A native of Vienna, Austria, Boris Eder studied acting and musical theatre with Prof. Prof. Susi Nicoletti and at the Max-Reinhardt-Seminar in Vienna. He also participated in a workshop for camera acting in Los Angeles in 1995.
He gave his acting debut in 1991 as Stani in Hugo von Hofmannsthal‘s „Der Schwierige“ at the Salzburger Festspiele (staged by Jürgen Flimm) and at the Wiener Burgtheater.
Between 1996 and 2006 he was an ensemble member with the Theater in der Josefstadt. Boris Eder also cast in numerous film and television productions.
His most important roles include W. A. Mozart in P. Shaffer‘s „Amadeus“, Puck in W. Shakespeare‘s „A Midsummer Night's Dream“, Cecily in O. Wilde‘s „Bunbury“ and Christian Maske in C. Sternheim‘s „Der Snob“. He has worked with important stage directors like Jürgen Flimm, Otto Schenk, Harry Kupfer, Günter Krämer, Hans Gratzer, Jèrome Savary and Hans Hollmann.
Since the season 2012/2013 is Boris Eder an ensemble member at the Vienna Volksoper, where he is higly successful in such roles as Josef in "Wiener Blut", Baron Koloman Zsupan in the "Gräfin Maritza", Springer in "The Bartered Bride" , Leopold in "Im weissen Rössl" or Frosch in "Die Fledermaus".
From February 2016 he will be Alexander I in a new production of "Der Kongress tanzt".