Eric Anthony Roberts (born April 18, 1956) is a American movie, television, stage, and voice actor who is known for his roles in King of the Gypsies and Paul's Case. He was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and one Academy Award. He is also known for playing a Gotham Gangster Salvator Maroni in The Dark Knight.
He was born in Biloxi, Mississippi on April 18, 1956. He studied at Henry W. Grady High School. Roberts was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He was sued two times, one for drug related problems and the other for slaming his wife into a wall, all charges were later dropped. Roberts is currently married to Eliza Garret since 1992, they have one daughter Emma Roberts. He is the brother of Julia Roberts and Lisa Roberts Gillan.