Eric Roberts

18 Apr 1956

Actor

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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Filmography (134 titles)

(movie, 2017)
···Spreading Darkness
Genre: Mystery, Drama, Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Stu Undercoffler)
(movie, 2017)
···Ayla
Genre: Drama, War, History
Role: Actor (as Major General Coulter)
(movie, 2017)
···Black Wake
Role: Actor (as Dr. Frank)
(movie, 2016)
···A Remarkable Life
Role: Actor (as Jack)
(movie, 2016)
···Starcrossed
Genre: Romance, Drama
Role: Actor
(movie, 2016)
···Compadres
Role: Actor
(movie, 2015)
···The Condemned 2
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Frank Tanner)
(movie, 2015)
···Moments of Clarity
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Drama
Role: Actor (as Maryanna)
(movie, 2015)
···L.A. Slasher
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as The Mayor)
(movie, 2015)
···Cowboys vs. Dinosaurs
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Trent Walker)
(movie, 2015)
···The House Across the Street
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Officer Peterson)
(movie, 2015)
···Skin Traffik
Genre: Action, Crime
Role: Actor (as The Executive)
(movie, 2014)
···Beyond the Game
Genre: Action
Role: Actor
(movie, 2014)
···Inherent Vice
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Michael Z. Wolfmann)
(movie, 2014)
···Opposite Sex
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mr. Campbell)
(movie, 2014)
···Jake's Road
Genre: Thriller, Action, Horror
Role: Actor (as Keith)
(movie, 2014)
···Let the Lion Roar
Genre: History
Role: Actor (as Jerome · Hilary Bishop of Poitiers)
(movie, 2014)
···Bigfoot vs. D.B. Cooper
Genre: Horror
Role: Actor (as Older Bernie)
(movie, 2014)
···Doc Holliday's Revenge
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as William)
(movie, 2014)
···Camp Dread
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Julian Barrett)
(movie, 2014)
···A Cry from Within
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Jonathan)
(movie, 2014)
···Road to the Open
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Tim Gollant)
(movie, 2014)
···Eternity: The Movie
Genre: Comedy, Music
Role: Actor (as Gene Weiner)
(movie, 2014)
···BlackJacks
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mr Cromwell)
(movie, 2013)
···Wrong Cops
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Bob)
(movie, 2013)
···Dante's Hell Animated
Genre: Animation
Role: Actor (as Dante (voice))
(movie, 2013)
···Day of the Gun
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Abraham Tanner)
(movie, 2013)
···All American Christmas Carol
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor
(movie, 2013)
···Bonnie & Clyde: Justified
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Frank)
(movie, 2013)
···Betrayal
Genre: Crime
Role: Actor
(movie, 2013)
···Assumed Killer
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor
(movie, 2013)
···Run
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Jeremiah)
(movie, 2013)
···So This Is Christmas
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Bill)
(movie, 2013)
···Self Storage
Role: Actor (as Walter)
(movie, 2013)
···Abstraction
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Angelo Moretti)
(movie, 2013)
···The Hot Flashes
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Lawrence Humphrey)
(movie, 2013)
···Lovelace
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Nat Laurendi)
(movie, 2013)
···The Perfect Summer
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Lou)
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Sheriff Jensen)
(movie, 2013)
···The Cloth
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Role: Actor (as Father Tollman)
(movie, 2013)
···Pop Star
Genre: Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mr. Esposito)
(movie, 2013)
···White T
Role: Actor
(movie, 2013)
···Paranormal Movie
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dr. Lipschitz)
(movie, 2013)
···The Devil's Dozen
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mr. Sebastian)
(movie, 2012)
···The Child
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Robert Stern)
(movie, 2012)
···Snow White: A Deadly Summer
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Grant)
(movie, 2012)
···Deadline
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Ronnie Bullock)
(movie, 2012)
···Beyond the Trophy
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Sgt. Bachman)
(movie, 2012)
···Stealing Las Vegas
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Alex Stratholme)
(movie, 2012)
···The Mark
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mr.Cooper)
(movie, 2011)
···Chillerama
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Role: Actor (as General)
(movie, 2011)
···Silver Case
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Senator)
(movie, 2010)
···Hunt to Kill
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lee Davis)
(movie, 2010)
5.6The Expendables
Genre: Thriller, Adventure, Action
Role: Actor (as Monroe)
(movie, 2010)
···Class
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Benjamin Sheffield)
(movie, 2010)
···First Dog
Genre: Family
Role: Actor (as President of the United States)
(movie, 2010)
···Groupie
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Angus)
(movie, 2009)
···Ligeia
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Vaslev)
(movie, 2009)
···The Butcher
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Merle Hench)
(movie, 2009)
···Amazing Racer
Genre: Family
Role: Actor (as Mitchell Prescott)
(movie, 2009)
···The Steam Experiment
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Grant)
(movie, 2009)
···Crimes of the Past
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Robert Byrne)
(movie, 2009)
···Shannon's Rainbow
Genre: Family
Role: Actor (as Mitchell Prescott)
(movie, 2008)
···Cyclops
Genre: Action, Fantasy, TV Movie
Role: Actor (as Emperor Tiberius Caesar)
(movie, 2008)
8.1The Dark Knight
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Salvatore Maroni)
(movie, 2008)
···Depth Charge
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Cdr. William Krieg)
(movie, 2007)
···Pandemic
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mayor Richard Dellasandro)
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Ivan)
(movie, 2006)
···Avrora
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mr. Brown)
(movie, 2006)
···DOA: Dead or Alive
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Donovan)
(movie, 2006)
···8 of Diamonds
Genre: Crime
Role: Actor (as Charlie Klamanski)
(movie, 2006)
···Fatal Desire
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Joe)
(movie, 2006)
···One Way
Genre: Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Nick Swell)
(movie, 2006)
···Southern Comfort
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ray)
(movie, 2004)
···Miss Cast Away
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Maximus Powers)
(movie, 2003)
···Endangered Species
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Police Lt. Mike 'Sully' Sullivan)
(movie, 2003)
···Intoxicating
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Teddy)
(movie, 2003)
···The Long Ride Home
Genre: Action
Role: Actor (as Sheriff Hank Bowman)
(movie, 2002)
···Spun
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as The Man)
(movie, 2002)
···Fool Proof
Role: Actor (as Boris)
(movie, 2002)
···Roughing It
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as The Foreman)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as First Officer Mike Hogan)
(movie, 2001)
···Stiletto Dance
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Kit Adrian)
(movie, 2001)
···The Beatnicks
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mack Drake)
(movie, 2001)
···Walking Shadow
Genre: Mystery
Role: Actor (as Police Chief DeSpain)
(movie, 2000)
···Luck of the Draw
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Carlo)
(movie, 2000)
···Race Against Time
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as James Gabriel)
(movie, 1999)
···BitterSweet
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mr. Venti)
(movie, 1999)
···Facade
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Colin Wentworth)
(movie, 1999)
···Purgatory
Genre: Fantasy, Western
Role: Actor (as Blackjack Britton)
(movie, 1999)
···Restraining Order
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Robert Woodfield)
(movie, 1999)
···Spawn 3: Ultimate Battle
Genre: Action, Animation, Crime
Role: Actor (as Petey)
(movie, 1999)
···Wildflowers
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jacob)
(movie, 1998)
···The Prophecy II
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Michael)
(movie, 1998)
···Dead End
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Henry Smovinsky)
(movie, 1998)
···La Cucaracha
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Walter Pool)
(movie, 1997)
···The Odyssey
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Eurymachus)
(movie, 1996)
···The Cable Guy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Eric Roberts)
(movie, 1996)
···Doctor Who: The Movie
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Bruce · The Master)
(movie, 1996)
···Heaven's Prisoners
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Bubba Rocque)
(movie, 1996)
···It's My Party
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Nick Stark)
(movie, 1996)
···Dark Angel
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Walter D'Arcangelo)
(movie, 1996)
···Doctor Who
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as The Master · Bruce)
(movie, 1996)
···In Cold Blood
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Perry Smith)
(movie, 1996)
···Past Perfect
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dylan Cooper)
(movie, 1996)
···Power 98
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Karlin Pickett)
(movie, 1995)
···Saved by the Light
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dannion Brinkley)
(movie, 1995)
···The Immortals
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Jack)
(movie, 1995)
···The Nature of the Beast
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Adrian (Dusty))
(movie, 1994)
···The Specialist
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Tomas Leon)
(movie, 1994)
···Babyfever
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Anthony)
(movie, 1994)
···Love Is a Gun
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jack Hart)
(movie, 1993)
···Best of the Best 2
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Alex Grady)
(movie, 1993)
···Love, Cheat & Steal
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Reno Adams)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Bill Bonanno)
(movie, 1993)
···Voyage
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Gil Freeland)
(movie, 1992)
···Final Analysis
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jimmy Evans)
(movie, 1992)
···Fugitive Among Us
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Cal Harper)
(movie, 1991)
···By the Sword
Genre: Drama, Sport, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Alexander Villard)
(movie, 1991)
···Lonely Hearts
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Frank)
(movie, 1990)
···The Ambulance
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Josh Baker)
(movie, 1990)
···Descending Angel
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Michael Rossi)
(movie, 1990)
···The Lost Capone
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Al Capone)
(movie, 1989)
···Best of the Best
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Alex Grady)
(movie, 1988)
···To Heal a Nation
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jan Scruggs)
(movie, 1986)
···Nobody's Fool
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Riley)
(movie, 1986)
···Slow Burn
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jacob Asch)
(movie, 1985)
···Runaway Train
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Buck)
(movie, 1985)
···The Coca-Cola Kid
Genre: Comedy, Action, Romance
Role: Actor (as Becker)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Paulie)
(movie, 1983)
···Star 80
Genre: Biography, Drama
Role: Actor (as Paul Snider)
(movie, 1981)
···Raggedy Man
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Teddy)
(movie, 1980)
···Paul's Case
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Paul)