Career: Hayden made his acting debut at the age of 12 on Canadian TV series Family Passions. Film roles in Harrison Bergman, The Virgin Suicides and Life as a House followed, but it was his role as Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars Episode II: Revenge of the Clones and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith that made him famous. His other films include Jumper, Factory Girl and Takers.
Relationships: Hayden has been linked to Natalie Portman and Sienna Miller. He started dating actress Rachel Bilson in 2007, after they met on the set of Jumper. They got engaged on Christmas day 2008 but called off their engagement in August 2010. By December of the same year they were rumoured to be back together.
FYI: Hayden was a ball boy at Canadian Open tennis matches. He once jumped out too soon during a John McEnroe match, causing an interruption in play.