Elijah Wood

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (48)

  • Elijah: (on filming Lord of the Rings in beautiful New Zealand) There's a real purity in New Zealand that doesn't exist in the states. It's actually not an easy thing to find in our world anymore. It's a unique place because it is so far away from the rest of the world. There is a sense of isolation and also being protected.

  • Elijah: I'm so honest, it gets me in trouble sometimes!

  • Elijah: If I wasn't an actor, I'd be a secret agent.

  • Elijah: Those eyes! ... I've heard that my whole life. I'm actually quite blind. I wear contacts.

  • Elijah: I definitely don't look my age, So I actively look for roles that will help people change their perception of me.

  • Elijah: This is the first time I've played a fifty-year-old! (In LOTR)

  • Elijah: I credit my mom (Debbie) for creating a solid family base, She gave me a strong sense of reality so I could avoid falling into the normal pitfalls of child actors.

  • Elijah: So much time is wasted on trying to be better than others.

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Trivia (76)

  • In 2007, Elijah was nominated an Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children/Youth/Family Special in his work on Saving a Species: The Great Penguin Rescue.

  • Elijah likes to collect musical instruments.

  • Elijah is designing his very own creature for The Spore video game website that you can vote on until July 18th 2008.

  • "The Beatles" is one of Elijah's favourite music group.

  • Elijah's two favorite books are "The Hobbit" and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."

  • Elijah admits to owning thousands of CDs in many musical genres, because he loves music so much.

  • In 2005, Elijah started his own record label.

  • In 2007, Elijah began filming a biopic on the punk rocker, Iggy Pop. Elijah will play Iggy in the movie, The Passenger, which will follow his career in the late 60s and early 70s.

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