Screenwriter Profile: Eric Roth

downloadThe Writer:

Eric Roth got his film degree from the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television (he attended at the same time as Jim Morrison), and went on to have an impressive career which continues to this day. His credits include Forrest Gump, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

Credits: 

Untitled Good Shepherd Sequel (screenplay) (announced)

Luck (TV Series) (written by – 1 episode) – 2012

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (screenplay) – 2011

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (screenplay) / (story) – 2008

Lucky You (screenplay) / (story) – 2007

The Good Shepherd (written by) – 2006

Munich (screenplay) – 2005

Ali (screenplay) – 2001

The Insider (written by) – 1999

The Horse Whisperer (screenplay) – 1998

The Postman (screenplay) – 1997

Forrest Gump (screenplay) – 1994

Jane’s House (TV Movie) (teleplay) – 1994

Mr. Jones (screenplay) / (story) – 1993

Memories of Me (writer) – 1988

Suspect – 1987

Wolfen (uncredited) – 1981

The Onion Field (uncredited) – 1979

The Concorde… Airport ’79 (screenplay) – 1979

The Drowning Pool (uncredited) – 1975

The Nickel Ride – 1974

The Strangers in 7A (TV Movie) (teleplay) – 1972

To Catch a Pebble – 1970

Quotes:

I think part of being a good screenwriter is being as concise as possible.

(Please comment if you find any more!)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Proudly powered by WordPress | Theme: Baskerville 2 by Anders Noren.

Up ↑