Mar. 13th, 1985
Emile Hirsch's Main TV Roles[no roles found]
Main Movie Roles2009 - Taking Woodstock
2008 - Milk
2008 - Speed Racer
2007 - Into the Wild
2006 - Alpha Dog
2005 - Lords of Dogtown
2004 - The Girl Next Door
2003 - The Mudge Boy
2002 - The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
2002 - The Emperor's Club
Guest TV Roles
Emile Davenport Hirsch (born March 13, 1985) is an American television and film actor. He began performing in the late 1990s, appearing in several television films and series, and became known as a film actor after roles in Lords of Dogtown, The Emperor's Club, The Girl Next Door, Alpha Dog, and Into the Wild. In 2008, Hirsch starred in Speed Racer and Milk. He participated in Summit on the Summit, an expedition to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of the need for clean water in the world.
Early life Hirsch was born in Topanga, California. His mother, Margaret Esther (née Davenport), is a visual artist and teacher who designed pop-up books, and his father, David M. Hirsch, is an entrepreneur, manager, and producer. His older sister, Jenny, introduced him to acting when they were enrolled at the Will Geer Theatricum, a summer drama camp in Topanga. Hirsch was raised in Los Angeles, California, and Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he lived with his mother for several years after his parents divorced. He attended Topanga Canyon Elementary School, Paul Revere Middle School and the Academy of Music at Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles. Hirsch was a varsity baseball player who set a California state record in his time at Paul Revere Middle School for the most stolen bases in a season, with 156. "I was pretty good," Hirsch said. Hirsch left Hamilton High School halfway through his senior year in order to pursue his career, later graduating from Beach High School, an independent private high school in Northern California.