Erik Thomas von Detten (born October 3, 1982) is a former American actor.
Erik von Detten has been acting for over 20 years, starting as a young child.
His first credited role was as the secret child of Lawrence Alamain and Carly Manning on the popular NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives, receiving pretty heady story lines for a 10-year-old, including an accidental killing.
Fortunately, his luck in Hollywood would only improve.
In 1992, the 10-year-old von Detten landed his first major role as Nicholas Alamain on NBC’s popular daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives.
He charmed everyone with his killer good looks and acting.
Most of his fans had expected that the actor would rise as one of the most popular stars of Hollywood.Years have passed since the Disney Channel original movie ‘Brink! But the impression that actor Erik Von Detten made in our hearts as a young and passionate skater in the movie is still fresh.It is hard to believe how quickly time passes, but fans are still in love with Erik and his character in the movie.Nicholas was revealed to be the secret son of Lawrence Alamain (Michael Sabatino) and Carly Manning (Crystal Chappell), two of the show's major characters.As a result, von Detten was heavily involved in some of the show's main storylines, despite only being 10 years old at the time., The Princess Diaries, Complete Savages, and So Weird.