Screenwriter Profile: Eric Roth

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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.


Untitled Good Shepherd Sequel (screenplay) (announced)

Luck (TV Series) (written by Р1 episode) Р2012

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (screenplay) Р2011

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (screenplay) / (story) Р2008

Lucky You (screenplay) / (story) Р2007

The Good Shepherd (written by) Р2006

Munich (screenplay) Р2005

Ali (screenplay) Р2001

The Insider (written by) Р1999

The Horse Whisperer (screenplay) Р1998

The Postman (screenplay) Р1997

Forrest Gump (screenplay) Р1994

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

Mr. Jones (screenplay) / (story) Р1993

Memories of Me (writer) Р1988

Suspect Р1987

Wolfen (uncredited) Р1981

The Onion Field (uncredited) Р1979

The Concorde… Airport ’79¬†(screenplay) – 1979

The Drowning Pool (uncredited) Р1975

The Nickel Ride Р1974

The Strangers in 7A (TV Movie) (teleplay) Р1972

To Catch a Pebble Р1970


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