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Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood


Date of Birth:
Jan 28, 1981

Place of Birth:
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Actor, Film Producer

Warren Wood,Debbie Wood (née Krause)

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Elijah Wood - Summary Details

Elijah Jordan Wood (born January 28, 1981) is an American actor, film producer and DJ. He made his film debut with a minor part in Back to the Future Part II (1989). Landing a succession of larger roles, he was critically acclaimed as a child actor by age 9, being nominated for several Young Artist Awards. As a child, he starred in the films Radio Flyer (1992), The Good Son (1993), North (1994), and Flipper (1996).

He began to take on teenage roles in the films The Ice Storm (1997), Deep Impact and The Faculty (both 1998). He is best known for his high-profile leading role as Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings (2001.2003). Since then, he has chosen varied roles in films such as Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Sin City, Green Street, Everything Is Illuminated (all 2005), and Bobby (2006).

Wood also provided the voices of the main character in the award-winning animated musical films Happy Feet (2006) and Happy Feet Two (2011), as well as the lead, 9, in the Tim Burton-produced action/science fiction film 9 (2009). In 2005, he started his own record label, Simian Records. He did the voice acting for Spyro in the Legend of Spyro trilogy. In 2012, he began voicing Beck in the animated series Tron: Uprising, Sigma in the tenth season of the Rooster Teeth series, Red vs. Blue, and Wirt in the Cartoon Network miniseries Over the Garden Wall (2014). From 2011 to 2014, Wood played the role of Ryan Newman in FX's cult dark comedy, Wilfred.

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Robin Williams Happy Feet Two

The Master of Tap, has a problem because his tiny son, Erik, is choreo-phobic. Reluctant to dance, Erik runs away and encounters The Mighty Sven a penguin who can fly!...

Crew in A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

A successful writer living in Los Angeles, Dito (Robert Downey Jr.) is summoned home to Astoria after a 15-year absence by his mother (Dianne Wiest) when his father...

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

Joel (Jim Carrey) is stunned to discover that his girlfriend Clementine (Kate Winslet) has had her memories of their tumultuous relationship erased.

Rashida Jones; Celeste and Jesse Forever

Celeste and Jesse met in high school, married young and are growing apart. As the reality of their separation sets in, Celeste slowly and painfully realizes she has...

Revenge for Jolly DVD

There is never a dull moment in this perilous tale of revenge, highlighting the genuine bond between a man and his dog.

Bobby Review

It's the day of Senator Robert Kennedy's visit to the Ambassador Hotel in LA and the day of his untimely death. 'Bobby' presents a snapshot of some of the hotel's...

The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King Special Edition

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Special Extended Edition offers a stunning, new version of The Return of the King featuring approximately 48 minutes of...

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