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Eric Bogosian is an American actor, playwright, novelist, and historian. He portrays Daniel Molloy in the AMC gothic horror drama, Interview with the Vampire.


Bogosian lived in Watertown, Massachusetts, home to a large Armenian-American community which included his grandparents, who were survivors of the Armenian Genocide. He and his parents moved to Woburn in 1960, where he became interested in theater and attended the University of Chicago before graduating from Oberlin College. Bogosian would go on to create a play titled subUrbia, which was based on his youth in Woburn's Four Corners neighborhood. He is also credited for his 1987 Pulitzer Prize-nominated play Talk Radio, which was adapted to film in 1988. From the 1980s-2000s, he appeared in a number of plays, including Men Inside, Drinking in America, Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, Pounding Nails in the Floor with My Forehead and Wake Up and Smell the Coffee.

From theater, Bogosian moved into television and film. Along with Talk Radio, several more of his works were adapted to film, including subUrbia and Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll. He would later go on to star in films himself, namely Under Siege 2: Dark Territory. On the television side of his career, he is most recognizable for his roles in Love Monkey, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, The Get Down, Succession, and Billions.

Additionally, Bogosian has published various novels, including Mall, Wasted Beauty, and Perforated Heart.

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