ERIC M CROAS - NON-UNION

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  • Charlie (Performance Video)  Quicktime

    Chef is a well-known and respected bookie. He has been working with Charlie's gambling addicted father for years, and even though he will always accept money for a bet, understand that he will only allow so much to float before he needs to collect. This short film was submitted to multiple festivals and there is talk of possibly expanding the story into a feature length film.

  • STAR (Performance Video)  Quicktime

    Leader of an AA group. As a recovering alcoholic who has been sober going on his fifth year, this man has been entrusted with the role of offering leadership, support, and guidance for those either early in the process of recovery or who have fallen off of the wagon and are starting over again.

  • Ark Ridge (Performance Video)  Quicktime

    Ben is a handyman in this psychological thriller, and while he seems nice enough, there is something off about the way he speaks and looks at those around him. Had a nice run on the festival circuit, and there are rumors that a feature film with Ben playing an even larger role in the story is currently in pre-production after COVID in 2020 put a lot of things on hold.

  • Homicide Hunter: Nine-Year-Old Hostage (Performance Video)  Quicktime

    Jerry is a concerned friend and neighbor who calls 911 after finding out that there is a potentially deadly situation unfolding next door. First aired on Investigation Discovery on 1/16/19.

  • Till The Next One (Performance Video)  Quicktime

    Member of a support group dealing with the shock and personal pain associated with gun violence and the increase of mass shootings happening across America. Currently airing on Amazon Prime.

  • ERIC CROAS CD REEL OCTOBER 2017 (Performance Video)  Quicktime

    Quick overview of Eric in blue collar roles including tow truck driver, grizzled old veteran, janitor, and creepy hospital patient (from music video appearance influenced by the horror/suspense film GET OUT).

  • On My Way (Performance Video)  Quicktime

    Playing a grizzled old veteran who is struggling to cope with the senseless loss of his grandchildren and the strain it has put on his relationship with his son and daughter-in-law. First aired at a 48 Hour Film festival in Atlanta, GA.

  • Comedic improv - Maggie's Farm (Performance Video)  Quicktime

    From Jacob Viness's independent feature film, Maggie's Farm, this gregarious night shift police officer is looking to take advantage of a discount for the "boys in blue" and has to handle that his favorite flavor is not currently available. Partly. scripted and 90% improv, this clipped scene is a great showcase of my comedic and improvisational chops. Currently available on Amazon.com.

  • Swamp Murders Ep. 506 (Performance Video)  Quicktime

    Gary is the gregarious, salt of the earth, owner/driver of Gary's Tow Service, and a guy who enjoys football and a cold beer after an honest night of earning a living. First aired on Investigation Discovery 8/26/17.

  • The HIT (Performance Video)  Quicktime

    Restauranteur w/Mafia ties in a Film Noir indie short done in 2014.

  • Steven and Maxene (Performance Video)  Quicktime

    Slumlord w/"Noo Yawk" accent (comedic)

  • Lets Get Spunky (Performance Video)  Quicktime

    Comedic scene as a dock worker w/Italian accent

  • The Briefcase (Performance Video)  Quicktime

    Father/son scene from student/indie short done in 2014.

  • Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (Performance Video)  Quicktime

    First aired 3/15/16: Season Premiere "5th and Mortal" - Role of Janitor, a blue collar guy who is just there to do his job and not get tangled up in anyone's business.

  • A Kinling (Performance Video)  Quicktime

    Friendly and helpful Good Samaritan stops by in his truck to offer a hand. Shot for a student/indie short done in 2014.

Résumé Print Résumé

Represented by:

3GM Agency (GA) (310) 855-4054

Jana VanDyke Agency (GA) 770-529-0655

TELEVISION

STAR - Ep. 314

Co-Star

Mario Van Peebles

Southern Gothic - Ep 104.

Co-Star

Lauren Przybyszewski

Killer Couples - Ep. 1107

Co-Star

Brian Peery

Homicide Hunter - Ep. 816

Co-Star

Jeff Woods

Swamp Murders - Ep. 506

Co-star

Gustavo Tiburon

Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong

Guest Star

Tyler Perry

Swamp Murders - Ep. 102

Co-Star

Scott Thigpen

Sid Roth's It's Supernatural

Co-Star

Wes Llewellyn

Faked Out

Co-Star

Tom Capello

Conversations

Co-Star

Charmin Lee

FILM

Wine Shop

Lead

Joe Funk

Charlie

Supporting

Dalton Harpe

Til The Next ONe

Lead

Dajour Ashwood

Ark Ridge

Supporting

Trey Squire

The Shoes

Supporting

Ramsey Stoneburner

Moveless

Supporting

Nina Marinov

On My Way

Lead

Timothy Glover

Maggie's Farm

Supporting

Jacob Viness

INDUSTRIAL

Bariatric Surgery - Floyd Medical Center

Principal

Jim Cahill

Hand Washing - Floyd Medical Center

Principal

Dan Bevels

TRAINING

Private Coaching

Vince Pisani

Atlanta, GA

Ongoing Cold Read Scene Study

Katelin Chesna/AMAW

Atlanta, GA

On-Camera Acting Intensive

Anthony Meindel (AMAW)/Drama Inc.

Atlanta, GA

Script Analysis Scene Study

Scott Poythress/Claire Bronson/Drama Inc

Atlanta, GA

The Chubbuck Technique

Victor Love/EVOLV Acting Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

On Camera Training

Scott Poythress/Claire Bronson/Drama Inc

Atlanta, GA

On Camera Training

Catherine Dyer/Jason MacDonald Drama Inc

Atlanta, GA

Tactical Training for Film

Matt Clanton/ACT Tactical

Atlanta, GA

On Camera Intensive

Crystal Carson/Auditioning By Heart

Atlanta, GA

Script Analysis/Audition Prep

Crystal Carson/Thought Support Technique

Atlanta, GA

Practical Asthetics w/Scene Study

Rob Pralgo/Pralgo Acting Class

Marietta, GA

On Camera Training (Film/Commercial)

Karli Brooks/Charisma Studios

Marietta, GA

Improvisation

Andy Cohen/Automatic Improv Troupe

Atlanta, GA

On Camera Training

GregAlan Williams/Actor's Breakthrough

Morrow, GA

SPECIAL SKILLS

Improvisation

Character Voices

Good with kids

Good with animals

Can drive a stick shift

Based out of Atlanta, GA, Eric has been working & training in the SE region for over a decade. Professional credits include Star (FOX TV); Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (OWN Network), Homicide Hunter: Joe Kenda & Swamp Murders (ID Investigation Discovery). In addition to scripted material, Eric loves opportunities to show his fearless passion for improvisation. Has trained at Drama Inc., AMAW-Atlanta, and Crystal Carson among others. Also willing to shave and/or trim his facial hair for projects.

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 285 lbs

Eyes: Hazel

Hair Color: Salt and Pepper

Hair Length: Receding

 

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