March 12, 1968 (55)
Aaron Eckhart is an American actor. He made his breakthrough in the late 90s with his role in “In the Company of Men,” followed by “Thank You for Smoking,” “The Dark Knight,” and “Sully,” among many others. Eckhart has collaborated with several notable actors and filmmakers, including Heath Ledger, Tom Hanks, Clint Eastwood, and Julia Roberts.
One of Eckhart’s most notable roles was as Harvey Dent/Two-Face in Christopher Nolan‘s “The Dark Knight.” The film was a critical and commercial success, with Eckhart receiving praise for his portrayal of the character. He also starred in “Thank You for Smoking,” a satirical comedy about a tobacco lobbyist, which earned him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor. Eckhart’s performance in “Sully,” where he portrayed co-pilot Jeff Skiles, also received critical acclaim.
Aside from acting, Eckhart has also worked on a few music projects, including playing the guitar and singing on the soundtrack of “Love Happens,” a film in which he also starred. He has also directed a few short films, including “Molly” and “The Drummer,” which were both well-received.
Throughout his career, Eckhart has worked Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Aniston, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Morgan Freeman.