Eric Ladin, most recently known from the hit AMC original series The Killing, played Jamie Wright, the brilliant campaign manager for the mayoral candidate Darren Richmond (Billy Campbell). He is currently working on Season 4 of Boardwalk Empire where he will recur as J. Edgar Hoover. Starting his career was HBO’s hard-hitting, topical miniseries, Generation Kill, and his recurring role as January Jones’ brother in AMC’s award winning series, Mad Men, as well as his recurring role as Chloe Sevigny’s diabolical doctor/brother in HBO’s Big Love. His other credits include guest-starring roles on Justified, Castle, The Defenders, Criminal Minds, Bones, The Mentalist, and CSI. He will be seen next in the upcoming independent film Highland Park, opposite Parker Posey and Danny Glover.
In addition to acting on camera, Eric stars as Cole McGrath in the PlayStation 3 video game Infamous 2 and as Ellis in the first-person shooter game Left 4 Dead 2. In a complete change of pace and genre, he voices History channel’s new Mudcats, a series about the adventures of real life Oklahoma “mudcatters” and the history behind the hand-fishing tradition, which began in the 1800s.
A proud native of Houston, TX, Eric now resides in Los Angeles with his wife, designer/stylist Katy, their son Maxfield and dog Chance. He is also a proud member of UNICEF’s Los Angeles Steering Committee and welcomes the opportunity to help UNICEF achieve the goal of ZERO!