WRITER

Eric Roth

1945 - Today

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Eric R. Roth (born March 22, 1945) is an American screenwriter. He has been nominated six times for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay — for Forrest Gump (1994), The Insider (1999), Munich (2005), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), A Star Is Born (2018), and Dune (2021) — winning for Forrest Gump. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric Roth has received more than 1,371,008 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Eric Roth is the 2,536th most popular writer (up from 3,792nd in 2019), the 3,272nd most popular biography from United States (up from 5,120th in 2019) and the 297th most popular Writer.

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  • 21

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  • 3.27

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  • 3.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Eric Roth ranks 2,536 out of 5,755Before him are Arthur Young, Commodian, Johannes Mario Simmel, Ilse Aichinger, Ram Prasad Bismil, and Isak Samokovlija. After him are Yi Kwang-su, Mahasweta Devi, Aelred of Rievaulx, Lawrence Block, Sumitranandan Pant, and Mary Astell.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1945, Eric Roth ranks 189Before him are Maryla Rodowicz, Richard Long, Richard Henderson, Katharine Houghton, Mimsy Farmer, and Svetlana Gerasimenko. After him are Baghdadi Mahmudi, Panagiotis Pikrammenos, Bob Peck, Chandrika Kumaratunga, Pirri, and Steve Gadd.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eric Roth ranks 3,272 out of 18,182Before him are Eugene Odum (1913), Lars Peter Hansen (1952), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (1961), Richie Ginther (1930), Dylan McDermott (1961), and Tyga (1989). After him are Jay Rockefeller (1937), Dan Blocker (1928), Charles Duke (1935), Maurice Hilleman (1919), Lawrence Block (1938), and Louis Farrakhan (1933).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Eric Roth ranks 297Before him are William Peter Blatty (1928), Anne McCaffrey (1926), Larry Niven (1938), Jack Williamson (1908), Edgar Lee Masters (1868), and Stephenie Meyer (1973). After him are Lawrence Block (1938), Budd Schulberg (1914), Shere Hite (1942), Harlan Ellison (1934), Harold Robbins (1916), and Horace McCoy (1897).