Academy Awards, USA nominee for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Eric Roberts is a renowned actor from the United States famous for his roles in The Dark Knight, Best of the Best and The Expendables. He is famous in the world for starring the role of Buck McGeehy in the 1985 movie, Runaway Train. He is also a producer and a director.
Eric was born as Eric Anthony Roberts on 18th April 1956 in Biloxi, Mississippi, United States of America Walter Grady Roberts and Betty Lou Bredemus who was also actor and actress respectively. After his parents got divorced in 1972, he began living with his father.
He has two siblings Lisa Roberts Gillan and American actress, Julia Roberts.
He is an American and is of English, German, Swedish, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh descent.
Personal life and affairs
In the late 1980s, Eric was in love with Kelly Cunningham. He dated her as his girlfriend and from this love life they also welcomed a sweet little baby girl named Emma Roberts. They broke up a few months later.
On 16th of August 1992, Eric got married to Eliza Roberts. Eliza Roberts is also an actress and she is also an established Casting Director. They are still together.
Career and net worth
As both of his parents were active in the entertainment industry, Eric also began his interest in acting.
With the start of 1977, he began appearing in the soap opera show. But that was also the same year he lost his father for cancer.
In 1978, he appeared in the movie, King of the Gypsies, alongside Judd Hirsch, and for this role, he won his first Golden Globes, USA nomination.
Apart from that Eric Roberts is best known for his roles in the films The Dark Knight, featuring Heath Ledger and Christian Bale, Stalked by the Doctor and The Expendables starring Sylvester Stallone and Jason Statham, to name a few.
His net worth is said to be around $8 million. Eric Roberts' salary asn't been disclosed yet by the actor.