Fast Facts

  • Began his acting career as a child in a Pringles commercial.
  • Appeared in such TV series as Forever Knight, Goosebumps and Are You Afraid of the Dark?
  • The only actor in the Star Wars franchise to play both Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader.
  • Starred with Anna Paquin and Jake Gyllenhaal in a London stage production of Kenneth Lonergan's This Is Our Youth.
  • Appeared as a model in ads for Louis Vuitton and Lacoste.


  • 2002, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2001, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee


  • Briar Rose Christensen — Daughter
  • Alie Christensen — Mother
  • David Christensen — Father
  • Hesja Christensen — Sister
  • Kaylen Christensen — Sister
  • Tove Christensen — Brother
  • Rachel Bilson — Significant Other

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  • Birth Name: Hayden Christensen
  • Birth Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Profession: Actor

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