Eric Mabius is best known for his role as Betty's raffish, but good- hearted boss in the hit series “Ugly Betty.” With over 20 years of experience, Mabius is an actor with intense screen presence who has brought nuance to a variety of roles over a full spectrum of genres. Born in Pennsylvania but spending much of his young life growing up in rural Massachusetts, he went on to graduate from Sarah Lawrence College and has lived in cities all over the United States and the world.
Mabius first came to the attention of movie fans with his film debut in Welcome to the Dollhouse. He then earned favorable notice for his performance as a high school gang leader in Black Circle Boys, but became more widely known for his role as a blackmailed prep school athlete in the box office smash Cruel Intentions. Mabius also starred in The Crow: Salvation, a sequel to the Brandon Lee film, and appeared in the science fiction action film, Resident Evil.
In addition to his starring role on “Ugly Betty,” Mabius was a series regular on “The O.C.,” “The L Word,” “Eyes” and “Outcasts.” Other television appearances include guest roles on hits “Chicago Fire,” “Scandal,” “Blue Bloods,” “Franklin & Bash,” “The Client List” and the mini-series “Political Animals.” Mabius stars in Hallmark Movies & Mysteries’ popular “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” franchise and he has also starred in the Hallmark Channel Original Movies “How to Fall in Love” and “Reading, Writing & Romance.”