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Adam Brody is an American film and television actor

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BirthdayDecember 15, 1979
NationalityAmerican
FamousJewish Actors, Film & Theater Personalities, Actors
SpousesLeighton Meester
SiblingsMatt Brody, Sean Brody
Known asAdam Jared Brody
Childrens Arlo Day Brody
Universities
  • Wangenheim Middle School
  • Scripps Ranch High School
Birth PlaceCarlsbad
ReligionJewish
Height180cm
GenderMale
FatherMark Brody
MotherValerie Siefman
Net Worth$12 million
Sun SignSagittarius
Born inCarlsbad
Famous asActor

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Who is Adam Brody?

Adam Brody is a Hollywood actor who started with television and slowly and eventually made his space in the big screen. From early on, Brody knew he was made for acting. He realized his passion for acting and took every step in this direction to achieve his dream. Although he enrolled at school, he never took schooling and academics seriously. He was mostly found enjoying and having fun with friends. He spent his formative years on the beach and surfed all the time. His love for acting made him drop out of college and take up acting seriously. He loves watching movies apart from being in them. He mostly enjoys watching classics and horror movies. Apart from surfing and acting, Brody has a big inclination towards music. Dean Martin’s and Frank Sinatra’s are among his favorites. He also reads during his free time. Among his favourite books are ‘Cather in the Rye’, ‘Less than Zero’ and ‘The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay’.

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Childhood & Early Life

Adam Brody was born on 15 December 1979 in Carlsbad, San Diego, California. He comes from a Jewish lineahe. His father is a lawyer and mother is a Creative Director at Sempra Energy. Brody has two siblings. Both of them are younger to him and are twins. They are Sean and Matt.

Brody was not a great kid at school. In fact, he performed very poorly in academics. He went to Wangenheim Middle School and Scripps Ranch High School. He rarely attended school and mostly spent time surfing. He pretty much spent all his childhood at the beach. His charming personality had a lot of girls flocking around him. However, he clarifies that he was not a Casanova.

He also attended Community College for a year, but later on dropped out on the pretext of fulfilling his aspiration to become a Hollywood actor. In the pursuit of his dream, he hired an acting coach and he also signed up with a manager.

Career

It was in 2000, that Brody ended up in the television movie ‘Growing Up Brady’. He landed up with the character of Barry Williams in the movie after a year of hard work, training and auditioning.

Brody’s major role in television came when he was cast in a recurring role on ‘Gilmore Girls’ as Dave Rygalski. This happened in 2002. Prior to this, in 2001, Brody played a small part in ‘American Pie 2’.

The role that shot him to fame was of Seth Cohen in the television show ‘The O.C.’ in 2003. Brody became a teen icon with this show. His role in ‘The O.C. helped him gather a lot of female attention. This also got him rave titles such as ‘TV’s sexiest geek’; ‘25 Sexiest Stars under 25’ and the ‘Sexiest Man Alive’.

The year 2003 proved to be a good one for Brody as around the same year he also attempted writing and wrote a short film called ‘Home Security’. He also featured in the movie ‘Grind’ and a music video called ‘Too Bad about Your Girl’ by The Donnas.

In 2005, Brody had the great fortune of sharing screen space with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in ‘Mr. & Mrs. Will Smith’.

In 2007, the television series ‘The O.C.’ came to an abrupt end. This ending made Brody shift his focus towards movies. He played supporting characters in many movies such as ‘Smiley Face’ and ‘The Ten’

He had some good roles to play in the following years. These include: ‘Death in Love’ (2009), ‘Jennifer’s Body’ (2009) and ‘The Romantics’ (2010) to name a few. He starred in these movies alongside big stars such as Megan Fox and Katie Holmes.

It was also reported in 2012 that he would be part of the movie ‘Lovelace’, which is a biopic on the late adult film star, Linda Lovelace.

Major Works

Brody’s role in ‘The O.C.’ where he played the sarcastic and geeky Seth Cohen got him all the fame and recognition. He was given many titles from various magazines like ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ and the like. This show in a way opened his doors to Hollywood too. In the movies to follow, he had the great fortune of working alongside many Hollywood stars such as Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Megan Fox.

Awards & Achievements

He won the Teen Choice Award; for the category Choice TV Actor - Drama/Action Adventure for ‘The O.C.’ in 2004, 2005 and 2006.

He along with Rachel Bilson bagged the Teen Choice Award; for the category Choice TV Chemistry for ‘The O.C. in 2003.

He got nominated for Teen Choice Award for the category Choice Movie Actor: Horror/Thriller for ‘Jennifer’s Body’ in 2010.

Personal Life & Legacy

Brody dated his co-star Rachel Bilson for three years. All was good between the couple before they broke up in December 2006.

After a year of dating, he got married to actress Leighton Meester in February 2014 in a private ceremony.

Trivia

This Hollywood actor happens to be the first male actor to pose for the cover of Elle Girl magazine.

He was given the commendation as one of ’50 Hottest Bachelors’ in 2003, 2004 and 2005.

Owing to his Casanova image and charming personality, he was voted number 1 in UK CosmoGIRL as pin-up.

Dolce & Gabbana named a boots after him called, ‘Adam Brody Lace Up Boots’.

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Adam Brody awards

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2004 - Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Actor - Drama/Action Adventure
2005 - Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Chemistry
2005 - Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Actor Drama
2006 - Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Actor Drama/Action Adventure

Adam Brody biography timelines

  • // 15th Dec 1979
    Adam Brody was born on 15 December 1979 in Carlsbad, San Diego, California. He comes from a Jewish lineahe. His father is a lawyer and mother is a Creative Director at Sempra Energy. Brody has two siblings. Both of them are younger to him and are twins. They are Sean and Matt.
  • // 2000
    It was in 2000, that Brody ended up in the television movie ‘Growing Up Brady’. He landed up with the character of Barry Williams in the movie after a year of hard work, training and auditioning.
  • // 2002
    Brody’s major role in television came when he was cast in a recurring role on ‘Gilmore Girls’ as Dave Rygalski. This happened in 2002. Prior to this, in 2001, Brody played a small part in ‘American Pie 2’.
  • // 2003
    The role that shot him to fame was of Seth Cohen in the television show ‘The O.C.’ in 2003. Brody became a teen icon with this show. His role in ‘The O.C. helped him gather a lot of female attention. This also got him rave titles such as ‘TV’s sexiest geek’; ‘25 Sexiest Stars under 25’ and the ‘Sexiest Man Alive’.
  • // 2003
    He along with Rachel Bilson bagged the Teen Choice Award; for the category Choice TV Chemistry for ‘The O.C. in 2003.
  • // 2004 To 2006
    He won the Teen Choice Award; for the category Choice TV Actor - Drama/Action Adventure for ‘The O.C.’ in 2004, 2005 and 2006.
  • // 2005
    In 2005, Brody had the great fortune of sharing screen space with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in ‘Mr. & Mrs. Will Smith’.
  • // 2007
    In 2007, the television series ‘The O.C.’ came to an abrupt end. This ending made Brody shift his focus towards movies. He played supporting characters in many movies such as ‘Smiley Face’ and ‘The Ten’
  • // 2010
    He got nominated for Teen Choice Award for the category Choice Movie Actor: Horror/Thriller for ‘Jennifer’s Body’ in 2010.
  • // 2014
    After a year of dating, he got married to actress Leighton Meester in February 2014 in a private ceremony.

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  • What is Adam Brody birthday?

    Adam Brody was born at 1979-12-15

  • Where is Adam Brody's birth place?

    Adam Brody was born in Carlsbad

  • What is Adam Brody nationalities?

    Adam Brody's nationalities is American

  • Who is Adam Brody spouses?

    Adam Brody's spouses is Leighton Meester

  • Who is Adam Brody siblings?

    Adam Brody's siblings is Matt Brody, Sean Brody

  • Who is Adam Brody childrens?

    Adam Brody's childrens is Arlo Day Brody

  • What was Adam Brody universities?

    Adam Brody studied at Wangenheim Middle School, Scripps Ranch High School

  • What is Adam Brody's religion?

    Adam Brody's religion is Jewish

  • How tall is Adam Brody?

    Adam Brody's height is 180

  • Who is Adam Brody's father?

    Adam Brody's father is Mark Brody

  • Who is Adam Brody's mother?

    Adam Brody's mother is Valerie Siefman

  • What is Adam Brody's sun sign?

    Adam Brody is Sagittarius

  • How famous is Adam Brody?

    Adam Brody is famouse as Actor