Because of his short legs, weak joints, and a club foot , he employed a wheelchair to get around. His other afflictions included stork bite which gave him a "blotchy" complexion  and Ehlers—Danlos syndrome , which resulted in gnarled fingers. Eric initially called in on September 19, to discuss American Idol. Eric made one in-studio appearance on November 3, alongside two prostitutes from the Bunny Ranch. Eric preferred to be called Eric the Actor. Eric appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Eric the Midget is Club-F-cking Footed | Howard Stern
Despite his poor health he claims to have outlived every doctor's prediction for his life expectancy. The site described him as "uncommonly angry and possibly even evil. At 3 ft 5 Eric is considered to have dwarfism. Because of his short legs and a club foot he uses a wheelchair to get around.
Lynch, 39, stood just 3 feet tall, but his reach was long thanks to the entertaining chemistry he developed with Stern over a decade of phone calls. And not just us -- celebrities all over the world loved Eric. I am so sorry and so sad to inform everyone that my friend Eric "The Actor" Lynch passed away yesterday afternoon!!!