• Eric  Roberts

    Eric Roberts

    Born on April 18th, 1956

    From Biloxi, Mississippi

Awards & Nominations

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Runaway Train

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

Golden Globe (1986)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
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Star 80

When sleazy Paul Snider (Eric Roberts) stumbles upon pretty high school beauty Dorothy Stratten (Mariel Hemingway), he knows she is star material. Paul becomes her manager and husband, and under his guidance Dorothy grows to fame as a Playboy Playmate. But when Dorothy begins pursuing an acting career, the jealous Paul finds himself elbowed out of the picture by more famous men. Dorothy's career rises as Paul's mental state declines, leading ultimately to tragedy.

Golden Globe (1984)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Golden Globe (1979)
Won
New Star of the Year - Actor