Emile Hirsch was born in L.A.’s Palms neighborhood to a visual artist mother and entrepreneur father in 1985. His first big role was in 2002, in the Jodie Foster produced film, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys.
In the future years, the actor starred in numerous films such as The Girl Next Door, Lords of Dogtown, and possibly his most noteworthy role as adventurer Christopher “Alexander Supertramp” McCandless in Into the Wild.
In more recent years, Hirsch has starred in a number of smaller films, typically showing at film festivals. In 2013, the Califonia-born actor costarred alongside Mark Wahlberg and Taylor Kitsch in Lone Survivor.
Hirsch currently lives in Venice, California.