Eric Roberts estrangement from Julia Roberts ended 14 years ago, and now, the year-old actor is discussing their rift in detail in the new issue of Vanity Fair. Despite their year age difference, the famous siblings were once inseparable. But, after Eric began having issues with drug and alcohol abuse—and split with actress Kelly Cunningham —Julia finally had enough. In fact, she even helped fund Kelly's legal fees in her custody dispute over a young Emma Roberts. Looking back on it now, Eric tells the magazine, "I wouldn't characterize it as a falling-out.
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In February , her half-sister, Nancy, died of an apparent drug overdose. She was only 37 years old at the time of her death. But [as with] any situation of challenge and despair, we must find a way, as a family. It took awhile before her loved ones could even begin to talk about what had happened. When Nancy died, her family released a statement about her death and in it they revealed just how sad they were to not have her with them. The family is both shocked and devastated.
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His director, Doug Campbell, blocks a pivotal scene in the hallway of Citrus College in which Eric, playing the predatory Dr. Beck, is confronted by one of his medical-school students. She barges into his classroom and throws him against the blackboard. In fact, he may well be considered for inclusion in Guinness World Records as the American actor with the most film credits. There are times when Eric does three movies in one day—literally racing from one indie set to another.