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Adam Brody

Adam Brody

Birthday: 15 December 1979, San Diego, California, USA
Birth Name: Adam Jared Brody
Height: 180 cm

Adam Jared Brody was born and raised in San Diego, California, the son of Valerie (Siefman), a graphic artist, and Mark Brody, a lawyer. His parents, both originally from Michigan, are both from Jewis ...Show more

Adam Brody
I'm just drawn to all aspects of filmmaking - writing, directing; I'd love to try my hand at everyth Show more I'm just drawn to all aspects of filmmaking - writing, directing; I'd love to try my hand at everything. Hide
[on acting] It turned out to be something I love, and that I really feel is my calling. I really fee Show more [on acting] It turned out to be something I love, and that I really feel is my calling. I really feel like I lucked out and found something I love to do. Hide
Life is so fleeting in a way - and it's unlike me, because I'm very driven, and I get a little obses Show more Life is so fleeting in a way - and it's unlike me, because I'm very driven, and I get a little obsessive - but I am trying to be very Zen about it. Just enjoy it. Hide
I wish I came from a more pure place. I don't have something to say from the bottom of my soul. I ju Show more I wish I came from a more pure place. I don't have something to say from the bottom of my soul. I just know how to take stuff I like and repackage it in a slightly different way. Hide
"You know how in The Fugitive (1993), when Harrison Ford hears sirens, he'll just subtly steer the o Show more "You know how in The Fugitive (1993), when Harrison Ford hears sirens, he'll just subtly steer the other way? I do that when I see groups of teenage girls". Hide
[on his upbringing, and moving to Los Angeles] All I wanted to do was surf. I pretty much lived at t Show more [on his upbringing, and moving to Los Angeles] All I wanted to do was surf. I pretty much lived at the beach. I tried going to community college but dropped out and moved to Hollywood. It was really cool when I moved to Hollywood. There are so many Jews and I immediately liked the camaraderie with people who had the same heritage. It felt good. Where I grew up there were hardly any Jews. I'm not religious but both my parents are Jewish. I was Bar Mitzvahed and we celebrate Hanukah. Growing up, I think there was maybe one other kid who was Jewish. I wasn't teased because nobody cared but I guess on some level, I knew in that way I was different. Hide
[If acting doesn't work out] There's about six things I could be happy doing. I'm getting really int Show more [If acting doesn't work out] There's about six things I could be happy doing. I'm getting really interested in politics. I'd love to work for a newspaper and do editorials and stuff. Hide
I'd like to write a little bit. If I could trade being an actor for a writer, I'd rather be a writer Show more I'd like to write a little bit. If I could trade being an actor for a writer, I'd rather be a writer. But I don't know if I'm I'm any good at it Hide
I love movie-making. I'm interested in writing and directing, and I've dabbled, but I haven't done a Show more I love movie-making. I'm interested in writing and directing, and I've dabbled, but I haven't done anything I care to brag about. Yet. Hide
I just graduated from high school, and I was working at Blockbuster. Not only did I get into movies Show more I just graduated from high school, and I was working at Blockbuster. Not only did I get into movies while I was there, but I was putting away boxes and looking at the kids on the covers, it felt like windows into these seemingly perfect lives. Hide
[on career choices] After last year, all of us on the show could've jumped on the boat right away an Show more [on career choices] After last year, all of us on the show could've jumped on the boat right away and gone and done some cheesy, bad movie that catered exactly to our demographic and our characters, but no one did, which I thought was really smart and cool. Hide
I love a good, interesting movie with good, interesting choices. I'd rather be in an interesting fai Show more I love a good, interesting movie with good, interesting choices. I'd rather be in an interesting failure than a generic copy of a copy of a copy. Hide
[on moving to Los Angeles] I made a deal with myself, I would come here and give myself one year, tr Show more [on moving to Los Angeles] I made a deal with myself, I would come here and give myself one year, try acting my absolute hardest. If going to an audition conflicted with a job, I'd go to the audition. Hide
It's very important to me to love what I do. It was important to me to find a career that I truly en Show more It's very important to me to love what I do. It was important to me to find a career that I truly enjoy. You can find something that sort of excites you, that's half the battle of life. Hide
And, honestly, who cares if you get a good movie or not? I feel like I'm in semi-retirement already Show more And, honestly, who cares if you get a good movie or not? I feel like I'm in semi-retirement already a little bit. I'm 27, and I have a house. I've decided that I'm happy with my lot in life. Hide
[on fame] When all this started I was worried I'd become addicted to the wrong things. I don't mean Show more [on fame] When all this started I was worried I'd become addicted to the wrong things. I don't mean drugs, but I thought I might become an egomaniac. I will admit that I've caught myself about to act like a diva But I try to keep myself in check. Hide
"I'll never have a more life changing year than last year than this last one (2003- 2004). I could w Show more "I'll never have a more life changing year than last year than this last one (2003- 2004). I could win an Oscar and it wouldn't alter my daily life as much as The O.C. (2003) has". Hide
I don't want to be one of those guys who's known for his love life and not his work. I don't want to be one of those guys who's known for his love life and not his work.
I was giving away movies all day, and it looked really interesting. I was not into school, there was Show more I was giving away movies all day, and it looked really interesting. I was not into school, there wasn't anything I wanted to do. The only thing in my career counseling class that looked at all interesting was acting. I was kind of drifting. I thought maybe I'd own a surf shop. Hide
Adam Brody's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (53)
Adam Brody Adam Brody'S roles
Sam
Sam

Fred Packenstacker
Fred Packenstacker

Nick Talman
Nick Talman

Seth Cohen
Seth Cohen

Nikolai
Nikolai

Harry Reems
Harry Reems

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