Eric Roberts, Julia Roberts' Brother, Checks Into 'Celebrity Rehab'

Eric Roberts, Julia Roberts' Brother, Checks Into 'Celebrity Rehab'

Julia Roberts' older brother Eric has checked into 'Celebrity Rehab,' reports.

Eric is an actor and father to Emma Roberts, 19, who starred in 'Valentine's Day' with her famous aunt--see pictures of Julia and Emma, who share a strong resemblance, here.

He has been in many films including 'The Dark Knight,' had a recurring role on 'Heroes' and was nominated for an Oscar in 1985 for his supporting role in 'Runaway Train.'

No word on what addiction Eric is trying to kick, but he was arrested in 1987 for cocaine and marijuana possession and trying to assault a police officer. He faced multiple accusations of domestic violence in the 90s as he continued to battle a cocaine problem. He and Julia became estranged during a 1993 custody battle for Emma when Julia sided with his ex-girlfriend, but reunited in 2004 over the birth of her twins.

Eric joins Rachel Uchitel, Janice Dickinson, Leif Garrett and Jeremy London in the 'Celebrity Rehab' house. Jeremy, whose troubled wife Melissa just suffered a brain hemorrhage at the house, is thrilled.

"Eric Roberts is my roommate and is simply amazing," Jeremy told Radar. "He's an incredible person."

'Celebrity Rehab 4' premieres in October.

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