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Eric Roth
Eric Roth
Name Eric Roth
Role(s) Co-executive producer and writer
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Birthdate March 22, 1945
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Eric Roth is a co-executive producer and writer for Luck. Roth won the Oscar for best adapted screenplay for his script for Forrest Gump.

BiographyEdit

Early lifeEdit

Earlier careerEdit

Roth has worked as a writer in feature films since 1970. His first script was for a film entitled To Catch a Pebble. In 1994 he wrote the script for Forrest Gump. He won the Oscar for best adapted screenplay for the film. In 1998 he co-wrote The Horse Whisperer with Richard LaGravenese, the film is about a horse trainer with a unique approach. In 1999 he co-wrote The Insider with Luck show runner Michael Mann. Mann directed the film. It features Luck star Michael Gambon. Roth and Mann collaborated again in 2001 on Ali, rewriting an earlier draft by Stephen J. Rivele and Christopher Wilkinson.

Roth also wrote or co-wrote Munich (2005), The Good Shepherd (2006), Lucky You (2007), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011).

LuckEdit

Roth joined the crew of Luck as a co-executive producer and writer for the first season in 2011. He wrote the season finale.

Luck creditsEdit

Co-executive producerEdit

Season one credits
"Luck" "Ace Meets with a Potential Investor" "Ace Meets with a Talented Whiz Kid"
"Ace Meets with a Colleague" "Ace Forces Escalante to Swap Jockeys" "Ace Pitches a Deal"
"Ace and Claire Tour a Horse Farm" "Ace Counters Smythe's Move with His Own" "Two Prized Colts Go Head-to-Head"

WriterEdit

Season one credits
"Luck" "Ace Meets with a Potential Investor" "Ace Meets with a Talented Whiz Kid"
"Ace Meets with a Colleague" "Ace Forces Escalante to Swap Jockeys" "Ace Pitches a Deal"
"Ace and Claire Tour a Horse Farm" "Ace Counters Smythe's Move with His Own" "Two Prized Colts Go Head-to-Head"
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