Eli Marienthal

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Eli Kenneth Marienthal (born March 6, 1986) is an American former child actor. Marienthal was born in Santa Monica, California, the son of Lola Marienthal, who manufactures bags made of organically grown cotton, and Joseph Cross, a journalist. Marienthal is Jewish and has two siblings, actors Harley Cross and Flora Cross. After his parents' divorce, he lived mainly in Berkeley with his mother, though during the 3rd and 4th grades he spent some time in Paris with his father. Marienthal graduated from the private East Bay French-American Primary School in Berkeley, where all the students learn to speak fluent French and attend classes in two languages. And then graduated from Berkeley High in 2004. Marienthal's hobbies include writing slam poetry and participating in spoken word competitions, as well as boxing, skydiving, rock climbing and snowboarding. Marienthal is a Brown University graduate of the Class of 2008 graduating Cum Laude in Mathematics. Marienthal's career started in Bay Area stage theater work, performing in Missing Persons, The Cryptogram, Hecuba, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Every 17 Minutes the Crowd Goes Crazy, and The Life of Galileo.
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