Jesse Adam Eisenberg is an American author, actor, humorist and playwright. His began his debut in television with Get Real, the short-lived drama series. Jesse’s got his first leading role in the film Roger Dodger, a comedy-drama film. He also made appearances in films like The Village (psychological thriller), The Emperor’s Club and The Squid and the Whale. He also starred in The Education of Charlie Banks and The Living Wake, for which he got the Vail Film Festival Rising Star Award. In the year 2009, he was seen in comedy films like Zombieland and Adventureland. In the film Social Network, he essayed the role of Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook. He received Golden Globe, Academy Award nominations and BAFTA Award. His film Holy Rollers was nominated at the Sundance Film Festival for the Grand Jury. Eisenberg earned critical acclaim for Off Broadway drama, played at the Cherry Lane Theatre. In all the animated films, Rio 2 and Rio he had given a voice for a male macaw, Blue. He also starred in ‘
Now You See Me’ and ‘
30 Minutes or Less’. Later Jesse was paired with Kirsten Stewart for
American Ultra, an action comedy film. He has starred and written three plays The Revisionist, Asuncion and The Spoils. The Spoils is the recent play of Jesse, which starred Michael Zegen,
Kunal Nayyar, Annapurna Sriram and Erin Darke. In 2015, Jesse released his collection of short humor pieces ‘Bream Gives Me Hiccups’. He was born in
New York and grew up in East Brunswick, New Jersey.
Jesse’s mother was initially working as a clown at a children’s party for around 20 years. Later she started teaching sociology at a college. Jesse’s sister Halle Kate was once an acclaimed child actress and now a model working in series of Pepsi commercials. He was raised in a Jewish family but in a secular ambiance. Eisenberg is extremely fond of pets, especially cats and has been actively involved in fostering animals. He associates himself with Farm Sanctuary and has presented many galas on its behalf. Eisenberg endorses the cause of vegetarianism. His story, Marv Albert is My Therapist got featured in 2013 in the American Magazine, The New Yorker. He also wrote many short humor pieces for the same magazine’s "Shouts & Murmurs" column. His literary works were included in Bream Gives Me Hiccups, his debut novel that was released on 8th September 2015. He dated many actresses, such as Anna Strout, an event director in New York and later got involved in a relationship with
Mia Wasikowska, during the shooting of
The Double. Eisenberg came with the idea of OneUpMe, a simple wordplay website, where people can respond to wordplay topics daily. He was assisted by his cousin, Eric Fisher, who was a Social Design evangelist at Facebook. Eisenberg has openly talked about his disease, obsessive–compulsive disorder. He even said that with this kind of disorder he always found himself hesitating to walk into a new room.