Rory Beauregard originated the role from October 19, 1984 to May 30, 1985.
In late June 2012, TV Guide's Nelson Branco confirmed in his publication, Soap Opera Uncensored that several sources has revealed Vaughan had signed on as Eric Brady, despite no confirmation from NBC.
In 1997, Scotty Hauser portrayed Eric in a voiceover.
In the summer of 2000, during an interview Soap Opera Digest, Ackles confirmed that he would soon exit from the series after obtaining a development deal with ABC.
We’re dealing with issues that are happening in the world today. When the series was named Outstanding Drama Series at the NAACP Awards in February, Vaughan received flowers and a bottle of champagne from Executive Producer Oprah Winfrey. “It meant so much to me that she took the time to write a letter thanking me for being a part of QUEEN SUGAR.”Vaughan juggled his DAYS role with QUEEN SUGAR’s production schedule, which meant flying from coast to coast to film.
“Both sides were so gracious in making it work,” he praises. “With three boys, I require more nap time,” he confesses. ” The aftermath of Daniel’s untimely death brought Jennifer and Eric together. By leaving, maybe later the job will come back to her.