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Elijah Jordan Wood (born January 28, 1981) is an American actor, voice actor, DJ, and producer. He is best known for his high-profile leading role as Frodo Baggins
Frodo Baggins
in Peter Jackson's epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings (2001–03). Wood made his film debut with a minor part in Back to the Future Part II (1989). Landing a succession of larger roles, he was critically acclaimed as a child actor by age nine, being nominated for several Young Artist Awards. Notable films during this period include Avalon (1990), Paradise (1991), Radio Flyer, Forever Young (both 1992), The Adventures of Huck Finn and The Good Son (both 1993). He then transitioned into teenage roles with the films North, The War (both 1994), Flipper (1996), The Ice Storm (1997), Deep Impact and The Faculty (both 1998). Following The Lord of the Rings, he has chosen varied roles in films such as Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Sin City, Green Street, Everything Is Illuminated
Everything Is Illuminated
(all 2005), Paris, je t'aime, Bobby (both 2006), Celeste and Jesse Forever, Maniac (both 2012), Grand Piano (2013), The Last Witch Hunter
The Last Witch Hunter
(2015), The Trust (2016), and I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore (2017). Wood provided the voice of Mumble in the animated films Happy Feet (2006) and Happy Feet
Happy Feet
Two (2011), as well as the eponymous lead in the Tim Burton-produced 9 (2009). He was the voice of Spyro in the Legend of Spyro videogame trilogy (2006–08). He also provided the voice of Beck on the Disney XD
Disney XD
series Tron: Uprising (2012–13), and starred as Wirt in the Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
miniseries Over the Garden Wall (2014). From 2011–14, Wood played the role of Ryan Newman on FX's dark comedy, Wilfred, for which he received a nomination for the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy. As of 2016, he co-stars on the BBC America
BBC America
series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. Wood has his own record label, Simian Records, which he founded in 2005. In 2010, he founded the production company SpectreVision, which specializes in producing horror films.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 1988–1998: Early work 2.2 1999–2003: The Lord of the Rings 2.3 2004–present 2.4 Other work

3 Charity work 4 Personal life 5 Filmography 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External links

Early life[edit] Wood was born on January 28, 1981, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the second of three children.[1] His parents, Debbie (née Krause) and Warren Wood, operated a delicatessen.[2] He was raised Roman Catholic[3][4][5] and has an older brother named Zachariah[6] as well as a younger sister, Hannah.[7] At age seven, Wood began modeling in his hometown and took piano lessons.[8][9] In elementary school, he appeared in The Sound of Music
The Sound of Music
and played the title character in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. He also served as choir boy in a Marion Creative Council production of See How They Run. In 1989, his parents sold their delicatessen and the family–without his father–moved to Los Angeles
Los Angeles
for Wood to pursue an acting career. His parents divorced when he was 15.[10] Career[edit] 1988–1998: Early work[edit] Wood modeled and appeared in local commercials. He got his first break in the music video for Paula Abdul's "Forever Your Girl", directed by David Fincher. This was followed by a pivotal role in the made-for-TV film, Child in the Night, and a minor role in Back to the Future Part II. Nine-year-old Wood auditioned for a role in Kindergarten Cop, but was told by director Ivan Reitman
Ivan Reitman
that his performance was not believable, which Wood later said was "a harsh thing to say to a nine-year-old".[11] Playing Aidan Quinn's son in Avalon garnered professional attention for Wood; the film received widespread critical acclaim and was nominated for four Academy Awards. A small part in Richard Gere's Internal Affairs was followed by the role of a boy who brings estranged couple Melanie Griffith
Melanie Griffith
and Don Johnson
Don Johnson
back together in Paradise (1991). In 1992, Wood co-starred with Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson
and Jamie Lee Curtis in Forever Young, and with Joseph Mazzello
Joseph Mazzello
in Radio Flyer. In 1993, Wood played the title character in Disney's adaptation of Mark Twain's novel, The Adventures of Huck Finn, and co-starred with Macaulay Culkin
Macaulay Culkin
in the psychological thriller The Good Son. The following year, he starred in The War, alongside Kevin Costner. Roger Ebert's review of the film praised Wood highly, stating that Wood "has emerged, I believe, as the most talented actor, in his age group, in Hollywood history".[12] Wood's title role–opposite Bruce Willis–in the Robert Reiner
Robert Reiner
film North (1994) was followed by a Super Bowl
Super Bowl
commercial for Lay's
Lay's
"Wavy" potato chips (with Dan Quayle).[13] In 1995, Wood appeared in the music video for The Cranberries' "Ridiculous Thoughts", played the lead role in Flipper, and co-starred in Ang Lee's critically acclaimed The Ice Storm. In 1997, Wood played Jack "The Artful Dodger" Dawkins in a made-for-TV adaptation of Oliver Twist, alongside Richard Dreyfuss. The following year, he had a leading role in the sci-fi disaster film Deep Impact, and a supporting role in The Faculty, directed by Robert Rodriguez. In 1999, Wood played a suburban white teenager who affects hip-hop lingo in James Toback's Black and White, and a junior hitman in Chain of Fools. 1999–2003: The Lord of the Rings[edit] Wood was cast as Frodo Baggins
Frodo Baggins
in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, the first installment of director Peter Jackson's adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien's multi-volume novel. This gave Wood top billing as Baggins, alongside a cast that included Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Sean Bean, Sean Astin, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, and John Rhys-Davies. The Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings
trilogy was filmed in New Zealand, in a process taking more than one year for principal photography alone, with pick-up shots occurring annually for the next four years. Before the cast left the country, Jackson gave Wood two gifts: one of the One Ring
One Ring
props used on the set and Sting, Frodo's sword. He was also given a pair of prosthetic "hobbit feet" of the type worn during filming. Fellowship was released in 2001 and went on to gross more than $870 million at the worldwide box office. In 2002, Wood lent his voice to the DTV release of The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina. Later that year, the second part of Peter Jackson's trilogy was released, titled The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. The film grossed $926 million at the worldwide box office. In 2003, Wood starred in the DTV film All I Want. The concluding chapter of the Rings trilogy, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King was unveiled that December, and grossed in excess of $1.1 billion at the worldwide box office. At the 76th Academy Awards, the film received all 11 Academy Awards
Academy Awards
for which it was nominated, therefore holding the record for highest Oscar sweep. 2004–present[edit]

Wood in February 2006

Wood's first role following his Lord of the Rings success was in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), in which he played Patrick, an unscrupulous lab technician who pursues Kate Winslet. The film received the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay
Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay
in 2005. He next played the serial killer Kevin in Robert Rodriguez's adaptation of Frank Miller's comic book series, Sin City (2005). On May 12, 2005, Wood hosted MTV Presents: The Next Generation Xbox Revealed for the launch of the Xbox 360
Xbox 360
games console.[14] In Everything Is Illuminated
Everything Is Illuminated
(2005), Wood starred as a young Jewish-American
Jewish-American
man on a quest to find the woman who saved his grandfather during World War II. It was based on the novel of the same name by Jonathan Safran Foer. In Green Street (also 2005), he played an American college student who joins a violent British football firm. Both had limited release but were critically acclaimed. Wood shot a small part in Paris, je t'aime
Paris, je t'aime
(2006), which consists of 18 five-minute sections, each directed by a different director. Wood's section, called "Quartier de la Madeleine", was directed by Vincenzo Natali. The film played at the Cannes Film Festival
Cannes Film Festival
and the Toronto International Film Festival.[15] In George Miller's animated musical Happy Feet
Happy Feet
(2006), Wood provided the voice of Mumble, a penguin who can tap dance, but not sing.[16] Happy Feet
Happy Feet
grossed over $380 million worldwide, and received both the Academy Award for Best Animated
Animated
Feature and the BAFTA Award for Best Animated
Animated
Film. Wood reprised his role for the film's sequel, Happy Feet Two (2011). Also in 2006, he was part of the ensemble cast of Emilio Estevez's drama Bobby, a fictionalized account of the hours leading up to the June 5, 1968, shooting of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy. In the film, Wood marries Lindsay Lohan's character in order to avoid being drafted for the Vietnam War.[17] Bobby screened in competition at the Venice Film Festival. Wood—along with his co-stars—received a nomination for the Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. Later that year, Wood hosted the television special Saving a Species: The Great Penguin Rescue for Discovery Kids;[18] he received a nomination for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in Children's Programming.[19] That same year, it was announced that Wood was set to star in a biographical film about singer Iggy Pop, putatively named The Passenger.[20] However, the project failed to come to fruition after years in development.[21] On January 4, 2007, Wood joined Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
president Alan Rosenberg in a live telecast to announce the nominees for the 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Awards.[22] Later that year, he starred in Day Zero, a drama about conscription in the United States, which had its debut at the Tribeca Film Festival.[23] In The Oxford
Oxford
Murders (2008), a film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Guillermo Martínez, Wood played a graduate student who investigates a series of bizarre, mathematically-based murders in Oxford.[24] The following year, he voiced the lead in the animated feature film 9,[25] which was produced by Tim Burton.

Wood at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con

Wood's first starring television role came on the FX series, Wilfred, where he played Ryan Newman. The pilot was shot in the summer of 2010,[26] and the series lasted four seasons, with the final episode airing in the U.S. on August 13, 2014. For his role, Wood received a nomination for the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2011. In January 2011, it was confirmed that Wood had signed on to reprise the role of Frodo Baggins
Frodo Baggins
in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the first film of the Hobbit trilogy, directed again by Peter Jackson.[27] The film was released the following year and grossed over $1 billion at the worldwide box office.[28] Also in 2011, Wood featured in the Beastie Boys' music video for "Make Some Noise", along with Seth Rogen
Seth Rogen
and Danny McBride. He then starred in the Flying Lotus
Flying Lotus
music video "Tiny Tortures," where he played a recent amputee coming to grips with his new situation. The psychedelic video was described as "menacing and magical".[29] In 2012, Wood had a supporting role in the romcom Celeste and Jesse Forever, and starred in the horror film Maniac, for which he received the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Actor. In 2013, Wood played the leading role in the Hitchcockian suspense thriller Grand Piano. Next he provided the voice of main character Wirt in Cartoon Network's animated miniseries Over the Garden Wall.[30] The series collected three Primetime Emmy Awards in 2015, including Outstanding Animated
Animated
Program.[31] This was followed by prominent roles in films The Last Witch Hunter
The Last Witch Hunter
(2015), opposite Vin Diesel; The Trust (2016), opposite Nicolas Cage; and I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore (2017), opposite Melanie Lynskey. The latter film was awarded the U.S. Dramatic Grand Jury Prize at Sundance in January 2017.[32] Since 2016, Wood has been co-starring with Samuel Barnett as Todd Brotzman on the BBC America
BBC America
series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. Other work[edit]

Wood DJ'ing at the box.com launch party in New York in 2012

In 2005, Wood started his own record label called Simian Records. On September 19, 2006, Wood announced that Simian had signed The Apples in Stereo as their first band, with their new album New Magnetic Wonder released in February 2007.[33] In addition, he also directed the music video for "Energy".[34] The other band signed to Simian thus far is Heloise and the Savoir Faire. In 2006, Wood appeared on the second season of American Dad!
American Dad!
(episode #6). He was the voice of Ethan, a college student and Haley's crush, who listens to Professor Baxter's (Roger) advice about following your heart and doing something new. Ethan takes this the wrong way and stabs his father 38 times (not shown) and becomes very crazy. Roger admits to being a fake, and he and Hayley leave, saying that the police are coming. This suggests that Ethan gets arrested, and is out of the show. Wood does not appear again. At PAX East in April 2012, it was confirmed that Wood would provide the voice of Sigma on Season 10 of the machinima TV series Red vs. Blue. Wood has also provided voiceovers for video games, including the voice of Spyro the Dragon in the Legend of Spyro game trilogy,[35] as well as reprising Mumble in the game version of Happy Feet.[36] He also contributed his talents to fellow Lord of the Rings star Viggo Mortensen's album Pandemoniumfromamerica, singing and playing various instruments on the album.[37] On April 11, 2008, Wood was the guest host of Channel 4's Friday Night Project. On April 25, 2009, Wood was honored with the Midnight Award by the San Francisco International Film Festival as an American actor who "has made outstanding contributions to independent and Hollywood cinema, and who brings striking intelligence, exemplary talent and extraordinary depth of character to his roles".[38] Wood also starred in an episode of Yo Gabba Gabba!, entitled "Eat," where he danced and "went crazy" alongside the rest of the Yo Gabba Gabba!
Yo Gabba Gabba!
cast. Wood can be seen in a short film on stepthroughtheportal.com. The site is an interactive website created by Simian Records
Simian Records
artists The Apples in Stereo, promoting their album, Travelers in Space and Time. In addition to producing and acting, Wood has become a well-known DJ. Together with his friend Zach Cowie, they formed Wooden Wisdom and has toured around the world. They have spun at events such as the Bushmills Live 2012 festival at the Old Bushmills Distillery, the opening of the Brickell City Centre
Brickell City Centre
and at the pre-Emmy party at The London West Hollywood hotel.[39][40] Despite the common misconception, Wood has confirmed that his DJ name is just his name, and not "DJ Frodo" as has been falsely spread by the internet.[41] Wood has signed up to co-produce and also star in the film Black Wings Has My Angel, based on the noir novel of the same name, with Anthony Moody and Rob Malkani of Indalo Productions. Wood, alongside Tom Hiddleston and Anna Paquin, started shooting in late 2012.[42] In 2010, Wood, together with Daniel Noah and Josh C. Waller, founded The Woodshed, a production company that promotes horror films. In 2013, the company was re-branded as SpectreVision.[43] In 2010, Wood starred in The Apples in Stereo's music video for their song "Dance Floor".[44] In 2010, Wood also starred alongside Lemmy
Lemmy
and Selma Blair
Selma Blair
in the short film/music video Full of Regret for Canadian rock band Danko Jones. Wood voiced Shay, one of two main characters in the adventure game Broken Age, for which he received the 2014 Performance in a Comedy, Lead award from National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers (NAVGTR).[45] Charity work[edit]

Wood in his visit to Curepto, Chile, with the First Lady Cecilia Morel (2010).

Wood's most dedicated charitable commitment is to The Art of Elysium that therapeutically helps hospitalized children deal with their ailments by concentrating on creating art. He has been involved with the organization since 2008 and received their Spirit of Elysium Award in 2012 for his continued support with the charity. Wood has supported campaigns such as Keep a Child Alive, ALDO/YouthAIDS, Make a Film Foundation and TOMS Shoes among other civil, political and environmental causes. Fellow actor Liev Schreiber, who directed Wood in Everything Is Illuminated, commented that Wood has a "generosity of spirit" and a "sincere goodness as a human being". On April 23, 2010, in a charitable gesture, Wood visited the town of Curepto, Chile, one of the hardest hit by the 8.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Chile
Chile
on February 27, 2010. He made personal visits to many of the victims and was accompanied by the First Lady of Chile, Cecilia Morel.[46][47] Personal life[edit] In 2012, Wood sold his $1.75 million home in Santa Monica, California,[48][49] purchased a $698,750 home in Austin, Texas
Austin, Texas
- December 3, 2012. Wood is a music lover, owning a collection of roughly 4,000 vinyl records and CDs. He has cited The Smashing Pumpkins
The Smashing Pumpkins
as his favorite band.[50] Wood has a tattoo of the number nine written in the Sindarin
Sindarin
language, which uses the Tengwar
Tengwar
script, and in the English language (rather than Quenya
Quenya
as is widely believed), below his waist on the right side. It refers to his character as one of the Fellowship of the Ring. By coincidence, he had a voice role in a film titled 9. The other actors of "The Fellowship" got the same tattoo, with the exception of John Rhys-Davies, whose stunt double got the tattoo instead.[51] In May 2006, Autograph Collector Magazine published its list of 10 Best & 10 Worst Hollywood Autograph Signers; Wood was ranked #7 of Best Signers.[52] In 2008, during an appearance on Jack Osbourne's show Adrenaline Junkie, he became the first person to cross Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls
on ropes.[53] Wood supported 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.[54] Wood is a fan of the podcast My Dad Wrote a Porno
My Dad Wrote a Porno
and appeared on an episode of the podcast in 2016.[55] In 2016, Wood spoke of his belief that organized child sexual abuse does happen in the Hollywood film industry.[56] Filmography[edit] Main article: Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood
filmography References[edit]

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Elijah Wood
Join Sag President Alan Rosenberg to Announce Nominees". The Student Operated Press. December 28, 2006. Retrieved January 15, 2014.  ^ "Day Zero". Tribeca Film Festival. Tribeca Enterprises LLC. Retrieved January 15, 2014.  ^ Rolfe, Pamela (December 27, 2006). "Wood joins suspects in 'Murders'". The Hollywood Reporter. AP. Retrieved January 15, 2014.  ^ Vineyard, Jennifer (November 25, 2008). " Elijah Wood
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Further reading[edit]

Sibley, Brian. The Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings
Official Movie Guide. Houghton Mifflin, 2001. ISBN 0-618-15402-7. Holmstrom, John. The Moving Picture Boy: An International Encyclopaedia from 1895 to 1995, Norwich, Michael Russell, 1996, p. 398.

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Awards for Elijah Wood

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Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble

2000s

2001

Gosford Park Eileen Atkins, Bob Balaban, Alan Bates, Charles Dance, Stephen Fry, Michael Gambon, Richard E. Grant, Tom Hollander, Derek Jacobi, Kelly Macdonald, Helen Mirren, Jeremy Northam, Clive Owen, Ryan Phillippe, Maggie Smith, Geraldine Somerville, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sophie Thompson, Emily Watson, James Wilby

2002

Chicago Christine Baranski, Ekaterina Shchelkanova, Taye Diggs, Denise Faye, Colm Feore, Richard Gere, Deidre Goodwin, Queen Latifah, Lucy Liu, Susan Misner, Mýa, John C. Reilly, Dominic West, Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones

2003

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Bernard Hill, Ian Holm, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, John Noble, Miranda Otto, John Rhys-Davies, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler, Karl Urban, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Elijah Wood

2004

Sideways Thomas Haden Church, Paul Giamatti, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh

2005

Crash Christopher "Ludacris" Bridges, Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Esposito, William Fichtner, Brendan Fraser, Terrence Howard, Thandie Newton, Ryan Phillippe, Larenz Tate

2006

Little Miss Sunshine Alan Arkin, Abigail Breslin, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Paul Dano, Greg Kinnear

2007

Hairspray Nikki Blonsky, Amanda Bynes, Paul Dooley, Zac Efron, Allison Janney, Elijah Kelley, Queen Latifah, James Marsden, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brittany Snow, Jerry Stiller, John Travolta, Christopher Walken

2008

Milk Josh Brolin, Joseph Cross, James Franco, Victor Garber, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna, Denis O'Hare, Sean Penn, Alison Pill

2009

Inglourious Basterds Daniel Brühl, August Diehl, Julie Dreyfus, Michael Fassbender, Sylvester Groth, Jacky Ido, Diane Kruger, Mélanie Laurent, Denis Ménochet, Mike Myers, Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, Til Schweiger, Rod Taylor, Christoph Waltz, Martin Wuttke

2010s

2010

The Fighter Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Melissa Leo, Jack McGee, Mark Wahlberg

2011

The Help Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Ahna O'Reilly, Sissy Spacek, Octavia Spencer, Mary Steenburgen, Emma Stone, Cicely Tyson, Mike Vogel

2012

Silver Linings Playbook Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Anupam Kher, Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Tucker, Jacki Weaver

2013

American Hustle Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Louis C.K., Bradley Cooper, Jack Huston, Jennifer Lawrence, Alessandro Nivola, Michael Peña, Jeremy Renner, Elisabeth Röhm, Shea Whigham

2014

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Zach Galifianakis, Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts

2015

Spotlight Billy Crudup, Brian d'Arcy James, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber, John Slattery, Stanley Tucci

2016

Moonlight Mahershala Ali, Patrick Decile, Alex R. Hibbert, Naomie Harris, André Holland, Jharrel Jerome, Janelle Monáe, Jaden Piner, Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders

2017

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Abbie Cornish, Peter Dinklage, Woody Harrelson, John Hawkes, Lucas Hedges, Željko Ivanek, Caleb Landry Jones, Frances McDormand, Clarke Peters, Sam Rockwell, Samara Weaving

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Empire Award for Best Actor

Nigel Hawthorne (1996) Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman
(1997) Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
(1998) Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
(1999) Pierce Brosnan
Pierce Brosnan
(2000) Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe
(2001) Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood
(2002) Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
(2003) Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp
(2004) Matt Damon
Matt Damon
(2005) Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp
(2006) Daniel Craig
Daniel Craig
(2007) James McAvoy
James McAvoy
(2008) Christian Bale
Christian Bale
(2009) Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz
(2010) Colin Firth
Colin Firth
(2011) Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman
(2012) Martin Freeman
Martin Freeman
(2013) James McAvoy
James McAvoy
(2014) Andy Serkis
Andy Serkis
(2015) Matt Damon
Matt Damon
(2016) Eddie Redmayne
Eddie Redmayne
(2017) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2018)

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MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo

Best On-Screen Duo

Dana Carvey & Mike Myers
Mike Myers
(1992) Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson
& Danny Glover
Danny Glover
(1993) Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
& Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones
(1994) Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock
& Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves
(1995) Chris Farley
Chris Farley
& David Spade
David Spade
(1996) Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage
& Sean Connery
Sean Connery
(1997) John Travolta
John Travolta
& Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage
(1998) Jackie Chan
Jackie Chan
& Chris Tucker
Chris Tucker
(1999) Mike Myers
Mike Myers
& Verne Troyer
Verne Troyer
(2000) Mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg
& Seth MacFarlane
Seth MacFarlane
(2013) Vin Diesel
Vin Diesel
& Paul Walker
Paul Walker
(2014) Zac Efron
Zac Efron
& Dave Franco
Dave Franco
(2015) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
& Dafne Keen
Dafne Keen
(2017)

Best On-Screen Team

Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz
Cameron Diaz
& Lucy Liu
Lucy Liu
(2001) Vin Diesel
Vin Diesel
& Paul Walker
Paul Walker
(2002) Sean Astin, Andy Serkis
Andy Serkis
& Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood
(2003) Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler
& Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore
(2004) Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Lacey Chabert
Lacey Chabert
& Amanda Seyfried (2005) Vince Vaughn
Vince Vaughn
& Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson
(2006)

Best Cast

Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson
Emma Watson
& Tom Felton
Tom Felton
(2012)

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Saturn Award for Best Actor

James Caan/ Don Johnson
Don Johnson
(1974/75) David Bowie/ Gregory Peck
Gregory Peck
(1976) George Burns
George Burns
(1977) Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty
(1978) George Hamilton (1979) Mark Hamill
Mark Hamill
(1980) Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
(1981) William Shatner
William Shatner
(1982) Mark Hamill
Mark Hamill
(1983) Jeff Bridges
Jeff Bridges
(1984) Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
(1985) Jeff Goldblum
Jeff Goldblum
(1986) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1987) Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
(1988) Jeff Daniels
Jeff Daniels
(1989/90) Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins
(1991) Gary Oldman
Gary Oldman
(1992) Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
(1993) Martin Landau
Martin Landau
(1994) George Clooney
George Clooney
(1995) Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy
(1996) Pierce Brosnan
Pierce Brosnan
(1997) James Woods
James Woods
(1998) Tim Allen
Tim Allen
(1999) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2000) Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise
(2001) Robin Williams
Robin Williams
(2002) Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood
(2003) Tobey Maguire
Tobey Maguire
(2004) Christian Bale
Christian Bale
(2005) Brandon Routh
Brandon Routh
(2006) Will Smith
Will Smith
(2007) Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
(2008) Sam Worthington
Sam Worthington
(2009) Jeff Bridges
Jeff Bridges
(2010) Michael Shannon
Michael Shannon
(2011) Matthew McConaughey
Matthew McConaughey
(2012) Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr.
(2013) Chris Pratt
Chris Pratt
(2014) Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford
(2015) Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds
(2016)

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Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor

Noah Hathaway
Noah Hathaway
(1984) Barret Oliver (1985) Carrie Henn
Carrie Henn
(1986) Kirk Cameron
Kirk Cameron
(1987) Fred Savage
Fred Savage
(1988) Adan Jodorowsky
Adan Jodorowsky
(1989/90) Edward Furlong
Edward Furlong
(1991) Scott Weinger (1992) Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood
(1993) Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst
(1994) Christina Ricci
Christina Ricci
(1995) Lucas Black
Lucas Black
(1996) Jena Malone
Jena Malone
(1997) Tobey Maguire
Tobey Maguire
(1998) Haley Joel Osment
Haley Joel Osment
(1999) Devon Sawa (2000) Haley Joel Osment
Haley Joel Osment
(2001) Tyler Hoechlin
Tyler Hoechlin
(2002) Jeremy Sumpter
Jeremy Sumpter
(2003) Emmy Rossum
Emmy Rossum
(2004) Dakota Fanning
Dakota Fanning
(2005) Ivana Baquero (2006) Freddie Highmore
Freddie Highmore
(2007) Jaden Smith
Jaden Smith
(2008) Saoirse Ronan
Saoirse Ronan
(2009) Chloë Grace Moretz
Chloë Grace Moretz
(2010) Joel Courtney
Joel Courtney
(2011) Suraj Sharma
Suraj Sharma
(2012) Chloë Grace Moretz
Chloë Grace Moretz
(2013) Mackenzie Foy
Mackenzie Foy
(2014) Ty Simpkins (2015) Tom Holland (2016)

‹ The template below (ScreenActorsGuildAward CastMotionPicture 2001–2010) is being considered for merging. See templates for discussion to help reach a consensus. ›

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Screen Actors Guild
Screen Actors Guild
Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

2001

Gosford Park Eileen Atkins, Bob Balaban, Alan Bates, Charles Dance, Stephen Fry, Michael Gambon, Richard E. Grant, Tom Hollander, Derek Jacobi, Kelly Macdonald, Helen Mirren, Jeremy Northam, Clive Owen, Ryan Phillippe, Maggie Smith, Geraldine Somerville, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sophie Thompson, Emily Watson, James Wilby

2002

Chicago Christine Baranski, Ekaterina Shchelkanova, Taye Diggs, Denise Faye, Colm Feore, Richard Gere, Deidre Goodwin, Queen Latifah, Lucy Liu, Susan Misner, Mýa, John C. Reilly, Dominic West, Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones

2003

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Bernard Hill, Ian Holm, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, John Noble, Miranda Otto, John Rhys-Davies, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler, Karl Urban, Hugo Weaving, David Wenham, Elijah Wood

2004

Sideways Thomas Haden Church, Paul Giamatti, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh

2005

Crash Christopher "Ludacris" Bridges, Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Esposito, William Fichtner, Brendan Fraser, Terrence Howard, Thandie Newton, Ryan Phillippe, Larenz Tate

2006

Little Miss Sunshine Alan Arkin, Abigail Breslin, Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Paul Dano, Greg Kinnear

2007

No Country for Old Men Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Garret Dillahunt, Tess Harper, Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, Kelly Macdonald

2008

Slumdog Millionaire Rubina Ali, Tanay Chheda, Ashutosh Lobo Gajiwala, Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Ayush Mahesh Khedekar, Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar, Madhur Mittal, Dev Patel, Freida Pinto

2009

Inglourious Basterds Daniel Brühl, August Diehl, Julie Dreyfus, Michael Fassbender, Sylvester Groth, Jacky Ido, Diane Kruger, Mélanie Laurent, Denis Ménochet, Mike Myers, Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, Til Schweiger, Rod Taylor, Christoph Waltz, Martin Wuttke

2010

The King's Speech Anthony Andrews, Helena Bonham Carter, Jennifer Ehle, Colin Firth, Michael Gambon, Derek Jacobi, Guy Pearce, Geoffrey Rush, Timothy Spall

Complete list (1995–2000) (2001–2010) (2011–2020)

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Young Artist Award
Young Artist Award
for Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film

1979–1990

Dennis Christopher
Dennis Christopher
(1979) Justin Henry (1980) Ricky Schroder
Ricky Schroder
(1981) Henry Thomas (1982) C. Thomas Howell
C. Thomas Howell
(1983) Anthony Michael Hall
Anthony Michael Hall
(1984) Sean Astin
Sean Astin
(1985) Peter Billingsley
Peter Billingsley
(1986) River Phoenix
River Phoenix
(1987) Fred Savage
Fred Savage
(1987) Patrick Dempsey
Patrick Dempsey
(1987) Corey Feldman
Corey Feldman
(1987) Christian Bale
Christian Bale
(1988) Corey Feldman
Corey Feldman
(1988) Corey Haim
Corey Haim
(1988) Lukas Haas
Lukas Haas
(1988) Sean Astin
Sean Astin
(1989) Macaulay Culkin
Macaulay Culkin
(1990)

1991–2010

Ethan Embry
Ethan Embry
(1991) Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood
(1993) Edward Furlong
Edward Furlong
(1994) Jason James Richter (1994) Mason Gamble (1994) Brad Renfro
Brad Renfro
(1995) Wil Horneff (1996) Lucas Black
Lucas Black
(1997) Blake Heron (1998) Kevin Zegers
Kevin Zegers
(1998) Miko Hughes (1999) Haley Joel Osment
Haley Joel Osment
(2000) Rob Brown (2001) Anton Yelchin
Anton Yelchin
(2002) Tyler Hoechlin
Tyler Hoechlin
(2003) Jeremy Sumpter
Jeremy Sumpter
(2004) Jamie Bell
Jamie Bell
(2005) Josh Hutcherson
Josh Hutcherson
(2006) Logan Lerman
Logan Lerman
(2007) Josh Hutcherson
Josh Hutcherson
(2008) Nate Hartley (2009) Max Records
Max Records
(2010)

2011–present

Jaden Smith
Jaden Smith
(2011) Dakota Goyo (2012) Tom Holland (2013) Miles Elliot (2014) Reese Hartwig (2015) Michael Grant (2016) Julian Feder (2017)

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