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Emile Hirsch Biography

Birth Name:
Emile Davenport Hirsch
Birth Place:
Topanga Canyon, California, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Made his TV acting debut in a 1996 episode of the short-lived horror series Kindred: The Embraced
  • Played the young version of the title character in the 1998 TV-biopic Houdini
  • First big-screen role was in the 2002 drama The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
  • In 2003, he was nominated for a Young Artist Award for his work in the drama The Emperor's Club
  • While making the 2007 film Into the Wild, he became inspired to work with Oxfam, an organization seeking solutions to poverty, hunger and social injustice
  • In 2010, climbed Mount Kilimanjaro along with other entertainers and activists to raise awareness of the global water crisis

Awards

  • 2019Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2009Critics' Choice Awards-Best Acting Ensemble: winner
  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2008Critics' Choice Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2007National Board of Review-Best Breakthrough Performance by an Actor: winner
  • 2007Detroit Film Critics Society-Best Actor: nominated

Relationships

  • Brianna Domont -- Ex-significant Other
  • David Hirsch -- Father
  • Margaret Davenport -- Mother
  • Jennifer Bolduc -- Sister
  • Valor -- Son