Aaron Eckhart

Biography

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.

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.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1968-03-12

Place of Birth Cupertino, California, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Incarnate
2016 Bleed for This as Kevin Rooney
2016 Sully as Jeff Skiles
2016 Chelsea(1 episode) as Himself
2016 London Has Fallen as President Benjamin Asher
2015 My All American as Darrell Royal
2014 Lennon or McCartney as Himself - Actor (archive footage)
2014 I, Frankenstein as Adam
2013 Olympus Has Fallen as President Benjamin Asher
2012 Erased as Ben Logan
2011 The Rum Diary as Sanderson
2011 Battle: Los Angeles as Michael Nantz
2010 Rabbit Hole as Howie
2009 Love Happens as Burke
2008 The Dark Knight as Harvey Dent
2007 Towelhead as Mr. Vuoso
2007 Meet Bill as Bill
2007 No Reservations as Nick
2006 The Black Dahlia as Lee Blanchard
2005 Neverwas as Zach Riley
2005 Thank You for Smoking as Nick Naylor
2005 Conversations with Other Women as Man
2004 Suspect Zero as Thomas Mackelway
2003 Paycheck as Rethrick
2003 The Missing as Brake Baldwin
2003 The Core as Dr. Josh Keyes
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2002 Possession as Roland Mitchell
2001 The Pledge as Stan Krolak
2000 Nurse Betty as Del Sizemore
2000 Erin Brockovich as George
1999 Any Given Sunday as Nick Crozier
1999 Molly as Buck McKay
1998 Thursday as Nick
1998 Your Friends & Neighbors as Barry
1997 EP Daily(3 episodes)
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1997 In the Company of Men as Chad
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(2 episodes)
1996 Aliens in the Family(1 episode)
1993 Frasier(2 episodes)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(3 episodes)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1900 Live! as Penny
1900 Emeril Live(1 episode)

Production

2007 Meet Bill … Executive Producer
1900 White Cargo … Producer

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