Company13: 25 11.10.2018 (updated 13:26 11.10.2018) Short URLEric Roberts, the older brother of Julia Roberts and Oscar-nominated actor, could soon get a Russian passport and join the ranks of other celebrities in the same case, such as Gerard Depardieu, Steven Seagal, Roy Jones Jr. or Jeff Monson.It turns out that the American actor Eric Roberts, who has been nominated several times for the Golden Globes and the Oscars, also wants to run for a Russian passport.
Journalists asked him if he wanted to become Russian when the actor had just presided over the jury at a film festival in Rostov-on-Don, a Russian city 1092 km south of Moscow.
"It would not bother me," he told the crowd of enthusiastic Russian journalists.
Aged 62, the actor has visited Russia several times in recent times. He participated in another film festival in September in Vladivostok, in the Russian Far East.
In 2013, Gerard Depardieu became the first major star to obtain a Russian passport. Followed by American wrestler Jeff Monson, world champion boxer Roy Jones Jr., actors Steven Seagal and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa. For her part, Ornella Muti also provided the necessary documents. Fred Durst, leader of the American rock band Limp Bizkit, and Pamela Anderson, also expressed their wish to become Russians.