5' 9" (1.75 m)
Erik Per Sullivan was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. He has a first-degree black belt in tae kwon do, loves to ski, boogie board, build obstacle courses, play games of paintball, and travel. His debut was an uncredited role in Armageddon (1998). His breakthrough, however, was the role of Fuzzy in The Cider House Rules (1999) and Dewey in Malcolm in the Middle (2000). Erik's mother is from Sweden, and he is fluent in Swedish and English. Erik has always been an honor student and enjoys time with his classmates.
He is an only child.
Plays piano and alto saxophone.
With his Malcolm in the Middle (2000) co-star Jane Kaczmarek, he lent his name to the book "Together" and added an afterword. The book aims to educate young people about the importance of livestock to the world, with emphasis on addressing world hunger.
Is the 2007 Recipient of the James Joyce Award.
Speaks fluent Swedish.
Attended children's acting classes at KD College, in Dallas, Texas.
Los Angeles, CA, USA: University of Southern California [August 2009]
Attends a private school in Woonsocket, Rhode Island [January 2004]
He currently attends Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire. [June 2008]