As Twoface, Batman’s foe in The Dark Knight, he made you feel sick just looking at him.
When he played opposite Gwyneth Paltrow in Possession and Catherine Zeta-Jones in No Reservations, tabloids had them linked in real life. He’s just good, incredibly good, at acting intimacy.
When you watch him with Nicole Kidman, with whom he stars in the intense but quirky new film Rabbit Hole, they have both an ease and unease with each other.
They play a happy and successful couple who are devastated when their little boy is killed in a road traffic accident.
It’s very personal.’ Is that what he’s afraid of, revealing too much of himself? I wrote a song for Sheryl Crow, but she didn’t like it.’ He sings me another song he’s written – it’s clever, funny and just a little bit tortured. How will the story stack up against the greatest films about business?
Europe has been a place of battles and political intrigue for centuries.
Talking about his siblings he has two brothers and he is youngest.
'And he has to go find his soul, find his purpose in life, and he does that in a fantastical world with gargoyles and demons.
Aaron Eckhart has a jaw so square it’s almost cartoon handsome. He is lean, athletic and wearing a navy suit that was handmade in Italy. In Thank You For Not Smoking he was glaringly amoral as a lobbyist defending the rights of smokers with a smile that he says was inspired by Tony Blair.
In Neil La Bute’s In the Company of Men he was an arrogant and angry marketing executive who flirted with, seduced and cruelly dumped a deaf secretary as part of a plan hatched with his brutal friends just to prove he could.
It is as if he were trying to rein himself in, curtail excess.