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Eric Harry Timothy Mabius (born April 21, 1971) is an American actor known for his work as Daniel Meade on the ABC television series Ugly Betty. He also worked on the Showtime series The L Word and in the films Resident Evil and Cruel Intentions.
Life and career
Mabius was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the son of Elizabeth and Craig Mabius. He has a brother, Craig. Mabius is Catholic and has Irish, Austrian and Polish ancestry. After attending Amherst Regional High School, in Amherst, Massachusetts, where he was voted "Most Dramatic Boy" as a senior, he enrolled in Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York, where he pursued studies in film.
Mabius wed Ivy Sherman in January 2006; the two first met in high school during a health education class. They have two sons: Maxfield Elliot was born on June 15, 2006  and Rylan Jaxson was born on December 7, 2008.
Mabius began his career in the indie films Welcome to the Dollhouse in 1995, and I Shot Andy Warhol, alongside Lili Taylor, in 1996. He was involved with The Crow franchise on more than one occasion: he auditioned for a role as one of Top Dollar's henchmen in the 1993 original The Crow and played Alex Corvis in The Crow: Salvation, the third installment, opposite Kirsten Dunst. He was in Cruel Intentions alongside Ryan Phillipe. He also played an activist named Matt Addison in Resident Evil.
In television, Mabius has appeared on Chicago Hope, Millennium, Popular, The O.C., and the short-lived series Eyes. He was a regular cast member of The L Word in its first season and returned for one episode in each of the second and third seasons. Mabius was referred to in a sixth season episode as an actor whose hair the character Shane was going to cut. He also guest starred on an episode of CSI: Miami. Since 2006 he has starred as fashion magazine editor Daniel Meade on the hit ABC dramedy series Ugly Betty. After the success of Ugly Betty he was named one of the sexiest men alive by People Magazine. Mabius has also appeared in a Lifetime movie titled A Christmas Wedding. He has been cast in the new British Science-fiction drama Outcasts, which debuted on BBC One in the United Kingdom on 7 February 2011.
|1995||Welcome to the Dollhouse||Steve Rodgers|
|1995||The Journey of August King||Hal Wright|
|1996||A Gun for Jennifer||Bar Patron 2/Clyde's Sidekick|
|1996||I Shot Andy Warhol||Revolutionary No. 2|
|1996||Harvest of Fire||Sam Hostetler||TV movie|
|1996||On Seventh Avenue||Bass Player||TV movie|
|1997||Black Circle Boys||Shane Carver|
|1997||Chicago Hope||Zeb Moser||1 episode: '...And the Hand Played on'|
|1997||Lawn Dogs||Sean Torrance|
|1998||Around the Fire||Andrew|
|1999||Millenium||Samiel||1 episode: 'Borrowed Time'|
|1999||The Minus Man||Gene|
|1999||Cruel Intentions||Greg McConnell|
|1999||Party of Five||Brian Stilman||2 episodes|
|2000||Wirey Spindell||Wirey, age 17|
|2000||The Crow: Salvation||Alex Corvis / The Crow|
|2000||Get Real||Andrew Clark||1 episode: 'Guilt'|
|2000||Popular||Coach Casey Krupps||1 episode: 'The Sweetest Taboo'|
|2001||On the Borderline||Luke|
|2002||Resident Evil||Matt Addison|
|2002||Dancing at the Harvest Moon||John Keats Fleming||TV movie|
|2003||Just Like You Imagined||Gender Shifter||Short film|
|2003||Fastlane||Trey||1 episode: 'Dogtown'|
|2003||The Extreme Team||Darby|
|2003||The Job (2003 film)||Rick|
|2004–2009||The L Word||Tim Haspel||16 episodes|
|2005||The O.C.||Dean Jack Hess||4 episodes|
|2005–2007||Eyes||Jeff McCann||Series regular|
|2006||CSI: Miami||FBI Agent Perry||1 episode: 'One of Our Own'|
|2006||Voodoo Moon||Cole||TV movie|
|2006||A Christmas Wedding||Ben||TV movie|
|2006–2010||Ugly Betty||Daniel Meade||Series regular|
|2007||Nature of the Beast||Donovan||TV movie|
|2010||Outcasts||Julius Berger||TV series|
|2010||Where the Road Meets the Sun||Blake||Post-production|
- ↑ Eric Mabius Biography (1971-)
- ↑ Eric Mabius, biography on TV Guide.com
- ↑ Daniel Meade, character biography on CityTV.com
- ↑ Eric Mabius, actor biography on ABC website
- ↑ Revealed by Mabius and Ivy to the E! channel at the SAG Awards 2007
- ↑ Eric Mabius and son Maxfield. Celebrity Babies blog
- ↑ Eric Mabius Welcomes Second Son, Rylan Jaxson. Celebrity Babies blog
- ↑ 8.0 8.1  BBC announces Outcasts