Eric Bogosian is an Armenian-American actor, playwright, monologist and novelist best known for his starring role as Captain Danny Ross in the police procedural television series Law & Order: Criminal Intent, from 2006-2010.
Bogosian first came to prominence as a monologist, writing and starring in a critically acclaimed series of solos for which he won three Obies and a Drama Desk Award: FunHouse, Drinking in America, Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, Pounding Nails in the Floor with My Forehead and Wake Up and Smell the Coffee.
In addition to their New York runs, he has performed them extensively through the U.S. and abroad.
Bogosian is also known for writing and starring in the play and the film adaptation of Talk Radio (NYSF - 1987). For this work he was a Pulitzer Prize finalist, an Independent Spirit Award nominee, and recepient of the Berlin Film Festival Silver Bear Award.
Tony Award winning actor Liev Schreiber starred in a production of his first play, Talk Radio. Directed by Robert Falls, the production marked Bogosian's Broadway debut.
In addition to Talk Radio, Bogosian has written a number of full-length plays including subUrbia (LCT), Griller (Goodman), Red Angel (Williamstown Theater Festival), Humpty Dumpty (McCarter).
Off-Broadway's Second Stage Theater presented a production of his play Suburbia, directed by Jo Bonney. As an actor on the New York stage, Bogosian received critical acclaim for his performance as Satan in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.
He is the author of three novels: Mall, Wasted Beauty and Notes from the Underground.
Bogosian's film credits include roles in the films Heights, Wonderland, Igby Goes Down, Ararat, Gossip, Woody Allen's Deconstructing Harry, The Substance of Fire, Under Siege II and Dolores Claiborne.
His television credits include a recurring role on Love Monkey starring Tom Cavanaugh, as well as guest-starring roles on Scrubs, Third Watch, Law & Order, The Larry Sanders Show, Crime Story, The Twilight Zone and Miami Vice.
He has also co-starred in many films for television, including Shot in the Heart, Blonde, A Bright Shining Lie, Witch Hunt and The Caine Mutiny Court Martial.
Bogosian lives in New York with his wife, director Jo Bonney, and their two children.