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15 Amusing Facts On Elijah Wood

1. Elijah Jordan Wood is an American actor, film producer and DJ.

2. He made his film debut with a minor part in Back to the Future Part II .

3. Landing a succession of larger roles, he was critically acclaimed as a child actor by age 9, being nominated for several Young Artist Awards.

4. He began to take on teenage roles in the films The Ice Storm .

5. Since then, he has chosen varied roles in films such as Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind .

6. Wood also provided the voices of the main character in the award-winning animated musical films Happy Feet .

7. He did the voice acting for Spyro in the Legend of Spyro trilogy.

8. In 2012, he began voicing Beck in the animated series Tron: Uprising, Sigma in the tenth season of the Rooster Teeth series, Red vs.

9. Elijah Wood was born in 1981 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the second of three children. He has a brother, Zachariah, and a sister, Hannah.

10. At age seven, Wood began modeling in his hometown and took piano lessons. He appeared in elementary school in The Sound of Music, followed by the title character in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

11. He also served as choir boy during the production of See How They Run, produced by the Marion Creative Council.

12. This was followed by a pivotal role in the TV film, Child in the Night, and a minor role in Back to the Future Part II.

13. Wood co-starred with Mel Gibson and Jamie Lee Curtis in Forever Young and Joseph Mazzello in Radio Flyer.

14. In 1993, Wood played the title character in The Adventures of Huck Finn, and appeared in The Good Son; The following year he starred in The War.

15. The latter film was nominated for four awards and won two.

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