01/27/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Eric Roth Sues Over Madoff: "Gump" Writer Lost Everything

The award-winning screenwriter of "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and "Forrest Gump" is suing his Beverly Hills investment manager for losing all his money in Bernard Madoff's scam.

Eric Roth, 65, discovered last week that his retirement nest egg had vanished - the same day he learned he was nominated for a Golden Globe award for "Button."

"I'm the biggest sucker that ever walked the face of the Earth," he told the Los Angeles Times.

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