Hallie Eisenberg is a former American actress who is known for appearing in Pepsi commercials as the popular `Pepsi Girl’. She has also appeared in several movies such as ‘How to Eat Fried Worms’. She is sister of the popular actor Jesse Eisenberg. Early in her career, she appeared in a few TV movies. She made her acting debut in the feature film `Paulie`, in an important role. Her next significant role was in the movie `The Insider`, where she played Barbara Wigand. She continued to appear in several other films such as the children`s comedy film `How to Eat Fried Worms`, and the teen comedy film `Wild Child`
During the late 1990s and early 2000s, Hallie Eisenberg became popular for her appearance in Pepsi commercials, as `The Pepsi Girl`. Her first feature film was `Paulie`, where she played Marie Alweather, one of the main characters. The film which was released in 1998 was directed by John Roberts. It didn’t do too well commercially. The same year, she also appeared in the TV film `Nicholas` Gift`. It was a fact-based drama about a couple from America on a vacation to Italy, who is assaulted by highway bandits. The film received mostly positive reviews.
In 1999, she appeared in her second television film `Blue Moon’. It was about a fishing family in Maine, who faces numerous crises. Her next TV film was `Swing Vote` which released in the same year. The film was about an alternate reality, where abortion is considered as first-degree murder and a woman in Alabama in charged as a first degree murderer for choosing to abort her child.
The same year, she was also seen in the feature film `The Insider’, an American drama directed by Michael Mann. The film revolved around Jeffrey Wigand, a whistleblower in the tobacco industry. The film received critical acclaim, and also earned Oscar nominations. However, it was a commercial failure. Her next film was `Bicentennial Man’, a sci-fi comedy drama directed by Chris Columbus. The film hot positive reviews but failed at the box office.
In 2000, Hallie Eisenberg was seen in the TV series `Get Real’, where she had a guest role. The same year, she was seen in the comedy drama film `Beautiful’ in one of the main roles. It was directed by Sally Field. The film was panned by critics and bombed at the box office. She next appeared in the film `The Miracle Worker’, in which sje played the role of Helen Keller, famous author and political activist. It was based on a 1959 play of the same title. She continued to appear in other TV movies such as `Stage on Screen: The Women`, and `The Goodbye Girl` in 2002 and 2004.
In 2006, she had a significant role in the children`s comedy `How to Eat Fried Worms’. The film was directed by Bob Dolman. It got mixed reviews. The last movies in her career were `PJ’ (2008), `Wild Child’ (2008) and `Holy Rollers’ (2010).
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Family &Personal Life
Hallie Kate Eisenberg was born on August 2nd, in 1992, in East Brunswick, New Jersey. Her mother Amy was a professional clown who performed in birthday parties. Her father Barry used to run a hospital, and later became a college professor. She has two siblings, Jesse and Kerry Eisenberg. Her brother Jesse is also a well-known actor, who was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of Mark Zuckerberg in `The Social Network`.
She is currently known to be single. Previously she dated Matt Dillon.