Aaron Eckhart

Born Mar 12, 1968

Aaron Edward Eckhart is an American film and stage actor. Born in California, he moved to England at the age of 13, when his father relocated the family. Several years later, he began his acting career by performing in school plays, before moving to Sydney, Australia, for his high school senior year.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Aaron Eckhart.


1968 Birth Eckhart was born on March 12, 1968 in Cupertino, California, the son of Mary Martha Eckhart (née Lawrence), a writer, artist, and poet, and James Conrad Eckhart, a computer executive. … Read More


1981 13 Years Old Eckhart's family relocated to England in 1981, following his father's job in information technology. … Read More
1985 17 Years Old In 1985 he moved to Sydney, where he attended American International School of Sydney for his high school senior year; he further developed his acting skills in productions like Waiting for Godot, where he admits that he gave a "terrible" performance. … Read More


1988 20 Years Old In 1988, Eckhart returned to the United States and enrolled as a film major at Brigham Young University–Hawaii, but later transferred to Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah.
1994 26 Years Old 1 More Event
He graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. … Read More
1997 29 Years Old In 1997 Eckhart was approached by Neil LaBute to star in a film adaptation of LaBute's stage play In the Company of Men. … Read More


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2000 32 Years Old Eckhart first gained wide exposure in 2000 as George, a pony tailed, goateed biker, in Steven Soderbergh's drama Erin Brockovich. … Read More
2001 33 Years Old …  He starred in No Reservations (2007), a remake of the 2001 German romantic comedy Mostly Martha. … Read More
2003 35 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2003, Eckhart co-starred with Hilary Swank in The Core, a film about a geophysicist who tries to detonate a nuclear device in order to save the world from destruction. … Read More
2004 36 Years Old Also in 2004, Eckhart starred on the London stage, opposite Julia Stiles, in David Mamet's Oleanna at the Garrick Theatre. … Read More
2005 37 Years Old In 2005, returning to film, Eckhart appeared in Neverwas as a therapist who takes a job at a rundown mental hospital that once treated his father (Nick Nolte). … Read More
…  He appeared in the 2006 film noir The Black Dahlia—based on a real 1947 crime—as Sergeant Leland "Lee" Blanchard, a detective investigating the murder of Elizabeth Short, later dubbed the "Black Dahlia". … Read More


2008 40 Years Old 1 More Event
Eckhart starred in the 2008 comedy Meet Bill, in which he played the eponymous character, a sad executive working at his father-in-law's bank. … Read More
2009 41 Years Old He next co-starred with Jennifer Aniston in the romantic drama Love Happens, released in September 2009, as a motivational speaker coming to terms with his own grief. … Read More
2011 43 Years Old In 2011, Eckhart starred in Jonathan Liebesman's science fiction film Battle: Los Angeles, in which he portrayed a combat veteran Marine platoon sergeant. … Read More
2013 45 Years Old He recently appeared as the U.S. President who has been taken hostage in the 2013 action thriller Olympus Has Fallen.
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