Alden Ehrenreich Movies and Career Information
Nov 22, 1989
Alden Caleb Ehrenreich (born November 22, 1989) is an American actor. Ehrenreich was born in Los Angeles, California. His mother, Sari, is an interior designer, and his stepfather is an orthodontist. Ehrenreich began acting at the at Palisades Elementary school in Pacific Palisades, California, and continued doing so at Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California. Ehrenreich was discovered at a friend's bat mitzvah reception by Steven Spielberg when Spielberg saw a short comedy movie featuring the actor at the age of 14. In an interview, Ehrenreich described the comedic performance he gave in the movie: "I ran around as a skinny little punk, trying on girls’ clothes and eating dirt". The meeting with Spielberg led to acting roles on television shows. In 2007, Ehrenreich auditioned and won the role of Bennie Tetrocini in Francis Ford Coppola's movie Tetro. Coppola requested Ehrenreich read a passage from The Catcher in the Rye for his main audition. He currently lives in New York, and is majoring in theatre at New York University.