Elijah Jordan Wood

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Elijah Jordan Wood

Birthplace: Cedar Rapids, IA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of <private> Wood and <private> Wood (Krause)
Brother of <private> Wood and <private> Wood

Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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Immediate Family

    • <private> Wood
    • <private> Wood (Krause)
    • <private> Wood
    • <private> Wood

About Elijah Jordan Wood

Elijah Jordan Wood; born January 28, 1981, is an American actor. He made his film debut with a minor part in Back to the Future Part II (1989), then landed a succession of larger roles that made him a critically acclaimed child actor by age 9. He is best known for his high-profile role as Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's critically acclaimed The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Since then, he has resisted typecasting by choosing varied roles in critically acclaimed films such as Bobby, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Sin City, Green Street and Everything Is Illuminated.

Wood starred in the film Day Zero (2007) and provided the voice of the main character in the award-winning animated musical films Happy Feet and Happy Feet Two. Wood also voiced the lead as 9 in the Tim Burton-produced action/science fiction film 9. He played an American tourist turned vampire in Paris, je t'aime. In 2005, he started his own record label, Simian Records. He currently appears as Ryan in FX's dark comedy Wilfred, which debuted on June 23, 2011. Wood will also be reprising the role of Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's motion picture of The Hobbit.


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Elijah Jordan Wood's Timeline

January 28, 1981
Cedar Rapids, IA, USA