Eric Roberts is an American actor. He had his career beginnings in the 1960s. He debuted in the soap opera Another World. In 1978, he made his cinematic debut in the film King of the Gypsies. For his performance, he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture Acting Debut – Male. During the ’80s, he was acclaimed for his performance as Paul Snider in the movie Star 80. For this, he received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor. He next received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film Runaway Train. He continued his film career in the ’90s, 2000s, as well as the 2010s. On TV, he’s best known for his role as Will Butler in Less than Perfect, Agent Thompson in Heroes, Seth Blanchard in Crash, and Charles Forstman in Suits.