Eric Dean Seaton was born in Cleveland, Ohio. While most children were running the streets, Eric was studying television and movies as well as reading comic books 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 32 different shows, 160 episodes of television, 18 music videos, two pilots for Nickelodeon, “Bad Fairy,” and “Sketch,” as well as a two pilot for Disney XD, “Mighty Med,” which currently shooting it’s first season and “Kickin’ It,” which is currently in production on it’s fourth season.
Eric has also directed an episode of the upcoming NBC/Warner Bros. comedy “Undateable,” as well as direct the pilot and co-executive produce the Starz Kids and Family Channel and international hit, “The Wannabes Staring Savvy.” Next summer he will also debut his first Graphic Novel Series, “Legend of the Mantamaji.”