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Liam Aiken Biography

Liam Aiken's Birthday: January 7, 1990

Place of Birth: New York City, New York

Role That Helped Get Him Noticed: 
Playing Julia Roberts' stepson in "Stepmom"

Liam Aiken Biography (Courtesy of Paramount and "Lemony Snicket's"): 
December 14, 2004 - Liam Aiken ('Klaus Baudelaire' in "Lemony Snicket's: A Series of Unfortunate Events") most recently starred in the comedy feature ¡§Good Boy!¡¨ The 13-year-old made an impression on film audiences with his star turn as Tom Hanks¡¦ son in Sam Mendes¡¦ drama ¡§Road to Perdition.¡¨

Born in New York City, Aiken began acting in commercials as a preschooler and made his Broadway debut at age six in a revival of Henrik Ibsen¡¦s ¡§A Doll¡¦s House,¡¨ in the role of Bobby Helmer. The following year, he made his film debut as Parker Posey¡¦s son in Hal Hartley¡¦s ¡§Henry Fool.¡¨ He subsequently appeared with Kyra Sedgwick and Stanley Tucci in ¡§Montana,¡¨ which debuted at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival, and was featured in ¡§The Object of My Affection,¡¨ starring Jennifer Aniston.

Aiken starred as one of Julia Robert¡¦s two inherited offspring in the comedy-drama ¡§Stepmom,¡¨ directed by Chris Columbus. He followed this starring as Kim Basinger¡¦s son in the drama ¡§I Dreamed of Africa.¡¨ He was also seen in the romance ¡§Sweet November,¡¨ starring Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron.

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