With numerous credits to his name, AARON ECKHART (Adam) is
positioned among the industry's finest. He has earned considerable acclaim for
his roles, including the love interest of Julia Roberts in Erin Brockovich for
director Stephen Soderbergh. However, it was his portrayal of a love-scorned and
vengeful man in Neil LaBute's controversial film, In the Company of Men, which
first drew him critical attention. Notably, this incendiary film became one of
the highest grossing independent films of the year.
Eckhart earned both a Golden Globe and an Independent Spirit Award
nomination for his starring role in Jason Reitman's directorial debut, Thank You
for Smoking, for Fox Searchlight. He was most recently seen alongside Gerard
Butler in Olympus has Fallen, starring in Radius-TWC's Erased and costarring
opposite Johnny Depp in The Rum Diary.
Originally from Northern California, Eckhart studied theatre and film at
Brigham Young University where he met and appeared in many of Neil LaBute's
plays. In addition to In the Company of Men, he has starred in three other
LaBute films including Possession with Gwyneth Paltrow; Nurse Betty, opposite
Renee Zellweger and Your Friends and Neighbors with Ben Stiller and Katherine
Other film credits include Sean Penn's The Pledge opposite Jack Nicholson, the
sci-fi action film Battle: Los Angeles, Rabbit Hole opposite Nicole Kidman,
director Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight, the romantic dramedy Love Happens
opposite Jennifer Aniston, Oliver Stone's Any Given Sunday, and the indie film
Meet Bill and Molly opposite Elisabeth Shue. He also starred in the Alan Ball
drama Towelhead and starred opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones in No Reservations. In
addition he has appeared in John Woo's adaptation of Phillip K. Dick's short
story, Paycheck, opposite Ben Affleck and Uma Thurman; Ron Howard's The Missing,
opposite Tommy Lee Jones and Cate Blanchett; The Core, opposite Hilary Swank;
Brian De Palma's The Black Dahlia and Conversations with Other Women, opposite
Helena Bonham Carter. His theater credits include Michael Cristofer's Amazing
Grace, opposite Marsha Mason.
He will next be seen starring in Incarnate, produced by Jason Blum.
Eckhart resides in Los Angeles.