Hayden Christensen (born April 19, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian actor who gained interntional fame known for his role as Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars saga.
Christensen made his first television appearance in a Pringles potato chips commercial. In 1993 he played a minor role in the Canadian television soap opera Family Passions at age 12. 1995 to 1999 he appeared in Televeision shows such asWhos Afraid of The Dark and Goosbumps. In 2000 he landed a role in Fox TV series Higher Ground as a teen sexually molested by his step mother.