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Erik King

Erik King (born 21 April 1963) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Sergeant James Doakes on Showtime's television series, DEXTER. King appeared in Season One and Two. In Season Seven, he appeared in flashbacks only.


Early roles for King were in TV series such as Matlock, NYPD Blue and JAG. In 1990, he starred in the short-lived ABC police drama Sunset Beat. He appeared as Moses Deyell in HBO's television series Oz. Other episodic work includes Malcolm in the Middle, Charmed and CSI: Miami. King appeared on The District as Travis Hayward, as well as CBS' Touched by an Angel. He has also appeared in multiple feature films, including the adventure film National Treasure, and the thriller Desperate Measures.