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Eric Schweig Biography

Birth Name:
Ray Dean Thrasher
Birth Place:
Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada

Fast Facts

  • Was adopted by a German-French family in the Western Arctic at six months old
  • Is of German and Inuit descent
  • Began acting in a 1986 Ontario stage production of The Cradle Will Fall
  • Made his feature film debut in 1990's The Shaman's Source
  • Won the 2000 Grand Jury Award at LA Outfest for his performance in Big Eden


  • 2000Outfest: Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival-Grand Jury Award - Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film: winner