Hayden Christensen (born April 19, 1981) is a Canadian actor. He was in Canadian television programs when he was young, then he went to act into American television in the late 1990s. He did minor acting roles before being praised for his role of Sam in Life as a House. He became very famous worldwide by playing the young adult Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars movies.
|Known for||Playing Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith|
|Partner(s)||Rachel Bilson (2007-present)|
|Parent(s)||David & Alie Christensen|
Personal life change
Christensen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia and raised in Thornhill, Ontario. In 2007, he began dating actress Rachel Bilson. They met while making Jumper. They became engaged on December 25, 2008. In mid-2010, the couple split up, but were dating again a few months later.
Christensen performed a public service announcement for Do Something's Teens for Jeans Campaign in 2008. He was a model in Louis Vuitton's advertising. He is in RED’s new Lazarus Effect Campaign, which is to increase awareness for its efforts to fight AIDS in Africa.
- "Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen are engaged". People. Retrieved April 20, 2009.
- "Christensen Proposed Over Christmas". Contact Music. 19 February 2009. Retrieved July 11, 2010.
- "Rep: Rachel Bilson, Hayden Christensen's Wedding Officially "Off"". Us Weekly. August 9, 2010. Retrieved August 10, 2010.
- Chiu, Alexis; Shira, Dahvi (August 9, 2010). "Hayden Christensen & Rachel Bilson Call Off Engagement". People Magazine. Retrieved August 10, 2010.
- Byrne, Alla (November 9, 2010). "Hayden Christensen & Rachel Bilson Are Dating Again". People Magazine. Retrieved November 9, 2010.
- Everett, Cristina (November 9, 2010). "Hayden Christensen and Rachel Bilson 'dating again' months after calling off engagement". New York Daily News. Archived from the original on November 13, 2010. Retrieved November 9, 2010.
- "Hayden Christensen Promotes Teens for Jeans". Do Something. Retrieved January 7, 2008.
- "Hayden Christensen Smartens up for Louis Vuitton". Contactmusic.com. 23 August 2004. Retrieved October 5, 2009.
- Christensen, Hayden (July 31, 2010). "Hayden Christensen on "The Lazarus Effect"". CNN. Archived from the original on June 5, 2010. Retrieved July 1, 2008.
- "The Lazarus Effect Campaign". Join Red. Retrieved May 10, 2010.
Other websites change
- Hayden Christensen on IMDb
- Hayden Christensen at TV.com
- Hayden Christensen profile at NNDB.
- Hayden Christensen Interview Archived 2009-08-03 at the Wayback Machine, Hayden Christensen talks about his role as Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
- Hayden Christensen doing Gumball 2007