|Date of Birth||5 October 1983, New York City, New York, USA|
|Birth Name||Jesse Adam Eisenberg|
|Height||5' 7½" (1.71 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Jesse Adam Eisenberg was born in Queens, New York, and was raised in East Brunswick Township, New Jersey. His mother, Amy (Fishman), is a professional clown who performed at children's birthday parties. His father, Barry Eisenberg, ran a hospital before moving on to become a college professor. Jesse has two sisters, Kerri and Hallie Kate Eisenberg, who was a popular child star. His family is Jewish (from Poland, Russia, and Ukraine).
He attended East Brunswick High School, but he didn't really enjoy school. From age 10, he performed in children's theater. Jesse had his first professional role in an off-Broadway play, "The Gathering". His first television role came in 1999 with Get Real (1999), but the show was canceled in 2000. In his senior year of high school, he landed his first film role in Roger Dodger (2002). He won an award for "Most Promising New Actor" at the San Diego film festival.
Jesse attended the New School University, New York, where he was a liberal arts major, with a focus on Democracy and Cultural Pluralism.
His breakthrough role came in Zombieland (2009). In 2010, he was nominated for Best Actor at the Golden Globes and Academy Awards for his role of Facebook's creator, Mark Zuckerberg, in the film, The Social Network (2010).
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Kad