Elijah Jordan Wood is an American actor and film producer. He made his film debut with a minor part in Back to the Future Part II. Landing a succession of larger roles, he was critically acclaimed as a child actor by age 9, being nominated for several Young Artist Awards. As a child, he starred in the films Radio Flyer, The Good Son, North, and Flipper.
He began to take on teenage roles in the films The Ice Storm, Deep Impact and The Faculty. He is best known for his high-profile leading role as Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Since then, he has chosen varied roles in films such as Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Sin City, Green Street, Everything Is Illuminated, and Bobby.
Wood also provided the voices of the main character in the award-winning animated musical films Happy Feet and Happy Feet Two, as well as the lead, 9, in the Tim Burton-produced action/science fiction film 9. In 2005, he started his own record label, Simian Records. He did the voice acting for Spyro in the Legend of Spyro trilogy. In 2012, he began voicing Beck in the animated series Tron: Uprising, Sigma in the tenth season of the Rooster Teeth series, Red vs.