Meet Jesse Eisenberg's two brothers - one was a child actor

Meet Jesse Eisenberg’s two brothers – one was a child actor

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Jamie Lee

Published January 20, 2023 at 2:49 PM ET

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But did you know that before you know the social network star, you likely know his sister? That’s right – Jesse isn’t the only actor in his family.

Take a look at the actor’s siblings and rest assured.

Sisters Harry Eisenberg and Kelly Vera Rhea (or Kelly Eisenberg) and Jesse Eisenberg

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What about Jesse Eisenberg’s siblings? One of his sisters was once a “Pepsi Girl.”

If you watched TV in the late 90’s and early 00’s, you probably remember Pepsi Girl. (And if you weren’t born yet or were too young to watch TV at the time, well, let the elders remind you.)

Her name was Harry Eisenberg and she was the dimpled cutie from many Pepsi commercials when she was a kid. One of her running gags in the ad was about pairing her angelic little face with crusty voiceovers, ranging from the likes of Joe Pesci to impersonating Marlon Brando.

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Harry also appeared in various movies as a child (1998’s Paulie, 2000’s Beautiful, 2006’s How to Eat Fried Worms, etc.), but eventually left Hollywood in 2010 to attend American University. It seems that he graduated after continuing his international studies. in 2014.

Not much is known about what Harry was up to after that, but in 2016, she and then-boyfriend, musician and voice contestant Owen Danoff, were living with Jesse in New York City. I know that

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Harry Eisenberg and dog

She and Owen also ran a cute Instagram page for their fur babies in 2017-2018. (Hallie also has her own Instagram account, but it’s private.)

It’s unclear if she and Owen are still together, and it’s unclear what exactly Harry is up to to this day, but it seems she’s rejoined the Hollywood world in some way recently — she reports on IMDb. In 2019’s The Art of Self-Defense, her big brother appeared.

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Jessie and Harry Eisenberg also have an older sister.

Jessie and Harry’s sister’s name is Kelly Vera Lee. (According to Jesse’s Wiki of her, she was born Kerri Eisenberg.) Judging by her Instagram page, she seems to be living her best life as an artist in New York City.

According to her website bio, the animal lover is a “passionate vegan” who has “rescued over 100 animals (from cats to cows) and several children (previously imprisoned). I have been a foster parent for 10 years (including teenagers) and have practiced therapy for 10 years at the School of Performing Arts and Chelsea in Creative New York.”

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Sisters Harry Eisenberg and Kelly Vera Rhea (or Kelly Eisenberg) and Jesse Eisenberg

Kelly is also an actress, most recently appearing in a 2020 episode of The Politician, so her younger siblings have also followed her in the acting department.

Did we mention that Kelly and Harry were pretty much the same when they were little?

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Kelly Lee Vera and Harry Eisenberg

Harry inspired some of Jesse’s writings.

In a 2017 interview with The HuffPost, Jesse talked about his book Bream Gave Me the Hiccups: Other Stories.

When an interviewer complimented Jesse for writing a teenage voice so well, Jesse explained, “Actually I have a sister. It’s when young people are going through new physical changes.” I told my sister how ridiculous she sounded, and we laughed about it.

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