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Hayden Christensen

Christensen during Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith premiere, May 2005.
Born April 19, 1981 (1981-04-19) (age 28)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 1993 – present
.Hayden Christensen (born April 19, 1981) is a Canadian actor.^ Hayden Christensen is a Golden Globe Award-nominated Canadian actor.
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^ Hayden Christensen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia on April 19th of 1981.
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^ April 19 , 1981 .
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.He appeared in Canadian television programs when he was young, then diversified into American television in the late 1990s.^ He appeared in Canadian television programs when he was young, then diversified into American television in the late 1990s.
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.He moved on to minor acting roles before being praised for his role of Sam in Life as a House, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award.^ He moved on to minor acting roles before being praised for his role of Sam in Life as a House .
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^ Hayden Christensen is a Golden Globe Award-nominated Canadian actor.
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^ He was nominated for a few awards for this role including the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor and the Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award.
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.He gained international fame portraying the young adult Anakin Skywalker (Darth Vader) in the second and third films of the Star Wars prequel trilogy and David Rice in Jumper.^ Darth Vader Bionic Arm – Stars Wars plus science .
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^ He gained international fame playing the young adult Anakin Skywalker (Darth Vader) in the Star Wars films.
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^ (May 18, 2005) A digital rendering of Hayden appears in the 2004 DVD version of STAR WARS: EPISODE VI - RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983), as the spirit of Anakin Skywalker.
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Biography

Early life

.Christensen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the son of Alie, a speechwriter for the heads of large companies, and David Christensen, a computer programmer and communications executive.^ April 1981 , Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada more Contact: .
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^ Hayden Christensen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia on April 19th...
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^ Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada .
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.His father is of Danish descent and his mother has Swedish and Italian ancestry.^ His Canadian father is of Danish and English ancestry, while his American mother is half Italian and half Swedish.
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[1] .Christensen has an elder brother and sister, Tove and Hejsa, and a younger sister, Kaylen.^ Younger brother of Tove Christensen .
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^ My sister Hesja is a trampoline champion, and my brother Tove produced Shattered Glass .
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^ Competed with his sister Hejsa Christensen (the captain), brother Tove Christensen and a family friend in Eco-Challenge Fiji Islands (2003).
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[2][3][4] .Raised outside Toronto in Thornhill, Ontario, Christensen attended E.J. Sand Public School, Baythorn Public School and Unionville High School in Unionville, Ontario, Canada.^ Unionville High School, Toronto, Ontario .
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^ Baythorn Public School (1995) .
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.He was an athlete in high school, playing hockey competitively and tennis on a provincial level.^ A true record, 200 players and players delighted us with a very high level of tennis ...

[5] He spent summers in Long Island with his maternal grandmother, Rose Schwartz,[5] and attended the Actors Studio in New York as well as the Arts York program for drama at his high school. .He was "discovered" when his older sister Hejsa, a former trampoline champion, was shopping around for an agent after he landed a role in a Pringles potato chips commercial.^ Kaylen Christensen (born in 1984), Hesja Christensen (Junior World Trampoline Champion; older) .
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[5][6].

Career

.Christensen's first acting role was on the television series Family Passions, which aired on Canadian television in September 1993, when he was 12.[7] The following year he acquired a minor role in John Carpenter's In the Mouth of Madness.^ He moved on to minor acting roles before being praised for his role of Sam in Life as a House .
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^ Born in Vancouver but raised in Toronto, Canada, Christensen became involved with Canadian television productions at a young age and carried his skills over to American TV movies and series in the late '90s.

^ Wishing to be both a horror film and a parody of the genre, John Carpenter's In the Mouth of Madness combines supernatural thrills with winking references.

[7] .From 1995 through 1999, he appeared in several movies and television shows, including Harrison Bergeron, Forever Knight, Goosebumps, The Virgin Suicides, and Are You Afraid of the Dark?.^ Hayden's notable films include The Virgin Suicides (1999), Trapped in a Purple Haze (2000) and Shattered Glass.

^ Steven The Virgin Suicides (1999) ....
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^ Higher Ground Are You Afraid of the Dark Goosebumps .

[7] .He acquired wider notice while starring in Fox's Family Network television series Higher Ground in 2000, portraying a teen who was sexually molested by his stepmother, and then turned to drugs in his despair.^ Made for cable, Free Fall premiered January 17, 1999 on the Fox Family network.

^ At the time of this email, AJ Cook was playing an abused teenager on the Fox Family show Higher Ground.
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^ Though he would appear briefly in 1999's The Virgin Suicides for director Sofia Coppola -- a family friend of Lucas ' -- it was Christensen 's work in the Fox Family Channel's drama series Higher Ground which convinced Lucas to give the actor a reading.

[7][8]
.While Christensen's critically acclaimed portrayal of a misunderstood teenager in Life as a House (2001) earned him Golden Globe and SAG Award nominations as well as the National Board of Review's award for Breakthrough Performance of the Year,[9][10][11] the performance didn't receive widespread public notice.^ Hayden Christensen is a Golden Globe Award-nominated Canadian actor.
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^ He took some time off from the Star Wars set in 2003 and took on a role of a journalist in the movie Shattered Glass which gave him a nomination for the Golden Satellite Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama.
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^ He was nominated for a few awards for this role including the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor and the Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award.
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[8] For his part in the movie, Christensen lost 25 pounds through a special diet.[12] .He eventually gained the weight back during the filming for Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.^ Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith (USA: DVD box title) ...
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^ His favorite scenes to film in STAR WARS: EPISODE III - REVENGE OF THE SITH (2005) were the scenes in which he acted with Ian McDiarmid.
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^ He gained international fame playing the young adult Anakin Skywalker (Darth Vader) in the Star Wars films.
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[13][14]
.He went on to receive good reviews for 2003's Shattered Glass, which tells the true story of journalist Stephen Glass, who was discovered fabricating stories as a writer for The New Republic.^ News & Media / Entertainment Author: Steven Greydanus Source: Shattered Glass Quietly riveting, crisply intelligent, and ethically uncompromising, Shattered Glass tells the fact-based story of the spectacularly fraudulent journalistic career of Stephen Glass , a hotshot writer for the New Republic during the 1990s.
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^ Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (USA: promotional title) Shattered Glass (2003) ....
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^ Related Topix: Thriller , Mystery Movies , Crime Movies , Drama Movies , Twilight , The Twilight Saga: New Moon , New Moon , Adventure , Musical Movies , Life as a House , Comedy Movies , Shattered Glass .
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[15][16] Peter Travers of Rolling Stone writes "Hayden Christensen is sensational as Glass, finding the wonder boy and the weasel in a disturbed kid flying high on a fame he hasn't earned."[17] In 2004, Christensen appeared as a model in Louis Vuitton's advertising.[18]

Star Wars: 2000-2005

.On May 12, 2000 Christensen announced that he would be starring as Anakin Skywalker in the next two prequels Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002) and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005).^ "Hayden Christensen: Voice of Jammer" "Hayden Christensen starred as Anakin Skywalker in the prequels, Star War: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005).

^ Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith (USA: DVD box title) ...
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^ "Keep up," says Hayden Christensen, who's best-known for playing Anakin Skywalker in two "Star Wars" prequels.

.The star was chosen by director George Lucas because he felt that Hayden had talent and good chemistry with actress Natalie Portman.^ Hayden has a good number of inches on Ewan and is much more taller than Portman so I would definently say yes 6"1.
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^ Hayden Christensen, Lena Olin, Terrence Howard and Jessica Alba star for writer/director Joby Harold.
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^ He may have looked taller in Star Wars as hes seen alot with Euhan and Natalie Portman.
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.Lucas stunned the movie world by picking the then-unknown actor after he had turned down such big names as Leonardo DiCaprio, Ryan Phillipe and Paul Walker as well as 400 other candidates.^ Takers Movie Trailer (Like Heat with Paul Walker, Chris Brown, and T.I.) .
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.George Lucas is quoted as saying that he chose Christensen for the role of Skywalker because he "needed an actor who has that presence of the dark side" that was essential to solidify the story that Lucas was trying to tell: The tragic fall of Anakin Skywalker and the rise of Darth Vader.^ He gained international fame playing the young adult Anakin Skywalker (Darth Vader) in the Star Wars films.
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^ Josh.J says on 24/Sep/09 Tom says on 3/Sep/09 Either way, way too short to have played Anakin Skywalker.
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^ Bilson did get engaged this year to actor Hayden Christensen , who knows a little something about playing iconic characters.
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.In the final two films of the prequel trilogy, Christensen was the only actor portraying a Jedi who was not allowed to customize his character's lightsaber.^ Bilson did get engaged this year to actor Hayden Christensen , who knows a little something about playing iconic characters.
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^ There's even a forward by Hayden Christensen, for those of you who enjoyed his performance in the prequels (ie under a certain age and female).
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^ "Keep up," says Hayden Christensen, who's best-known for playing Anakin Skywalker in two "Star Wars" prequels.

.This was because in Attack of the Clones, Anakin Skywalker's lightsaber was built to be reminiscent of Darth Vader's lightsaber in the original trilogy, while in Revenge of the Sith, Anakin's lightsaber was designed to match the lightsaber that Obi-Wan Kenobi gives to Luke Skywalker, in Episode IV.^ He gained international fame playing the young adult Anakin Skywalker (Darth Vader) in the Star Wars films.
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^ This replaced Sebastian Shaw as the ghostly image that appears beside Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda at the end of the film.
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^ She gave birth, named the children Luke and Leia, told Obi-wan Kenobi that she knew you were still good deep down inside, and then died.
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.Christensen, during the production of Revenge of the Sith, asked Lucas if a special Darth Vader suit could be constructed to fit his own body, rather than have a different actor don one of the original sets of Vader armor worn by David Prowse.^ Ed says on 23/Dec/05 Well someone is lying here or Lucas has even resorted to using special effects to give his actors an inch an 1/2 height difference.
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^ Hayden Christensen height: 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) Canadian Actor from Revenge of the Sith and Shattered Glass.
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^ Jul/08 Hi friends, my pal met Christensen in wardrobe during sith shooting.
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Lucas agreed, and a suit was engineered to fit Christensen's frame, even including extensions to allow for the actor to attain Vader's 2.02 meter. .Hayden's voice as the "robotic" Vader, however, was dubbed over by James Earl Jones despite rumors to the contrary.^ Well my answer was partially correct, it is a space odyssey, but according to everyone’s favorite trade publication, Variety , Chris Pine, William Shatner, James Earl Jones, Hayden Christensen and Mark Hamill have joined ...
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^ Despite recently shooting down rumors that she's engaged to Hayden Christensen , pretty Rachel Bilson unabashedly sported a rock on her ring finger yesterday.
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^ Ewan McGregor ] [ Samuel L. Jackson ] [ Christopher Lee ] [ George Lucas ] [ James Earl Jones ] .

.Stock footage of Christensen was used in the controversial 2004 DVD release of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, where he was inserted in place of the actor Sebastian Shaw.^ Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones was released in 2002.
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^ (May 18, 2005) A digital rendering of Hayden appears in the 2004 DVD version of STAR WARS: EPISODE VI - RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983), as the spirit of Anakin Skywalker.
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^ The star of the movie is Hayden Christensen, best known for his role as Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars movies.
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[19] This was an unpopular change for many.[20][21] Christensen insists this was done without his knowledge, an act that is confirmed by Lucasfilm itself in the featurette "Return of the Jedi: What has changed?" as seen on the official website to commemorate the 2006 DVDs.[19]
.His role as Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars made him a star.^ The star of the movie is Hayden Christensen, best known for his role as Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars movies.
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^ He gained international fame playing the young adult Anakin Skywalker (Darth Vader) in the Star Wars films.
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^ There is no huge 4 inch discrepancy between the two to account for big lifts to play Anakin Skywalker, making him on par with Mace Windu.
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[22] .Although his performance was met with mixed reviews by critics (earning him the Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor in both Episodes II and III) [23][24] he became very popular among audiences, being named in both People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People and Teen People's 25 Hottest Stars under 25.[2] Christensen continued to work a little more with Star Wars: He was the basis of Anakin Skywalker's fighting style in the video game adaption of Revenge of the Sith and rerpised his role of Anakin uncredited via archive sounds in the video game Lego Star Wars: The Video Game and the animated short: LEGO Star Wars: Revenge of the Brick.^ "Hayden Christensen: Voice of Jammer" "Hayden Christensen starred as Anakin Skywalker in the prequels, Star War: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005).

^ The star of the movie is Hayden Christensen, best known for his role as Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars movies.
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^ Star Wars performance..
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After Star Wars: 2006-present

.Between 2006 and 2007, he starred in Awake, with Jessica Alba, which tells the story of a man who remains awake but paralyzed during heart surgery,[7][25] and in Factory Girl, opposite Sienna Miller and Guy Pearce.^ Available online February 19, 2007 Hayden talks about Doug Liman and Jumper, Jessica Alba and Awake and Factory Girl, Billy Quinn and more.

^ Clay Beresford Factory Girl (2006) ....
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^ Natalie Portman Natalie at Celebopedia Jena Malone Jena at Celebopedia Jessica Alba Jessica at Celebopedia Sienna Miller Sienna at Celebopedia Mischa Barton Mischa at Celebopedia Rachel Bilson Rachel at Celebopedia Ewan McGregor Ewan at Celebopedia Samuel L. Jackson Samuel at Celebopedia Peter Sarsgaard Peter at Celebopedia Jamie Bell Starpulse Paul Walker Paul at Celebopedia .

[7][26] .Christensen next starred with Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell and Rachel Bilson in the film Jumper, the story of a young man who discovers he has the ability to teleport; the film was released on February 14, 2008.[27][28] Bilson and Christensen co-starred again in the same segment of the film New York, I Love You.^ New York, I Love You will debut in Japan February 20, 2010.

^ He gained international fame playing the young adult Anakin Skywalker (Darth Vader) in the Star Wars films.
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^ MTV Asia - Movie Minute: New York, I Love You Release Date: January 14, 2010 (Singapore) In Tribeca, a pickpocket (Hayden Christensen) finds the tables turned when he follows an alluring girl (Rachel Bilson).

.Christensen also appeared opposite Mischa Barton in Virgin Territory, which was released directly-to-DVD in North America in August 2008. The film, based on The Decameron, is about a group of people who escape the Black Plague epidemic by hiding out in a Tuscan villa in Italy.^ If Christensen is 6ft then, what I'm wondering is what is Samuel L. Jackson, cause in Revenge of the Sith, maybe 1/2 hour more into the film from the scene your'e talking about, Jackson and Christensen walk side by side right when Christensen(Anakin) finds out who Palpatine really is, and the two are exactly the same size.
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^ Bilson did get engaged this year to actor Hayden Christensen , who knows a little something about playing iconic characters.
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^ Projects Awake Release Date 11/30/07 Info/Review Official Site Jumper Release Date 2-15-08 Info/Review Official Site Virgin Territory France 7/23/08 US DVD 8/2008 Info/Review Factory Girl Release 2-9-07 DVD 7-17-07 Info/Review Official Site New York, I Love You Status: Completed Release Spring 09 .

[29]
.Christensen was slated to appear in an adaptation of William Gibson's seminal cyberpunk novel, Neuromancer, set for a 2009 release, but has since been removed from the IMDB cast list.^ December 25, 2009 - Vanishing on [7th] Seventh Street - Jacob Latimore's on set pictures with Hayden and the cast of Vanishing on Seventh Street can be found on his website.

^ November 5, 2009 - Cast Updates for Vanishing on 7th Street - IMDB has updates to the cast for Hayden's latest movie.

^ IMDB has long listed the release date as 2011.

[30][31] .In September 2008 it was announced that Christensen and Paul Walker signed onto the crime drama Takers set for a 2010 release.^ Takers on YouTube - January 5, 2010 TakersMovie - Facebook announced the official Takers YouTube channel where you can view the trailer and hopefully other goodies coming soon.

^ January 8, 2010 - New York, I Love You on DVD - New York, I Love You on Facebook announces the release of the movie on DVD next month.

^ Takers starring Hayden Christensen, Paul Walker, Idris Elba, T.I., Matt Dillon, Chris Brown and Michael Ealy will be released February 26, 2010 in the US. Click for larger image December 10, 2009 - New York, I Love You on DVD - As you can see, there's lots of NYILY news.

He will play a young detective alongside Matt Dillon.[32] .Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey will be the fourth film in which Christensen will co-star again with Samuel L. Jackson.^ Apocalyptic Movies.com January 1, 2010 - Quantum Quest Official Site Updated - Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey is a 48 minute educational film to be shown in regular theaters and IMAX in February 2010 and will be presented in 3D. The film boasts an all-star voice cast and the official site is now fully operational with loads of new content.

^ Well if the plot isn't enough to get you going the film stars Hayden Christensen and the gorgeous Thandie Newton."

^ Vanishing on 7th Street filmed for about 5 weeks in Detroit and Stars Hayden Christensen, Thandie Newton and John Leguizamo.

[33] .In October 2009 he started shooting the horror film Vanishing on Seventh Street, directed by Brad Anderson, alongside Thandie Newton and John Leguizamo.^ Vanishing on 7th Street filmed for about 5 weeks in Detroit and Stars Hayden Christensen, Thandie Newton and John Leguizamo.

^ November 18, 2009 - Vanishing on Seventh Street a Wrap?

^ Filming of "Vanishing on 7th Street".

[34]
.Christensen performed a public service announcement for Do Something's Teens for Jeans Campaign in 2008.[35] He was also recently named as the face of Lacoste's newest fragrance, Lacoste Challenge.^ Joining the ranks of famous fragrance faces like Justin Timberlake for Givenchy Play and Hayden Christensen for Lacoste Challenge , singing star Enrique Iglesias is gearing up for his own starring role starting in October as the face of Azzaro Pour Homme.
  • Hayden Christensen News - Topix 9 January 2010 12:53 UTC www.topix.net [Source type: General]
  • Hayden Christensen News - Topix 9 January 2010 12:53 UTC www.topix.com [Source type: General]

^ Challenge", Lacoste perfume played by actor Hayden Christensen: The new fragrance for men by Lacoste, "Challenge," available in May, includes fresh top notes and woody base of a solid.
  • Hayden Christensen - Boxxet 9 January 2010 12:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[36]

Personal life

.Christensen and actress Rachel Bilson have been dating since 2007 when they met on the set of movie Jumper.^ I'm starting to think the actors (Hayden Christensen, Thandie Newton and John Leguizamo) actually vanished from the set before too many people even realized they were in town doing a movie.

^ Q&A with Hayden Christensen and Rachel Bilson: Two card-carrying members of "young Hollywood," Hayden Christensen and Rachel Bilson find themselves at a similar career crossroads.
  • Hayden Christensen - Boxxet 9 January 2010 12:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Was Jumper the first time you met Hayden [Christensen]?
  • Hayden Christensen - Boxxet 9 January 2010 12:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.They became engaged in December 2008.[37] Previously, Christensen was dating actress Sienna Miller.^ Sienna Miller (actress; born on December 28, 1981; shared a house in Louisiana during the filming of Factory Girl in 2006) .
  • Hayden Christensen Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 9 January 2010 12:53 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Her sex scene with actor Hayden Christensen in Factory Girl may seem all too real, but British beauty Sienna Miller insists that its all fake.
  • Hayden Christensen - Boxxet 9 January 2010 12:53 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Currently resides in Uxbridge, north of Toronto, Canada.

Filmography

Film
Year Film Role Notes
1995 In the Mouth of Madness Paper Boy
Street Law Young John Ryan Limited release
1998 The Hairy Bird Tinka's Date
1999 The Virgin Suicides Jake Hill Conley
Free Fall Patrick Brennan Limited release
2001 Life as a House Sam Monroe Young Hollywood Award One to Watch - Male
National Board of Review - Best Breakthrough Performance by an Actor
Nominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
Nominated - Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture
Nominated - Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
2002 Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Anakin Skywalker Cannes Film Festival - Male Revelation
Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor
Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor
Nominated - Saturn Award - Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award
Nominated - Chicago Film Critics Association Awards - Most Promising Performer
Nominated - Teen Choice Awards - Choice Movie Actor: Action/Adventure
Nominated - Teen Choice Awards - Choice Chemistry (Shared with:Natalie Portman)
2003 Shattered Glass Stephen Glass Las Palmas Film Festival - Best Actor (Shared with:Peter Sarsgaard)
Nominated - Satellite Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
2004 Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (2004 re-release) Anakin Skywalker Replaced original actor (stock footage of head only)
2005 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Anakin Skywalker/ Darth Vader ShoWest - Male Star of Tomorrow
MTV Movie Award for Best Villain
Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor
Nominated - Saturn Award - Best Actor
Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (Shared with:Ewan McGregor)
Nominated - Teen Choice Awards - Choice Movie Actor: Action/Adventure
Nominated - Teen Choice Awards - Choice Movie Bad Guy
2006 Factory Girl Billy Quinn Also credited as Musician
2007 Awake Clay Beresford Jr.
Virgin Territory Lorenzo de Lamberti Limited release
2008 Jumper David Rice Nominated - MTV Movie Award for Best Fight (Shared with:Jamie Bell)
2009 New York, I Love You Ben
2010 Takers A.J. (The Builder) (post-production)
Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey Jammer (voice) (post-production)
Vanishing on Seventh Street Luke (post-production)
Television
Year Show Role Notes
1993 Family Passions Skip McDeere Soap opera
1995 Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story Fletcher Television film
Harrison Bergeron Eric Television film
1996 No Greater Love Teddy Winfield Television film
Forever Knight Andre Episode: Fallen Idol
1997 Goosebumps Zane Two episodes
1999 Real Kids, Real Adventures Eli Goodner Episode: Paralyzed: The Eli Goodner Story
Are You Afraid of the Dark? Kirk Episode: The Tale of Bigfoot Ridge
The Famous Jett Jackson Steven Episode: Popularity
2000 Trapped in a Purple Haze Orin Krieg Television film
Higher Ground Scott Barringer Television drama

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Hayden Christensen
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Born April 19, 1981 (1981-04-19) (age 29)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Years active 1993 – present
Parents David & Alie Christensen
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Hayden Christensen (born April 19, 1981) is a Canadian actor. He appeared in Canadian television programs when he was young, then he went to act into American television in the late 1990s. He then did minor acting roles before being praised for his role of Sam in Life as a House. He became very famous worldwide by playing the young adult Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars films.

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