In his screen performances, Wood has a Christ-like quality, his cornflower-blue eyes able to transmit at once anguish, stoicism and vulnerability; off screen, he has been referred to as a ‘source of genuine goodness’. A small role in the story of two dysfunctional families and the effect of their infidelities on their children. But I did OK.’ The length and insular nature of the shoot allowed him to make the deep personal connections that he felt he’d missed out on as a child — he recounts tales of surfing and road trips with his co-stars Orlando Bloom, Dominic Monaghan and Viggo Mortensen.
Maybe it’s because I finally get to pick on someone my own size. ‘I don’t believe in cynicism,’ he says, a cigarette dangling from his mouth. Cynicism kills the soul and murders people’s ability to move forward.’ Come on, Elijah. I don’t know if I’m laddie in that slightly misogynistic, on-the-piss, lack of intelligence, overly masculine, gross way. Wood has had little contact with his father since, and clearly puts his mother-mentor on a pedestal. Which perhaps goes some way to explaining why, after all his public exorcising of Frodo, Wood agreed to appear in the prequel trilogy, the final part of which is out next month. There’s really nothing sexy about it.’ He has also managed to carry out his private life under the radar; his only publicly documented relationships have been with German actress Franka Potente and Racine.
Mandrake hears that Wood, 29, has split up with his girlfriend, Pamela Racine, after more than five years.
"Elijah just didn't want to settle down," claims a friend of the American actor.
Elijah Jordan Wood was born on January 28, 1981, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Warren and Debbie Wood.
Elijah tries to be private about his personal life and that is working for him.
Elijah, 25, and Pam started dating in the summer of 2004.
Elijah Wood girlfriend does not exist at the moment, it seems that the famous actor must have a girlfriend, because his look is extremely good and the color of his eyes can astonish any kind of girl.
Elijah next went to work on what has been called the biggest project ever to hit the movies, the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, based on the books by J. Landing a succession of larger roles, he was critically acclaimed as a child actor by age 9, being nominated for several Young Artist Awards.
As a child, he starred in the films Radio Flyer (1992), The Good Son (1993), North (1994), and Flipper (1996).