- Was in a coma for three days following a car accident in 1981.
- Costarred with his wife, Eliza, in 1994's Love Is a Gun.
- MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch pitted clay versions of him and his sister Julia in a bout against Donny and Marie Osmond.
- Appeared in videos for Ja Rule, the Killers, Mariah Carey and Akon.
- Narrated the unabridged audio book version of Stephen King's Quitters, Inc.
- 1985, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
- 1979, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actor: Nominee
- 1984, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee
- 1986, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
- 2009, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
- 2015, Independent Spirit Awards — Robert Altman Award: Winner
- Eliza Roberts — Wife
- Dana Wheeler-Nicholson — Ex-fiancée
- Phinnaeus Walter Moder — Nephew
- Betty Lou Motes — Mother
- Emma Roberts — Daughter
- Kelly Cunningham — Ex-significant Other
- Lisa Roberts Gillan — Sister
- Morgan Simons — Stepdaughter
- Hazel Patricia Moder — Niece
- Sandy Dennis — Ex-significant Other
- Julia Roberts — Sister
- Keaton Simons — Stepson
- Walter Roberts — Father
- Nancy Motes — Half Sister
- Henry Daniel Moder — Nephew
- Attended Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England; attended American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York, New York, United States
- Birth Name: Eric Anthony Roberts
- Birth Place: Biloxi, Mississippi, United States
- Profession: Actor
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