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Hayden Christensen Biography

Birth Name:
Hayden Christensen
Birth Place:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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


  • 2002Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2001Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 2001National Board of Review-Breakthrough Performance of the Year: winner


  • Tove Christensen -- Brother
  • Briar Rose Christensen -- Daughter
  • David Christensen -- Father
  • Alie Christensen -- Mother
  • Hesja Christensen -- Sister
  • Kaylen Christensen -- Sister