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Eric Roberts

Personal information
Birth nameEric Anthony Roberts
Birth dateApril 18, 1956(age 60)
Place of birthBiloxi, Mississippi, U.S.
Years active1977 - present
Spouse-Eliza Garrett-1992--
ChildrenEmma Roberts

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Eric Anthony Roberts (born April 18, 1956) is an American actor. His career began with King of the Gypsies (1978), earning a Golden Globe nomination for best actor debut. He starred as the protagonist in the 1980 dramatisation of Willa Cather's 1905 short story, Paul's Case. He earned both a Golden Globe and Academy Award nomination for his supporting role in Runaway Train (1985). Through the 1990s and 2000s he maintained dramatic film and TV-movie roles while appearing in TV series. His television work includes three seasons with the sitcom Less Than Perfect and a recurring role on the NBC drama Heroes. His sisters Julia Roberts and Lisa Roberts Gillan, and daughter Emma Roberts, are also actors.

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