-
x

Meet New Friends!

Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.

Friends ff8c072dd79a91c1300f032d674241a8d64367100ffb1f25fa3f9bec4a05319f
Kidzworld Logo

Emile Hirsch Biography

Birthdate: March 13, 1985
Birthplace: Topanga, CA

Emile Hirsch's career is hitting fifth gear as he stars in Speed Racer on the big screen. Kidzworld takes a look at this young actor.

Cali Kid

Born just a little bit outside Los Angeles, it’s not a big surprise that Emile ended up in show-business. His mom was and artist and teacher, and his dad was a manager, and producer, so it was pretty much a given that Emile would do something creative. Emile began acting around the age of eight and started like most child actors do, playing smaller roles in TV Shows and Movies of the Week like Sabrina the Teenage Witch and NYPD Blue.

Working With Some Big Names

As a teen, Emile started landing roles in film, and in 2004, he starred with Elisha Cuthbert in The Girl Next Door, a racy comedy that got him a lot of attention. Building on his reputation as a solid young actor, Emile starred with Heath Ledger in Lords of Dogtown, a popular movie about the birth of skateboarding. Then he really hit the big time as a legitimate actor while playing the bad guy in Alpha Dog, working with Justin Timberlake and Anton Yelchin.

Pedal to the Metal

Emile’s career is now on a roll. In 2007, he turned the buzz from Alpha Dog into an award winning performance as Chris McCandless, a young man finding himself in the wilderness, in Into The Wild. Now he’s starring as Speed Racer in the live action film version of the ‘60s anime hit, and it’s by far the biggest budget flick he has ever worked on. With a few projects in the works, it’s safe to say that Emile won’t be slamming on the brakes anytime soon.

Did U Know?

  • Emile and Elisha Cuthbert were nominated for Best Kiss at the MTV Movie Awards for Girl Next Door.
  • Emile’s nickname is Hirschy.
  • He has been known to sing Karaoke in LA with other young celebs such as Lindsay Lohan and Nicole Richie.
  • Emile was six years old when he saw his first episode of the Speed Racer cartoon.

    Says...

    “I think I've always been half out of my shell and half in. Sometimes I can be extremely wild and sometimes I can be extremely shy. It just depends on the day.”

    Related Stories:

  • Anton Yelchin Biography
  • Freddie Highmore Biography
  • Michael Cera Biography
  • More Biographies of Your Fave Celebs!
  • 0 Comments

    Related Stories

    Freddiepoll

    Who is Your Favorite Young Actor?

    • Michael Cera.
    • Shia LaBeouf.
    • Emile Hirsch.
    • Daniel Radcliffe.

    Entertainment In The Forums

    drowning
    drowning posted in Latest Trends:
    I've been meaning to find more horror animes to watch, actually. A little more classic would probably be Blood-C. Less classic is Death Note, given it's more of a physiological horror. And, Corpse Party: Tortured Souls.
    reply about 11 hours
    AnnaOfExquizurd
    AnnaOfExquizurd posted in Movies:
    Nemo... the first time I watched it, it became my favorite, and I watched it so many times :P
    reply about 12 hours
    H3LLSCRIVVER
    so a bald scarecrow and a crow were chilling...the scarecrow was complaining that he was bald so the crow replied "don't worry...it'll crow back"
    reply about 24 hours
    nqme
    nqme posted in Jokes and Riddles:
    Maybe puns from other planets are horrible, but puns from Earth are only terrable.
    reply 1 day
    AnnaOfExquizurd
    Okay okay. I think I have a pun. Atom 1: I think I lost an electron! Atom 2: No way! Are you positive?! I admit I saw it somewhere once, and that chemistry pun brought it back to mind :P
    reply 1 day