Eric Allan Kramer

Eric Allan Kramer (born March 26, 1962)[1] is an American actor and fight choreographer. Kramer has appeared in numerous feature films and television programs including True Romance and Robin Hood: Men in Tights and is also known for his performances as Thor in The Incredible Hulk Returns (1988), and as Scott Miller on AMC's Lodge 49 but is best known for his role as Dave Rogers on The Hughleys and Bob Duncan on Good Luck Charlie from 2010–2014. He also appeared as Iron Mike Wilcox in the 2019 video game Days Gone.

Eric Allan Kramer
Born (1962-03-26) March 26, 1962 (age 60)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Alberta (BFA)
Occupation(s)Actor, fight choreographer
Years active1985–present
RelativesRoger Kramer (father)
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Early lifeEdit

Kramer's father, Roger Kramer, is a former CFL player. Kramer 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.[2]

CareerEdit

In 1987, Kramer made his acting debut in television film The Gunfighters. He also starred in the 1990 film Quest for the Mighty Sword,[3] replacing previous lead actor Miles O'Keeffe. He played Thor in NBC's television film The Incredible Hulk Returns and a Russian baseball player in the television movie The Comrades of Summer. 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, Blossom, 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, The King of Queens, My Name Is Earl, and Will and Grace (where he was in the same episode as his Good Luck Charlie wife Leigh-Allyn Baker). 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.[4]

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 also co-starred as Bob Duncan on the Disney Channel sitcom Good Luck Charlie. He also played Link's dad in the Nickelodeon series The Thundermans.

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1990 Quest for the Mighty Sword Ator Direct-to-video
1993 Robin Hood: Men in Tights Little John
1993 True Romance Boris
1994 Road to Saddle River Dieter
1995 The Crazysitter Elliot
1996 High School High Hulk
1997 Rough Riders Henry Bardshar
2003 American Wedding Bear
2006 Grilled Irving
2009 Flying By Steve Direct-to-video
2013 Meat and Potatoes Bill Short film
2014 Atlas Shrugged Part III: Who Is John Galt? Ragnar Danneskjöld
2014 Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend? John Doyle
2014 The Mundane Goddess Zeus Short film
2015 LA Apocalypse Sergeant Wade
2016 8989 Redstone Daryl Masters
2016 Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel Moon
2017 Pitching Tents Bruce

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1987 The Gunfighters Luke Collins TV movie
1988 The Incredible Hulk Returns Thor TV movie
1988 Murder, She Wrote Gunnar Tilstrom Episode: "Snow White, Blood Red"
1989 Roseanne Bobo Episode: "Dan's Birthday Bash"
1989 Growing Pains Tony Episode: "Feet of Clay"
1989 Cheers Rudy Episode: "The Two Faces of Norm"
1990 Doctor Doctor Dr. Destruction Episode: "Family Affair"
Credited as Eric Allen Kramer
1990–1991 Down Home Drew McCrorey Recurring role; 8 episodes
1991–1994 Empty Nest Apartment Manager/Sven/Sam Recurring role; 3 episodes
1992 Civil Wars Ray Miller Episode: "His Honor's Offer"
1992 Anything But Love Actor Episode: "Angst for the Memories"
1992 Wings Biker Episode: "Four Dates That Will Live in Infamy"
1992 Seinfeld Biker Episode: "The Keys"
1993 Bob Whitey van de Bunt 3 episodes
1993 Johnny Bago Tipper Donovan Episode: "Johnny's Golden Shaft"
1994 M.A.N.T.I.S. Jack "The Jackhammer" Mills Episode: "Gloves Off"
1994 Blossom Wildman Boyette Episode: "The Game You Play Tomorrow"
1995 Ellen Detective Gil Ryan "Episode: "Guns 'N Ellen"
1995 Platypus Man Doug Monroe Episode: "Sweet Denial"
1995 A Whole New Ballgame Tommy Episode: "Twisted"
1995 Hope and Gloria Issac 3 episodes
1995 The Home Court Nick Kaofis Episode: "The Cheesehead Stands Alone"
1995 Dweebs Helmut Episode: "The Crush Show"
1996 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Drull 2 episodes
1996 Nash Bridges Lyle Episode: "Leo's Big Score"
1996 NewsRadio Ted Chambers Episode: "The Trainer"
1997 Mad About You Skippy (Orderly #2) Episode: "The Penis"
1997 JAG Colonel Episode: "Force Recon"
1997 Men Behaving Badly Husband Episode: It's Good to Be Dead"
1997 Rough Riders Henry Bardshar Miniseries
2 episodes
1997 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Mr. Loudon Episode: "One on One"
1997 Malcolm & Eddie Mike McGinley 3 episodes
1997 Alright Already Matt Episodes: "Again with Mah Johngg"
1998 Pacific Blue Lt. Derrick Williams Episode: "House Party"
1998 Dharma and Greg Officer Davis Episode: "Dharma and Greg's First Romantic Valentine's Day Weekend"
1998 Caroline in the City Olaf Episode: "Caroline and the Cabby"
1998 Murphy Brown Wally Tuttle Episode: "Second Time Around"
1998 Arli$$ Chet Episode: "Whatever It Takes"
1998–2002 The Hughleys Dave Rogers Main role, 89 episodes
2001 Surviving Gilligan's Island Alan Hale, Jr. TV docudrama
2003 Two and a Half Men Bill Episode: "The Last Thing You Want Is to Wind Up with a Hump"
2003 The O.C. Soccer Coach Episode: "The Heights"
2004 That 70s Show Stuart Sutcliffe Episode: "Sally Simpson"
2004 Phil of the Future Coach Buchinksy Episode: "Future Jock"
2004 Oliver Beene Krazy King Episode: "The King and I"
2005 The King of Queens Luke Episode: "Pour Judgement"
2005 Jack & Bobby Officer Burke Episode: "And Justice for All"
2005 Will & Grace Barry Episode: "Sour Balls"
2005, 2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Vic "The Eagle" Patterson/Deputy Sheriff Episodes: "Hollywood Brass" and "The Descent of a Man"
2005 Cuts Brian Episode: "Wife Swap"
2006 Rodney Paul Episode: "Sleepover"
2006 Monk Darrell Cain Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Astronaut"
2006 How I Met Your Mother Bob Rorschach Episode: "Milk"
2007 Big Shots Eddie Jenowski Episodes: "The Way We Weren't"
2008 Hollywood Residential Pete Appeared in 8 episodes
2008 Wizards of Waverly Place Coach Gunderson Episode: "Alex in the Middle"
2009 My Name is Earl Jim Episode: "Friends with Benefits"
2009 Maneater Jones Merrifield 2 episodes
2010–2014 Good Luck Charlie Bob Duncan Main role, 97 episodes; Directed 2 episodes[5]
2010 Huge Cliff / Trent's dad 1 episode
2010 Full Nelson Erik the Viking Unknown episodes
2011 Jessie Jack Episode: "One Day Wonders"
2011 NCIS Phillip Ekkerly Episode: "Thirst"
2011 Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! Bob Duncan Disney Channel Original Movie
2013–2014 NCIS: Los Angeles Homeland Security Special Agent Tom Panetti 2 episodes
2013 Jessie Bob Duncan Episode: "Good Luck Jessie"
2015 The Thundermans Mike Evilman Episodes:"Meet the Evilmans" "Evil Never Sleeps"
2015 Bones Eric Simms Episode: "The Putter in the Rough"
2015–2016 Mike & Molly Officer Seely 4 episodes
2016 The Librarians Olafsson Episode: "And the Reunion of Evil"
2016 Guidance Principal John Decost 9 episodes
2016 Shooter Paul Helling Episode: "Danger Close"
2018–2019 Lodge 49 Scott Miller Main role
2018 Mom Earl Episode: "Cottage Cheese and a Weird Buzz"
2019 On Becoming a God in Central Florida Carroll Wilkes 2 episodes
2020 Sydney to the Max Coach Carlock Episode: "Father of the Bribe"
2020 9-1-1 Kendall's Dad Episode: "Pinned"
2020 Fuller House Kurt Episode: "Something Borrowed"
2020 Good Luck Charlie: Reunion 2020 Himself TV special
2020-2021 Side Hustle Briles 3 episodes
2021 Big Shot Jerry Episode: "Everything to Me"
2021 Colin in Black & White Basketball Coach Miniseries
Episode: "Cornrows"

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2019 Days Gone Iron Mike Wilcox (voice) Also motion capture

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Good Luck’ star muscles up
  2. ^ Eric Allan Kramer ABC bio Archived March 3, 2007, at the Wayback Machine from The Hughleys
  3. ^ "The Unknown Movies – Quest For The Mighty Sword (1989)". Archived from the original on April 6, 2007. Retrieved February 7, 2007.
  4. ^ Eric Allan Kramer Biography ((?)-), Film Reference
  5. ^ "Eric Allan Kramer".

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