Eric Roberts

Eric Anthony Roberts (born April 18, 1956) is an American actor. His career began with a well-received performance in King of the Gypsies (1978), for which he earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for New Star of the Year – Actor. He went on to earn a second Golden Globe nomination for portraying Paul Snider in Star 80, as well as Globe and Academy Award nominations for his supporting role in Runaway Train (1985). Through the 1990s and 2000s he maintained dramatic film and TV film roles while appearing in TV series. His TV work includes three seasons with the sitcom Less than Perfect and a recurring role on the NBC drama Heroes. His sisters Julia Robertsand Lisa Roberts Gillan, and daughter Emma Roberts, also have acting careers. He achieved recent recognition for his feat of acting in over 150 films between 2013 and 2015.

Known For


Cast Credits

Swedish Dicks (2016)
Guest starring as Chip Stone
Code Black (2015)
Guest starring as Vince Savetti (2 episodes)
The Player (2015)
Guest starring as Pauly Agostino
Scorpion (2014)
Guest starring as Mick Doherty
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Guest starring as Jimmy "The Butcher" Figgis
Celebrity Wife Swap (2012)
Guest starring as Eric Roberts
Femme Fatales (2011)
Guest starring as David Bannion
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011)
Guest starring as Andy Armus
Suits (2011)
Guest starring as Charles Forstman (8 episodes)
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Guest starring as Richard Sheridan
Lost Girl (2010)
Guest starring as Hades / Jack (9 episodes)
Glee (2009)
Guest starring as Fundraiser Coordinator
Crash (2008)
Starring as Seth Blanchard
Chuck (2007)
Guest starring as Packard
Heroes (2006)
Guest starring as Mr. Thompson (7 episodes)
The L Word (2004)
Guest starring as Gabriel McCutcheon (3 episodes)
Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003)
Guest starring as Eric Roberts
Less Than Perfect (2002)
Starring as Will Butler
Witchblade (2001)
Guest starring as Lupo
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Guest starring as Brother Daniel Larson (3 episodes)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Guest starring as Sam Winfield
  • Episode 2x13: Victims (Feb 9, 2001)
Oz (1997)
The Odyssey (1997)
Starring as Eurymachus
Frasier (1993)
Guest starring as Chet
The Young and the Restless (1973)
Starring as Vance Abrams (7 episodes)
Doctor Who (1963)
Guest starring as The Master