Eric Boles was an actor with a strong presence in film throughout his Hollywood career. Boles started his acting career landing roles in films, such as the Dick Van Dyke comedy Cold Turkey (1971), the John Considine horror flick Doctor Death: Seeker of Souls (1973) and The Way We Were (1973). Boles worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on Ark II (1976). His film career continued throughout the seventies and the eighties in productions like The Great Texas Dynamite Chase (1976) and the drama Hadley's Rebellion (1983) with Griffin O'Neal. He also starred in the TV movies Charleston (1979) and The Violation of Sarah McDavid (1981). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Live Shot" (UPN, 1995-96). He also was featured in the TV movies Dead Man's Revenge (1994) and Dead Air (1994). Boles most recently appeared in Arrested Development (2003).