Eric Schaeffer (born January 22, 1962) is an American actor, writer and director.
Schaeffer graduated with a degree in drama and dance from Bard College, in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. After graduating, he drove a NYC cab for 9 years, during which time he wrote two stageplays, a novel, 20 screenplays and various other works.
He rose to fame with fellow actor/writer/director Donal Lardner Ward on the 1993 independent film, My Life's in Turnaround, which was made in 15 days for only $200,000. Schaeffer and Ward parlayed Turnaround's success into Too Something, a short-lived television series that was briefly renamed "New York Daze."