Knowledge Identifier: +Eric_Stoltz
He returned to the United States in 1979, when he entered USC as a drama student, but subsequently dropped out to pursue film and TV roles
Among other roles in the 1980s, he appeared in the 1987 hit, John Hughes's "Some Kind of Wonderful"
Jennifer Jason Leigh - In 1982, she played a teenager who gets pregnant in the Cameron Crowe- scripted high school comedy "Fast Times at Ridgemont High", which served as a launching pad for several of its young stars, including Sean Penn, Judge Reinhold, Forest Whitaker, Eric Stoltz, Anthony Edwards, Phoebe Cates and Nicolas Cage
He was nominated for a Tony award as Featured Actor for his performance as George Gibbs in the 1989 Broadway revival of Thorton Wilder's "Our Town"
Julie Delpy - In 1994, she starred opposite Eric Stoltz in Roger Avary's directorial debut "Killing Zoe", a cult heist film capturing the Generation X zeitgeist
During the first part of the 2000s, he starred with Gillian Anderson in "The House of Mirth" , based on the novel by Edith Wharton
Gillian Anderson - Again in 2000 starred in the film "The House of Mirth" with Eric Stoltz, an adaptation of the Edith Wharton novel of the same name, where she won such *awards as the National Society of Film Critics *award for Best Actress, British Independent Film *award for Best Actress and Village Voice Film Poll Best Lead Performance
Trini Alvarado - She played various roles on the small screen, appearing alongside Eric Stoltz for the third time, in 2000's "The Last Dance" amid a string of TV guest appearances and movies
From 2001 to 2002, he had a recurring role as the English teacher-poet August Dimitri in ABC's "Once and Again", where Julia Whelan's character, a teenager, fell in love with his character
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
Christopher Showerman - In 2012, Shorris Film co-produced "Bristled : The Howl Chronicles' starring Eric Stoltz