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Hayden Christensen – young Star Wars superstar biography

Hayden Christensen young

Hayden Christensen is a Canadian actor who became famous for his role as Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars saga.

But what other movies has the actor from the films Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith done? On the occasion of his return in the TV series Obi-Wan Kenobi, let's find out together, all the gossip and trivia about him.

Hayden Christensen height and age

Hayden Christensen was born in Vancouver, Canada, on April 19, 1981. As of today, therefore, the actor is 41 years old and his parents are of Danish, Swedish, and Italian descent.

The actor known for the character of young Anakin Skywalker is quite tall and measures 1.83 cm with a weight of about 76 kg. Hayden Christensen came to acting by chance: his artistic career began when he was spotted on the set of a swimsuit commercial, where he was accompanying his sister.

Hayden Christensen, in fact, is not an only child and has three siblings who are also actors: his older brother is named Tove, his older sister is named Hejsa while his younger sister is named Kaylen.

Hayden Christensen daughter and wife

Many people wonder if Hayden Christensen is married, if he has a wife and children. The answer is that, in 2007, the actor was in a relationship with Rachel Bilson, whom he met on the set of the film Jumper – Without Borders.

The two were in a relationship until 2017, when they publicly announced their separation. The couple had a daughter, a girl named Briar Rose, born on October 29, 2014.

To date, it is not known whether the actor has a partner and, therefore, may be single.

After watching the movies Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith you wonder if Hayden Christensen and Natalie Portman are engaged? According to some rumors, the two Star Wars actors dated in 2000, being together for only 1 year, and then breaking up in 2001.

To date, therefore, Hayden Christensen and Natalie Portman are not together, but are just friends. The actress known for her role as Queen Padmé Amidala is now married to dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied and is known for her character of The Mighty Thor in the film Thor: Love and Thunder.

Read also about Hayden Christensen net worth.

Hayden Christensen movies and TV series

Hayden Christensen made his acting debut in 1993, at the age of 12, playing a supporting role in the German-Canadian TV series Macht Der Leidenschaft / Family Passions.

Success came in the 2000s: in 2002 he played the young Anakin Skywalker in the film Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002) and reprised the role in the 2005 film, Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith.

Her subsequent work includes the 2007 film Awake, the 2014 film, Jumper – Without Borders, and the 2019 romantic comedy, Little Italy.

Beginning in 2022, he reprises the role of Anakin Skywalker in the TV series Obi-Wan Kenobi, and will later reprise his role in the TV series Ahsoka.

You can see the full list of filmography below.


  • The Seed of Madness (In the Mouth of Madness), directed by John Carpenter (1994)
  • Street Law, directed by Damian Lee (1995)
  • Women's College (The Hairy Bird), directed by Sarah Kernochan (1998)
  • Garden of Virgin Suicides (The Virgin Suicides), directed by Sofia Coppola (1999)
  • Freefall – Panic at High Altitude, directed by Mario Azzopardi (1999)
  • The Last Dream, directed by Irwin Winkler (2001)
  • Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, directed by George Lucas (2002)
  • The Inventor of Fairy Tales, directed by Billy Ray (2003)
  • Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, directed by George Lucas (2005)
  • Factory Girl, directed by George Hickenlooper (2006)
  • Awake – Conscious Anesthesia (Awake), directed by Joby Harold (2007)
  • Decameron Pie, directed by David Leland (2007)
  • Jumper – Without Borders, directed by Doug Liman (2008)
  • New York, I Love You – Jiang Wen Segment, directed by Jiang Wen (2009)
  • Takers, directed by John Luessenhop (2010)
  • Vanishing on 7th Street, directed by Brad Anderson (2010)
  • American Heist, directed by Sarik Andreasyan (2014)
  • Outcast – The Last Templar (Outcast), directed by Nick Powell (2014)
  • 90 Minutes in Heaven, directed by Michael Polish (2015)
  • First Kill, directed by Steven C. Miller (2017)
  • Little Italy – Pizza, Love and Fantasy, directed by Donald Petrie (2018)
  • The Last Man, directed by Rodrigo H. Vila (2018)
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, directed by J. J. Abrams (2019) – voice

TV series

  • Family Passion – TV series (1993)
  • Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story – TV movie (1995)
  • Harrison Bergeron – TV movie (1995)
  • Titanic – A Love Story (No Greater Love) – TV movie (1996)
  • Forever Knight – TV series, 1 episode (1996)
  • Little Chills (Goosebumps) – TV series, 2 episodes (1997)
  • Real Kids, Real Adventures – TV series, 1 episode (1999)
  • Are You Afraid of the Dark? (Are You Afraid of the Dark?) – TV series, 1 episode (1999)
  • The Famous Jett Jackson (The Famous Jett Jackson) – TV series, 1 episode (1999)
  • Trapped in a Purple Haze – TV movie (2000)
  • Horizon – TV series (2000)
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi – TV miniseries, 6 episodes (2022)

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