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Eric Yorkie
Biographical information

1988; Forks, Washington

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Graduate student/School journalist of Forks High School

"The feature's dead, Angela. Don't bring it up again."
―Eric to Angela[src]

Eric Yorkie is a classmate of Bella's, first introduced in Twilight, and is described as a geek.

In the films, his character is combined with Ben Cheney and is dating Angela Weber.



Main article: Twilight
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Eric is the first person to meet Bella at Forks High School. Bella describes him as "the overly-helpful, geeky, chess club type". He is immediately interested in Bella when she moved to Forks, as are many of the boys in the school. He is resentful of fellow classmate's, Mike Newton, similar interest in Bella. He is one of the people who goes down to La Push on the weekend when Jacob tells Bella about the stories of his tribe and the Cold Ones. He later asks Bella to the spring dance, to which she declines.

In the Twilight movie, Eric is the school reporter, who goes to prom with Angela Weber after she took up the courage to invite him, and they become a couple from then on.

New Moon

Main article: New Moon

In New Moon, Eric is seen sitting at lunch with a senior named Katie Marshall, and Bella assumes they are in a relationship. He is invited by Bella to watch a movie with their friends, but he and Katie already have plans.

At the beginning of the film adaptation, Eric becomes teary whilst watching the movie of Romeo and Juliet. When Angela gets a stomach flu and Eric rearranges his movie plans with Bella and the others to take care of her.


Main article: Eclipse

Eric standing beside Angela, Jessica and Mike.

"We are the bread and butter of all valedictorians."
―Eric to Jessica[src]

In Eclipse, Eric is the valedictorian of his graduating class, and a guest at the Cullens' graduation party.[1] In the movie, Jessica is the valedictorian, and Eric is only seen helping her work on her speech, and later witness Jacob drive Bella away from school.

Breaking Dawn

Main article: Breaking Dawn
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Angela, Jessica, Mike, and Eric at Bella and Edward's wedding.

In the book, Eric does not attend Bella and Edward's wedding. However, he does attend in Breaking Dawn - Part 1 and films the wedding cake after the ceremony, which Jessica comments is too small.

He is last seen waving Bella and Edward goodbye when they drive off to their honeymoon.

Physical appearance

Mr.Yorkie Eclipse

Eric is described as being of Asian descent, standing at 6'1" with greasy hair "as black as an oil slick," brown eyes, and poor complexion.

He also wears very business-like clothing ties and etc. In addition, he wears glasses in the graphic novel.


Eric is constantly trying for Bella's attention, competing with many of his fellow classmates, notably Mike and Tyler. He is also said to be very geeky by Bella, even if she shows no interest in him. In the movie of New Moon, he gets tearful watching Romeo and Juliet.[1]


Katie Marshall

Main article: Katie Marshall

Katie Marshall is Eric's girlfriend and fellow student in the novels while attending Forks High School. In New Moon, they start a relationship, which lasts throughout Eclipse.

Angela Weber

Main article: Angela Weber
Main article: Angela Weber and Eric Yorkie

Eric's movie girlfriend: Angela Weber.

Angela Weber is Eric's girlfriend in the movie adaptations. After some encouragement from Bella, Angela finds the courage to ask Eric to prom, to which he accepts, and from then on they are a couple and attend nearby colleges after graduating high school.

Mike Newton

Main article: Mike Newton

Eric's schoolmate: Mike Newton

Mike Newton is Eric's friend at Forks High School.

Eric hung out with him and his popular crowd in hopes of becoming part of it. Eventually, his attempts succeeded and became Mike's friend in their junior and senior years.

Film portrayal


Justin Chon

Eric Yorkie is portrayed by Justin Chon in the films Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn - Part 1.



Eric was combined with Ben Cheney to create one character for the Twilight film. Therefore, Angela Weber dates Eric during the film series, while she dates Ben and Eric dates Katie Marshall in the books.


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