Eric Roberts in one of Hollywood's most intriguing characters whose career spans decades. Son of one-time actors and playwrights and whose siblings are actors Lisa Roberts Gillan and Julia Roberts, Roberts truly is acting royalty. He studied drama at age 17 in London for two years at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, then returned to the States and continued his studies at the American Academy in New York. He received his first Golden Globe nomination for his role in King of Gypsies (1974) and his second nomination for his stark and frightening portrayal of two-bit hustler Paul Snider in Star 80 (1983) Eric's undeniable, unconventional talents would continue to gain his notorious roles, at the Sundance Film Festival in 1996, he received critical applause for his starring role as a man dying of AIDS in the uplifting and emotional film It's My Party (1996) and earned more honors as a writer marked for murder in the mob-themed story La Cucaracha (1998).
He was also perfectly cast as one of the cold-blooded killers in the Emmy-nominated TV adaptation of Truman Capote's chiller In Cold Blood (1996). And in 2008 he appeared as Mafia Boss and ally of the Joker, Sal Maroni in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, part of the "Batman" series with Christian Bale and the late Heath Ledger.
Eric Roberts will be attending For The Love Of Sci-Fi on both days of the event 1-2 December 2018
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