Adrien Brody Biography

Birthday: 1973-04-14
Place of Birth: New York City, New York
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
Wiki Biography: The son of Hungarian-born photographer Sylvia Plachy and retired history professor Elliot Brody, Adrien Brody grew up an only child in the Woodhaven section of Queens, New York, where he accompanied his mother on assignments for the Village Voice. He credits her with making him feel comfortable in front of the camera. He attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts in New York. Despite a strong performance in The Thin Red Line (1998), time constraints forced the director to edit out much of Adrien's part. In spite of his later work with Spike Lee and Barry Levinson, he never became the star many expected he would become until Roman Polanski called on him to play a celebrated Jewish pianist in Nazi-occupied Warsaw. He pulled off a brilliant performance in The Pianist (2002), drawing on the heritage and rare dialect of his Polish grandmother, as well as his father, who lost family members during the Holocaust, and his mother, who fled Communist Hungary as a child during the 1956 uprising against the Soviet Union.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
King Kong Jack Driscoll 2005 Action
The Village Noah Percy 2013
Wrecked 3727
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Tehuacan Project 0000
Angels in the Outfield Danny Hemmerling 1951 0, 0
The Boy Who Cried Bitch 1992 Drama
King of the Hill Lester 1993 Drama, History
Bullet 1997 Action, Crime, Drama
The Last Time I Committed Suicide 1997 Drama
The Thin Red Line Cpl. Fife 1998 0, 0, Romance
Ten Benny Ray Diglovanni 1998 Drama
Six Ways To Sunday 1999 Comedy, Crime, Drama
Summer of Sam Richie 1999 Crime, Drama, Romance
Restaurant Chris Calloway 1999 Drama
Oxygen 1999 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Liberty Heights Van Kurtzman 1999 Drama, Music, Romance
Harrison's Flowers Kyle Morris 2000
Bread and Roses 2000 Drama
The Affair of the Necklace Count Nicolas De La Motte 2001 Drama, History
The Pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman 2002 0
Love the Hard Way 2003 Drama, Crime, Romance
Dummy 2003
The Singing Detective First Hood 2003 Comedy, Crime, Musical
The Village Noah Percy 2004 Drama, Mystery, Thriller
King Kong Jack Driscoll 2005 0
The Jacket Jack Starks 2005 Drama, Mystery, Sci Fi
Sci Fi Inside: 'King Kong' Himself 2005
Fade to Red 2006
Hollywoodland Louis Simo 2006 Crime, Drama
The Darjeeling Limited Peter 2007 Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The Brothers Bloom Bloom 2008
Cadillac Records Leonard Chess 2008 0, 0
Splice Clive Nicoli 2009 Reality Tv, Game Show, Sport, 0
A Matador's Mistress Manuel Rodríguez Sánchez "Manolete" 2010 Biography, Drama, Romance
Predators Royce 2010 Action, Adventure, Sci Fi
The Experiment Travis 2010 Drama, Thriller
Wrecked The Man 2011
Detachment Henry Barthes 2012 Drama
High School Psycho Ed 2012 Comedy
Yi jiu si er Theodore Harold White 2012 Drama
Third Person Sean 2013 Drama, Romance
InAPPropriate Comedy Flirty Harry 2013 Comedy
American Heist Frankie 2014 0, Game Show, 0
Manhattan Nocturne Porter Wren 2015 Mystery, Thriller
Emperor Charles V - The Emperor 2015 Adventure, Thriller
Backtrack Peter Bower 2015 Mystery, Thriller
Septembers of Shiraz Isaac 2015 Thriller