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Hayden Christensen

Hayden Christensen (born April 19, 1981) is a Canadian actor. He appeared in Canadian television programs when he was young, then diversified into American television in the late 1990s. He moved on to minor acting roles before being praised for his role of Sam in Life as a House, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award. He gained international fame portraying the young Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. Christensen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada the son of Alie Nelson, a speechwriter for the heads of large companies, and David Christensen, a computer programmer and communications executive. His father is of Danish descent and his mother has Swedish and Italian ancestry. Christensen has an older brother and sister, Tove and Hejsa, and a younger sister, Kaylen. Raised outside Toronto in Thornhill, Ontario, Christensen attended E.J. Sand Public School, Baythorn Public School and Unionville High School in Unionville, Ontario, Canada. He was an athlete in high school, playing hockey competitively and tennis on a provincial level. He spent

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Hayden Christensen -- Gives In to the Dark Side of Sailing

Hayden Christensen
Gives In to the Dark Side of Sailing

Hayden Christensen -- who starred in three "Star Wars" movies that DO NOT EXIST (for die hards) -- tried his hand at sailing in Barbados on Tuesday ... failing miserably.We can just imagine what… READ MORE >

Hayden Christensen's Beard? NOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!

Hayden Christensen's Beard?
NOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!

Like Jake Gyllenhaal and Shia LaBeouf before him, you can now add Hayden Christensen to the list of young Hollywood actors trying to butch up their boyish looks with grizzly beards.The barely… READ MORE >

- 554 days ago
Rachel Bilson Sells L.A. Home -- Hayden Christensen Moves Out

Rachel Bilson
Sells L.A. Home, Darth Vader Moves Out

Hayden Christensen is hauling his stuff out of his fiancee Rachel Bilson's L.A. house -- and he's bringing her crap with him -- because the "OC" actress just sold the place for big money.Sources… READ MORE >

- 688 days ago
Hayden's Bro -- Community Service Is a Drag

Hayden's Bro -- Community Service Is a Drag

Hayden Christensen's film producer brother Tove will be cleaning up the streets of Hollywood in the near future -- but not out of the kindness of his heart ... because he allegedly dragged his GF… READ MORE >

- 1666 days ago
Hayden & Bro: We Both Got Stiffed by Same Guy

Hayden & Bro: We Both Got Stiffed by Same Guy

Hayden Christensen claims the film deal he signed back in 2005 was too good to be true -- and now the former Skywalker and his brother are suing the guy who roped them into it ... for nearly $3… READ MORE >

- 1742 days ago
Hayden Christensen's Bro Arrested for Assault

Hayden Christensen's Bro Arrested for Assault

TMZ has learned Hayden Christensen's brother, producer Tove Christensen, was arrested early this morning for felony assault with a deadly weapon -- when he allegedly dragged his girlfriend around… READ MORE >

- 1793 days ago
Hayden Vs. Shmoo

Hayden Vs. Shmoo

Hayden Christensen spent several hours at a gun range yesterday, pouring 9mm slugs into amorphous blob targets.After his lackluster role in Star Wars, he's lucky shmoos don't shoot back. See Also… READ MORE >

- 2147 days ago
Hayden Christensen -- Jumper, Our Ass

Hayden Christensen -- Jumper, Our Ass

Hayden Christensen may be the worst hoops player this side of Tatooine. White men can't jump! // After getting taunted for his lack of force on the court, Hayden downed a Capri Sun....Geez, need… READ MORE >

- 2296 days ago
Janice Dickinson: Bitch Activist

Janice Dickinson: Bitch Activist

TMZ caught Janice Dickinson attempting to "save" the world's critters from Paris and Britney -- well, at least the puppies in the Malibu Country Mart! Also in L.A, hunky Matt Dillon drivin' his… READ MORE >

- 2344 days ago
This Week's Biggest Losers 12/23/06

This Week's Biggest Losers 12/23/06

With the line between beauty pageants and Girls Gone Wild now completely blurred, maybe NBC should have Joe Francis host the next Miss USA telecast. In advance of that tantalizing prospect, here… READ MORE >

- 2777 days ago

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