Eric Roth

22 Mar 1945

Writer

Eric Roth (born 22 March 1945) is an American screenwriter. He won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for Forrest Gump (1994). He also co-wrote the screenplay for Michael Mann's The Insider (1999), the Steven Spielberg film Munich (2005), and David Fincher's film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), all of which were nominated for Oscars.

Roth was born in New York City, New York, the son of Miriam "Mimi", a teacher, studio executive, and radio writer, and Leon Roth, a university teacher and film producer. He has a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) from UCLA Film School as well as a degree from University of California,

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Filmography (15 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···A Star Is Born
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Role: Writer
Genre: Drama
Role: Writer
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Romance
Role: Writer
(movie, 2007)
···Lucky You
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Writer
(movie, 2006)
···The Good Shepherd
Genre: Drama, Thriller, History
Role: Writer
(movie, 2005)
···Munich
Genre: Drama, Action, History, Thriller
Role: Writer
(movie, 2001)
···Ali
Genre: Drama
Role: Writer
(movie, 1999)
···The Insider
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Writer
(movie, 1998)
···The Horse Whisperer
Genre: Romance
Role: Writer
(movie, 1997)
···The Postman
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Writer
(movie, 1994)
7.8Forrest Gump
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Writer
(movie, 1993)
···Mr. Jones
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Writer
(movie, 1987)
···Suspect
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Writer
(movie, 1979)
···The Onion Field
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Writer
(movie, 1979)
···The Concorde... Airport '79
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Writer