Eriq La Salle Net Worth
Eriq La Salle Net Worth and Salary: Eriq La Salle is an American actor, writer, director, and producer who has a net worth of $25 million. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1962, as Erik Ki La Salle, Eriq La Salle studied at Hartford’s Artists Collective, Inc., before enrolling in The Juilliard School. La Salle later earned his bachelor’s degree at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. After graduation, he landed a part in the production of “Henry V” and began finding consistent work on stage and in soap operas. In 1988, La Salle scored a role for which he is still remembered today, playing Darryl in the comedy film “Coming to America” with Eddie Murphy. Six years later, he began starring in NBC’s new series “ER” as Dr. Peter Benton. La Salle stayed with the show until the eighth season, though he did return for three episodes during the final season in 2009. La Salle also appeared in “Johnny Was”, “Relative Stranger”, “24”, “Covert Affairs”, “How to Make it in America”, and “A Gifted Man”. His directorial debut came in HBO’s TV movie “Rebound: The Legend of Earl “The Goat” Manigault”, in 1996. He directed the pilot episode of Showtime’s “Soul Food: The Series” and produced “The Salton Sea”. La Salle has since worked on “The Twilight Zone”, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, and “A Gifted Man”. He wrote his first book, “Laws of Depravity”, which hit shelves in 2012.
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|Net Worth||$25 Million|
|Date of Birth||July 23, 1962 (age 59 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Film director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Television Director|
|Nationality||United States of America|
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You can’t do psychological thrillers. There’s no audience. I’ve heard this. I’ve heard this from studios.Eriq La Salle
Ever since I’ve left, I’ve been doing nothing but this film and traveling, promoting and doing festivals. So the good thing is that I’m not sitting around pining over whether I made the right choice in leaving. I’m moving and grooving.Eriq La Salle
So that, to me, is important that audiences are treated with an amount of respect toward their intelligence. Most Hollywood films don’t respect their intelligence.Eriq La Salle
So It’s not like I go from being this disciplined person who has to get up and go to work to now I just lay around all day in my underwear eating Cheerios. I have this structure. I still have to do this and the difference is I’m doing this for me and my company.Eriq La Salle
The Sixth Sense is not a good white film. Insomnia is not a good white film. They’re just good films. So why we can’t we have good films that happen to have black people, or Asian, or Latino, or any other minority group in them?Eriq La Salle