Eli Kenneth Marienthal
Eli Marienthal was born on March 6, 1986, in Santa Monica, California, though he has lived most of his life in Berkeley. His career started in Bay Area theatres, where he has performed in "Missing Persons," "The Cryptogram," "Hecuba," "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "Every 17 Minutes the Crowd Goes Crazy," and "The Life of Galileo." His parents' names are Joe and Lola, and he currently lives with his mother in Berkeley, though during the 3rd and 4th grades he spent some time in Paris with his father. He graduated from the private East Bay French-American School, where all the students learn to speak fluent French and attend classes in two languages.
Performs with a poetry group from the Bay Area called "Youth Speaks"
He is a member of the class of '08 at Brown University in Providence, RI.
He is of German Jewish and Russian Jewish descent.