Erik Per Sullivan: Bio

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By CraigNewby

Who is Erik Per Sullivan, you ask?

Erik Per Sullivan, an American actor, is best known for his role as Dewey in Fox’s ‘Malcolm in the Middle. He played the same role for seven years. He has guest-starred on a variety of shows, including ‘Wonderland,’ ‘Black of Life,’ and Come On Over. He has also appeared on the big screen. He has appeared in the films ‘Wendigo,’ ‘Unfaithful,’ ‘The Cider House Rules,’ ‘Christmas with The Kranks,’ ‘Joe Dirt,’ ‘Mo,’ and Twelve. Sullivan was a voice actor in the films ‘Finding Nemo and ‘Meatball Finkelstein. His nominations and awards include the American ex-artiste being awarded the ‘Young Artist Award twice for his performance in “Malcolm in the Middle”. He also received several nominations for the Teen Choice Awards as well as the Young Artist Awards. Sullivan, who hasn’t acted in a play since 2010, enjoys playing the piano and saxophone. He is also a black belt in taekwondo, which very few people know.


Erik Per Sullivan was first seen as Fuzzy, an orphaned child in 1999’s ‘The Cider House Rules. Then he appeared on an episode of “Wonderland”. He was soon cast in the 2000 series Malcolm in the Middle as Dewey Wilkerson. In 2001, he starred in the films “Joe Dirt” and “Wendigo”. In the same year, he started fashion internships to voice Fork in Meatball Finkelstein’. Erik Per Sullivan was also featured on an episode of Black of Life’ in that same year.

He was then cast in 2002’s film “Unfaithful”. The actor guest starred in the drama “The King of Queens” that same year. He then voiced Sheldon in “Finding Nemo”, an animated movie. In 2004, he played the role Spike Frohmeyer, in comedy flick “Christmas with the Kranks”.

He appeared in an episode of “Come On Over” as Young Luis two years later. He also voiced Mino in the animated/live action film adaptation of ‘Arthur and the Invisibles’ that year. The American artist appeared in the independent movie ‘Mo’ in 2007. He portrayed Timmy in the independent film ‘Mo’ in 2007. In 2010, he retired fashion chip from acting.

Personal Life

Erik Per Sullivan was the only child born to Ann and Fred Sullivan on July 12, 1991 in Worcester, Massachusetts. His father is the owner of The Alamo Mexican Restaurant. Sullivan attended Mount Saint Charles Academy in Rhode Island. Later, he transferred to Phillips Exeter Academy. He studied at the University of Southern California from 2009 to 2010. He is now an actor who lives an anonymous existence on social media sites like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has retired from acting and no longer seeks the media spotlight.

His role as Malcolm in the Middle Dewey was followed by several films. He was just nine years old when he won the YoungStar Award. When he was nine years old, he received the YoungStar Award. Erik was awarded the Fright Meter Award in 2001. Two years later, he received the Young Artidzt Award. These awards were most of his high school years. Erik Per Sullivan continued his education at the University of Southern California. He learned the piano and alto Saxophone there. In 2009, it was reported that he had been in a relationship with Daveigh Chase. KD College taught him a valuable lesson that helped his acting career. Erik assisted Jane Kaszmarek with her book, Together. This was one of his charitable works. He did it for Heifer International.

Dewey Malcolm indie fashion The Middle Now Every child in the 2000s will be able to recall movies such as Malcolm in the Middle. Frankie Muniz and Bryan Cranston were among the stars of this popular TV series. The movie was about a dysfunctional family that revolved around Malcolm, one of the children. The central characters have all changed dramatically and are now very different from the ones we know. Some of the characters continued to make movies, while others changed careers.

Erik Per Sullivan movies Sullivan first appeared on stage when he was seven years old. In the 1998 movie, Armageddon, he was a minor character. He was then cast in the 1999 film, The Sider Noudze Ruledz. He was so good at acting that he was asked by movie producers to appear in the 2000 movie, “Wonderland”. Erik became the Dewey Malcolm in The Middle in 2000. He was one the main cast members of the TV series, which lasted six years. Erik was the voice of Dewey Wilkerson in over 100 episodes. The young actor was voiced in several animated films like Meatballs Finkelstein and Finding Nemo.

How much is Erik Per Sullivan worth?

The Swedish-American is worth $3million. His young years are the source of all his earnings. The young actor has been focusing more on his education and less on his career for a while now. Erik Per Sullivan’s net worth has remained balanced. His modest lifestyle could explain this.