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Hayden Christensen

Hayden Christensen

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Date :

April 19, 1981

Birth Place :

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Claim to fame :

As Anakin Skywalker in "Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones" (2002)

Biography


When being asked about his favorite movie, the 'Star Wars' trilogy, Hayden Christensen answered enthusiastically, "A long time ago, in a country not so far away, I was eight years old, doing my best Darth Vader imitation." It is true that as a child who grew up loving the epic saga, this young Canadian actor was keen on impersonating its prominent character. Little he knew that years later he would score the only role he never dare to dream about.

Born on April 19, 1981, this strapping young man is the third of four children to Alie and David Christensen, both worked in communication business owning 'Christensen Communications'. Though born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, he was brought up and spent most of his formative years in Markham, Ontario. After graduating from Baythorn Public School in 1995, he subsequently attended Unionville High School where he established himself as an accomplished tennis and hockey player. Whereas at the same time, he joined the Art York program, a four year program offered by Unionville High specializing in dance, drama, music and visual arts, concentrating in drama.

Latest News


Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen Welcome Baby Girl Briar Rose

November 06, 2014 22:16:41 GMT

It's a girl for and . The couple welcomed their first child on October 29 and managed to keep it a secret for a week. A representative confirms that the new mom and her daughter are both healthy and doing well.
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Hayden Christensen Is an Outcast in First Trailer for New Movie

August 04, 2014 09:09:55 GMT

channels his inner warrior in the first trailer for upcoming movie "". The Canadian actor portrays Arken, a war-weary Crusader who is outcast by his own people. He stars opposite who plays the legendary Crusader-turned-bandit, Gallain, who swore an oath to Arken's father.
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Rachel Bilson Expecting First Child With Hayden Christensen

May 21, 2014 16:56:06 GMT

is having a bun in the oven. According to a scoop from Us Weekly, the "" star is expecting her first child with her longtime beau, actor .
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Jennifer Lawrence's 'House at the End of the Street' Gets Release Date

April 23, 2011 05:20:04 GMT

"" is getting closer to box office income. After landing a distributor, the horror thriller starring has found a release date. Relativity Media announced on Friday, April 22 that the film is set to be released in theaters February 3 next year.
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Rachel Bilson Shows Off Bikini Body on Vacation With Hayden Christensen

April 23, 2011 05:12:29 GMT

Arriving in Barbados for some R&R, does not waste time to show off her bikini body. On Friday afternoon, April 22, the "" actress was spotted in a skimpy black two-piece as she and her on-and-off boyfriend hit the beach and took a dip in the ocean.
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TV Role Improves Kate Winslet's Cooking Skills

March 25, 2011 04:00:24 GMT

improved her skills in the kitchen while shooting new TV show "" - she received chicken-chopping lessons from celebrity chef Tom Colicchio. The "" actress takes the title role in the upcoming HBO drama, playing a young mother in the 1930s who opens up a bakery to earn extra cash.
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Preparing for West End Role, Keira Knightley Teaches Drama Class

March 25, 2011 03:23:57 GMT

went back to school to teach a drama class in preparation for her role in West End play "The Children's Hour". Knightley and and her co-star, ""'s , play teachers in the drama so they spent a day at Brentwood School in Essex, England, where they stepped in front of a class of 10 drama students.
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Rep Denies Rachel Bilson Has Split From Hayden Christensen

March 24, 2011 10:32:33 GMT

's representative has moved quickly to dismiss a report suggesting the actress and her "" co-star have ended their on/off romance for good. The actors reunited earlier in 2011 after calling off their engagement on August 2010 amid rumors they were struggling to maintain a long-distance relationship.
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Hayden Christensen Doesn't Deny Rachel Bilson Reunion

February 10, 2011 02:54:40 GMT

has fueled rumors his romance with former fiancee is back on - by admitting there is "photographic evidence"of them together. The couple reportedly rekindled its relationship in November 2010, three months after calling off the engagement.
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Pics: Rachel Bilson Looks for a Ring Amidst Report She's Back With Hayden Christensen

November 11, 2010 07:26:55 GMT

Although and haven't confirmed report that they are back together, the reconciliation might be true. On Wednesday, November 10, the "" actress was spotted at a jewelry store in Beverly Hills in what appeared to be a search of a new engagement ring.
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Christina Aguilera to Be Honored With Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

November 10, 2010 06:48:24 GMT

has something else to smile about following her split from husband Jordan Bratman - she is to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The singer will unveil the 2,423rd star outside Hollywood Boulevard's new Hard Rock Cafe on Monday, November 15.
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Kendra Wilkinson Addresses New Playboy Cover Shot

November 10, 2010 06:46:27 GMT

's ex-girlfriend has explained her new Playboy cover shot and nude spread, insisting it's two years old. The former Playmate has been open about her decision not to pose for the men's magazine again now she's a mum, married to American football star - and she's concerned her fans may think she has been lying to them.
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Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen Allegedly 'Dating Again'

November 10, 2010 06:45:57 GMT

Hollywood stars and have reportedly rekindled their romance - three months after calling off their engagement. The couple became engaged in December 2008 but parted ways in August 2010, amid reports they were struggling to maintain a long-distance relationship, with the former "" star living in California and the "Star Wars" hunk in his native Canada.
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Johnny Depp and Lady GaGa Named the Most Powerful Entertainers

October 08, 2010 07:37:35 GMT

made a spectacular leap to the top of a newly-released Entertainment Weekly's Power List. Topping the 50 Most Powerful Entertainers list, the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star was joined by controversial singer who secured the runner-up place.
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U2 Working on 'Club-Sounding' Album

August 19, 2010 09:21:15 GMT

Now that has recovered from his back surgery, make plan for a new album. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the 50-year-old frontman said the upcoming studio installment will be filled with "club-sounding" music.
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Report: Chris L. Says No to 'The Bachelor'

August 19, 2010 09:15:00 GMT

Those hoping to witness a happy ending for Chris Lambton should no longer cross their fingers. The runner-up of recent "", Ali Fedotowsky edition, reportedly has rejected the offer to find his own true love through "".
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Harry, Ron and Hermione Enter Grimmauld Place in New 'Deathly Hallows' Photo

August 19, 2010 09:14:45 GMT

Another sneak peek to "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" has once again been shared, this time in form of a new picture. Debuted by KansasCity.com, the image captures three main characters, Harry Potter, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley, as they stand on the entrance of Number 12, Grimmauld Place.
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Video: Adam Lambert Tongue Diving on Stage, Kissing Random Fans

August 19, 2010 08:35:32 GMT

After sparked controversy with her Lollapalooza crowd-surf-kissing which she did with Semi Precious Weapons, now introduces another form of fans interaction. During his recent concert in Providence, Rhode Island, he performed what he described as tongue diving.
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'Jumper 2' Could Be 'Somewhere a Little Darker'

August 19, 2010 08:26:14 GMT

had always shown optimism about "" sequel and he has not changed his mind. Met at the premiere of his latest starring-film "", the actor tells MTV Movies Blog that talks about making "" are happening, claiming "We're talking about it right now actually."
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Timur Bekmambetov to Direct 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' Himself

August 10, 2010 06:01:17 GMT

News that Timur Bekmambetov will team up with Tim Burton to produce "" has emerged in March this year. Since then, Bekmambetov has thought of tackling the movie himself as its director.
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Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen Call Off Engagement, Rep Says

August 10, 2010 04:18:48 GMT

After taking "a break" for a while, and finally decided to call off their engagement. A representative for Bilson confirmed that matter, saying the pair's split is now permanent.
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New Clip From Gemma Arterton's 'Disappearance of Alice Creed'

August 05, 2010 08:30:29 GMT

Before "" opens in limited U.S. theaters on August 6, a new clip has been outed for sneak peek. The snippet, which makes its way out via IGN, sees two men waiting in a van before they put on their masks to kidnap a young woman.
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Pics: Jane Lynch Unveils Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds in Hollywood

August 05, 2010 07:42:51 GMT

has unveiled her wax figure at Madame Tussauds in Hollywood, Los Angeles on Wednesday, August 4. During the unveiling, Lynch struck a pose with her twin who portrays her as Sue Sylvester from the hit television series "".
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Chris Brown and T.I. Arrive at 'Takers' LA Premiere, New Clips Come Out

August 05, 2010 07:27:02 GMT

The cast of "" have taken over the ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome in Hollywood on Wednesday, August 4. They specially came to the venue to attend the Los Angeles premiere of the movie which will be released in the U.S. on August 27.
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Hayden Christensen Sues 'Royal Pains' Bosses for Allegedly Stealing His Idea

July 08, 2010 03:37:39 GMT

has filed a lawsuit against TV bosses at the USA Network alleging they stole his idea for a comedy series. The Canadian actor and his brother, Tove, claim they contacted the network in 2005 and pitched a proposal for a show called "Housecall", about a "concierge" doctor who makes home visits to rich and famous clients.
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Selena Gomez's 'Round and Round' Video Gets Another Sneak Peek

June 18, 2010 04:15:08 GMT

hypes the upcoming video premiere of her new single "Round and Round" by dropping another sneak peek. The footage sees her wearing light gray-colored coat and walking on the street of Budapest. Her performance scene is also teased in this snippet.
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Rachel Bilson Spotted Without Engagement Ring, Taking Break With Hayden Christensen

June 18, 2010 03:45:45 GMT

Engaged couple and reportedly are "taking a break." A source says they are "taking about a month off" and will revisit their relationship to decide whether or not they should stay together. This "break" reportedly began about two weeks ago.
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Dakota Fanning, Ed Westwick and More Attend 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards

June 08, 2010 07:20:13 GMT

and looked stunning when attending 2010 Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards. Dakota and Ed joined other celebrities at the event which was held at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City on Monday, June 7.
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Kim Kardashian Slammed by Former Husband

May 06, 2010 08:05:57 GMT

Socialite 's ex-husband has slammed the reality TV star as a "fame whore" just two weeks after leaked court documents revealed the couple's marriage was full of abuse and jealousy. Music producer Damon Thomas has disputed Kardashian's claims in the divorce papers and now he has gone on the attack.
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Gucci Mane to Be Freed From Jail Soon

May 06, 2010 06:53:07 GMT

Rapper walk free from prison next week after serving seven months of his one-year sentence. The troubled hip-hop star, real name Radric Davis, was locked up last November after violating the terms of his probation for a 2005 assault conviction.
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Picture Gallery


Hayden Christensen in Hugo by Hugo Boss Fashion Show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2011 - Arrivals - wenn9054202 Hayden Christensen in Los Angeles Premiere of 'Takers' - Arrivals - Takers_040_wenn2951476 Hayden Christensen in Los Angeles Premiere of 'Takers' - Arrivals - Takers_041_wenn2951485 Hayden Christensen in 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards - Arrivals - CDFA_20005_wenn5494186 Hayden Christensen in The New York Premiere of 'The Lazarus Effect' - wenn2831760 Hayden Christensen in The Costume Institute Gala Benefit - costume_gala_arrivals_05_wenn5472807 Hayden Christensen and Rachel Bilson Leaving The Carlyle Restaurant - wenn5472220 Hayden Christensen in Les Internationaux de France de Roland Garros 2009 (The French Open) - wenn5303360 Hayden Christensen in 'Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy' Costume Institute Gala - Departures - wenn1856178 Hayden Christensen in "Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy" Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art - JTM-035721 Hayden Christensen in "New York, I Love You" Filming in Lower Manhattan, New York on April 16, 2008 - JTM-034948 Hayden Christensen in "Jumper" Japan Premiere - Arrivals - CJJ-000273 Hayden Christensen in "Awake" New York City Premiere - Arrivals - JTM-031304 Hayden Christensen in "Awake" New York City Premiere - Arrivals - JTM-031303 Hayden Christensen in "Awake" New York City Premiere - Arrivals - JTM-031280 Hayden Christensen in "Awake" New York City Premiere - Arrivals - JTM-031279 Hayden Christensen in 2006 MTV Movie Awards - Arrivals - CSH-013930 Hayden Christensen in 2006 MTV Movie Awards - Arrivals - CSH-013929 Hayden Christensen in 2006 MTV Movie Awards - Press Room - CSH-013395 Hayden Christensen in Star Wars Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Premiere in Italy - ASG-000420 Hayden Christensen in Star Wars Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Premiere in Italy - ASG-000424 Hayden Christensen in Star Wars Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Premiere in Italy - ASG-000425 Hayden Christensen in Star Wars Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Premiere in Italy - ASG-000426 Hayden Christensen in Star Wars Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Premiere in Italy - ASG-000419 Hayden Christensen in Star Wars Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Premiere in Italy - ASG-000428 Hayden Christensen in Chanel Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art - TWW-005125 Hayden Christensen in Chanel Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art - TWW-005124 Hayden Christensen in Chanel Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art - TWW-005122 Hayden Christensen in Chanel Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art - TWW-005123 Hayden Christensen stars as Luke in Magnet Releasing's Vanishing on 7th Street (2010) Hayden Christensen stars as Luke in Magnet Releasing's Vanishing on 7th Street (2010) Hayden Christensen stars as Luke and John Leguizamo stars as Paul in Magnet Releasing's Vanishing on 7th Street (2010) Hayden Christensen stars as Luke in Magnet Releasing's Vanishing on 7th Street (2010) Hayden Christensen stars as Luke and Jacob Latimore stars as James in Magnet Releasing's Vanishing on 7th Street (2010) Hayden Christensen stars as Luke in Magnet Releasing's Vanishing on 7th Street (2010) Hayden Christensen stars as Luke in Magnet Releasing's Vanishing on 7th Street (2010)
 
 
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