Where Are They Now - Friday, February 9, 2018
Did you know that actor Jesse Eisenberg has a a younger sister that was famous before he became famous? Just say 'Yes' and we'll move on.
Today, we are going to see about successful child star Hallie Eisenberg, who you may remember from some rather popular Pespi TV commercials.
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--DEAD OR ALIVE?--
See if you know if the following celebrities have had a visit from the "Grim Reaper":
Anthony Zerbe: He has appeared in "The Omega Man", "Rooster Cogburn", "Licence to Kill" and many other movies
Georgia Engel: Played Georgette on the TV series "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", also appeared on the series "Coach" and "The Betty White Show"
Greta Garbo: Big Hollywood star from Sweden who abruptly quit show business and went into seclusion, starred in "The Kiss", "Anna Karenina", and "Ninotchka"
(Answer at the bottom)
Learn More About Hallie Eisenberg on Celebrity Nooz
August 2, 1992, East Brunswick, New Jersey
Hallie Kate Eisenberg
CLAIM TO FAME:
Known for being "The Pepsi Girl" in a series of Pepsi commercials as well as her roles in Paulie, Bicentennial Man and The Miracle Worker.
Her parents are Amy, who worked as a clown at children's parties, and Barry Eisenberg, who ran a hospital and later became a college professor.
Eisenberg got her start as The Pepsi Girl in a series of Pepsi commercials in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Her film debut was in the 1998 children's film Paulie. She had supporting parts in 1999's The Insider and Bicentennial Man.
In 2000, Eisenberg starred as Helen Keller in a television remake of The Miracle Worker. Other roles include the television remake of The Goodbye Girl, the film How to Eat Fried Worms, and the independent feature film P.J.
Has two siblings: actor Jesse Eisenberg, star of The Social Network, and Kerri.
Was raised in a secular Jewish family that originated in Poland and Ukraine.
Has appeared several times on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992).
Is a vegetarian.
WHERE IS SHE NOW:
Eisenberg made her Broadway debut in Roundabout Theatre's production of Clare Boothe Luce's play The Women. Her most recent film role was as Ruth Gold in the 2010 crime drama Holy Rollers.
2010 Holy Rollers...Ruth Gold (as Hallie Eisenberg)
2008 Wild Child...Ruthie (uncredited)
2006 How to Eat Fried Worms...Erika
2006 Jesus, Mary and Joey...Melissa
2004 The Goodbye Girl (TV Movie)...Lucy McFadden
2003 Presidio Med (TV Series)...Grace Rothman
- With Grace (2003)
2002 Stage on Screen: The Women (TV Movie)...Little Mary
2000 The Miracle Worker (TV Movie)...Helen Keller
2000 Get Real (TV Series)...Alexa
- Waiting (2000)
1999 Bicentennial Man...Little Miss Amanda Martin - Age 7
1999 The Insider...Barbara Wigand
1999 A Little Inside...Abby Mills
1999 Swing Vote (TV Movie)
1999 Blue Moon (TV Movie)...Josie Medieros
1998 Nicholas' Gift (TV Movie)...Eleanor
1998 Paulie...Marie Alweather
To see Then & Now pictures of Hallie Eisenberg, visit: Celebrity Nooz
--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--
Anthony Zerbe - ALIVE
Georgia Engel - ALIVE
Greta Garbo - DEAD
Born: 09/18/1905 Died: 04/15/1990
WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK...
Gali Muddu Krishnama Naidu, 71, Indian politician.
Fedora Alemán (es), 105, Venezuelan singer.
Liliana Bodoc, 59, Argentine author (La Saga de los Confines), heart attack.
Jao Tsung-I, 100, Chinese-born Hong Kong scholar, calligrapher and painter.
Joe Knollenberg, 84, American politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan's 9th and 11th congressional districts (1993-2009), Alzheimer's disease.
Muhiyidin Elamin Moye, 32, Americal political activist (Black Lives Matter), shot.
Madavoor Vasudevan Nair, 87, Indian Kathakali dancer.
Débora Pérez Volpin (es), 50, Argentine journalist and politician.
Frida Topno, 92, Indian politician.
Siddiq Baloch, 77, Pakistani journalist and political economist, pancreatic cancer.
Chien Te-men, 74, Taiwanese actor.
Margot Duhalde, 97, Chilean pilot (Air Transport Auxiliary).
Manfred Joehnck, 64, Canadian broadcaster and journalist.
Donald Lynden-Bell, 82, English astrophysicist.
Bob Morrow, 71, Canadian politician, Mayor of Hamilton, Ontario (1982-2000).
Jeremy Nunley, 46, American football player (Houston Oilers, Carolina Panthers), heart attack.
Mathieu Riboulet, 57, French writer and film director.
Francisco Rojas San Román, 59, Mexican businessman, motivational coach and politician, MP (2009-2012, since 2015), shot.
Zeno Roth, 61, German guitarist and songwriter (Uli Jon Roth).
Jockie Soerjoprajogo, 63, Indonesian musician and songwriter.
Elisabetta Terabust (it), 71, Italian dancer.
Hugh Wirth, 78, Australian veterinarian and animal welfare advocate.
Alan Baker, 78, British mathematician, recipient of the Fields Medal (1970).
Etelka Barsi-Pataky, 77, Hungarian politician, MEP (2004-2009).
Don Choate, 79, American baseball player (San Francisco Giants), cancer.
Nicholas Dopuch, 88, American accounting researcher.
Gregor Dorfmeister, 88, German writer and journalist (Die Brücke, Town Without Pity).
Martin Grüner, 88, German politician.
Hoàng Vân, 88, Vietnamese songwriter.
Edwin Jackson, 26, American football player (Indianapolis Colts, Arizona Cardinals), traffic collision.
John Mahoney, 77, English-American actor (Frasier, In the Line of Fire, Say Anything...), throat cancer.
Esmond Bradley Martin, 76, American conservationist, stabbed.
Nat Neujean, 95, Belgian sculptor.
Séamus Pattison, 81, Irish politician, TD (1961-2007), Parkinson's disease.
Laurin Pepper, 88, American football and baseball player (Southern Miss Golden Eagles, Pittsburgh Pirates).
Wojciech Pokora, 83, Polish actor.
Leif Rygg, 77, Norwegian fiddler, cancer.
Irina Sanpiter, 60, Russian actress (Bianco, rosso e Verdone), leukemia.
Jim Stillwagon, 68, American football player (Ohio State Buckeyes, Toronto Argonauts).
Ruth Ziegler, 98, American philanthropist.
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, 65, American jazz/pop drummer ("Billie Jean").
Roy Dietzel, 87, American baseball player (Washington Senators).
Roman Filipov, 34, Russian fighter pilot, suicide by grenade explosion.
Michael Gordon, 62, Australian journalist (The Age), heart attack.
Michael Harner, 88, American anthropologist and author.
Lakshmi Kanakala, 78, Indian actress.
Federico Leardini, 38, Italian economic journalist, heart attack.
Oswaldo Loureiro, 85, Brazilian actor.
Bert Lundin, 96, Swedish union leader.
Károly Palotai, 82, Hungarian football player and referee, Olympic champion (1964).
Dirk Bernard Joseph Schouten, 95, Dutch economist.
Alec Sehon, 93, Romanian-born Canadian immunologist.
George Shadid, 88, American politician, member of the Illinois Senate (1993-2006).
Hukum Singh, 79, Indian politician, MP (since 2014).
Rolf Zacher, 76, German actor (Jaider, der einsame Jäger, Angelo und Luzy, Rising to the Bait).
Boaz Arad, 61, Israeli artist, suicide.
Dave Barrett, 87, Canadian politician, Premier of British Columbia (1972-1975), Alzheimer's disease.
Sanford Diller, 89, American real estate developer and philanthropist.
Tomás Gutiérrez, 77, Puerto Rican basketball player (Leones de Ponce).
Jon Huntsman Sr., 80, American businessman and philanthropist, prostate cancer.
Malcolm Jefferson, 71, British racehorse trainer.
Alan Maynard, 73, British health economist.
Durk van der Mei, 93, Dutch politician, Secretary of State (1977-1981).
Fábio Pereira de Azevedo, 41, Brazilian-born Togolese footballer (A.D. Isidro Metapán), traffic collision.
Joseph Polchinski, 63, American theoretical physicist, cancer.
Ole Thestrup, 69, Danish actor (Borgen, The Green Butchers, Ronal Barbaren), lung cancer.
Melvyn Weiss, 82, American attorney, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.