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Elijah Wood on ‘9,’ ‘The Hobbit’ and Being a Child Star

September 10, 2009 at 8:35 pm by xoanon  - 

Elijah WoodElijah Wood first broke into movies at the age of 7 as “Video Game Boy” in 1989’s ‘Back to the Future: Part II’ and quickly shot to stardom with leading roles in ‘Paradise,’ ‘Forever Young’ (with Mel Gibson) and ‘The Good Son’ (opposite fellow child star Macaulay Culkin).

But while the careers of so many young actors — including a certain ‘Son’ co-star — peter out as they hit that rocky patch known as puberty, Wood’s began to thrive. He bolstered his indie cred with Ang Lee’s ‘The Ice Storm,’ headlined one of the most successful franchises in movie history with his turn as Frodo Baggins in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy and voiced the lead penguin in $197 mil-grossing 2006 animated flick ‘Happy Feet.’ More..

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