Eric Christian Olsen is an American actor best known for his roles in the movies Not Another Teen Movie, The Hot Chick and Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd.
He currently stars as LAPD Detective Marty Deeks on the police procedural television series NCIS: Los Angeles, since 2009.
Prior to his role on NCIS: Los Angeles, Olsen starred in several feature films including Get Real, Not Another Teen Movie, Fired Up, Local Boys, The Hot Chick and Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd.
Additional feature film credits for Olsen include Pearl Harbor, Cellular, Beerfest, The Last Kiss, License To Wed, The Comebacks, Sunshine Cleaning and Eagle Eye.
Olsen's television credits include starring roles in Tru Calling and The Loop as well as appearances in Brothers and Sisters, ER, 24 and Community.
He can also be seen in Perry Hilton, a parody spoofing Paris Hilton's infamous sex tape, on Will Ferrell's website, funnyordie.com.
Olsen can also be seen in the feature films The Six Wives Of Henry Lefay, opposite Tim Allen and The Thing, a prequel to the 1980's classic.
Olsen was born in Eugene, Oregon and raised in Iowa. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California.