There, Aaron went to the American Community School, and took his first steps towards acting there, appearing in several school plays, including “Charlie Brown”.When he turned 17 he moved to Sydney, Australia, and continued his education at the American. Also, he continued with acting, appearing in school plays, such as “Waiting For Godot.After the day was over, I shook his hand and said, 'That's why I'm an actor - 'cos of guys like you'. He was brilliant, he was brilliant to watch, he was brilliant to see on a daily basis, on set in the makeup trailer, when we were putting on our makeup together. It's so surprising to me when people are surprised that movie making is sometimes tense and uncomfortable because inherently it's going to be.I was doing Harvey's and he was doing the Joker's and trying to figure it out. You're around tens of people or hundreds of people working on things that are imaginary and that come from the soul.
Thanks to his skills, Aaron has received several prestigious awards, including Independent Spirit Award in category Best Debut Performance for the film “In The Company Of Men”, and also a Golden Globe award nomination in the category Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical for the film “Thank You For Smoking”, among others.
Prior to that, he appeared in The Black Dahlia (2006), in which a major plot element is the film The Man Who Laughs (1928), which provided the inspiration for The Joker.
Took three years off after high school to surf in Hawaii and served a religious mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Switzerland and France.
You plan your day around it.[re his affection for Cary Grant] I always feel like he's so good that he was not regarded as an actor. I feel 100 per cent in command of myself, so, when I get up, I never have to ask, 'where have I been? '[on working with Heath Ledger] My experience was wonderful.
Maybe he didn't have the range that people expect a modern actor to have, but there's never been anybody like him.(2011 quote, on quitting drinking) I couldn't be happier with that decision. It was the experience of...loving to act myself, to watch somebody who loved his character and had the discipline to make a bold creation.