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He appeared in a pair of made-for-TV movies, Gargantua and Houdini (in the latter playing the famed magician Harry Houdini as a boy) before making his big-screen debut as pensive Catholic school student Francis in The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, which earned the teenager a number of enthusiastic reviews.
After appearing in the made-for-cable drama Wild Iris, Hirsch appeared as a bright but rebellious student in the Kevin Kline vehicle The Emperor's Club.
This plays the shenanigans a tad bit more low-key and realistic rather than completely over-the-top or all that wacky.
Hirsch was praised for his roles in Imaginary Heroes (2004) and Lords of Dogtown (2005), though the films themselves received lukewarm reviews.
His luck would change when he was cast as a young man who finds himself while hitchhiking America for 2007's Into the Wild.
Ahead, the filmmakers' remembrances about what went into the making of this cult classic.
Luke Greenfield was doing data entry for Disney Interactive in the late 1990s, "broke and starving," in his words, and waiting for the chance to make good on his childhood dream of becoming a director. "Peter Cramer, an executive with New Regency, saw my short film and wanted me to direct this Tom Green movie called 'Freddy Got Fingered,'" Greenfield said.