Eric Roberts ( #EricRoberts ) - an American actor who has recently received recognition for his feat of acting in over 100 films between 2013 and 2014, and his best known for his parts in King of the Gypsies (1978) and in Runaway Train (1985) - born on Wednesday, April 18th, 1956 in Biloxi, Mississippi, United States
The Old Montana Prison, Deer Lodge, MT One of the weirdest pieces of prison equipment anywhere resides here: the galloping gallows, a portable gallows built in 1920. Each part of the gallows was designed to be easily dismantled and “galloped,” or moved quickly, to the next hanging site. What You’ll See: The prison’s grounds—where at least one member of Butch Cassidy’s Wild Bunch was incarcerated—have captured Hollywood’s imagination, serving as the set for films like 1985’s Runaway Train…
'Runaway Train' Premiere, 1985. Aspiring actress, Julia Roberts & her sister, Lisa(far left) attend the premiere of brother Eric Roberts film 'Runaway Train', also starring Jon Voight, Dec 4, 1985 in New York. (photo: Ron Galella/Wireimage)
Eric Roberts - He is an American actor. His career began with King of the Gypsies (1978), earning a Golden Globe nomination for best actor debut. He starred as the protagonist in the 1980 dramatisation of Willa Cather's 1905 short story, Paul's Case. He earned both a Golden Globe and Academy Award nomination for his supporting role in Runaway Train (1985). Through the 1990s and 2000s he maintained dramatic film and TV-movie roles while appearing in TV series.
Unstoppable is a 2010 American action thriller film directed by Tony Scott as his final film, written by Mark Bomback, and starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine. The film, loosely based on the real-life CSX 8888 incident, tells the story of a runaway freight train, and the two men (Washington and Pine) who attempt to stop it.