Eric Lively

Eric Lively

Birth name: Eric Lawrence Brown
Born: July 31, 1981
Age: 42
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
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Eric Lawrence Brown (born July 31, 1981), better known as Eric Lively, is an American actor. He played the role Nick Larson in The Butterfly Effect 2. He is also known for his role as Mark Wayland in Showtime's hit drama series The L Word.


Early life

Eric Lawrence Brown was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He has a sister, actress Blake Lively, half-sisters Lori and Robyn Lively, and a half-brother, Jason Lively, who played Rusty in National Lampoon's European Vacation. He is the son of actor Ernie Lively (né Ernest Wilson Brown, Jr.) and talent manager Elaine Lively (née McAlpin). All four siblings/half-siblings are, or have been, in the entertainment industry.


Lively's first film was as a baby in the 1983 film Brainstorm. After graduating high school, Lively moved to New York City to study photography, his first passion. He studied photography at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. At one time, he was an Abercrombie and Fitch model.

He guest starred on an episode of Full House at age 13, where he played Stephanie Tanner's first boyfriend. He had a role in American Pie (1999). He followed this up on the television series So Weird, on which he played Carey Bell from 2000 to 2001. He learned to play the guitar for his character on So Weird. Lively then became a cast member of the short-lived 2003 Norm Macdonald series A Minute With Stan Hooper. In 2004 he acted in Speak with Kristen Stewart. In 2005, Lively was offered two different television roles - on 24 and The L Word. He took the role on The L Word as documentary filmmaker Mark Wayland. He chose a recurring role on The L Word over a regular role on 24 because he felt the subject matter was more important. He was part of the cast of the WB series Modern Men from March until May 2006. He was the main character in The Butterfly Effect 2 in 2006.

Lively played the President's son, Roger Taylor, in 24: Redemption, a television film prequel to the seventh season of 24.

Lively appeared as Pink's on-screen boyfriend in her music video "Please Don't Leave Me" in 2009, with stuntman Justin Sundquist serving as his stunt double. In 2012, he guest starred in the Lifetime series The Client List.


Year Title Role Notes
1983 Brainstorm Baby Uncredited
1994 Armed and Innocent Sammy Television film
1998 Sandman Bobby Doll
1999 American Pie Albert
2001 Mother's Fight for Justice, AA Mother's Fight for Justice Andrew Stone Television film
2001 Uprising Arie Wilner Television film
2002 Pact, TheThe Pact Christopher Harte Television film
2004 Speak Andy Evans
2006 Breed, TheThe Breed Matt
2006 Butterfly Effect 2, TheThe Butterfly Effect 2 Nicholas "Nick" Larson
2007 Live! Brad
2007 Sex and Breakfast Charlie
2008 Deep Winter Tyler Crowe
2008 24: Redemption Roger Taylor Television film
2013 Madea Christmas, AA Madea Christmas Conner
2014 BFFs Tom
Year Title Role Notes
1994 Full House Jamie Episode: "Is It True About Stephanie?"
1999-2001 So Weird Carey Bell Main cast (seasons 2-3); 48 episodes
2003-2004 Minute with Stan Hooper, AA Minute with Stan Hooper Ryan Hawkins Main cast; 13 episodes
2005 L Word, TheThe L Word Mark Wayland Main cast (season 2); 10 episodes
2006 Modern Men Doug Reynolds Main cast; 7 episodes
2007 Nine, TheThe Nine Paul Episode: "Man of the Year"
2009 24 Roger Taylor Uncredited; episode: "Day 7: 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m."
2010 Covert Affairs Conrad Sheehan III Episode: "Pilot"
2012 Client List, TheThe Client List Derek West Episode: "Games People Play"

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