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Hayden Christensen

Hayden Christensen was born April 19, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His parents, Alie and David Christensen, are in the communications business. He is of Danish (father) and Swedish and Italian (mother) descent. Hayden grew up in Markham, Ontario, with siblings Kaylen, Hejsa, and Tove. Hayden set out to become an actor when a chance... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 8 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014/I Outcast
 2014 American Heist
James Kelly
 2010 Takers
 2008 New York, I Love You
Ben (segment "Jiang Wen")
 2006 Factory Girl
Billy Quinn - Musician
 2000 Trapped in a Purple Haze (TV Movie)
Orin Krieg
 1999 The Famous Jett Jackson (TV Series)
- Popularity (1999) ... Steven
 1999 Are You Afraid of the Dark? (TV Series)
- The Tale of Bigfoot Ridge (1999) ... Kirk
 1999 Real Kids, Real Adventures (TV Series)
Eli Goodner
- Paralyzed: The Eli Goodner Story (1999) ... Eli Goodner
 1999 Free Fall
Patrick Brennan
 1998 All I Wanna Do
Tinka's Date (as Hayden Christiansen)
 1996 Forever Knight (TV Series)
- Fallen Idol (1996) ... Andre
 1995 No Greater Love (TV Movie)
Teddy Winfield
 1995 Harrison Bergeron (TV Movie)
 1995 Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story (TV Movie)
 1994 In the Mouth of Madness
Paper Boy
 1993 Family Passions (TV Series)
Skip McDeere
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Other Works:

Print ads for LaCoste Challenge, fragrance for men. See more »

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9 Interviews | 15 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 62 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Hayden Christiansen


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It's such a struggle to protect your integrity and dignity in this industry ... they really want to attack your morality and your beliefs. They need you to give up a certain part of yourself before they'll initiate you into 'stardom' ... I've always been kind of a hermit. I find my joy in the little things they want to take away from me. Prior to all this, I took pleasure from being the observer.... See more »


Is the only actor to have portrayed Anakin Skywalker and his Sith alter ego, Darth Vader, in the same movie, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005). All other times, Anakin and Vader have been played by different actors. See more »


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