Jesse Adam Eisenberg is an American actor. He has received various accolades, including nominations for an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards, a Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. He made his television debut with the short-lived comedy-drama series Get Real. Following his first leading role in the comedy-drama film Roger Dodger, he appeared in the drama film The Emperor's Club, the psychological thriller film The Village, the comedy-drama film The Squid and the Whale, and the drama film The Education of Charlie Banks. He is also known for playing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in David Fincher's film The Social Network, which earned him nominations for the BAFTA, Golden Globe, and Academy Award for Best Actor. In 2009, Eisenberg had his breakthrough with starring roles in the comedy-drama film Adventureland and the horror comedy Zombieland.