Emile Davenport Hirsch is an American actor known for his roles in Into the Wild (2007) and the A&E network miniseries Bonnie and Clyde(2013).
Emile Hirsch was born in Topanga Canyon, California on March 13, 1985. He was brought up in Los Angeles and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
He graduated from the Academy of Music at Alexander Hamilton High School. Hirsch started his acting career in a local commercial when he was still in high school.
With age, Hirsch became serious about acting and started appearing on Sabrina, the teenage witch (1998-1999).
Later, he starred in Gargantua (1998) a Jurassic park-like tale opposite Adam Baldwin.
Hirsch made a major jump to the big screen from The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys. His role was positively praised. The young actor than portrayed a role in The Emperor's Club (2002) with Kevin Klein.
Hirsch also starred in The Girl Next Door (2004), Imaginary Heroes (2004), and Lords of Dogtown (2005).
Hirsch’s breakthrough came in 2007 when he starred in Into the Wild, directed by Sean Penn. He again teamed up with Penn after a year for the film Milk. Milk is a story about gay rights activist Harvey Milk.
He also appeared in Taking Woodstock (2009), and later in The Savages that was directed by Oliver Stone’s and was released in July 2012.
In 2013, he starred in Prince Avalanche, also co-starring Paul Rudd. Similarly, Hirsch starred in William Friedkin’s Killer Joe. The same year, he appeared in Lone Survivor.
Hirsch also starred in The Motel Life that was directed by the Polsky brothers along with co-stars Dakota Fanning and Stephen Dorff.
On February 12, 2015, Hirsch was sentenced to prison for 15 days for aggravated assault. He violently choked a female movie executive at Sundance film festival on January 25, 2015. He was also charged $4,750 and penalty to perform 50 hours of community service.
Moving on to his personal life, on October 27, 2013, Hirsch had his first child, a baby boy Valor with a girl he dated, however, they are no longer in a relationship. They later shared that they would look after their children together although they are not husband and wife.
Hirsch's height is 5’ ft 7 inches (1.7m) and weights 70kg (156lbs). His nationality is American, and he belongs to white ethnicity.
The 33 years old actor has not revealed his exact salary yet. From some sources, his net worth is estimated to be around $15 million.