Aaron Eckhart

Actor / Film Producer | * 03/12/1968 (55) | Cupertino, California (United States of America (USA))
Aaron Edward Eckhart (born March 12, 1968) is an American actor. Born in Cupertino, California, Eckhart moved to the United Kingdom at an early age. He began his acting career by performing in school plays, before moving to Australia for his high school senior year. He left high school without graduating, but earned a diploma through a professional education course, and then graduated from Brigham Young University (BYU) in Utah, U.S., in 1994 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in film. As an undergraduate at BYU, Eckhart met director and writer Neil LaBute, who cast Eckhart in several of LaBute's original plays. Five years later Eckhart made a debut as an unctuous, sociopathic womanizer in LaBute's black comedy film In the Company of Men (1997), followed by appearances in three more of the director's films. Eckhart gained wide recognition as George in Erin Brockovich (2000), and, in 2006, he received a Golden Globe nomination for his portrayal of Nick Naylor in Thank You for Smoking. In 2008 he played a major role in Chris... ()
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Aaron Edward Eckhart is an American film and stage actor. Born in California, he moved to England at 13 when his father relocated the family. Several years later, he began his acting career performing in school plays. In 1994, he graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in film. For much of the mid-1990s, he lived in New York City as a struggling, unemployed actor. In 2000, Eckhart gained wide recognition as George in Steven Soderbergh's critically acclaimed film Erin Brockovich. In 2006, he received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor for his portrayal of Nick Naylor in Thank You for Smoking. In 2008, he starred in the big-budget studio film The Dark Knight as District Attorney Harvey Dent and the villain he becomes, Two-Face. Eckhart was born in Cupertino, California, and is the youngest of three sons born to Mary Eckhart, a poet and children's author, and James C. Eckhart "Jim Senior", a computer executive. His brothers are James Lawrence Eckhart (born 1963) and Adam Eckhart (born 1966). Eckhart was raised as a Mormon in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Eckhart was engaged to actress Emily Cline, whom he met during filming of In the Company of Men, but separated from her in 1998. From 2006 to 2007, he was in a relationship with SheDaisy's Kristyn Osborn. In 2007, he dated Ashley Wicks, though the two have ended their relationship. He has been reluctant in speaking about his relationships in interviews. In 2009, Eckhart dated actress Molly Sims.

Most frequent genres for this person: Thriller | Drama | Action

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Aaron Eckhart

James Joyce Award
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Movies with Aaron Eckhart as Actor(51)

2023 Midair
as Capitaine Drummond2023 Ambush
as Jake Rosser2023 Muzzle
as Arthur Bretnik2020 Wander
as himself2020 The Men Of Midway
as Lieutenant Colonel Jimmy Doolittle2019 Midway
as Frank Penny2019 Line of Duty
as Greg2018 The Violet Hour
as Kevin Rooney2016 Bleed for This
as Jeff Skiles2016 Sully
as Dr. Seth Ember2016 Incarnate
as President Benjamin Asher2016 London Has Fallen
as Darrell Royal2015 My All American
as Adam2014 I, Frankenstein
as President Benjamin Asher2013 Olympus Has Fallen
as Ben Logan2012 Erased
as Harvey Dent / Two-Face (archive footage) (uncredited)2012 The Dark Knight Rises
as Michael Nantz2011 Battle: Los Angeles
as Sanderson2011 The Rum Diary
as Howie Corbett2010 Rabbit Hole
as Burke2009 Love Happens
as Harvey Dent / Two-Face2008 The Dark Knight
as Mr. Vuoso2008 Towelhead
as Nick2007 No Reservations
as Bill2007 Meet Bill
as Lee Blanchard2006 The Black Dahlia
as Truck Stop Patron2006 The Wicker Man
as Zach Riley2005 Neverwas
as Nick Naylor2005 Thank You for Smoking
as Thomas Mackelway2004 Suspect Zero
as Brake Baldwin2003 The Missing
as Rethrick2003 Paycheck
as Dr. Josh Keyes2003 The Core
as Roland Mitchell2002 Possession
as Stan Krolak2001 The Pledge
as George2000 Erin Brockovich
as Del Sizemore2000 Nurse Betty
as Nick Crozier1999 Any Given Sunday
as Buck McKay1999 Molly
as Nick1998 Thursday
as Ken Reynolds1993 Slaughter of the Innocents
as Dwayne1992 Double Jeopardy

TV Shows/Series with Aaron Eckhart as Actor(15)

as Gerald Ford2022 The First Lady
as Cary Duval (voice)2022 Pantheon
as Greg2018 The Romanoffs
as himself2016 Chelsea
as himself2010 Conan
as Harvey Dent2008 Gotham Tonight
as himself1997 The View
as Frank1993 Frasier

Movies with Aaron Eckhart as Crew(4)

Production/Producer2023 White Cargo
Production/Executive Producer2019 Line of Duty
Production/Executive Producer2012 Erased
Production/Executive Producer2007 Meet Bill

Full Name: Aaron Eckhart
Born: Tuesday, 03/12 1968 (March) in Cupertino, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 55 years + 8 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Brigham Young University, William Esper Studio, ACS International Schools
Other names for Aaron Eckhart (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Aaron Edward Eckhart"
Aaron Eckhart frequently works together with these people:
Neil LaBute (10x, Crew)
Kelsey Grammer (9x, Actor)
Rosario Dawson (9x, Actress)
Rosie Perez (9x, Actress)
Kate Beckinsale (8x, Actress)
Jake Gyllenhaal (8x, Actor)
Drew Barrymore (8x, Actress)
Maggie Gyllenhaal (8x, Actress)
Chris Rock (8x, Actor)
Ricky Gervais (8x, Actor)
Martin Short (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:589, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/19/2023