All about Eli!
Eli Marienthal was born on March 6, 1986, in Santa Monica, California, though he has lived most of his life in Berkeley. His career started in Bay Area theatres, where he has performed in "Missing Persons," "The Cryptogram," "Hecuba," "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "Every 17 Minutes the Crowd Goes Crazy," and "The Life of Galileo." ELI MARIENTHAL was most recently the voice of Hogarth Hughes in The "Iron Giant" and played the younger brother in the comedy "American Pie" He was seen in the feature films "Slums of Beverly Hills" (starring Alan Arkin, Marisa Tomei) and "Jack Frost" (with Michael Keaton and Kelly Preston). The young actor is a native of the Bay Area of California, where he studied at the East Bay- French American School (Ecoile Bilingue) and at the prestigious American Conservatory Theaters Young Conservatory. Marienthal made his film debut in the independent feature "First Love, Last Rites" and his television debut in the CBS telefilm "Unlikely Angel", opposite Dolly Parton. His parents' names are Joe and Lola, and he currently lives with his mother in Berkeley, though during the 3rd and 4th grades he spent some time in Paris with his father. He graduated from the private East Bay French-American School, where all the students learn to speak fluent French and attend classes in two languages.