Eric Roberts is a popular American actor. Eric Roberts is also famous as the celebrity brother of actress Julia Roberts and celebrity father of actress Emma Roberts.
Eric Roberts was born on April 18, 1956 and he is currently 65 years old. He hails from Biloxi, Mississippi and his zodiac sign is Aries. Speaking of parents, his mother is Betty Lou Bredemus and his father is Walter Grady Roberts. His parents are former actors and playwrights and met while touring the production of George Washington slept here for the armed forces.
Also, he has two younger siblings namely Julia Roberts and Lisa Roberts Gillan. His two siblings are also actors. He was estranged from Julia until 2004 due to his past drug abuse and Julia sided with his ex-girlfriend regarding custody of his daughter. They reconciled after he visited Julia in the hospital following the birth of their twins. Additionally, this personality is of English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, German and Swedish descent. The actor is also vegan and supports animal rights.
Eric Roberts is a professional actor and the famous brother of actress Julia Roberts. Speaking about his acting career, he started out with a starring role in King of the Gypsies back in 1978. For this role, this actor received his 1st Golden Globe Award nomination. He received another Golden Globe Award nomination for his role in star 80 1983
He also received renewed recognition for his performance at the Golden Globes Runaway train in 1985. He also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for the same role. His acting career spans 40 years. Over the years, this veteran actor has accumulated more than 609 credits. Some of them include The Expendables, Raggedy Man, A Guide to Recognition Your Saints, The Pope of Greenwich Village, The Specialist, Cecil B. Demented, National Security, The Dark Knight, Inherent Vice, The Institute, Runaway Train, and head full of honey
This actor has also worked equally on a variety of TV projects such as the three seasons Less than perfect heroes and The young and the restless. The actor also appeared in Saved by the light, suits, The Finderand Doctor Who.
Since the 1970s, this veteran actor has been one of the few actors in history to have 600+ credits. These credits include blockbusters, animated films, animated series, independent films, television series, short films, and student films. People often remember this actor for his role as a manipulative villain in most of his projects.
Eric Roberts is happily married to Eliza Rayfield. On August 16, 1992, he married Eliza. His wife is the daughter of famous actors David Rayfield and Lila Garrett. She is also an actress and casting director. From this marriage he has a stepson named Keaton Simons and a stepdaughter named Morgan. His stepson is a singer-songwriter while his stepdaughter is a chef.
Speaking about his past relationships, he was in a live-in relationship with actress Sandy Dennis according to her profile from 1989 in People. They lived in a seven-bedroom house that the actress rented in Connecticut for five years.
Later, after ending things with Sandy, he was in a live-in relationship with Kelly Cunningham. He has a daughter with Kelly named Emma Roberts who was born on February 10, 1991. His daughter Emma is also an actress and is married to actor Garrett Hedlund. He first became a grandfather when Emma gave birth to their son Rhodes in December 2020.
Eric Roberts stands about tall height by 5 feet 11 inches or 180 cm. Likewise, the actor has a body weight of 165 lbs or 75 kg. Apart from that, the American actor’s other body measurements like chest-waist-hips measurements, dress size, biceps, etc. are still being checked. Additionally, the American actor has dirty blonde hair that has turned gray with age and hazel blue eyes.
Social Media and Wealth
In terms of his social media presence, Eric Roberts joined Twitter in March 2009 and has over 47.9k followers to date. His username on this platform is @EricRoberts. It is also available on Instagram as @ericrobertsactor. At the time of writing this bio, the actor has gained more than 21.7k followers on his Instagram profile. The actor also has a Facebook profile with 447,000 followers as of March 2022. The veteran actor has a net worth of $2 million.