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NAME: Aaron Edward Eckhart
DATE OF BIRTH: March 12th, 1968 (age 42)
PLACE OF BIRTH: Cupertino, California
PARENTS: James C Eckhart, Mary Eckhart
PROFESSION: Actor


AARON ECKHART'S ROLE IN THE DARK KNIGHT:
Aaron Eckhart plays the role of Harvey Dent, an up and coming Gotham attorney. He aids Batman and the police lieutenant in their efforts to stop the Gotham City bank robberies. Batman, Harvey Dent, and the police lieutenant manage to put a large amount of mob syndicates behind bars. In retaliation, The Joker says he will kill one civilian of Gotham City per day until the identity of Batman is revealed. Once bodies start dropping, Harvey Dent says he is Batman and him and his girlfriend are put under police protection. They are driven to seperate buildings which The Joker has rigged to explode. The Joker blows up the buildings killing Harvey's girlfriend and severely melting and disfiguring Harvey's face. Harvey then loses touch with reality and becomes Two-Face, who flips a coin to determine the fate of enemys.

Aaron Eckhart Interview for The Dark Knight





OTHER MOVIES:
  • In The Company of Men (1997)
  • Thursday (1998)
  • Molly (1999)
  • Any Given Sunday (1999)
  • Erin Brockovich (2000)
  • Nurse Betty (2000)
  • The Pledge (2001)
  • Possession (2002)
  • The Core (2003)
  • The Missing (2003)
  • Suspect Zero (2004)
  • Thank You For Smoking (2006)
  • The Wicker Man (2006)
  • Love Happens (2009)
  • Rabbit Hole (2010)


AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS:
  • 1997 won Satellite Award (outstandting new talent) - In The Company of Men
  • 2006 nominated for Golden Globe Award (best actor) - Thank You for Smoking
  • 2006 nominated for Independent Spirit Award (best male actor) - Thank You for Smoking
  • 2008 nominated for Saturn Award (best supporting actor) - The Dark Knight
  • 2010 nominated for Independent Spirit Award (best male lead) - Rabbit Hole