Biography of Jesse EisenbergJesse Adam Eisenberg is a talented Hollywood actor of Polish-Ukrainian origin, who has already made his debut on Broadway, being a teenager. He has become famous after the premiere of the acclaimed movies Zombieland, The Social Network and Now You See Me. Moreover, Eisenberg is quite successful in drama - a few of his works have been performed at the largest theaters in New York City. Net worth: $12 million.
Childhood and Family of Jesse EisenbergJesse was born in 1983 in the suburb of New York City, Queens. His ancestors are Polish and Ukrainian Jews. His mother, Amy Eisenberg, worked as a clown-animator at children's parties, and his father, Barry Eisenberg, was an administrator at the hospital of his native city and after the birth of his son began to teach at the college.
Jesse was the only boy in the family, but his sisters played with him: Kerri (the older sister) and Hallie (the younger sister). Jesse became interested in acting because of his sister Hallie who often starred in commercials. At the age of 7, he made his debut in the children's musical Oliver!, having played the lead role of Oliver Twist, an orphan in the Victorian era.
At the age of 13, Jesse became a member of the teen pop band The Broadway Kids, and soon he and his bandmates were lucky enough to get to the big Broadway stage. Jesse was an understudy in the production of Summer and Smoke by Tennessee Williams. Being a member of the band, he almost did not sing (he sometimes acted as a backing vocalist) but enthusiastically played the drum kit and even attended the relevant class of the music school.
Acting Career of Jesse EisenbergIn 1999, Jesse Eisenberg starred in the teen series Get Real, where the young actress Anne Hathaway also debuted.
Ironically, having so many talents in high school, Jesse was not considered a star or soul of the company. In 2001, he received a certificate and entered the High School of Performing Arts in New York.
In the first year, Jesse succeeded in the disaster movie Lightning. The first success was immediately followed by another - in 2002, he starred in the black comedy Roger Dodger, playing the hapless teenager, unsuccessfully trying to attract the girl. For it, he won an award at the San Diego Film Festival for The Most Promising New Actor.
The next iconic role of Jesse Eisenberg was a talented but insecure young man named Walt Bekmar, experiencing parental divorce, in the independent family drama The Squid and the Whale.
Later in his filmography, there was the horror movie Cursed, where a young actor appeared with Christina Ricci, as well as the mystical thriller The Village. In 2009, he and the star of teen melodrama Twilight Kristen Stewart appeared in the cast of the movie Adventureland, and a year later he played the lead role in the comedy-horror movie Zombieland. He and Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin escaped from the hordes of zombies, getting into a lot of surprising situations. After this role Jesse began to be recognized on the streets: Hey, that's the guy from Zombieland!.
In the same year, it was released the movie Holy Rollers, where the young actor played a Hasidic Jew, who, using the very marginal ways, tried to distance himself from the orthodox way of life of his family. By the way, Jesse’s sister, Hallie Eisenberg, also starred in this movie.
Jesse Eisenberg: Mark Zuckerberg and Daniel AtlasIn autumn, 2010, it was the premiere of the biographical movie The Social Network. For two hours, the audience had watched four years of the life of the founder of the world's largest social network Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg. This amazing story about friendship and betrayal, talent and mediocrity brought the young actor a number of nominations for honorary awards, including the Golden Globe, the British Academy Award, and the legendary Oscar. Colin Firth got the last award for his role in another outstanding biopic The King’s Speech. Over the next three years, Jesse also starred in six movies, among which the most notable was the romantic one To Rome with Love, directed by Woody Allen.
According to Zoomboola.com, in 2013, it was released the action-blockbuster Now You See Me about the incredible scam of four gifted magicians. Each of them has own unique talent; the character of Jesse Eisenberg, Daniel Atlas, is a virtuoso gambler.
The other outstanding characters, played by Jesse Eisenberg, are John, the eldest son of military photographer Isabel, who has died in a car accident (Louder Than Bombs), journalist David Lipsky in the drama The End of the Tour, which has got an incredible lively response from the audience after the premiere at the film festival Sundance in 2015, as well as the lead role in the action-comedy American Ultra.
Jesse Eisenberg voiced Parrot Blu in the cartoon Rio. His filmography has been actively replenished with new outstanding works since 2016. Firstly, it is the role of Lex Luthor in the box office blockbuster Batman v Superman. He acted as an antagonist of the characters, played by Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill.
It is also worth mentioning Woody Allen’s melodrama Café Society, where the events happen in the 30s in New York City.
Moreover, in 2013 the second part of Now You See Me was released.
Jesse Eisenberg as a Playwright and StartupIt is not a secret that Jesse Eisenberg does not only act but also tries himself in drama. His several plays have been staged in the theaters of New York City. His most famous plays are the productions of The Revisionist and Asuncion. Eisenberg was not only their author but also an actor.
Jesse also publishes his short stories, full of subtle satire, in periodicals.
Eisenberg and his cousin created an entertainment resource on the Internet called OneUpMe, where visitors were invited to take part in fun linguistic games. The actor’s cousin invented puzzles, and Jesse was responsible for the creative part of the project.
Personal Life of Jesse EisenbergIn all interviews, Jesse Eisenberg calls himself big little and says that he has not thought about the marriage yet. However, there were several serious romances in the actor's life. In 2002, on the set of the movie The Emperor's Club, Jesse met Anna Strout, an assistant of the producer. They had dated for 10 years, but, in 2012, the media became aware of their breakup. It was not known what caused it, although many fans of Jesse sarcastically noted that Anna’s age was the reason – she’s 6 years older than he.
In 2013, the actor began his love relationship with the actress Mia Wasikowska, whom he had met on the set of the movie The Double. But their romance lasted only two years, after which the actor returned to his former girlfriend. Jesse has dated Anna Strout again since 2015. Two years later their son was born.
Jesse Eisenberg is a zealous animal rights activist and vegan.
Jesse Eisenberg Now2019 was a pretty creative year for the actor - with his participation, several major film premieres took place. These include the next part of Zombieland, as well as the films Resistance and Vivarium. In the same year, the film "The Art of Self-Defense" was released, in which Jesse played the role of Casey Davis.
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