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  • Eric Roberts

    Born on April 18, 1956 in Biloxi, Mississippi

awards & nominations

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Runaway Train (1985)

Eric Roberts as "Buck"

Escaped convicts (Jon Voight, Eric Roberts) and a stowaway girl (Rebecca De Mornay) ride an unmanned diesel speeding out of control through Alaska.

Academy Award (1985) Nominated Best Supporting Actor
Golden Globe (1985) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Eric Roberts in the news

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Don't Worry, 'Human Centipede 3' Is 'Not as Gross' as the First Two

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Mar 5th 2014, 9:00AM

Mar 5th 2014, 9:00AM

Christopher Nolan Loves the '80s: Modine's 'Dark Knight Rises' Casting and Other Revivals

Posted by
Gabrielle Dunn on May 23rd 2011, 9:00AM

May 23rd 2011, 9:00AM

Actors (Who May Be) Ready for Comebacks

Posted by
Marina Zogbi on Sep 23rd 2010, 7:02AM

Sep 23rd 2010, 7:02AM

Some 'Doctor Who' alum coming to 'Chuck'

Posted by
Brad Trechak on Aug 30th 2010, 12:15PM

Aug 30th 2010, 12:15PM

Eric Roberts on 'The Expendables,' Mickey Rourke and Competing Against His Sister at the Box Office

Posted by
Gary Susman on Aug 25th 2010, 8:00AM

Aug 25th 2010, 8:00AM

Review: The Expendables (Jenni's Take)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Aug 14th 2010, 2:33PM

Aug 14th 2010, 2:33PM

This Week's Discs: 'Horror High' 'The Killing Room' in HD and DTV Wonders!

Posted by
Luke Mullen on Aug 13th 2010, 3:05PM

Aug 13th 2010, 3:05PM

Stallone-a-Thon: The Specialist (1994)

Posted by
William Goss on Aug 13th 2010, 12:32PM

Aug 13th 2010, 12:32PM

Review: The Expendables

Posted by
William Goss on Aug 12th 2010, 5:50PM

Aug 12th 2010, 5:50PM

Moviefone Minute: 'The Expendables' Premiere

Posted by
Jenna Busch on Aug 4th 2010, 5:00AM

Aug 4th 2010, 5:00AM

Eric Roberts Set to Square Off with the 'Sharktopus'

Posted by
Mike Bracken on Mar 12th 2010, 9:45AM

Mar 12th 2010, 9:45AM

Eric Roberts Dines on 'Sharktopus' (Or is That Backwards?)

Posted by
Peter Hall on Mar 11th 2010, 10:15AM

Mar 11th 2010, 10:15AM

If Jigsaw was a Global Warming Advocate...

Posted by
Peter Hall on Aug 3rd 2009, 7:02AM

Aug 3rd 2009, 7:02AM

Cinematical Seven: Actors Who Need to Return to Their Roots

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jun 2nd 2009, 6:15PM

Jun 2nd 2009, 6:15PM

'Royal Kill' Producers Elated by Film's Awfulness

Posted by
Scott Weinberg on Apr 12th 2009, 11:03AM

Apr 12th 2009, 11:03AM

If Paul Rudd Turned Into Eric Roberts, Would We 'Howl'?

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Mar 28th 2009, 11:03AM

Mar 28th 2009, 11:03AM

Discuss: Who Should Be the Next Comeback?

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Mar 5th 2009, 4:02PM

Mar 5th 2009, 4:02PM

Poll: Who Wants Arnold Schwarzenegger Back in Movies?

Posted by
Erik Davis on Feb 18th 2009, 8:02AM

Feb 18th 2009, 8:02AM

Cinematical's Friday Night Double Feature: Dedicated to Papa Roberts

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Aug 8th 2008, 4:02PM

Aug 8th 2008, 4:02PM

Cinematical's Seven Sexy Sporting Studs

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Feb 1st 2008, 5:02PM

Feb 1st 2008, 5:02PM

Gotham City Mayor in 'The Dark Knight' Cast

Posted by
Erik Davis on May 17th 2007, 8:01AM

May 17th 2007, 8:01AM

Eric Roberts -- Yes, Eric Roberts -- Joins 'The Dark Knight'

Posted by
Matt Bradshaw on Apr 25th 2007, 7:02AM

Apr 25th 2007, 7:02AM

A Honeymoon for Hannah

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Mar 24th 2006, 6:00AM

Mar 24th 2006, 6:00AM

Nancy Drew: it's on

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Feb 17th 2006, 8:27AM

Feb 17th 2006, 8:27AM

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