I was crazy about my sisters. We all felt very protective of each other, but the hardest person to protect yourself from is yourself. Eric went to visit his sister in the hospital and was welcomed with open arms, he says. Eric Roberts, daughter Emma and Eliza. Personalise the newsletters you receive and gain access to competitions and offers. Something went wrong, we were unable to log you in using that account.
Eric and Julia Roberts are a brother-and-sister act that is unique in the world of acting. They are only the third brother-and-sister act to be both nominated for Oscars for acting. Julia has stated in public several times that she stuttered as a young girl. However, it seems that she has not gone into much detail. On the other hand, Eric has spoken very candidly about his childhood speech, and one could surmise that he not only stuttered into more advanced years of childhood than his sister, but also that his stuttering was more severe.
May 16, By Amber Blyth. Despite their age difference, famous siblings Eric and Julia Roberts were once inseparable.
His parents ran an acting and writing school out of their home, which influenced Roberts and his sisters Lisa and Julia Roberts to all become actors. Roberts' first big break came in , when he was cast as Ted Bancroft on the soap opera Another World. He grew up immersed in the theater scene and was surrounded by actors. His mother and father ran a successful acting and writing school out of their home.