Jesse Eisenberg

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Jesse Adam Eisenberg
  • Birth Place: Queens, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/05/1983, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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Jesse Eisenberg Fast Facts:
  • Born and raised in New York's Queens borough (in the neighborhood of Bayside), then moved to suburban New Jersey as a teenager.
  • Has been playing the drums since age 8. 
  • Made his Broadway debut at age 13 in Tennessee Williams' Summer and Smoke.
  • Was a member of the New York-based youth concert group Broadway Kids.  
  • Created the now-retired Web site OneUpMe.com (2006-08), which featured wordplay games.
  • Not an avid watcher of horror films, despite starring in 2009's Zombieland.
  • Was an anthropology major in college.
  • Jesse Eisenberg Relationships:
  • Amy Eisenbreg - Mother
  • Barry Eisenberg - Father
  • Hallie Kate Eisenberg - Sister
  • Kerri Eisenberg - Sister
  • Mia Wasikowska - Significant Other
  • Jesse Eisenberg Awards:
  • 2009 BAFTA Film Awards: Rising Star Award - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2010 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2011 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 2010 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Leading Actor - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended New School, New York, New York, United States

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