Erik King

Plays Sgt. Doakes on Showtime's 'Dexter'

Erik King, who plays Sgt. Doakes on Showtime’s “Dexter,” which returns for its second season Sep. 30.

Last book I bought:
“Dexter in the Dark” by Jeff Lindsay

Book I’m reading:
“Law of Attraction: The Science of Attracting More of What You Want and Less of What You Don’t” by Michael Losier

Total number of books I own:
About 1,200

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“A Return to Love” by Marianne Williamson
“The Science of Mind” by Ernest Holmes
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Last film I saw:
“The Kingdom,” directed by Peter Berg

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Street Smart,” directed by Jerry Schatzberg
“The Usual Suspects” directed by Bryan Singer
“Love Jones,” directed by Theodore Witcher

Last CD I bought:
“Wine & Spirits,” Rahsaan Patterson

Song currently playing:
“Stop Breaking My Heart,” Rahsaan Patterson

Three songs that mean a lot to me:
“Here’s to Life,” Shirley Horn
“Keep On,” Dtrain
“Lead the Way” and “Never Too Far,” Mariah Carey

Favorites…in general:
Marius Morsels Cookies, grilled salmon, Mom’s voice, Lavanila Laboratories Cologne, my Dragonfly jacket, nusic on my iPod, people who sacrifice for others, a stiff drink with friends, rainy nights in Los Angeles.

Favorite Drink:
Anything with alcohol in it!

Favorite Charity:
Oprah’s Angel Network

Favorite Vacation:
Yes, send to me now.

Favorite Vice:
Miami

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Lauren Velez, David Zayas, C.S. Lee, Julie Benz, Oprah

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