Eric Etebari for FLG cover
Eric Etebari for FLG cover | Foto: Eric Etebari for FLG cover

The life of Eric Etebari

Por: Karen Limón

26, January, 2022 en FLG

Born and raised in an artist complex in Hollywood, California. While a student at San Diego State University, Eric saved two women from a burning apartment fire. Honored by the San Diego Fire Department, he received a formal tribute and commendation for bravery. Of Iranian descent, lineage/descent: Austrian, French, Persian, Croatian.

Owns a male Rottweiler named Brando. Son of Jean Ferro, photo artist and President of WIPI – Women in Photography International. Eric won 1st Place in the Celebrity Division of the 2012 Malibu Nautica Triathlon. He current plays in a band called Knuckles and the Knockouts and teaches Volleyball to young kids in his spare time at Pan Pacific Park. Runs and swims in the ocean daily.

Eric has worked with world famous photographers, designers and model Cindy Crawford, Richard Avedon, Bruce Weber, Karl Lagerfeld, Versace and Jean Paul Gaultier . Eric was the face of “Zino’s” Davidoff cologne campaign.

Eric has directed and produced several features films including (Bare Knuckles, Emerald Run and Snapshot) He’s most notable acting roles were Ian Nottingham from Witchblade, Charles Talbot in the Lincoln Lawyer, Darden in 2Fast2Furious. Upcoming releases for 2020 are Boss Level and Streetwalkers. Currently in production for the feature film Shadows Directed by: Michael Matteo Rossi.

Eric Etebari photo for FLG mag
Eric Etebari photo for FLG mag


2014 Manhattan Film Festival Won, MFF Award Best Social Issue – Feature Film for Snapshot

2009 Atlantic City Cinefest Won, Festival Prize

Best Feature Film for Bare Knuckles

2005 New York International Independent Film & Video Festival

Won, Short Film Award

Best Actor for Sorrows Lost (2005)