Eric Mabius is an American actor best known for his role as fashion magazine editor boss Daniel Meade in the television sitcom Ugly Betty, as well as for his role as Tim Haspel in The L Word.
Mabius began his career in 1995 with Welcome to the Dollhouse, an art-house movie which starred Heather Matarazzo, followed by I Shot Andy Warhol, with Lili Taylor, in 1996.
He was involved with The Crow franchise on more than one occasion: he auditioned for a role as one of Top Dollar's henchmen in the 1993 original Crow and played Alex Corvis in The Crow: Salvation, the third installment, opposite Kirsten Dunst.
His biggest film role to date is as a cop called Matt Addison in Resident Evil.
Other films he has appeared in include Lawn Dogs (1997), Cruel Intentions (1999), Tempted (2001), The Extreme Team (2003), The Job (2003), Reeker (2005), and Voodoo Moon (2005).
In television, Mabius has appeared on Chicago Hope, Millennium, Popular, The O.C., the short-lived 2005 series Eyes and CSI: Miami.
He was a regular cast member of The L Word in its first season and returned for one episode in each of the second and third.