Birth Name: Adam Jared Brody
Birth Date: December 15, 1979
Birth Place: San Diego, California, USA
Height: 5' 11''
Profession: Actor, Producer, Writer
Education: Scripps Ranch High School in San Diego, CA
Mira Costa College in Oceanside, CA
Relationship: Rachel Bilson (actress, born on August 25, 1981; dating since 2003; split in December 2006)
Brother: Matt and Sean (fraternal twin brothers)
Claim to fame: As Seth Cohen on Fox's The O.C. (2003)
His career kept up its frenetic pace in 2001 with guest appearances on the WB series Grounded For Life and CBS's Judging Amy and Family Law. He also appeared in two more independent films, Roadside Assistance and According to Spencer, and made his big budget film debut as "High School Guy" in American Pie 2 (2001). Soon after, he was cast as the lead character Zach in the MTV series Now What?, which ran for 13 episodes. He made a guest appearance on the WB's hit series Smallville, then landed a supporting role in another big budget feature, The Ring (2002), before playing Dave for nine episodes on another WB hit, The Gilmore Girls. On The O.C., dubbed the "hottest new show of the fall" for 2003, Brody played Seth, the son of a public defender (Peter Gallagher) who takes in a teenage boy (Benjamin McKenzie) with a troubled past. For his work on the show, which came to an end in 1007, he won four Teen Choice awards.
Brody landed a starring role in the Warner Brothers big screen movie Grind (2003), playing one of a group of avid skateboarders. Since then, he's played a supporting role in Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005), starring Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, and starred opposite Meg Ryan and Kristen Stewart in In the Land of Women (2007). In real life, Brody, who lives in Los Angeles, enjoys surfing.