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Eric Stoltz Net Worth

Eric Stoltz Net Worth is
$5 Million

Eric Stoltz Biography

A global known Actor Eric Cameron Stoltz born in Saturday, September 30, 1961

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameEric Stoltz
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 30, 1961
Height1.83 m
ProfessionFilm producer, Film director, Actor, Television Director
EducationSan Marcos High School, University of Southern California
NationalityAmerican
SpouseBernadette Moley
ChildrenCatalina Stoltz
ParentsJack Stoltz, Evelyn B. Stoltz
SiblingsSusan R. Stoltz, Catherine Stoltz
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/ericstoltz
NominationsGolden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play, Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing In A Children/Youth/Family Special
MoviesMask, Some Kind of Wonderful, Pulp Fiction, Anaconda, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, The Butterfly Effect, The Fly II, Killing Zoe, Memphis Belle, Little Women, The Waterdance, Say Anything..., Rob Roy, The Wild Life, Kicking and Screaming, Bodies, Rest & Motion, Grace of My Heart, Mr. Jealousy, Naked in New York, The Rules of Attraction, 2 Days in the Valley, The House of Mirth, Jerry Maguire, Keys to Tulsa, The Passion of Ayn Rand, Fort McCoy, Sleep with Me, Haunted Summer, The Prophecy, The New Kids, Lionheart, Singles, Harvard Man, Things Behind the Sun, When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, The Honeymooners, Childstar, Hi-Life, 5 to 7, Code Name: Emerald, The Simian Line, Fluke, Surf II, The Lather Effect, A Murder of Crows, My Horrible Year!, Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge, Highball, Blackout Effect, Sister, Sister, A Killer in the Family
TV ShowsCaprica, The Lot, The Triangle, Out of Order


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 Was considered for the role of Detective Vic Mackey on The Shield (2002).
2 Lost out on the role of Marty McFly in Back to the Future (1985), but later appeared in The Fly II (1989), as a character named Marty who becomes a fly.
3 He has German, English, and Scottish ancestry.
4 Currently appearing as "Daniel Graystone" in the Syfy Channel drama Caprica (2009). [January 2010]
5 Appearing on Broadway with Richard Dreyfuss in Arthur Penn's production of Larry Gelbart's "Sly Fox". [March 2004]
6 Has appeared with James Spader in four films: A Killer in the Family (1983), The New Kids (1985), 2 Days in the Valley (1996) and Keys to Tulsa (1997).
7 According to a 1992 Movieline Interview, the casting agents for Mask (1985) had refused to let him in to read for the part. When he had finally finagled his way into an audition via a sympathetic receptionist, he arrived for his big chance before the casting people wearing a stocking over his face. And he got the part. Now he really put the technique to work. Reportedly he also insisted on being called Rocky, never Eric. But he went further than that. "I walked around town with the mask on. It was important to get people's reactions in grocery stores and post offices and see what they would say when they saw me strolling down the street. I just wanted to get an idea of how Rocky may have felt, which was horrible. People were generally cruel and mean. They would make snide comments. Kids threw things at me. People took pictures and asked, 'Hey, are you in the circus?'".
8 Lived in American Samoa for a few years as a child.
9 Spent three months in a wheelchair in preparation for his role in the film The Waterdance (1992).
10 Was nominated for Broadway's 1989 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for a revival of Thornton Wilder's Great Performances: Our Town (1989).
11 He was cast as Marty McFly in Back to the Future (1985) after Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale were unable to get Michael J. Fox, their first choice for the part due to scheduling conflicts. After only five weeks of filming, he was let go from the film because Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale felt he was "too intense" for the character. Michael J. Fox, who was then available, took over the part.
12 Is a vegetarian.
13 Worked as a production assistant on the films Say Anything... (1989) and Illegally Yours (1988) to learn from the famed first assistant director Jerry Ziesmer about the production side of filmmaking.
14 Member of the Actors Studio.
15 (1990-1998) Lived with Bridget Fonda. They both starred in Singles (1992), Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993), Grace of My Heart (1996) and Mr. Jealousy (1997).
16 (1985-1989) Dated Jennifer Jason Leigh. They both appeared in Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) and Sister, Sister (1987).
17 Nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Great Performances: Our Town (1989).
18 (1980-1983) Lived with Ally Sheedy (they met in college). They both appeared in Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge (1999).
19 Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1984" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 43.
20 Director Cameron Crowe promised him a role, however small, in every film he makes. Though Crowe hasn't cast him in any of his films since Jerry Maguire (1996).
21 Dropped out of USC.
22 Sister is Catherine Stoltz, professional opera singer.
23 Attended San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara, California. Fellow students included Anthony Edwards, Cady Huffman and Kathy Ireland.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1 Red hair and blue eyes
2 Frequently works with Roger Avary


Quotes

#Quote
1 (1992, on being private) I'm in one of the most public professions in existence. But I've always felt that the less you know about an actor's personal life, the more you can get involved in the story in which he's playing a character. And I don't like to see movies where you know about everything that happens behind the scenes. I can't engage in the story if I know what's going on in the actor's head. I don't want to see the zipper in the back of the monster suit. Like everybody else who goes to the movies, I want to believe the monster is real.
2 (1992, on The Waterdance (1992)) The role required a lot of research. I spent every day for three or four months at the hospital, never getting out of the wheelchair. I would have lived there, but there aren't enough beds as it is.
3 (1992) My parents moved to American Samoa when I was three or four years old. My dad was principal of a high school there. It was idyllic for a kid. I had a whole island for a backyard. I lived there until I was eight years old and we moved to Santa Barbara. That was a rough transition to make. I remember being the only kid in second grade who couldn't tie his shoelaces, because I had never worn shoes on the island.
4 (1992, on his early love with Ally Sheedy. Source: Movieline) We met in history class. Neither of us were acting [in films] at the time. We were just kids in college. We lived together in a commune on Hollywood Boulevard. It was a huge old Victorian house called the Harris Hollywood House, and there were four or five rooms filled with ex-patriots from England, a handful of homeless people, lots of young, aspiring actors. It was cheap and the atmosphere was exciting. It was a wonderful, messy, fervent time filled with crazy people starting their careers and very excited about what might happen. (http://movieline.com/1992/06/01/eric-stoltz-true-confessions-of-a-faux-paraplegic/)
5 (1992, on his preparation for The Wild Life (1984)) I got a job at a bowling alley, moved into Oakwood Apartments in Burbank and tried to live that life. It was awful. I had to clean other people's shoes, deal with women's bowling day. The time really dragged. On one level, it was no fun at all but, on another level, it was real interesting. I had the opportunity to hang out in the apartment complex's clubhouse and down by the pool. The place was filled with recently divorced people who were licking their wounds. I did that for two months. And, ultimately, it did make it easier to do the character.
6 (1992, on Haunted Summer (1988)) Actually, Laura Dern got me that role. She brought me the script and told me that I should meet the director. Ivan Passer took us to dinner and offered me the role. Some directors just want to hire you after getting a sense of who you are and others want you to read a million times. Either way is fine with me. Although it's a lot more fun to just go out to dinner...We lived this sort of bohemian existence during that film. We thought of those people as the rock and roll stars of their day, young, hedonistic people pursuing anarchic lifestyles, shocking society. We were all passionate about it. I already had a knowledge of the Romantic poets, but I didn't know much about (my character) Shelley. So I read every book about his life. I read this man's mail. I went to the places he went. I had a great time. I remember one night on Lake Como when there was an incredible thunderstorm. All the power went out in our hotel. I went out on the balcony and saw Laura and Philip Anglim on a balcony, and Alex Winter on the balcony next to them, watching the lightning. And I thought, this was what life should be like.
7 (1992, on Memphis Belle (1990)) Michael Caton-Jones was a little twisted. He had us spend three weeks running five miles a day with packs on our back and sleeping with 20 other smelly, grumpy guys. I think he wanted to see spoiled Hollywood actors tortured and beaten down so he could come in and direct. After boot camp we were putty in his hands. He wore a general's cap on the set and occasionally walked around with a riding crop. He's a good director, but his sense of humor is obviously strange.
8 To go from trying to steer a scene to trying to bring it to life from within is a big difference. Directing has only increased my admiration and respect for what it is that actors do. (On going from directing to acting on 'Grey's Anatomy'.)
9 I find that there are two kinds of actors (or actresses) that you work with constantly: (1) The Respectful Actor. This person is kind and giving and talented and fun to work with and respectful of your relationship. (2) The Predatory Actor. This person is kind and giving and talented and fun to work with but feels that because they are famous they don't have to function within society's rules, i.e., if they are hungry, they eat; if they are attracted to their co-star, they act on it, married or not, no matter what destruction may ensue. These people obviously should be in therapy.
10 There's a strange sense of accomplishment in making an independent film. Everything's against you; there's no time, and even less money- you bring a bottle of glue, chip in twenty bucks, and hope you all make it through the day. If you manage to finish it and it actually turns out to be pretty good, it's thrilling.
11 I realize I'm a very lucky man. I love what I do, I love films, tv and theater, and the fact that I'm able to make a living at it staggers me.
12 I'm interested in doing movies I wouldn't normally be interested in doing.
13 It's hard not to get a big head in the film industry, there are people on a set paid to cater to your every need, from the minute you arrive until you go home. It's kind of strange, but not unpleasant.


Pictures

All Eric Stoltz pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 Best Narrative Feature Savannah Film Festival Best Film Fort McCoy (2011) Kate Connor

Andy Hirsch
2011 First Prize Rhode Island International Film Festival Best Feature Fort McCoy (2011) Kate Connor

Andy Hirsch
2011 Platinum Award WorldFest Houston Best Historical/Period Film Fort McCoy (2011) Kate Connor

Andy Hirsch
2010 Hollywood Discovery Award Hollywood Film Awards Best Feature Film Fort McCoy (2011) Kate Connor

Andy Hirsch
1998 Indie Supporter Award Los Angeles Independent Film Festival For supporting indie filmmakers when others would only say "no.".
1994 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Cast Ensemble Pulp Fiction (1994) John Travolta

Samuel L. Jackson

Uma Thurman

Tim Roth

Harvey Keitel

Ving Rhames

Amanda Plummer

Bruce Willis

Rosanna Arquette
1992 Gold Special Jury Award WorldFest Houston Best Actors The Waterdance (1992) William Forsythe

Wesley Snipes
1985 ShoWest Award ShoWest Convention, USA Male Star of Tomorrow

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Direction in a Comedy Series Glee (2009) Bradley Buecker

Brad Falchuk

Paris Barclay

Ryan Murphy

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Elodie Keene

Adam Shankman

Tate Donovan
2002 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Directing in a Children's Special My Horrible Year! (2001)
1995 Independent Spirit Award Independent Spirit Awards Best Supporting Male Pulp Fiction (1994)
1986 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Mask (1985)


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Madam Secretary 2015-2016 TV Series Will Adams
Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant 2015 Russ Peterson
Cindy's New Boyfriend 2015 Short TV Hostage / 911 Operator
5 to 7 2014 Jonathan Galassi
Blue 2014 TV Series Arthur
Maron 2013 TV Series Danny
Made in Jersey 2012 TV Series Marcus Wheaton
Wilfred 2011 TV Series Doug
Leverage 2011 TV Series Alan Scott
Fort McCoy 2011 Frank Stirn
Caprica 2009-2010 TV Series Daniel Graystone
Grey's Anatomy 2009 TV Series William Dunn
Sparks 2009/I Short Joseph
Blank Slate 2008 TV Movie Sean Sullivan
The Grand Design 2007 Short Josh
Close to Home 2007 TV Series Det. Chris Veeder Chris Veeder
Medium 2007 TV Series Sonny Troyer
The Lather Effect 2006 Mickey
The Triangle 2005 TV Mini-Series Howard Thomas
The Honeymooners 2005 William Davis
Hello 2005 Short Max
Will & Grace 2005 TV Series Tom Cassidy
Childstar 2004 Fresno Burnbaum - Dad
The Butterfly Effect 2004 Mr. Miller
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town 2003 Otto
Out of Order 2003 TV Mini-Series Mark Colm
Happy Hour 2003 Levine
The Rules of Attraction 2002 Mr. Lawson
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2002 TV Series Father Michael Sweeney
Once and Again 2001-2002 TV Series August Dimitri
My Horrible Year! 2001 TV Movie Uncle Charlie
Harvard Man 2001 Teddy Carter
Things Behind the Sun 2001 Dan
It's a Shame About Ray 2000 Short Mr. Stoltz
Jesus & Hutch 2000 Short Jesus
The Last Dance 2000 TV Movie Todd Cope
One Kill 2000 TV Movie Capt. Wallker Randall
The House of Mirth 2000 Lawrence Selden
Thirty 2000 TV Movie
Common Ground 2000 TV Movie Johnny Burroughs
The Simian Line 2000 Sam Donovan
The Lot 1999 TV Series Director Weller
Chicago Hope 1998-1999 TV Series Dr. Robert Yeats
Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge 1999 TV Movie Prosecutor Bob Laurino
Hercules 1998-1999 TV Series Theseus The Grim Avenger
The Passion of Ayn Rand 1999 TV Movie Nathaniel Branden
A Murder of Crows 1998 Thurman Parks III
Mad About You 1994-1998 TV Series Alan Tofsky
Hi-Life 1998 Jimmy
Hercules: Zero to Hero 1998 Video Theseus The Grim Avenger (voice)
Blackout Effect 1998 TV Movie John Dantley
Highball 1997 Darien
The Definite Maybe 1997 uncredited
Mr. Jealousy 1997 Lester Grimm, aka Vince
Anaconda 1997 Dr. Steven Cale
Keys to Tulsa 1997 Richter Boudreau
Homicide: Life on the Street 1997 TV Series Drew Kellerman
The Rocking Horse Winner 1997 Short Uncle Joe
Jerry Maguire 1996 Ethan Valhere
2 Days in the Valley 1996 Wes Taylor
Grace of My Heart 1996 Howard Cazsatt
Inside 1996 TV Movie Marty
Don't Look Back 1996 TV Movie Jesse Parish
Partners 1995 TV Series Cameron
Fallen Angels 1995 TV Series Nick Ballestier
Kicking and Screaming 1995 Chet
Fluke 1995 Jeff Newman
Never Say Goodbye AIDS Benefit by Yoko Ono 1995 Video short Man From Hamptons
Rob Roy 1995 McDonald
The Prophecy 1995 Simon
Little Women 1994 John Brooke
Sleep with Me 1994 Joseph
Roomates 1994 TV Movie Bill Thomas
Pulp Fiction 1994 Lance
Frasier 1993 TV Series Don
Naked in New York 1993 Jake Briggs
Killing Zoe 1993 Zed
Foreign Affairs 1993 TV Movie Fred Turner
Bodies, Rest & Motion 1993 Sid
The Heart of Justice 1992 TV Movie David Leader
Singles 1992 The Mime
The Waterdance 1992 Joel Garcia
A Woman at War 1991 TV Movie Franz Bueller
Money 1991 Franck Cimballi
Memphis Belle 1990 Sgt. Danny "Danny Boy" Daly
American Playhouse 1990 TV Series Younger Edward
The Rachel Papers 1989 Café Patron (uncredited)
Say Anything... 1989 Vahlere
The Fly II 1989 Martin Brundle
Great Performances 1989 TV Series George Gibbs
Haunted Summer 1988 Percy Shelley
Manifesto 1988 Christopher
Greasy Lake 1988 Video T.C.
Sister, Sister 1987 Matt Rutledge
Lionheart 1987 Robert Nerra
Some Kind of Wonderful 1987 Keith Nelson
Code Name: Emerald 1985 Andy Wheeler
Mask 1985 Rocky Dennis
The New Kids 1985 Mark
The Wild Life 1984 Bill Conrad
Things Are Looking Up 1984 TV Movie Neil 'Trout' Troutman
Running Hot 1984 Danny Hicks
Killing Time 1984/II Short Stop N Start Manager
Surf II 1984 Chuck
St. Elsewhere 1983 TV Series Eddie Carson
A Killer in the Family 1983 TV Movie Ricky Tison
Love, Sidney 1983 TV Series Rick
The Fall Guy 1983 TV Series Little Juice Atkins
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers 1982 TV Series Kevin
Fast Times at Ridgemont High 1982 Stoner Bud
Paper Dolls 1982 TV Movie Steve
The Violation of Sarah McDavid 1981 TV Movie Pete Brady
Knots Landing 1981 TV Series Luke
Walking Tall 1981 TV Series David Coombs
Eight Is Enough 1980 TV Series Kurt Harper
The Waltons 1980 TV Series Sr. Boy #1
A New Kind of Family 1979 TV Series Burt
The Seekers 1979 TV Mini-Series 1st Boy
CBS Afternoon Playhouse 1978 TV Series Freddie Driscoll
The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank 1978 TV Movie Steve Benson
James at 16 1978 TV Series Jack

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk 2017 producer completed
Madam Secretary TV Series co-executive producer - 35 episodes, 2014 - 2016 executive producer - 21 episodes, 2016 - 2017
Fort McCoy 2011 producer
The Grand Design 2007 Short executive producer
The Lather Effect 2006 associate producer
The Bulls 2005 Short executive producer
Mr. Jealousy 1997 executive producer
Sleep with Me 1994 producer
Bodies, Rest & Motion 1993 producer

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk 2017 completed
Madam Secretary 2014-2017 TV Series 10 episodes
Class Rank 2017
How to Get Away with Murder 2014 TV Series 1 episode
Believe 2014 TV Series 1 episode
Black Box 2014 TV Series 2 episodes
Glee 2010-2014 TV Series 12 episodes
White Collar 2013 TV Series 1 episode
Nashville 2013 TV Series 3 episodes
Made in Jersey 2012 TV Series 1 episode
Californication 2012 TV Series 1 episode
Off the Map 2011 TV Series 1 episode
Private Practice 2009-2011 TV Series 4 episodes
Caprica 2010 TV Series 1 episode
Huge 2010 TV Series 1 episode
Nip/Tuck 2009 TV Series 1 episode
Grey's Anatomy 2008 TV Series 2 episodes
Quarterlife 2008 TV Series 2 episodes
Boston Legal 2007 TV Series 2 episodes
The Grand Design 2007 Short
The Bulls 2005 Short
Law & Order 2005 TV Series 1 episode
Once and Again 2002 TV Series 1 episode
My Horrible Year! 2001 TV Movie

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Say Anything... 1989 production assistant
Illegally Yours 1988 production assistant

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Bulls 2005 Short

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mask 1985 performer: "Little Egypt"

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Back to the Future 1985 stunt driver - uncredited

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Einstein's God Model 2016 special thanks
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer 2011 thanks
Jelly 2010 special thanks
County General 2005 special thanks
Full Tilt Boogie 1997 Documentary special thanks
Party Girl 1995 special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2008 TV Series Himself
Character Studies 2005-2007 TV Series Himself
Odyssey in Rome 2005 Documentary Narrator
Mornings with Shirley Povich: A Century of Writing Sports 2005 TV Movie documentary Narrator
Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
V Graham Norton 2003 TV Series Himself
The 2002 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards 2002 TV Special documentary Himself
American Experience 2001-2002 TV Series documentary Himself - Reader
Woodrow Wilson and the Birth of the American Century 2002 TV Movie documentary Ray Stanard Baker
Still Cher 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards 2001 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Hollywood Palms 2001 Himself (uncredited)
VH-1 Where Are They Now? 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Film-Fest DVD: Issue 1 - Sundance 1999 Video documentary Himself
Hollywood Greats 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
Reliving Our Fast Times at Ridgemont High 1999 Video documentary short Himself
Celebrity Profile 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
The Daily Show 1996-1998 TV Series Himself
Pitch 1997 Documentary Himself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1996 TV Series Himself
1995 MTV Movie Awards 1995 TV Special Himself
VH1 Fashion and Music Awards 1995 TV Special Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1995 TV Series Himself
The 5th Annual Legacy Awards 1993 TV Special Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1993 TV Series Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1990 TV Series Himself
The Word 1990 TV Series Himself
The 43rd Annual Tony Awards 1989 TV Special Himself - Nominee
De película 1989 TV Series Himself - Interviewee

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hoy nos toca 2017 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2015 TV Series Himself
Back in Time 2015 Documentary Original Marty McFly / Bill Conrad (uncredited)
Some Jerk with a Camera 2015 TV Series Original Marty McFly
Troldspejlet 2011 TV Series Marty McFly
Tales from the Future 2010 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
He's Just Not That Into You 2009 Keith Nelson (uncredited)
Ceremonia de inauguración - 56º Festival internacional de cine de San Sebastián 2008 TV Movie Lawrence Selden (uncredited)
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters 2006 Documentary Lance (uncredited)
Retrosexual: The 80's 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary
Cher: The Farewell Tour 2003 TV Movie documentary Roy L.'Rocky' Dennis
Pulp Fiction: The Facts 2002 Video documentary short Himself
You're Still Not Fooling Anybody 1997 Short Himself (uncredited)
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