Eisenberg was born in East Brunswick Township, New
Jersey, to Barry and Amy Eisenberg. She has an older sister Kerri
and an older brother Jesse, who is also an actor. She went to Robert
Frost Elementary School and went through Hammarskjold (Middle School)
and Churchill (Junior High). She is currently enrolled at East Brunswick
High School as a sophomore.
Eisenberg is also a juggler; she has attended the
NYC juggling festival in 2005, 2006, and 2007.
Eisenberg first became famous in the late 1990s
and early 2000s for her role in a series of Pepsi commercials. The
students of her elementary school knew her as "the Pepsi Girl".
She made her film debut in the 1998 children's film Paulie, playing
the young owner of the title parrot. After appearing in a few made-for-television
films, she had supporting parts in 1999's The Insider and Bicentennial
In 2000, Eisenberg co-starred with Minnie Driver
in the feature film Beautiful, which received generally negative
reviews. She also starred as Helen Keller in a television remake
of The Miracle Worker. She also played opposite Jeff Daniels and
Patricia Heaton in 2004's television remake of the The Goodbye Girl.
In 2006, Eisenberg appeared in How to Eat Fried
Worms, the New Line Cinema adaptation of Thomas Rockwell's book
of the same name.
In 2007, she starred in the independent feature
film "P.J." (http://www.pjthemovie.com - co-starring with
John Heard, Vincent Pastore and Robert Picardo).
Eisenberg made her Broadway debut in the Roundabout
Theatre's production of Claire Booth Luce's play The Women.
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Wild Child Ruthie
2007 P.J. Pauline
2006 How to Eat Fried Worms Erika
2000 The Miracle Worker Helen Keller
2000 Beautiful Vanessa
1999 Bicentennial Man 7-Year-Old "Little Miss" Amanda
1999 The Insider Barbara Wigand
1998 Paulie Marie Alweather