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Trained in theater and film, Jesse Eisenberg made his feature film debut in the 2002 independent film “Rodger Dodger” in which he starred opposite Campbell Scott and was nominated for a Gotham Award.
For his performance in “The Squid and the Whale” opposite Laura Linney and Jeff Daniels, Jesse received nominations for an Independent Spirit Award and a Boston Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor.
In 2009, he starred with Kristen Stewart in “Adventureland” for director Greg Mottola and with Woody Harrelson in “Zombieland” for director Ruben Fleischer. In both these films he was nominated for a BAFTA Award.
In 2010, Jesse starred in the independent film “Holy Rollers” which is the true story of a young man from a Hasidic Jewish community who is lured into becoming an Ecstasy dealer. He also starred later in that year as Mark Zuckerberg in the Sony film “The Social Network” for director David Fincher. Jesse has been awarded the following awards for his performance in the film: Best Actor Award from the National Board of Review, Boston Society of Film Critics, Oklahoma Film Critics Circle, Toronto Film Critics Association and the Village Voice/LA Weekly Critics Poll.
Jesse received a nomination for Best Actor from the Golden Globe® Awards as well as nominations in the category of Best Actor from the British Academy of Film & Television Arts London Film Critics Circle Awards, Screen Actors Guild, Broadcast Film Critics Association, Chicago Film Critics Association, Detroit Film Critics, Houston Film Critics Society, Online Film Critics Society, Phoenix Film Critics Society and Utah Film Critics Association.
Jesse re-teamed during the summer of 2010 with director Ruben Fleischer to shoot the film “30 Minutes or Less” opposite Danny McBride. In 2011, he became the lead voice of the 20th Century Fox 3D animation film “Rio”. On stage, Jesse most recently appeared in “Scarcity” at the Atlantic Theater Company in New York City and starred opposite Al Pacino as Philip in Lyle Kessler’s play, “Orphans.”
Also a writer, Jesse has wrote several plays, which were performed off-Broadway in 2011, and the music and lyrics to “Me Time!,” a musical. He has also written for Dave Eggers’ humor website, McSweeneys, and his most recent piece was picked up by The New York Times and Harpers.
Jesse Adam Eisenberg was born October 5th, 1983 in Queens, New York City.