Elijah was born the middle of three children to parents, Warren and Debbie Wood. He has a brother Zack (a video game producer) seven years his senior, as well as a younger sister Hannah (a poet and actress) 3 years younger than him. He currently resides in Venice, California.
A professional actor since the age of six, he has appeared in over 35 films, his first role was in 1990's "Avalon", but he is best known for the role of Frodo Baggins in the Academy Award winning "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.
In 2005, Eljiah launched his own record label, Simian Records. The first band signed, The Apples in Stereo's CD was a critical and indie chart success. Elijah is currently in the process of producing several films and continues to act in independent films.
In 2009, Elijah Wood's films for the decade scored the highest average rating of any actor working today by movie critics and he received special honors during the San Francisco Film Festival as a charismatic young actor who has made remarkable contributions to independent and Hollywood cinema as he brings intelligence, talent and depth of character to his roles.
Elijah raised the bar for himself as he set a world record for being the first person to cross by rope, Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, Africa in 2008 for the reality TV program Adrenaline Junkies.… Expand
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|Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind||Mar 19, 2004||Patrick||8.8|
|The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring||Dec 19, 2001||Frodo Baggins||8.8|
|The Ice Storm||Sep 26, 1997||Mikey Carver||8.4|
|Green Street Hooligans||Sep 9, 2005||Matt Buckner||8.3|
|The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey||Dec 14, 2012||Frodo||8.2|
|Everything Is Illuminated||Sep 16, 2005||Jonathan Safran Foer||7.7|
|The Faculty||Dec 25, 1998||Casey Connor||7.6|
|Maniac||Jun 21, 2013||Frank / Frank||7.5|
|Celeste and Jesse Forever||Aug 3, 2012||Scott||7.1|
|9||Sep 9, 2009||9||6.7|
|Ash Wednesday||Oct 11, 2002||Sean Sullivan||6.6|
|Day Zero||Jan 18, 2008||Aaron Feller||6.6|
|Happy Feet||Nov 17, 2006||Mumble||6.1|
|Deep Impact||May 8, 1998||Leo Biederman||5.8|
|The Romantics||Sep 10, 2010||Chip Hayes||5.8|
|Happy Feet Two||Nov 18, 2011||Mumble||5.6|
|Pawn Shop Chronicles||Jul 12, 2013||Cast / Johnny Shaw||5.6|
|The Oxford Murders||Aug 6, 2010||Martin||5.1|
|Operation Filmmaker||Jun 4, 2008||Himself||tbd|
|The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug||Dec 13, 2013||Frodo Baggins / Frodo Baggins||tbd|
|The Hobbit: There and Back Again||Dec 17, 2014||Frodo||tbd|
|Toad Road||Oct 25, 2013||Executive Producer||tbd|