Eric Weiss

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This article is about a character from the television show Alias.

Eric Weiss, played by Greg Grunberg, is one of Sydney Bristow's CIA coworkers on the television series, Alias.

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Eric Weiss is another field agent at the CIA. He is a friend of most of the people at the CIA and often gives advice to the other characters, as an outside observer to all of the personal goings-on at the CIA. Weiss has a wry and sarcastic sense of humor which often comes out in his observations. He was initially created as a humorous foil and sounding board for Michael Vaughn in the first season, but now with the integration of the former members of SD-6 and the CIA, he gives advice to many of the other characters, including Sydney and Marshall.

Weiss was the only member of Sydney's CIA "family" who wasn't recruited into the black-ops division of the CIA, dubbed "APO," at the start of the fourth season, but this was soon rectified when he learned about the existence of APO during a mission in the second episode of the season.

Although there was the potential of a relationship beginning with Sydney Bristow during the third season, nothing developed. At the start of the fourth season, Weiss began a relationship with Sydney's half-sister Nadia Santos.

Trivia

During one episode in which he performs magic tricks when flirting with Nadia Santos, Weiss reveals that he is a descendant of Harry Houdini (who's real name was Ehrich Weiss).

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Ehrich Weiss was also a magician known by the stage name Harry Houdini.

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