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    Born on March 12, 1968 in Santa Clara County, California

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Thank You for Smoking (2005)

Aaron Eckhart as "Nick Naylor"

Nick Naylor (Aaron Eckhart), a lobbyist for big tobacco, finds it difficult to balance his duties defending the dangerous substance with those of being a good role model for his young son. Nick's life gets even more complicated when a liberal senator mounts an anti-smoking campaign that he must counter. Based on the novel by Christopher Buckley.

Golden Globe (2005) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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Dissecting 'I, Frankenstein': The (Very) Familiar Parts That Make Up the Action-Horror Flop

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jan 27th 2014, 6:30AM

Jan 27th 2014, 6:30AM

Aaron Eckhart Talks 'I, Frankenstein,' Workout Regimens, and Wearing Lots of Makeup (VIDEO)

Posted by
Chris Jancelewicz on Jan 24th 2014, 5:30AM

Jan 24th 2014, 5:30AM

The 'Olympus Has Fallen' Sequel Is Cleverly Titled 'London Has Fallen'

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Oct 29th 2013, 4:15PM

Oct 29th 2013, 4:15PM

'I, Frankenstein' Trailer: Aaron Eckhart Is Very, Very Angry (VIDEO)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Oct 4th 2013, 11:45AM

Oct 4th 2013, 11:45AM

Why Isn't Aaron Eckhart More Famous?

Posted by
on May 9th 2013, 9:27AM

May 9th 2013, 9:27AM

Box Office: Five Reasons 'Olympus Has Fallen' Deserves to Brag

Posted by
Gary Susman on Mar 24th 2013, 10:10AM

Mar 24th 2013, 10:10AM

Review: Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

Posted by
Scott Mendelson on Mar 22nd 2013, 5:32AM

Mar 22nd 2013, 5:32AM

Aaron Eckhart, 'Olympus Has Fallen' Star, on How to Play the President of the United States (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Mar 21st 2013, 8:45AM

Mar 21st 2013, 8:45AM

'Olympus Has Fallen' Review: 10 Things You Should Know

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Mar 21st 2013, 8:29AM

Mar 21st 2013, 8:29AM

'Rum Diary' Star Aaron Eckhart on Booze, Cigars and Johnny Depp's Entourage

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Oct 26th 2011, 8:50AM

Oct 26th 2011, 8:50AM

Aaron Eckhart To Play Beach Boy Dennis Wilson in 'The Drummer'

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Oct 17th 2011, 2:30PM

Oct 17th 2011, 2:30PM

Aaron Eckhart Promises He'll Be 'Grotesque Beyond Belief' in 'I, Frankenstein' [Moviefone Exclusive]

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Oct 13th 2011, 12:10PM

Oct 13th 2011, 12:10PM

Aaron Eckhart Will Play a Modern-Day Frankenstein

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Oct 7th 2011, 9:00AM

Oct 7th 2011, 9:00AM

Peter Sarsgaard and 10 More Butt-Ugly Comic Book Movie Villains

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Jun 15th 2011, 12:30PM

Jun 15th 2011, 12:30PM

Aaron Eckhart to Play Good-Guy Hook in Modern-Day 'Peter Pan'

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on May 11th 2011, 9:20AM

May 11th 2011, 9:20AM

Early Edition: New Role Is 'Bourne' for Rachel Weisz; 'Pan' Gets French-Swiss Dark Touch; More

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on May 11th 2011, 4:00AM

May 11th 2011, 4:00AM

Aaron Eckhart to Reunite With 'In The Company of Men' Director Neil LaBute on 'The Geography of Hope'

Posted by
John Mitchell on May 9th 2011, 8:15AM

May 9th 2011, 8:15AM

Exclusive: Jonathan Liebesman On 'Battle: Los Angeles'

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Mar 11th 2011, 3:00PM

Mar 11th 2011, 3:00PM

'Battle Los Angeles' Review: Angry Aliens vs. Simple Stereotypes

Posted by
Peter Martin on Mar 9th 2011, 4:00PM

Mar 9th 2011, 4:00PM

Aaron Eckhart Suffered Broken Arm During 'Battle: Los Angeles' Stunt, Kept Filming (VIDEO)

Posted by
TV Squad Staff on Mar 9th 2011, 7:15AM

Mar 9th 2011, 7:15AM

Stars In Rewind: Aaron Eckhart In A Creepy Student Film

Posted by
David Ehrlich on Mar 7th 2011, 7:30AM

Mar 7th 2011, 7:30AM

'Battle: Los Angeles' Trailer: Is This the 2011 Alien Invasion Film to Beat?

Posted by
David Ehrlich on Jan 12th 2011, 5:00AM

Jan 12th 2011, 5:00AM

The Week in Geek: The Power of Comics in 'Rabbit Hole'

Posted by
John Gholson on Dec 28th 2010, 2:30PM

Dec 28th 2010, 2:30PM

Movie News Quick Hits: Eckhart's Two Face, 'Transformers 3' Teaser and Robot Chicken's 'Star Wars III'

Posted by
Erik Davis on Dec 3rd 2010, 11:05AM

Dec 3rd 2010, 11:05AM

Exclusive: 'Rabbit Hole' Poster Premiere: Kidman, Eckhart and Different Shades of Grief

Posted by
Scott Weinberg on Nov 30th 2010, 8:00AM

Nov 30th 2010, 8:00AM

'Rabbit Hole' is Flawless; Nicole Kidman at Her Best (TIFF 2010 Review)

Posted by
Scott Weinberg on Sep 16th 2010, 3:32PM

Sep 16th 2010, 3:32PM

SDCC: First Reconnaissance Photos from 'Battle: Los Angeles'

Posted by
Alison Nastasi on Jul 22nd 2010, 3:31PM

Jul 22nd 2010, 3:31PM

The Remake Game: Jaws

Posted by
William Goss on Jun 2nd 2010, 5:15PM

Jun 2nd 2010, 5:15PM

New on DVD: Week of February 2

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Feb 2nd 2010, 3:00AM

Feb 2nd 2010, 3:00AM

First Images of Aaron Eckhart in 'Battle: Los Angeles'

Posted by
Jacob Hall on Dec 29th 2009, 6:04AM

Dec 29th 2009, 6:04AM

Review: Love Happens

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Sep 18th 2009, 11:15AM

Sep 18th 2009, 11:15AM

'Love Happens' Heralds the Return of the Slow Clap

Posted by
Eric D. Snider on Sep 16th 2009, 12:32PM

Sep 16th 2009, 12:32PM

Breaking: Love Might Not Happen This Weekend

Posted by
Erik Davis on Sep 16th 2009, 6:40AM

Sep 16th 2009, 6:40AM

'Sex and the City 2' Sets a Date and More Movie News

Posted by
Thomas DiChiara on Apr 3rd 2009, 8:00AM

Apr 3rd 2009, 8:00AM

Aaron Eckhart Falls Into a 'Rabbit Hole' with Nicole Kidman

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Apr 2nd 2009, 10:02AM

Apr 2nd 2009, 10:02AM

Aaron Eckhart Takes a Page from 'The Rum Diary'

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Feb 10th 2009, 4:02PM

Feb 10th 2009, 4:02PM

Movie News Daily: Jan. 12, 2009

Posted by
Thomas DiChiara on Jan 12th 2009, 7:00AM

Jan 12th 2009, 7:00AM

Eckhart Teases Two Face Return; Fanboys Freak Out

Posted by
Erik Davis on Jan 12th 2009, 6:45AM

Jan 12th 2009, 6:45AM

Discuss: Most Offensive Movie Characters of 2008?

Posted by
Erik Davis on Dec 15th 2008, 5:02PM

Dec 15th 2008, 5:02PM

Aaron Eckhart to Battle Aliens in Los Angeles

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Nov 17th 2008, 12:32PM

Nov 17th 2008, 12:32PM

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