->''"Lose one friend, lose all friends, lose yourself."''

'''William Alan Friedle''' (Aug 11, 1976--) is perhaps best known for his comedic roles, most notably the underachieving elder brother Eric Matthews, on the long-running TV sitcom ''Series/BoyMeetsWorld'' from 1993 to 2000. More recently, he has voiced a number of animated characters such as Terry [=McGinnis=], the titular character of ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'', Ron Stoppable of ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'', The ComicBook/BlueBeetle ([[LegacyCharacter Jaime Reyes]]) in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', Nightwing in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanUnlimitedAnimalInstincts'', Lion-O in ''WesternAnimation/ThunderCats2011'', SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}} in ''WesternAnimation/UltimateSpiderMan'', Doyle in ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretSaturdays'', and Star Lord in ''WesternAnimation/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy''. He has also voiced prominent video game characters such as Gideon Wyeth in ''VideoGame/AdventRising'' and Jaster Rogue in ''VideoGame/RogueGalaxy''.

Friedle is [[IWantYouToMeetAnOldFriendOfMine best friends]] with actor Creator/JasonMarsden and was best man at Marsden's wedding in October 2004. The two have also [[ActorAllusion worked together]] in numerous productions such as: ''Series/BoyMeetsWorld'', ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'', ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyond'', ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'' and ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited''.

He most recently voiced Deadpool in ''WesternAnimation/UltimateSpiderMan'', [[spoiler:Bumblebee]] in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'', and Star-Lord in ''WesternAnimation/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy''.

After years of holding out, Friedle [[https://twitter.com/willfriedle joined]] Website/{{Twitter}} in October 2014. His feed is definitely worth following.

After not appearing in a live-action role for ten years due to anxiety issues brought on by camera shyness (as well as conflicts with his impressive vocal acting resume), Friedle reprised his role as Eric Matthews in an episode of ''Series/GirlMeetsWorld''.