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Jesse Eisenberg


Jesse was born in Queens, New York, and raised in New Jersey. His mother, Amy (Fishman), is a professional clown, performing at children's birthday parties. His father, Barry Eisenberg, ran a hospital before moving on to become a college professor. He has two sisters. He attended East Brunswick High School, but he didn't really enjoy school. From ... See full bio »
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Other Works:

Dogboy (short film) played Dogboy See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jesse Adam Eisenberg

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was mugged one night in New York and slammed into a concrete pillar, and I did an interview where I said I completely understand why they attacked me. It was a poor, black neighborhood. Someone sent me an article saying: 'You ignorant idiot. It's more offensive to defend these people. It's more racist to defend them.' He's right, and that is the impetus for the first scene. See more »

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Studied at The New School in New York City's Greenwich Village. He applied and was accepted to New York University but declined enrollment to complete a film role. See more »

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Star Sign:

Libra

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4 movies scheduled. Has Jesse space for Now You See Me 2 too? ml-radice
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Jesse is filming in Michigan. Which movie? ml-radice
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