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Eric van der Woodsen
Eric van der Woodsen
Name
Novels
Erik van der Woodsen
TV Series
Eric van der Woodsen
Portrayed By
Connor Paolo
Creator
Novels
Cecily von Ziegesar TV Series
Josh Schwartz
Stephanie Savage
Occupation
High School Student
Family
Parents
William van der Woodsen (father)
Lily van der Woodsen (mother)
Bart Bass (step-father, deceased)
Rufus Humphrey (step-father)
Siblings
Serena van der Woodsen (sister)
Scott Rosson (half-brother)
Dan Humphrey (step-brother)
Jenny Humphrey (stepsister)
Relationships
Romances
Asher Hornsby (ex-boyfriend)
Jonathan Whitney (ex-boyfriend)
Eliot (dating)
First Appearance
Last Appearance


Eric van der Woodsen is a recurring character in the Gossip Girl TV series. Eric is the openly gay brother of Serena van der Woodsen. His introduction as a suicide in a mental health clinic sparks the return of his sister to Manhattan. Throughout the series, Eric has shown wisdom and maturity beyond his years. Later in the series, he becomes best friends with Jenny Humphrey despite often being at odds with each other. Connor Paolo portrays Eric van der Woodsen.

PersonalityEdit

Television AdaptationEdit

Season 1Edit

At the beginning of Season 1 we see that Eric has been admitted to the Ostroff Center, a rehabilitation clinic because of an attempted suicide, which he later claims her did because he was lonely to Serena.

Season 2 Edit

Why the gossip girl wikia is so bad? I mean is such a great series. I love it!

===Season 3===