B: [getbirthdaylink types_field="April 19, 1981"][wpv-conditional if="( $(wpcf-born-in) ne '' )"] in [getborninlink types_field="Vancouver, BC"][/wpv-conditional][/wpv-conditional]
Hayden Christensen was born in Vancouver but his family moved to Toronto when he was very young. He got into acting accidentally when a talent agent spotted him with his older sister, who was doing commercials at the time. He had his first recurring part on the Canadian soap opera, Family Passions, when he was 12. He played the young Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars movie episodes two and three.
Features & TV Movies: VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release
In The Mouth of Madness (1995) Street Law (1995) Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story (TV-1995) Harrison Bergeron (TV-1995) No Greater Love (TV-1996) Strike (1998) Free Fall (TV-1999) The Virgin Suicides (1999)
Trapped in a Purple Haze (TV-2000) Life as a House (2001) Star Wars: Attack of the Clones (2002) Shattered Glass (2003) Star Wars: Episode III (2005) Factory Girl (2006) Awake (2007) Virgin Territory (2007) Crash Bandits (2007) Jumper (2008) New York, I Love You (2009) Bone Deep (2009)
Takers (2010) Vanishing on 7th Street (2010) Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey (voice, 2010) American Heist (2014) Outcast (2014) 90 Minutes in Heaven (2015) First Kill (2017) Numb, at the Edge of End (2017) Little Italy (2018)
TV Series – Cast: Family Passions (1993) Higher Ground (2000)