Eric Opalfvens, also known as Eric Paul, was born and raised in Germany until the age of 7. Eric moved to Belgium in 1991, where he spent his childhood in a town ten miles from Brussels. Eric aggressively pursued acting classes and soon discovered his passion and talent for a new career. His acting classes lead to an opportunity of studying and continued his talents at the prestigious New York Film Academy where he succesfully graduated. After graduation Eric used his skills in both acting and modeling to work as an actor in films and model for clothing lines in print, runway, and commercials in New York and Europe.