Eric Roberts is an award-winning American actor. He comes from an artistic family. His sisters are actors, Julia Roberts, and Lisa Roberts Gillan. Also his daughter Emma Roberts is also in the same field.
More about the relationship
Eric Roberts is married to Eliza Roberts on 16 August 1992.
He was initially involved in a relationship with American model Sheila Kennedy. From 1980 to 1985, he dated Sandy Dennis. During 1985, he was in a relationship with American Actress Dana Wheeler-Nicholson.
Next, he dated Kelly Cunningham from 1988 to 1991. The pair had a daughter from this relationship, Emma Roberts.
I do like the idea of putting something comical into an intense drama, and being intense in absurd circumstances within a comedy.
My life is going to kill me. We all get angry when we realize that. But the anger is fear.
I'm not going to be the next thing. I don't have hope, I just have patience.
I had a perfect track record up to Rude Awakening (1989). Then the track record goes bumpy, then it goes bad and I'm ruining myself with B movies. I've done a lot of shit. But I have reinstated myself.
Eric Roberts is an American actor. People mostly know him for his roles in ‘King of the Gypsies’, ‘Star 80’, and ’Raggedy Man’ among others. Additionally, his sisters Julia Roberts and Lisa Roberts Gillan, and daughter Emma Roberts, also have acting careers.
Eric Roberts: Early Life, Childhood, Education
Roberts was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, on April 18, 1956, to parents Betty Lou Bredemus (1934-2015) and Walter Grady Roberts (1933-1977). He has two sisters named Julia Roberts and Lisa Roberts Gillan.
Additionally, he was intrigued by the world of show business since his childhood years. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English, German, Swedish, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and remote French ethnicity.
Talking about his education, Roberts attended Grady High School in Atlanta, Georgia.
Eric Roberts: Career, Awards
Roberts initially got his start on the now-defunct NBC daytime soap opera ‘Another World’ originating in the role of Ted Bancroft. Next, in 1974, he appeared in the TV series ‘How to Survive a Marriage’.
Later, from 1978 to 1981, he appeared in ‘King of the Gypsies, and ‘Paul’s Case’. Similarly, in 1984, he appeared in ‘The Pope of Greenwich Village’ as Paulie. Since then, Roberts has appeared in numerous movies and television series. All in all, he has over 450 credits as an actor.
Some other movies and television series that Roberts has appeared in are ‘The Coca-Cola Kid’, ‘Nobody’s Fool’, ‘Best of the Best, ‘By the Sword’, ‘Best of the Best 2’, ‘The Immortals’, ‘La Cucaracha’, ‘Purgatory’, and ‘Stiletto Dance’ among others.
In addition, he also had major supporting roles in the movies Final Analysis’, ‘The Specialist’, and ‘Shannon’s Rainbow’. He played the Archangel Michael in ‘The Prophecy II’. Furthermore, he also has 3 credits as a producer.
Roberts received Golden Globe Award nominations for his early starring roles in ‘King of the Gypsies’ (1978) and ‘Star 80’ (1983). He also garnered a nomination for the prestigious Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1985 for his role as the escaped convict Buck in the film ‘Runaway Train’. In 1987, he won the Theatre World Award for his Broadway debut performance in ‘Burn This. All in all, he has 15 wins and 15 nominations to his name for various awards.
Salary, Net Worth
Roberts has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 6 million in 2018. As of 2022, his net worth is estimated to be $10 million.
Eric Roberts: Rumors, Controversies
Roberts has been part of several controversies due to his arrests and drug problem. He was arrested for possession of cocaine and marijuana in 1987.
In February 1995, Roberts was arrested for shoving his wife, Eliza, into a wall. At present, there are no rumors concerning Robert’s life and career.
Eric Roberts: Body Measurements
Talking about his body measurement, Roberts has a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m). Additionally, he weighs around 75 kg. Furthermore, his hair color is gray and his eye color is blue.
Eric Roberts: Social Media Profile
Roberts is active over social media. He has a large number of followers on social networking sites such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. He has more than 47.2k followers on Twitter and 18.2k followers on Instagram. Similarly, his official Facebook page has more than 424k followers.