Emile Hirsch

Emile Hirsch
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Updated: Oct 28, 2021

Birth Name: Emile Davenport Hirsch

Nickname/Stage Name: Emile Hirsch

Birth Date: March 13, 1985

Genres: Action, Animation, Drama, Sci-fi

Occupation: Actor

Years Active: 1996 till Present

Net Worth: $16 million


Personal Life

Emile Hirsch was born in Los Angeles. He is presently single but has a child named Valor (born in October 2013). The boy's mother is a woman the actor had a relationship with in the past.


He attended Paul Revere Middle School in Los Angeles, California, and also studied at The Hamilton Academy of Music and The Performing Arts in Los Angeles.


He got his first acting roles on television in the late 1990s and starred in the film Wild Iris (2001). He also had roles in The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002) and The Emperor's Club (2002).

Hirsch was next seen in The Girl Next Door (2004) and starred alongside Sigourney Weaver in Imaginary Heroes (2004). He played Jay Adams in Lords of Dogtown (2005).

The actor's remarkable performance in Into the Wild (2007) earned him a Screen Actors Guild nomination. He played the titular character in Speed Racer (2008).

Between 2009 and 2017, he appeared in Taking WoodstockKiller JoeSavagesPrince AvalancheThe Motel Life, and Lone Survivor.

In 2018, he became the new voice actor for the character of James Lake Jr. in the Netflix original DreamWorks animated series Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia, replacing Anton Yelchin in its third season after the latter died in 2016.

He appeared in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood in 2019 and reprised the role of James Lake Jr. in the 2021 Netflix film Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans.


"I think I've always been half out of my shell and half in. Sometimes I can be extremely wild and sometimes I can be extremely shy. It just depends on the day."

"James Dean taught me not to speed, River Phoenix taught me not to DO speed, and Marlon Brando taught me to slow down on the cheeseburgers."


His father is a producer while his mother is an artist.

He often portrays characters who find themselves in life-threatening situations.

He was charged with aggravated assault after he attacked and choked a female VP of Paramount Digital during a Sundance Film Festival Party in 2015.


Sugared Peas (1996)

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

The Girl Next Door (2004)

Lords of Dogtown (2005)

Into the Wild (2007)

Taking Woodstock (2009)

The Darkest Hour (2011)

Lone Survivor (2013)

The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

Freaks (2018)

Force of Nature (2020)

Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans (2021)

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