Eli Marienthal was born on March 6, 1986, in Santa Monica, California, though he has lived most of his life in Berkeley. His career started in Bay Area theatres, where he has performed in "Missing Persons," "The Cryptogram," "Hecuba," "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "Every 17 Minutes the Crowd…more
Eli's hobbies include skydiving, boxing, rock climbing and snowboarding. He also likes to write slam poetry and take part in spoken word competitions.
Eli has a younger sister, Flora Cross, who is an actress and has an older brother, Harley Cross, also an actor.
Eli is Jewish.
He played Sam in "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen" with Lindsay Lohan.