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Aaron Eckhart

Actor / Film Producer | * 03/12/1968 (55) | Cupertino, California (United States of America (USA))
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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 (born March 12, 1968) is an American actor. Born in Cupertino, California, Eckhart moved to the United Kingdom at early age, when his father relocated the family. Several years later, 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 graduated from Brigham Young University (BYU) in 1994 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in film. For much of the mid-1990s, he lived in New York City as a struggling, unemployed actor.As an undergraduate at BYU, Eckhart met director and writer Neil LaBute, who cast him in several of his own original plays. Five years later Eckhart made a debut as an unctuous, sociopathic ladies' man in LaBute's black comedy film In the Company of Men (1997). Under LaBute's guidance he worked in the director's films Your Friends & Neighbors (1998), Nurse Betty (2000), and Possession (2002).Eckhart gained wide recognition as George in Steven Soderbergh's critically acclaimed film Erin Brockovich (2000), and, in 2006, he received a Golden Globe nomination for his portrayal of Nick Naylor in Thank You for Smoking. He gained further mainstream breakout in 2008 when he starred in the blockbuster Batman film The Dark Knight as District Attorney Harvey Dent / Two-Face. Eckhart's other key roles include The Pledge (2001), The Core (2003), Paycheck (2003), Rabbit Hole (2010), Battle: Los Angeles (2011), Olympus Has Fallen (2013) and its sequel London Has Fallen (2016), I, Frankenstein (2014), Sully (2016), Midway (2019) and Line of Duty (2019).

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

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Awards & Nominations for Aaron Eckhart

James Joyce Award
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Movies with Aaron Eckhart as Actor(53)

2023 Midair
as Self (archive footage)2023 Tom Hanks: The Nomad
as Capitaine Drummond2023 Ambush
as Jake Rosser2023 Muzzle
as Jack Boucher2023 Rumble Through the Dark
as Vail2022 The Bricklayer
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 James Rethrick2003 Paycheck
as Dr. Josh Keyes2003 The Core
as Roland Mitchell2002 Possession
as Stan Krolak2001 The Pledge
as George2000 Erin Brockovich
as Del2000 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 himself1996 The Daily Show
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 + 354 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Brigham Young University, William Esper Studio, ACS International Schools, American International School of Sydney
Other names for Aaron Eckhart (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Aaron Edward Eckhart"
Aaron Eckhart frequently works together with these people:
Anika Noni Rose (10x, Actress)
Wanda Sykes (10x, Actress)
Chelsea Handler (10x, Actress)
Neil LaBute (10x, Crew)
Kelsey Grammer (9x, Actor)
Rosario Dawson (9x, Actress)
Rosie Perez (9x, Actress)
John Leguizamo (8x, Actor)
Kevin Durand (8x, Actor)
David Duchovny (8x, Actor)
Tyler Perry (8x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:589, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/28/2024