Jesse Eisenberg

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Jesse Eisenberg
Born Jesse Adam Eisenberg
October 5, 1983 (1983-10-05) (age 32)
Queens, New York City U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999-present

Jesse Adam Eisenberg (born October 5, 1983 in Queens, New York) is an American actor. He is known for playing the roles of Walt Berkman in The Squid and the Whale, James Brennan in Adventureland, "Columbus" in Zombieland and Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network. Eisenberg received an Academy Award nomination for The Social Network. Eisenberg noted in a interview that his family is Jewish[1] and his name Eisenberg translated from German means: iron mountain or mountain of iron. He was nominated for the Orange Rising Star Award in 2010.

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Eisenberg is fond of cats and has been involved in fostering the animals.[2] He is a vegan.[3] In 2013, he began dating his The Double co-star Mia Wasikowska.[4][5]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Lightning: Fire from the Sky Eric Dobbs
2002 The Emperor's Club Louis Masoudi
2002 Roger Dodger Nick
2004 The Village Jamison
2005 The Squid and the Whale Walt Berkman
2005 Cursed Jimmy
2007 The Education of Charlie Banks Charlie
2007 The Hunting Party Benjamin Strauss
2007 One Day Like Rain Mark
2007 The Living Wake Mills Joaquin
2009 Adventureland James Brennan
2009 Zombieland Columbus
2010 The Social Network Mark Zuckerberg Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated—BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated—Empire Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated—Teen Choice Award for Actor – Drama
2010 Holy Rollers Sam Gold
2010 Solitary Man Daniel Cheston
2011 Rio Blu Voice
2011 30 Minutes or Less Nick Davis
2012 Why Stop Now Eli
2012 Free Samples Tex
2012 To Rome with Love Jack
2013 Now You See Me Atlas
2013 Night Moves Josh Stamos
2013 The Double Simon / James Abu Dhabi Film Festival for Best Actor
2014 Rio 2 Blu[6] Voice
2015 The End of the Tour David Lipsky
2015 American Ultra Mike Howell
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Lex Luthor Post-production
2016 Now You See Me: The Second Act J. Daniel Atlas Post-production

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