Hallie Eisenberg

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Hallie Eisenberg
BornHallie Kate Eisenberg
(1992-08-02) August 2, 1992 (age 20)
East Brunswick Township, New Jersey
OccupationActress
Years active1998–present
 
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Hallie Eisenberg
BornHallie Kate Eisenberg
(1992-08-02) August 2, 1992 (age 20)
East Brunswick Township, New Jersey
OccupationActress
Years active1998–present

Hallie Kate Eisenberg (born August 2, 1992) is an American actress.

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Early life

Eisenberg was born in East Brunswick Township, New Jersey, the daughter of Amy, who worked as a clown at children's parties, and Barry Eisenberg, who ran a hospital and later became a college professor.[1][2][3] She has two siblings, actor Jesse Eisenberg, star of The Social Network, and Kerri.[4] She was raised in a Jewish family[5][6] that originated in Poland and Ukraine.[7][8]

Career

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, she was "the Pepsi Girl" in a series of Pepsi commercials.[9] She made her film debut in the 1998 children's film Paulie, playing the young owner of the title parrot. After appearing in a few made-for-television films, she had supporting parts in 1999's The Insider and Bicentennial Man.

In 2000, Eisenberg co-starred with Minnie Driver in the feature film Beautiful, which received generally negative reviews. She also starred as Helen Keller in a television remake of The Miracle Worker.

In 2004, she played opposite Jeff Daniels and Patricia Heaton in the television remake of the The Goodbye Girl.

In 2006, Eisenberg appeared in How to Eat Fried Worms, the New Line Cinema adaptation of Thomas Rockwell's book of the same name.

In 2007, she co-starred in the independent feature film P.J.[10] alongside John Heard, Vincent Pastore and Robert Picardo.

Eisenberg made her Broadway debut in the Roundabout Theatre's production of Claire Booth Luce's play The Women.[11]

Filmography

YearFilmRoleNotes
1998PaulieMarie Alweather
Nicholas' GiftEleanorTelevision movie
1999Blue MoonJosie MedierosTelevision movie
Swing VoteUnknownTelevision movie
A Little InsideAbby Mills
The InsiderBarbara Wigand
Bicentennial ManYoung Little Miss Amanda Martin
2000Get RealAlexaTelevision series (Episode "Waiting")
BeautifulVanessa
The Miracle WorkerHelen KellerTelevision movie
2002Stage on Screen: The WomenLittle MaryTelevision movie
2003Presidio MedGrace RothmanTelevision series (Episode "With Grace")
2004The Goodbye GirlLucy McFaddenTelevision movie
2006Jesus, Mary and JoeyMelissa
How to Eat Fried WormsErika
2008P.J.Pauline
Wild ChildRuthie
2010Holy RollersRuth Gold

References

  1. ^ "Jesse Eisenberg, Actor". Gothamist. 2007-09-12. http://gothamist.com/2007/09/12/jesse_eisenberg.php. Retrieved 2007-09-13. 
  2. ^ "Jewish Exponent". Casting for Truths: 'Squid and Whale' star Jesse Eisenberg astounds as troubled Jewish teen. http://www.jewishexponent.com/article/1423/. Retrieved July 3, 2006. 
  3. ^ Vilkomerson, Sara (2009-05-28). "Hot Nerd: Jesse Eisenberg". Rolling Stone. http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/news/hot-nerd-jesse-eisenberg-20090528. Retrieved 2009-05-28. 
  4. ^ Jesse Eisenberg Biography – Yahoo! Movies
  5. ^ Burkeman, Oliver (2011-04-30). "Jesse Eisenberg: Knocked sideways". The Guardian. http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2011/apr/30/jesse-eisenberg-interview. Retrieved 2011-04-29. 
  6. ^ http://babaganewz.com/articles/hallie-kate-eisenberg
  7. ^ Boxer, Tim (2010-11-24). "Whoopi Goldberg Helping Children of Chernobyl". The Jewish Week. http://www.thejewishweek.com/features/tim_boxer/whoopi_goldberg_helping_children_chernobyl. Retrieved 2010-11-26. 
  8. ^ Pfefferman, Naomi (2009-04-02). "Brainiac Finds Summer of Love in ‘Adventureland’". The Jewish Journal. http://www.jewishjournal.com/film/article/brainiac_finds_summer_of_love_in_adventureland_20090402/. Retrieved 2009-04-03. 
  9. ^ Jordan, Chris (2000-11-07). "`Pepsi girl' Hallie Kate Eisenberg plays Helen Keller in movie". The Seattle Times. http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=20001107&slug=4051920. Retrieved 16 July 2010. 
  10. ^ PJ Official Movie Site
  11. ^ "Pepsi Girl Hallie Kate Eisenberg, As Driven As Mrs. Luce's Women". http://www.observer.com/node/45272. Retrieved 4 March 2011. 

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