Actor Erik Jensen, born in Minnesota, began his acting debut in the 1991 television movie Dead and Alive: The Race for Gus Farace. Most of his early works were centered on films as well as on stage, recently making appearances in productions such as Y2K, Corpus Christi and Schmucks, as well as directing Main Street. He also appeared in films such as The Love Letter, Black Knight, Messengers, The House in Burning and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2.
Jensen also had extensive credits on television, having appeared as a guest in shows such as Alias, Rescue Me, Third Watch and New Amsterdam. He was part of the critically-acclaimed miniseries The Bronx is Burning, and also took a recurring role in CSI, as district attorney Jeffrey Sinclair. He most recently starred in the television special Virtuality.