Aaron Eckhart filmography and biography
Date of birth: 12 March 1968, Cupertino, California, USA
Aaron Eckhart trivia
- His father is a computer executive, his mother is a children's book author, and he has two brothers.
- Was raised in Cupertino, California and as a teenager, lived with his family in England and Sydney, Australia.
- Was engaged to actress Emily Cline, but separated from her in 1998.
- Bought a motorcycle after learning to ride one for Erin Brockovich.
- Took three years off after high school to surf in Hawaii and served a religious mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Switzerland and France.
- Enrolled as a film major at Brigham Young University, graduating in 1994.
- Was Darren Aronofsky's choice for James Gordon for the doomed Batman: Year One project.
- Frequently cast by director Neil LaBute.
- Appears in The Missing with Tommy Lee Jones, who preceded him in the role of Two-Face.
- Has played a character named "Nick" in four films: Thursday, Any Given Sunday, Thank You for Smoking, No Reservations.
- One of 115 people invited to join AMPAS in 2007.
- Appears in The Dark Knight, the first film in the new Batman series to feature The Joker. Prior to that, he appeared in The Black Dahlia, in which a major plot element is the film The Man Who Laughs, which provided the inspiration for The Joker.
- Is the first and, to date, only live-action actor in the Batman film series to play both Harvey Dent and his villainous alter-ego, Two-Face. Previously, Billy Dee Williams played Harvey Dent in Batman, while Tommy Lee Jones played Two-Face in Batman Forever. Richard Moll played both roles in 'Batman (1992)(TV)', which was animated.
- Was considered for the role of "Leonard" in Memento.
- Nicole Kidman personally choose him to play her husband in Rabbit Hole.
- Broke up with Molly Sims [December 11, 2009].
Aaron Eckhart quotes
- [On his height] Normal...About 6 feet tall and a buck seventy.
- Yeah, I've done a lot of smaller stuff before, so it's nice to be in something that people actually see - on the outstanding success of The Dark Knight.