Eric Stoltz

Born Sep 30, 1961

Eric Hamilton Stoltz is an American actor, director and producer. He is widely known for playing the role of Rocky Dennis in the biographical drama film Mask, which earned him the nomination for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture. Stoltz has appeared in a wide variety of films from mainstream fare like Some Kind of Wonderful to independent films like Pulp Fiction, Killing Zoe and Kicking and Screaming.… Read More

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1961 Birth Born on September 30, 1961.


1978 16 Years Old In 1978, he was cast as Steve Benson in the TV adaptation of Erma Bombeck's The Grass Is Always Greener Over The Septic Tank. … Read More


1984 22 Years Old Originally cast as Marty McFly for Back to the Future in late 1984, he was replaced after about a month of filming when Michael J. Fox (the director's first choice for the role) agreed to divide time between the movie and his television sitcom Family Ties. … Read More
1985 23 Years Old In 1985, Stoltz garnered attention with a Golden Globe nomination starring as Rocky Dennis in Mask.
1987 25 Years Old Among other roles in the 1980s, he appeared in the 1987 hit John Hughes's Some Kind of Wonderful. … Read More
1989 27 Years Old He was nominated for a Tony Award as Featured Actor for his performance as George Gibbs in the 1989 Broadway revival of Thornton Wilder's Our Town. … Read More


1994 32 Years Old Stoltz was born in Whittier, California, the son of Evelyn B. (née Vawter), a violinist and schoolteacher who died in 1994, and Jack Stoltz, an elementary school teacher. … Read More
1998 36 Years Old Stoltz received the Indie Sup(Y)port Award at the 1998 Los Angeles Film Festival. … Read More
2001 39 Years Old From 2001 to 2002, he had a recurring role as the English teacher-poet August Dimitri in ABC's Once and Again, wherein Julia Whelan's character, a teenager, fell in love with his character.


2002 40 Years Old He directed an episode of the show in 2002.
2003 41 Years Old In 2003, he played his first leading TV role in Out of Order, which was canceled after five episodes.
2004 42 Years Old In 2004, he appeared in The Butterfly Effect as a child molester; the following year, he guest-starred in the NBC sitcom Will & Grace as Debra Messing's love interest. … Read More
2005 43 Years Old He also directed a short film entitled The Bulls as well as the highest rated episode of Law & Order in 2005, entitled "Tombstone". … Read More
2007 45 Years Old Beginning in 2007, Stoltz directed episodes of the drama series Quarterlife, which began airing as webisodes and were then picked up to air on the NBC network in 2008. … Read More
2011 49 Years Old In 2011 Stoltz was seen back on the silver screen with the film Fort McCoy; he earned accolades for his leading role as a conflicted barber of German heritage forced to suppress his American patriotism after moving his family to a post-World War II military base housing a German POW camp. … Read More
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