Aaron Eckhart is an American actor born on March 12, 1968, in Cupertino, California. As a youngster, Eckhart moved with his family to England, where he performed in school plays before moving to Australia for his last year of high school. He never graduated, but earned a diploma...Read more later through an adult education program. He earned a Bachelors degree in film from Brigham Young University, a Mormon institution, in 1994. For much of the 1990s, he lived in New York City as a struggling, unemployed actor. He was nominated for a Golden Globe for his performance in "Erin Brockovich" (2006) with Julia Roberts. He's best known for his roles as district attorney turned antagonist Two-Face in Christopher Nolan's blockbuster "Batman" films "The Dark Knight" (2008) and "The Dark Knight Rises" (2012) and tobacco conglomerate spokesman Nick Naylor in the acclaimed "Thank You for Smoking" (2005).