Eric Roberts is an Academy Awards nominee for his role in Runaway Train and a three-time Golden Globes nominee for Runaway Train, Star 80 and King of the Gypsies . He also won a Golden Satellite Award for the 2002 season of Less Than Perfect .
He also made a profound impact in the Emmy nominated television adaptation of Truman Capote's In Cold Blood , directed by Jonathan Kaplan and co-starring Anthony Edwards and starred in La Cucaracha , which won Best Film at the Austin Film Festival in 1998, and for which Eric won Best Actor in the New York Independent Film Festival that same year. Eric's starring role in the film, It's My Party , received critical acclaim at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival .
Eric has diversified very recently, appearing in Sophie Muller's Mr. Brightside video for The Killers, Brett Ratner's video for Mariah Carey's Emancipation of Mimi - Both award winners, and the Akon and Eminem video for Smack That .
Other notable performances include his roles in Final Analysis, The Pope of GreenwichVillage, Raggedy Man, Babyfever, Heaven's Prisoners, The Specialist and The Grave.
Eric Roberts was recently seen in Christopher Nolan 's Batman - The Dark Knight , along with one of the most incredible casts ever assembled. This follows a stint on Heroes - A job that ranks as one of Eric's favorites. Eric strives to be associated with more comedy, hence will be appearing in a Larry The Cable Guy movie, Witless Protection.
Eric Roberts was born in Biloxi, Mississippi and grew up in and around Atlanta, Georgia area. He began his career as an actor in his late teens in New York City. In 1989 Eric won the Theatre World Award for his role on Broadway in Burn This . He returned to the New York stage in 2003 in The Exonerated , which he appeared in as part of their touring company as well.
Convention Guest Appearances
- Comic Con Liverpool 2019 - March 8-10, 2019 in Liverpool, UK 2018
- California Republic Comic Con 2018 - September 15, 2018 in Merced, CA
- Comic Con Amsterdam 2018 - September 1-2, 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Garden State Comic Fest: Atlantic City Edition 2018 - April 7-8, 2018 in Atlantic City, NJ 2017
- Time Eddy 2017 - October 20-22, 2017 in Wichita, KS 2016
- San Diego Who Con 2016 - September 30 - October 2, 2016 in San Diego, CA
- Geekinomicon: Oklahoma City 2016 - September 2-4, 2016 in Oklahoma City, OK 2015
- Hartford Comic Con 2015 - September 19-20, 2015 in Hartford, CT
- Pensacola Comic Convention 2015 - August 8-9, 2015 in Pensacola, FL
- Con Kasterborous 2015 - July 18-19, 2015 in Huntsville, AL
- Florida Supercon 2015 - June 25-28, 2015 in Miami, FL
- Eternal Con 2015 - June 13-14, 2015 in Garden City, NY
- Lexington Comic & Toy Convention 2015 - March 13-15, 2015 in Lexington, KY 2014
- Wizard World Ohio Comic Con 2014 - October 31 - November 2, 2014 in Columbus, OH
- Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo 2014 - October 31 - November 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA
Wizard World Austin Comic Con 2014 - October 2-4, 2014 in Austin, TXCancelled Appearance
- Salt Lake Comic Con 2014 - September 4-6, 2014 in Salt Lake City, UT
- Pensacola Para Con 2014 - August 9-10, 2014 in Pensacola, FL
- London Comic Con 2014 - June 14-15, 2014 in London, ON, Canada 2013
- Meta Con 2013 - August 30 - September 1, 2013 in Minneapolis, MN 2009
- Supanova Pop Culture Expo - Brisbane 2009 - April 3-5, 2009 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Supanova Pop Culture Expo - Melbourne 2009 - March 27-29, 2009 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 2007
- Chicago TARDIS 2007 - November 23-25, 2007 in Rosemont, IL
- Gallifrey One 2007 - February 16-18, 2007 in Los Angeles, CA
23 confirmed guest appearances