|Eriq La Salle|
|Date of birth|
23 July 1962
|Place of birth|
La Salle is best known for his portrayals of Darryl in the 1988 comedy film Coming to America, and Dr. Peter Benton during the first eight seasons of the NBC drama series ER.
One of La Salle's fellow cast members on ER, Paul McCrane, also directed an episode from Special Victims Unit.