Adam Jared Brody played Seth Cohen on The O.C..

O.C. InformationEdit

On The O.C.:Obsess Completely, Josh Schwartz said that Adam originally auditioned for the part of Ryan Atwood, and was not going to be casted because he did not like his improvisation.


Early lifeEdit

Brody was the oldest son of Jewish American parents Mark Brody and Valerie Siefman. He has younger twin brothers, Sean and Matt. He moved to Hollywood in 1999, hiring an acting coach and quickly signing with a manager.


After a year of training and auditioning, Brody landed the role of Barry Williams in the TV movie, Growing up Brady. He landed recurring roles on Gilmore Girls and the Canadian comedy television series Sausage Factory. In 2003, he began playing his most famous role to date, Seth Cohen (a slightly awkward seventeen year old) on the television show, The O.C..

In 2004, he became the first O.C star to appear on the television show Punk'd. He plays the drums for the band Big Japan.

Brody appeared alongside Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in Mr. & Mrs. Smith, his biggest movie role to date.

Personal lifeEdit

Adam Brody lives in Los Angeles. He dated his 'The OC' co-star Rachel Bilson from 2003-2006. As of 2012, he is currently single.

In November 2013, Brody and actress Leighton Meester became engaged after a year of dating and married in February 2014 in a private ceremony with close family members and friends



  • In the Land of Women (2006)
  • Thank You for Smoking (2006)
  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
  • Missing Brendan (2003)
  • Grind (2003)
  • Home Security (2003)
  • The Ring (2002)
  • According to Spencer (2001)
  • American Pie 2 (2001)
  • Roadside Assistance (2001)
  • The Silencing (2000)
  • Never Land (2000)


  • The Loop (2006)
  • Punk'd (2004)
  • MADtv (2004) - Seth
  • Grounded for Life (2001 & 2004)
  • Gilmore Girls (2002-2003)
  • Smallville (2002)
  • Go Fish (2001)
  • Judging Amy (2001)
  • Family Law (2001)
  • Once and Again - (2000-2001)
  • The Sausage Factory (2000-2001)
  • Growing Up Brady (2000)
  • Undressed (1999)
  • The Amanda Show (1999)

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