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Name: Eric Roberts  
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Date of Birth: 18th April 1956
Place of Birth: Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
Profession: Actor
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Eric Roberts

Eric Anthony Roberts (born on April 18, 1956 in Biloxi, Mississippi) is an American film actor. He was raised in Atlanta, Georgia and is the older brother of actress Julia Roberts.

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1985 for his role as the escaped convict Buck in the film Runaway Train.

His other starring roles include Star 80 (1983), The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984), and Best of the Best (1989). In 1996 he appeared in the Doctor Who television movie in the role of the Master. He has also appeared in the music videos for "Mr. Brightside" by The Killers and "It's Like That" and "We Belong Together" by Mariah Carey. In an episode of South Park, he was parodied as a fading character actor who was eaten by cannibals. He also appears in the 2002 film "Spun" as "The Man" alongside Mickey Rourke and Jason Schwartzmann.

Most recently, Roberts has co-starred on the ABC sitcom Less Than Perfect. His daughter Emma has joined her father and aunt in the acting business. Recently, Emma Roberts gained a starring role on the Nickelodeon series Unfabulous.

Eric Roberts has been the subject of some articles on tabloid magazines for, among other things, allegedly committing some acts while drunk.

Apart from the aforementioned jobs, he has also appeared in many B Movies, and continues to do so.

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