Perhaps the most notable storyline during von Detten's time on the soap was Nicholas' accidental killing of his father's lover Lisanne Gardner, who had been attempting to blackmail Lawrence over the secret of Nicholas's parentage.
In 1995, when he was 13, Von Detten provided the voice of the villainous toy-destroyer Sid Phillips in the hit movie Toy Story.
In 1996, he starred in the ABC family original movie Christmas Every Day.
In addition, he has made several television appearances in shows like Dinotopia (2002), the first celebrity edition of the ABC reality show The Mole, the third season's Celebrity Mole Hawaii (2003), in which he was runner-up, as well as Disney Channel's So Weird, and Fox's Malcolm in the Middle.Von Detten has also played the part of Chris Savage in the short-lived sitcom Complete Savages.In 2007, he made his stage debut in the children's play The Christmas Princess in Santa Monica.The current relationship status of Erik von Detten is not known. Possessing leading man good looks and undeniable charm, Erik von Detten has proven himself to be an actor of unquestionable talent.
Having amassed an impressive resume of feature film and television credits running the gamut from comedy to drama, the young actor's career is certainly a notable one.Erik was born in San Diego, California, to Susan (...In a girl I look for honesty above all, someone who I can carry on a conversation with, someone who has a good sense of humor, someone who's true to herself, and to top it someone who can get ready for a date in less than ten minutes.One of von Detten's earliest roles was Nicholas Alamain on the daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives from 1992 until 1993.Nicholas was revealed to be the secret son of Lawrence Alamain (Michael Sabatino) and Carly Manning (Crystal Chappell), two of the show's major characters.As a result, von Detten was heavily involved in some of the show's main storylines, despite only being 10 years old at the time.