Adam Brody Wiki, Bio, Age, Net Worth, and Other Facts

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Adam Brody Wiki, Bio, Age, Net Worth, and Other Facts

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Adam Jared Brody was born and raised in San Diego, California, the son of Valerie Jill (Siefman), a graphic artist, and Mark Alan Brody, a lawyer. His parents, both originally from Michigan, are both from Jewish families (from Russia and Poland). Adam spent a lot of his teen years hanging out with his friends, having fun and surfing. Upon graduation, he convinced his parents to allow him to attend college in Los Angeles. However, instead of enrolling in school, he hired an acting coach, signed with a talent manager and soon landed the lead in the NBC movie-of-the-week, Growing Up Brady (2000), playing Barry Williams (Greg Brady). Soon after, Brody was cast as the lead, Zack Altman, in the MTV series Much Ado About Whatever (2001). His television credits also include the recurring role of Coop in ABC’s Once and Again (1999); a recurring role as Dave Rygalski in The WB’s Gilmore Girls (2000); and standout guest-starring roles in Judging Amy (1999), Family Law (1999) and Smallville (2001). Brody then starred in the Fox series The O.C. (2003), portraying Seth Cohen, which made him famous.

Interesting Facts about Adam Brody

  • Voted by fans as Elle Girl magazine’s “Coolest TV Star” and “Coolest Guy Celeb”.
  • (November 20, 2013) Engaged to Leighton Meester.
  • Named one of People magazine’s “50 Hottest Bachelors” in 2003, 2004, and 2005.
  • An aficionado of Dean Martin’s and Frank Sinatra’s music, and old horror movies.
  • Portrayed a character named Barry Gilmore in an episode of Judging Amy (1999), then went on to have a recurring role on Gilmore Girls (2000).
  • Luxury fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana named a pair of boots after him: the “Adam Brody Lace Up Boots”.
  • Has a dog named Penny.
  • Loves 1940s, 1950s, 1960s jazz and is a big fan of Chet Baker.
  • Is a fan of Death Cab for Cutie, Bright Eyes, Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Arctic Monkeys.
  • His parents are both from Jewish families (from Russia and Poland). Adam had a Bar Mitzvah ceremony.
  • His parents are originally from Detroit, Michigan.
  • Was ranked #17 in The Independent Online’s “100 Sexiest Men Alive” in 2006.

Personal Quotes by Adam Brody

I’ve had to fight for roles and I’ve lost a hundred roles, but ‘Smoking’ and ‘Smith’ were phone calls. That’s the dream.

- Adam Brody

My best jokes are so cheap. All I do is say things sarcastically.

- Adam Brody

I like an interesting movie even if it’s controversial or offensive, depending on your taste.

- Adam Brody

I have a pretty lousy voice.

- Adam Brody

I have been in teen shows for years, so doing that stuff – kissing – is kind of commonplace and not a big deal. It was way more cool just because it was Meg Ryan.

- Adam Brody
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