Kw-halloween-logo-small

Jesse Eisenberg Bio

Jun 12, 2013

Jesse Eisenberg has made a name for himself as an actor who can handle both challenging and humorous roles, find out more about him in his Kidzworld Bio!

Jesse Eisenberg has been acting since he was 10 years oldJesse Eisenberg has been acting since he was 10 years oldCourtesy of Anthem Magazine
 

Architect or Actor?

Jesse Adam Eisenberg was born on October 5th, 1983 and grew up in Queens, New York. His family is Jewish and have ancestors in Poland and Ukraine. Although he is the one who's now made a name for himself in showbiz, it's his sister Hallie who first made a splash on television as kid, starring in several Pepsi commercials. Jesse always knew he loved acting, and first started appearing on stage at age 10, but after high school he was accepted to New York University to study architecture, but decided to put his studies on hold so that he could finish making a film - the rest is history!

Jesse and Kristen Stewart in AdventurelandJesse and Kristen Stewart in AdventurelandCourtesy of Miramax

Get Real

Jesse won his first television role on the show Get Real, but it was his role in The Emperor's Club - a movie about an inspirational teacher at an elite all boys' school, that truly landed him on the map. He also received great critical acclaim for his role in the indie drama The Squid and the Whale and it was no time before he was being offered roles in higher budget films like Adventureland, Zombieland, and the famous Facebook film The Social Network where he plays Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Jesse plays a card shark in Now You See MeJesse plays a card shark in Now You See MeCourtesy of Summit Entertainment

Rio and Now You See Me

Most recently Jesse stars as part of a Robin Hood-esque crew of illusionists who use their abilities to open safes and give the police a run for their money trying to figure how they did it! He also lent his voice talent to the animated film Rio, and is also working on Rio 2 (in both films he plays the voice of Blu, a macaw.)

Check out the trailer for Now You See Me below!

 

Have Your Say

What do you think of Jesse Eisenberg? Let us know in the comments section below.

 

>
>

readers voted!

Comments

directioner_4lyfe
Ive never seen his movies
commented: Sat Sep 07, 2013

JennyD

JennyD wrote:

I see Kristen Stewart!!
commented: Tue Sep 03, 2013

slushpuppy20_2542966
???????
commented: Tue Aug 27, 2013

there are 30 more comments

Please login or register to add comments


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like!

latest videos

Magic-poll

What's Your Fave Magic Trick?

  • Making rabbits appear.
  • Making my homework disappear.
  • Pulling my fave pop from a hat.
  • Cutting my teacher in half.

related stories

Micro_now-you-see-me-micro
Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher and Morgan Freeman, Now You See Me is the story of a group ...
Micro_now-see-me-micro
Kidzworld gets the deets on the new, magic action/thriller “Now You See Me”
Micro_toptengreencelebs-micro
Lots of celebrities are trying to set an example by getting involved with environmental charities...
Micro_mark zuckerberg-micro
As a young programmer and internet entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg changed the way people connect wh...

Entertainment in the forums

OurLittleInfinity46
YAY!!! I'd give this movie a 9/10 i would have given it a perfect 10, if Gus didn't die.  Sorry if that spoiled anything for you guys, but you should've done the reading and the watching people!!!!!!!!
reply about 3 hours
Boysrock50
Boysrock50 posted in Movies:
captain america, was pretty good doesn't beat the dark knight though
reply about 7 hours
GaaraOfTheSand
GaaraOfTheSand posted in Movies:
I last watched Ciel in wonderland
reply about 7 hours
GaaraOfTheSand
GaaraOfTheSand posted in Movies:
I loved it ^__^
reply about 7 hours
Camaraderie
Camaraderie posted in Movies:
I didn't like the book and movie.  My rating: 0 out of 10.
reply about 8 hours

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

Big_icon_(7)

Have you ever fancied being a ranger like those fantasy characters you love so m...

Big_icon_(4)

You run across the city in a car chase with the police officers.

Big_icon_(6)

The evil master kidnapped all of your friends!

Ow_fright_ad_100x100

Explore the world or hang out with friends in your own condo. Get a unique look,...