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Elijah Wood

1981-01-28 Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

Image of Elijah Wood


Elijah Jordan Wood (born January 28, 1981) is an American actor and producer. He is best known for his portrayal of Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003) and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012). Wood made his film debut with a small part in Back to the Future Part II (1989). He went on to achieve recognition as a child actor with roles in Avalon (1990), Paradise (1991), Radio Flyer (1992), Forever Young (1992), The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993), and The Good Son (1993). As a teenager, he starred in films such as North (1994), The War (1994), Flipper (1996), The Ice Storm (1997), Deep Impact (1998), and The Faculty (1998). Following the success of The Lord of the Rings, Wood has appeared in a wide range of films, including Spy Kids 3D: Game Over (2003), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Sin City (2005), Green Street Hooligans (2005), Everything Is Illuminated (2005), Paris, je t'aime (2006), Bobby (2006), Celeste and Jesse Forever (2012), Maniac (2012), Grand Piano, Cooties, The Last Witch Hunter (2015), The Trust (2016), I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore (2017), and Come to Daddy (2019). Wood's voice roles include Mumble in Happy Feet (2006) and its sequel (2011), the title character in 9 (2009), Spyro the Dragon in the Legend of Spyro video game trilogy (2006–2008), Beck on Disney XD's Tron: Uprising (2012–2013), and Wirt in the Cartoon Network miniseries Over the Garden Wall (2014). He also played Ryan Newman on the FX dark comedy series Wilfred (2011–2014), for which he received a Satellite Award nomination for Best Actor, and Todd Brotzman in the BBC America series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016–2017).


The Elephant 6 Recording Co. Self 2023-08-25
The Toxic Avenger Fritz Garbinger 2023-09-21
No Man of God Bill Hagmaier 2021-08-19
El ruido solar Self (archive footage) 2020-09-19
Come to Daddy Norval Greenwood 2019-04-25
The Panama Papers John Doe (voice) 2018-10-06
78/52 Self 2017-10-13
I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore Tony 2017-01-19
The Trust David Waters 2016-04-29
The Last Witch Hunter Dolan 37th 2015-10-21
Made in Japan Himself (voice) 2015-03-17
Behind Over the Garden Wall Himself 2015-07-08
Henry 2015-07-28
Set Fire to the Stars John M. Brinnin 2014-11-07
Open Windows Nick Chambers 2014-07-04
Why Horror? Animation VO (voice) 2014-10-03
Cooties Clint 2014-10-10
Pawn Shop Chronicles Johnny Shaw 2013-07-12
Maniac: The Making of Documentary 2013-10-15
This Must Be the Only Fantasy Trevor 2013-12-31
A Band Called Death Self 2013-06-27
Mundos virtuales 2013-12-14
Tome of the Unknown Wirt (voice) 2013-10-24
Setup, Punch Reuben Stein 2013-04-18
Grand Piano Tom Selznick 2013-10-11
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Frodo 2012-12-12
Revenge for Jolly! Thomas 2012-07-17
The Narrative of Victor Karloch William Merriwether 2012-09-02
Maniac Frank 2012-12-26
Celeste & Jesse Forever Scott 2012-08-03
Nightmare Factory Self 2011-10-27
Boobie James 2011-03-13
Fight for Your Right Revisited Ad-Rock (B-Boys 1) 2011-04-22
Happy Feet Two Mumble (voice) 2011-11-17
The Romantics Chip 2010-09-10
The Heart is a Drum Machine Himself 2010-03-09
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Self (archive footage) 2010-05-04
WWII in HD: The Air War Andy Rooney (voice) 2010-11-10
9 9 (voice) 2009-08-19
Beyond All Boundaries Corp. Wilfred Hanson / Capt. John C. Chapin 2009-11-09
Operation Filmmaker Himself 2008-02-20
The Oxford Murders Martin 2008-01-18
Day Zero Aaron Feller 2007-04-27
Bobby William Avary 2006-09-05
Paris, je t'aime Le garçon (Quartier de la Madeleine) 2006-06-21
Happy Feet Mumble (voice) 2006-11-16
I’m Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust Klaus Langer / Dawid Rubinowicz (voice) 2005-05-05
Green Street Hooligans Matt Buckner 2005-09-09
Ringers: Lord of the Fans Self 2005-01-21
Everything Is Illuminated Jonathan Safran Foer 2005-09-05
Sin City Kevin 2005-04-01
Frodo Is Great... Who Is That?!! Himself 2004-07-23
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Patrick 2004-03-19
Creating Gollum Himself 2003-01-01
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Frodo 2003-12-01
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over The Guy 2003-07-25
The Quest Fulfilled: A Director's Vision Self 2003-12-26
The Cranberries - Stars: The Best Videos 1992-2002 Boy with Hearphones (segment "Ridiculous Thoughts") 2002-11-26
The Making of The Fellowship of the Ring Self 2002-04-01
Try Seventeen Jones 2002-09-10
Ash Wednesday Sean Sullivan 2002-10-11
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Frodo 2002-12-18
The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina Tom Thumb (voice) 2002-08-06
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Frodo 2001-12-18
Beyond the Movie: The Fellowship of the Ring Self 2001-12-23
A Passage to Middle-earth: Making of 'Lord of the Rings' Self 2001-12-09
Quest for the Ring Self 2001-11-29
Chain of Fools Mikey 2000-09-22
The Bumblebee Flies Anyway Barney Snow 2000-01-01
Black and White Wren 1999-09-04
Deep Impact Leo Biederman 1998-05-08
The Faculty Casey Connor 1998-12-25
Oliver Twist The Artful Dodger 1997-05-15
The Ice Storm Mikey Carver 1997-02-05
Flipper Sandy Ricks 1996-05-17
North North 1994-07-22
The War Stu Simmons 1994-11-04
The Good Son Mark Evans 1993-09-24
The Adventures of Huck Finn Huck Finn 1993-04-02
Radio Flyer Mike 1992-02-21
The Witness Little Boy 1992-01-01
Day-O Day-O 1992-05-03
Forever Young Nat Cooper 1992-12-16
Paradise Willard Young 1991-09-18
Avalon Michael Kaye 1990-10-05
Internal Affairs Sean Stretch 1990-01-12
Child in the Night Luke 1990-05-01
Back to the Future Part II Video Game Boy 1989-11-22
L.A. Rush
Bookworm Strawn Wise