Aug. 11th, 1976
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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William Alan "Will" Friedle (born August 11, 1976) is an American actor, voice actor and comedian. He is best known for his comedic roles, most notably the underachieving elder brother Eric Matthews on the long-running TV sitcom Boy Meets World from 1993 to 2000. More recently, he has voiced a number of animated characters such as Terry McGinnis, the titular character of Batman Beyond, and Ron Stoppable of Kim Possible. He also does the voice of Doyle in The Secret Saturdays and Blue Beetle (Jaime Reyes) on Batman: The Brave and the Bold.
Friedle was born in Hartford, Connecticut. After committing himself to becoming an actor, Friedle continually commuted from Avon to New York City for auditions. He attended Avon High School in 1994.
After co-hosting Nickelodeon's Don't Just Sit There for 3 seasons (1988–1991), Friedle was cast as the underachieving elder brother Eric Matthews on the long-running TV sitcom Boy Meets World from 1993 to 2000. In 2004, he co-starred with Chris Owen (American Pie) in the independent film National Lampoon's Gold Diggers (originally titled Lady Killers). He also appeared in a supporting role in the 2005 ABC Family movie Everything You Want. Friedle was cast as "Mike" in the WB sitcom Off Centre, but could not accept the role because of a previous commitment to the UPN series The Random Years. The role ended up going to Eddie Kaye Thomas from the American Pie series.
Friedle voiced Seifer Almasy in the English version of the video game Kingdom Hearts II, Gideon Wyeth in the English version of the video game Advent Rising, and Jaster Rogue in the English version of the video game Rogue Galaxy.
Friedle attended Occidental College. In the July 4, 2006, issue of People, Friedle mentioned he had been contemplating attending culinary school.
In 1997, Will dated American actress Jennifer Love Hewitt and co-starred with her in the romantic teen comedy Trojan War. Hewitt then made a guest appearance as Jennifer "Feffy" Love Fefferman on Boy Meets World.
Friedle is best friends with actor Jason Marsden and was best man at Marsden's wedding in October 2004. The two have also worked together in numerous productions such as: Boy Meets World, Trojan War, Kim Possible, Batman Beyond, Justice League Unlimited and Batman: The Brave and the Bold.
- He has two older brothers, Gary and Greg
- Grew up listening to punk music.
- Dated actress 'Jennifer Love Hewitt' (qv)
- Favorite band is Green Day.
- Best friend is ex-_"Step by Step" (1991)_ (qv) star 'Jason Marsden' (qv) and was best man at Marsden's October 2004 wedding.
- Favorite city is Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
- Was in a relationship with former _"Boy Meets World" (1993)_ (qv) co-star 'Rider Strong' (qv)'s cousin Serenity Strong for four months.
- One of his passions is traveling.
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