Eric Dean Seaton was born in Cleveland, Ohio.  While most children were running the streets, Eric was studying television and movies with the dreams of one day becoming a director.

After graduating from Ohio State University, Eric moved to Hollywood and climbed the Assistant Director ladder on such series as “Living Single” and “The Jamie Kennedy Experiment.”  In 2004, Eric made his professional directing debut on Disney Channel’s top-rated sitcom, “That’s So Raven.”  Eric went on to direct ten more episodes and was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Best Comedy Director.

As an episodic director, he has helmed over 38 different shows, 195 episodes of television, 18 music videos, two pilots for Nickelodeon,  “Bad Fairy,” and  “Sketch,” as well as two pilots for Disney XD, “Mighty Med,” which currently shooting its first season and “Kickin’ It,” which is currently in production in its fourth season.

Eric has also directed an episode of NBC/Warner Bros. comedy “Undateable,” BET’s “Let’s Stay Together,” as well as direct the pilot and  co-executive produce the Starz Kids and Family Channel and international hit, “The Wannabes Staring Savvy.”  This fall he will also debut his first Graphic Novel Series, “Legend of the Mantamaji.”