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Erich Lane is an American actor and writer.


Lane was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and raised in Houston, Texas. He started acting ever since the age of five, and has appeared in multiple films, TV shows, and commercials. He once worked on the TV show America's Most Wanted, and this work actually contributed to the capture of a couple who murdered their son. Lane studied acting at The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and UCLA's acting department. He trained under a number of acting coaches and alongside other actors.

On Criminal Minds[]

Lane portrayed budding spree killer and stalker Alan Crawford in the Season Twelve episode "Alpha Male".


  • Criminal Minds - "Alpha Male" (2017) TV episode - Alan Crawford
  • Valley Drive (2016-2017) as Impressed Manager (2 episodes)
  • Dear White People (2017) as Clifton (3 episodes)
  • Strain (2016) as Chris (short)
  • The Happys (2016) as Tony
  • Everyday Lies (2015) as Sydney
  • Hand Job: Portrait of a Male Hand Model (2015) as Erik Thomas Layne (short)
  • Film Lab Presents (2014-2015) as The Producer (3 episodes)
  • Extra Special Massage (2015) as Chuck (short)
  • The Atticus Institute (2015) as Kenneth
  • Atticus' Activists (2015) as Surfer Guy (TV series short)
  • Selling Religion (2014) as Robin Hood (short)
  • Bukowski's (2014) as Joel (short)
  • Ridiculous (2013) as Todd (2 episodes)
  • L.A. Girls (2013) as Charlie Dattolo (2 episodes)
  • Abduction (2013) as Mike (short)
  • Doritos 2012 Super Bowl XLVI: Big Score (2012) as Nerd Guy
  • Zombie Family (2012) as Roger (3 episodes)
  • Over the Line (2011) as Joe (short)
  • Enlightened (2011) as Kevin (2 episodes)
  • Detention (2011) as Young Doug Jones
  • Itty P and DJ Model T's Dat's a RAP! (2010) as Boy Toy
  • Hello (2010) as Daniel Stevens (short)
  • Propheteering (2009) as Aaron Rosenberg (short)
  • Turn Me On, Dead Man (2009) as Mixer (short)
  • Un-Broke: What You Need to Know About Money (2009) as Office Worker #13
  • La La Land (2009) as The Producer
  • With God on Our Side (2007) as Cadet Weinstein (short)
  • Rushmore (1998) as Student (uncredited)
  • Hope (1997) as Student (uncredited)
  • Rush (1991) as Boy in Park (uncredited)
  • America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (1991) as Kristopher (TV series documentary)


  • Hand Job: Portrait of a Male Hand Model (2015) (short)
  • Bat Romance (2012)

External Links[]

For an up-to-date filmography, see here.