What's this? This is an unbiased just-the-facts news timeline ('newsline') about Eli Roth, created by Newslines contributors. Learn more

Eli Roth

Eli Roth2 posts
Latest News view > Click for Biography view
21 Mar, 2014

Talk is Jericho interview

Interview0 Comments

Roth appears on Talk is Jericho to discuss horror, his own film career and meeting John Travolta.

John Travolta put up with more of my questions than you could believe. I brought up Carrie and Blowout. I didn’t bring up Boy in the Plastic Bubble but he totally would have went with it. He was so cool and funny.

7 Aug, 2009

Esquire interview

Interview0 Comments

Roth talks about his role as Sergeant Donny Donowitz in the movie Inglourious Basterds:

The Basterds kind of keep him in reserve, so that when they’re interrogating the Germans, they’re like, You’d better tell us where so-and-so is hiding, or we’re bringing out the Bear Jew. The idea’s that when you hear the Bear Jew, you think it’s going to be some 300-pound, huge 6-foot-7 muscle guy, and Quentin said he wants people to go, ‘That’s the Bear Jew? Eli?