|Born:||Erik Charles Betts|
November 22, 1967
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
|Significant other(s):||Melissa Barker|
|Role:||1. Dubaku's henchman|
2. Laurent Dubaku (stunt double)
3. Unnamed EMT
Biography and career Edit
Erik Betts was born in Boston, Massachusetts, where he attended Cathedral High School. He is a self-taught gymnast and martial artist since the age of 11. Betts' first film experience was in 1992, with the low-budget film Shootfighter. He also appeared in the TV show The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Betts also appeared in numerous commercials and publicity ads.
Alternating his career as a stunt performer and an actor, Betts has worked on films like G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Avatar, Ant-Man, and Torque, among many others. He also has worked on TV shows like Major Crimes, Heroes, Training Day, and Alias.
In 2002, Betts had a son, Jaden, with fellow stunt performer and actress Melissa Barker.
Role on 24 Edit
Betts has portrayed 4 different characters in 24:
- In "Day 7: 3:00pm-4:00pm", he played one of Dubaku's henchmen at 12451 Arlington Avenue, who was shot and killed by Jack Bauer.
- In "Day 7: 7:00pm-8:00pm", he doubled for Arjay Smith in the role of Laurent Dubaku. He doubled for the part where Renee Walker smashed Laurent's head into a door's glass and used a shovel to knock him to the ground.
- In "Day 7: 2:00am-3:00am", he played an unnamed EMT.
- In "Day 8: 11:00am-12:00pm", he played the security contractor Mullins.
Gallery of roles Edit
24 credits Edit
- "Day 7: 3:00pm-4:00pm" (uncredited)
- "Day 7: 7:00pm-8:00pm" (uncredited)
- "Day 7: 2:00am-3:00am" (uncredited)
- "Day 8: 11:00am-12:00pm" (uncredited)
Selected filmography Edit
- Bolden (2019)
- The Fate of the Furious (2017)
- Ant-Man (2015)
- Bad Ass (2012)
- Foodfight! (2009)
- Battle Planet (2008)
- Mr. Deeds (2002)
- Lone Tiger (1999)
- Shooter: Fight to the Death (1992)
- Scorpion (2018)
- Training Day (2017)
- Major Crimes (2015)
- NTSF:SD:SUV (2011)
- 24 (2010)
- Numb3rs (2006, 2009)
- Heroes (2008)
- Charmed (2005)
- CSI: Miami (2005)
- Without a Trace (2004)
- She Spies (2002-2003)
- Alias (2001-2005)
- Martial Law (1998-2000)
- Push (1998)