|Born||Hallie Kate Eisenberg
August 2, 1992
East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
|Relatives||Jesse Eisenberg (brother)|
Eisenberg was born in East Brunswick Township, New Jersey, the daughter of Amy, who worked as a clown at children's parties, and Barry Eisenberg, who ran a hospital and later became a college professor. She has two siblings: actor Jesse Eisenberg, the Academy Award-nominated star of The Social Network, and Kerri. Hallie was named after the character Hallie O'Fallon in the 1991 film All I Want for Christmas, portrayed by Thora Birch. She was raised in a secular Jewish family that originated in Poland and Ukraine. Eisenberg attended American University, in Washington, DC.
In the late 1990s and early 2000s, she was "The Pepsi Girl" in a series of Pepsi commercials. She made her film debut in the 1998 children's film Paulie, playing the young owner of the title parrot. After appearing in a few made-for-television films, she had supporting parts in 1999's The Insider and Bicentennial Man.
In 2000, Eisenberg co-starred with Minnie Driver in the feature film Beautiful, which received generally negative reviews. She also starred as Helen Keller in a television remake of The Miracle Worker. In 2004, she played opposite Jeff Daniels and Patricia Heaton in the television remake of the The Goodbye Girl. In 2006, Eisenberg appeared in How to Eat Fried Worms, the New Line Cinema adaptation of Thomas Rockwell's book of the same name. In 2007, she co-starred in the independent feature film P.J. alongside John Heard, Vincent Pastore and Robert Picardo.
In 2010 Eisenberg halted her pursuit of a film career to attend college.
|1998||Nicholas' Gift||Eleanor||TV movie|
|1999||Blue Moon||Josie Medieros||TV movie|
|1999||Swing Vote||Unknown||TV movie|
|1999||A Little Inside||Abby Mills|
|1999||The Insider||Barbara Wigand||Film|
|1999||Bicentennial Man||Young "Little Miss" Amanda Martin||Film|
|2000||Get Real||Alexa||TV series – Episode: "Waiting"|
|2000||The Miracle Worker||Helen Keller||TV movie|
|2002||Stage on Screen: The Women||Little Mary||TV movie|
|2003||Presidio Med||Grace Rothman||TV series – Episode: "With Grace"|
|2004||The Goodbye Girl||Lucy McFadden||TV movie|
|2006||Jesus, Mary and Joey||Melissa|
|2006||How to Eat Fried Worms||Erika||Film|
|2010||Holy Rollers||Ruth Gold||Film|
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