Emma Roberts (2007's Nancy Drew, Hotel for Dogs) is the daughter of actor Eric Roberts. A character actor with nearly 200 TV and movie screen credits, he is perhaps best known for playing vain news anchor "Will Butler" on TV's Less Than Perfect. He is the brother of Oscar-winner Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman, Erin Brockovich), making Emma Julia's niece. Emma began her career in 2001 with small parts in Blow, Big Love, and her aunt Julia's America's Sweethearts. She then established herself in 2004 as the star of the Nickelodeon series Unfabulous. In 2010 she reunited with her aunt in Valentine's Day, although the two were not on screen together. Also in Valentine's Day is Emma's other aunt, character actress Lisa Roberts Gillan, who has appeared in several of her sister Julia's other films, including I Love Trouble (1994), Something to Talk About (1995), Runaway Bride (1999), Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Duplicity (2009), and Eat Pray Love. Lisa also appears as Julia's double for the 2012 movie Mirror Mirror. Julia, Lisa, and Emma all appeared in 2002's Grand Champion.
In 2009, Emma appeared in the movie Lymelife, which was written by/starred the Martini brothers, and also featured nepotistic actors like Alec Baldwin, Cynthia Nixon, Timothy Hutton, and Rory and Kieran Culkin.
Julia's husband, cameraman Danny Moder, worked on her films The Mexican (2001) and Mona Lisa Smile. The two married in 2002.