Hayden Christensen

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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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Jumper David Rice
(2008)
Shattered Glass Stephen Glass
(2003)

Filmography

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 2023 Ahsoka (TV Mini Series) (filming)
Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader
- Episode #1.1 (2023) ... Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader
 2022 Obi-Wan Kenobi (TV Mini Series)
Darth Vader / Anakin Skywalker
- Part VI (2022) ... Darth Vader
- Part V (2022) ... Darth Vader / Anakin Skywalker
- Part IV (2022) ... Darth Vader
- Part III (2022) ... Darth Vader
- Part II (2022) ... Darth Vader
 2019 Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker
Anakin Skywalker (voice)
 2019/I The Last Man
Kurt
 2018 Little Italy
Leo Campo
 2017 First Kill
Will
 2015 90 Minutes in Heaven
Don Piper
 2014/I Outcast
Jacob
 2014 American Heist
James Kelly
 2010 K-os: Zambony (Music Video short)
Security
 2010 Takers
A.J.
 2008 New York, I Love You
Ben (segment "Jiang Wen")
 2008 Jumper
David Rice
 2007 Awake
Clay Beresford
 2006 Factory Girl
Musician
 2003 Shattered Glass
Stephen Glass
 2003 Virgin Territory
Lorenzo
 2002 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Anakin Skywalker
 2001 Life as a House
Sam Monroe
 2000 Higher Ground (TV Series)
Scott Barringer
- Because I Love You (2000) ... Scott Barringer
- Mended Fences (2000) ... Scott Barringer
- Falling Up (2000) ... Scott Barringer
- Because It's There (2000) ... Scott Barringer
- One of Those Days (2000) ... Scott Barringer
 2000 Trapped in a Purple Haze (TV Movie)
Orin Krieg
 1999 The Famous Jett Jackson (TV Series)
Steven
- Popularity (1999) ... Steven
 1999 The Virgin Suicides
Jake Hill Conley
 1999 Are You Afraid of the Dark? (TV Series)
Kirk
- 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 Strike!
Tinka's Date (as Hayden Christiansen)
 1997 Goosebumps (TV Series)
Zane
 1996 Forever Knight (TV Series)
Andre
- Fallen Idol (1996) ... Andre
 1995 No Greater Love (TV Movie)
Teddy Winfield
 1995 Harrison Bergeron (TV Movie)
Eric
 1995 Street Law
Young John Ryan
 1995 Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story (TV Movie)
Fletcher
 1994 In the Mouth of Madness
Paper Boy
 1993 E.N.G. (TV Series)
Joey
- Honour or Wealth (1993) ... Joey
 1993 Family Passions (TV Series)
Skip McDeere
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Starring in the West End play "This Is Our Youth" in London, England with Anna Paquin and Jake Gyllenhaal. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Hayden Christiansen

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Children:

Christensen, Briar Rose

Parents:

Christensen, Alie | Christensen, David

Relatives:

Kaylen Christensen (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Actors are observers. They're trying to have an understanding of human sensibility. And how do you have that accurate observation if you regard yourself as someone of great importance? When you're the one constantly being observed, because they view you as a celebrity? It's all wrong. See more »

Trivia:

His Canadian father is of Danish and English ancestry, while his American mother is half Italian and half Swedish. His maternal grandmother, Rose (Rao), was raised in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Italian immigrants. See more »

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