Jesse Eisenberg BiographyJesse Adam Eisenberg is a talented Hollywood actor of Polish-Ukrainian descent who made his Broadway debut at a young age. His popularity in the film world came after the premieres of the acclaimed movies "Zombieland", "The Social Network", and "Now You See Me". In addition, Eisenberg has been quite successful in drama - several of his works have been staged by major New York theaters.
Childhood and FamilyJesse was born in New York, Queens, in 1983. His ancestors were Polish and Ukrainian Jews, and his grandmother was born in Moscow. Jesse's mother, Amy Eisenberg, worked part-time as a clown at children's parties, while his father, Barry Eisenberg, was once a hospital administrator in his hometown, and shortly after the birth of his son, he began teaching at a college.
At 13, Jesse became a member of the acting and vocal troupe "Broadway Kids", and soon he and his fellow group members had the good fortune to make it onto the big Broadway stage – he was an understudy in the production "Summer and Smoke" by Tennessee Williams. Within the group, he rarely sang (sometimes he performed as a back vocalist), but he passionately played the drums and even attended the corresponding class at a music school.
Film CareerIn 1999, Jesse Eisenberg starred in the teen series "Get Real", where young actress Anne Hathaway also made her debut.
Since 2016, his filmography has been actively supplemented with new outstanding works. Firstly, his role as Lex Luthor in the box office blockbuster "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" – he played the antagonist to characters of Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill.
In 2019, the drama "Vivarium" was released, in which Jesse worked alongside Imogen Poots. They play a couple who are somehow magically locked in a house from which they cannot escape until they raise a child.