List of Famous people named Eric
Éric Justin Léon Zemmour is a French essayist, political journalist and writer. His anti-liberal and anti-immigration positions, as well as the numerous controversies he has been involved in, are notorious in his homeland. With the publication of The French Suicide in 2014, a book for which he was awarded the Prix Combourg-Chateaubriand the following year, he gained popularity outside of France. He also received the Prix Richelieu in 2011 for the whole of his career as a journalist.
Eric Leroy Adams is an American politician and retired police officer who is the 18th borough president of Brooklyn. He is the Democratic Party nominee in the 2021 New York City mayoral election.
Éric Ciotti is a French politician of The Republicans (LR) who has been serving as the member of the National Assembly for Alpes-Maritimes's 1st constituency since 2007. He also served as President of the Departmental Council of Alpes-Maritimes from 2008 to 2017.
Eric Patrick Clapton, is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and of Cream. Clapton has been referred to as one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time. Clapton ranked second in Rolling Stone's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" and fourth in Gibson's "Top 50 Guitarists of All Time". He was also named number five in Time magazine's list of "The 10 Best Electric Guitar Players" in 2009.
Eric Frederick Trump is an American political activist, businessman and former reality television personality. He is the third child and second son of former President Donald Trump and his first wife, Ivana Trump.
Eric Robert Rudolph, also known as the Olympic Park Bomber, is an American terrorist convicted for a series of bombings across the southern United States between 1996 and 1998, which killed two people and injured over 100 others, including the Centennial Olympic Park bombing at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. For five years, Rudolph was listed as one of the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives until he was caught in 2003.
Eric M. Smith is an American criminal who is incarcerated for the murder of four-year-old Derrick Robie on August 2, 1993 in Steuben County, New York. Smith was convicted of second-degree murder in 1994 and sentenced to the maximum term then available for juvenile murderers: a minimum of nine years to life in prison.
Eric Daniel Pierre Cantona is a French actor, director, producer, and former professional footballer. He played for Auxerre, Martigues, Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier, Nîmes, and Leeds United before ending his career at Manchester United, where he won four Premier League titles in five years and two League and FA Cup Doubles. He won the league championship in seven of his last eight full seasons as a professional. At international level, he played for the French national team.
Eric Sylvain Abidal is a French former professional footballer who played as a left back or centre back.
Eric Thomas Decker is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League (NFL) for eight seasons. He played college football and college baseball at the University of Minnesota, and was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft. After four seasons with the Broncos, Decker played for the New York Jets for three years, then the Tennessee Titans for one season.
Éric Dupond-Moretti is a French-Italian criminal defence lawyer and politician serving as Minister of Justice since 2020. As a lawyer he is renowned for his record number of acquittals, some of the controversial figures he defended, as well as his outspoken personality.
Éric Maxim Choupo-Moting
Jean-Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting is a Cameroonian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the Cameroon national team.
Kenneth Eric Church is an American country music singer-songwriter. He has released six studio albums through Capitol Nashville since 2005. His debut album, 2006's Sinners Like Me, produced three singles on the Billboard country charts including the top 20 hits "How 'Bout You", "Two Pink Lines", and "Guys Like Me".
Eric Jeremy Edgar Dier is an English professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the England national team. A versatile defensive player, Dier has been deployed as a defensive midfielder, a centre-back and a right-back.
Eric Michael Swalwell is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for California's 15th congressional district since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, his district covers most of eastern Alameda County and part of central Contra Costa County. Swalwell was raised in Sac City, Iowa, and Dublin, California.
Eric Maxwell Johnson is a former American football tight end in the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Yale.
Eric Banadinović,, known professionally as Eric Bana, is an Australian actor and comedian. He began his career in the sketch comedy series Full Frontal before gaining notice in the comedy drama The Castle (1997). He achieved further critical recognition for starring in the biographical crime film Chopper (2000).
Eric Andre is an American comedian, actor, television host, writer and producer. He is best known as the creator, host, and co-writer of the Adult Swim comedy series The Eric Andre Show (2012–present). He also played Mike on the FXX series Man Seeking Woman (2015–2017) and voiced Azizi in the live-action remake of The Lion King (2019). He performs music under the name Blarf. In 2020, Netflix released Andre's debut standup comedy special Legalize Everything.
Eric Anthony Roberts is an American actor. His career began with a leading role in King of the Gypsies (1978), for which he received his first Golden Globe Award nomination. He was again recognized by the Golden Globes for his interpretation of Paul Snider in Bob Fosse's Star 80 (1983). Roberts' performance in Runaway Train (1985), as prison escapee Buck McGeehy, earned him a nomination for a third Golden Globe and a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He is the older brother of actress Julia Roberts.
Eric Chou is a Taiwanese singer-songwriter. Chou has been dubbed by the Taiwanese media as "king of the lovelorn people" for his ballads such as "How Have You Been" and "The Distance of Love".