Rep Company in Los Angeles, and received an Ovatti Award nomination for his role in "The Wood Demon". He currently co-stars as Bob Duncan on Disney Channel sitcom Good Luck Charlie.

Filmography

Film
YearFilmRoleNotes
1990Quest for the Mighty SwordAtorCredited as Eric Allen Kramer
1993Robin Hood: Men in TightsLittle John
True RomanceBoris
1994Road to Saddle RiverDieter
1995The CrazysitterElliot
1996High School HighHulk
2003American WeddingBear/Mr. BelvedereCredited as Eric Allen Kramer
2006GrilledIrving
2009Flying BySteveDirect-to-video
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1987The GunfightersLuke CollinsTV movie
Credited as Eric Kramer
1988The Incredible Hulk ReturnsThorTV movie
Credited as Eric Kramer
Murder, She WroteGunnar TilstromEpisode: "Snow White, Blood Red"
1989RoseanneBoboEpisode: "Dan's Birthday Bash"
Growing PainsTonyEpisode: "Feet of Clay"
CheersRudyEpisode: "The Two Faces of Norm"
1990Doctor DoctorDr. DestructionEpisode: "Family Affair"
Credited as Eric Allen Kramer
1990–1991Down HomeDrew McCroreyAppeared in 19 episodes
1991–1994Empty NestApartment Manager/Sven/SamEpisodes: "Drive, He Said," "The Boomerange Affair," "Sam"
1992Civil WarsActorEpisode: "His Honor's Offer"
Anything But LoveActorEpisode: "Angst for the Memories"
WingsBikerEpisode: "Four Dates That Will Live in Infamy"
SeinfeldBikerEpisode: "The Keys"
1993BobWhitey van de BuntEpisodes: "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," "Greetings," "Kiss and Tell"
Johnny BagoTipper DonovanEpisode: "Johnny's Golden Shaft"
1994M.A.N.T.I.S.Jack "The Jackhammer" MillsEpisode: "Gloves Off"
BlossomWildman BoyetteEpisode: "The Game You Play Tomorrow"
1995EllenDetective Gil Ryan"Episode: "Guns 'N Ellen"
Platypus ManDoug MonroeEpisode: "Sweet Denial"
A Whole New BallgameTommyEpisode: "Twisted"
Hope and GloriaIssacEpisodes: "No Degrees of Separation," "Salon, It's Been Good to Know You," "A Fine ROM-ance"
The Home CourtNick KaofisEpisode: "The Cheesehead Stands Alone"
DweebsHelmutEpisode: "The Crush Show"
1996Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanDrullEpisodes: "Lord of the Flys" and "Battleground Earth"
Nash BridgesLyleEpisode: "Leo's Big Score"
NewsRadioTed ChambersEpisode: "The Trainer"
1997Mad About YouSkippy (Orderly #2)Episode: "The Penis"
JAGColonelEpisode: "Force Recon"
Men Behaving BadlyHusbandEpisode: It's Good to Be Dead"
Rough RidersHenry BardsharMiniseries
Hangin' with Mr. CooperMr. LoudonEpisode: "One on One"
Malcolm & EddieMike McGinleyEpisodes: "Casino Evil," "Like Water for Chocolate Cookies," and "Hoop Schemes"
Alright AlreadyMattEpisodes: "Again with Mah Johngg"
1998Pacific BlueLt. Derrick WilliamsEpisode: "House Party"
Dharma and GregOfficer DavisEpisode: "Dharma and Greg's First Romantic Valentine's Day Weekend"
Caroline in the CityOlafEpisode: "Caroline and the Cabby"
Murphy BrownWally TuttleEpisode: "Second Time Around"
Arli$$ChetEpisode: "Whatever It Takes"
1998–2002The HughleysDave RogersAppeared in 89 episodes
2001Surviving Gilligan's IslandAlan Hale, Jr.TV docudrama
2003Two and a Half MenBillEpisode: "The Last Thing You Want to Do is Wind Up With a Hump"
The O.C.Soccer CoachEpisode: "The Heights"
2004That 70s ShowStuart SutcliffeEpisode: "Sally Simpson"
Phil of the FutureCoach BuchinksyEpisode: "Future Jock"
Oliver BeeneKrazy KingEpisode: "The King and I"
2005The King of QueensLukeEpisode: "Pour Judgement"
Jack & BobbyOfficer BurkeEpisode: "And Justice for All"
Will & GraceBarryEpisode: "Sour Balls"
2005–2009CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationVic "The Eagle" Patterson/Deputy SheriffEpisodes: "Hollywood Brass" and "The Descent of a Man"
2005CutsBrianEpisode: "Wife Swap"
2006RodneyPaulEpisode: "Sleepover"
MonkDarrell CainEpisode: "Mr. Monk and the Astronaut"
How I Met Your MotherBob RorschachEpisode: "Milk"
2007Big ShotsEddie JenowskiEpisodes: "The Way We Weren't"
2008Hollywood ResidentialPeteAppeared in 8 episodes
Wizards of Waverly PlaceCoach GundersonEpisode: "Alex in the Middle"
2009My Name is EarlJimEpisode: "Friends with Benefits"
ManeaterJones MerrifieldEpisodes: "Part 1" and "Part 2"
2010–presentGood Luck CharlieBob DuncanMain co-starring role, Directed an episode
2010HugeActor/Trent's dad/CliffEpisodes: "Parents Weekend: Part 1" and "Parents Weekend: Part 2"
Full NelsonErik the VikingEpisodes unknown
2011NCISPhilip EkkerlyEpisode: "Thirst"
Good Luck Charlie, It's ChristmasBob DuncanTV film

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