Who Is Adrien Brody?
Adrien Brody is an American actor and producer who gained widespread fame for starring in Roman Polanski’s The Pianist (2002). He is the only male American actor to receive the César Award for Best Actor.
Brody appeared in the fourth series of the BBC historical drama Peaky Blinders in 2017.
How Old Is Adrien Brody?
Brody was born on April 14, 1973, in New York City, New York, U.S. He is 45 years old as of 2018.
Adrien Brody Nationality
Brody is an American by birth.
Adrien Brody Wife
Brody is not yet married.
Adrien Brody Family
Brody was born to Sylvia Plachy, a photographer, and Elliot Brody, a retired history professor, and painter.
Adrien Brody Jewish
His father is of Polish Jewish descent while his mother was born in Budapest, Hungary, and raised as a Catholic. Her father is a Catholic Hungarian aristocrat and her mother is a Czech Jewish. He was however raised “without a strong connection” to Judaism or Catholicism.
Adrien Brody Girlfriend | Dating
From 2003 to 2006, Brody dated Michelle Dupont, a music industry personal assistant. Michelle was his date to the 2003 Oscars.
He began dating Spanish actress Elsa Pataky in 2006. For Elsa’s 31st birthday in July 2007, he purchased her a 19th-century farm in Central New York state that was remodeled to look like a castle. The couple was featured at their New York home in a 35-page spread for HELLO! magazine in October 2008 and later broke up in 2009.
Actor Adrien Brody
He performed magic shows at children’s birthday parties as “The Amazing Adrien” as a child. He attended I.S. 227 Louis Armstrong Middle School and also New York’s Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. Brody’s parents enrolled him in acting classes to distance him from the dangerous children with whom he associated. He also attended summer camp at Long Lake Camp for the Arts in the Adirondacks in upstate New York and attended Stony Brook University before transferring to Queens College for a semester.
Brody took acting classes as a child at thirteen and appeared in an Off-Broadway play and a PBC television film. He appeared in Bulletin 1996 with Tupac Shakur and Mickey Rourke. Brody then hovered on the brink of stardom, receiving an Independent Spirit Award nomination for his role in the 1998 film Restaurant. He was praised for his roles in Spike Lee’s Summer of Sam and Terrence Malick’s The Thin Red Line.
Adrien Brody The Pianist
He then received widespread recognition when he was cast as the lead in Roman Polanski’s The Pianist (2002). For him to prepare for the role, he withdrew for months and gave up his apartment and his car, broke up with his then-girlfriend, and learned how to play Chopin on the piano. He also lost twenty-nine lbs (13 kg).
Adrien Brody Predators
Brody played the starring role of Royce in Predators (a sequel to the original Predator), directed by Nimród Antal and produced by Robert Rodriguez.
Adrien Brody Midnight In Paris
Brody appeared in Woody Allen’s 2011 Academy Award-winning comedy Midnight in Paris as Salvador Dalí.
Adrien Brody Detachment
Brody stars as an inner-city high-school teacher who adapts to the drifter lifestyle of substitute teaching as a means to avoid emotional connection and responsibilities. Detachment is a gritty drama from controversial director Tony Kaye.
Adrien Brody The Jacket
Brody stars as Jack Starks in the American psychological thriller/horror film The Jacket. Jack is a Gulf War veteran who miraculously recovered from an apparently fatal bullet wound to the head and returns to Vermont in 1992, suffering from periods of amnesia.
Adrien Brody Snl
He appeared on Saturday Night Live on May 10, 2003, his first TV work, controversially giving an improvised introduction, while he was wearing faux dreadlocks for Jamaican reggae musical guest Sean Paul.
Adrien Brody Awards
- Best Actor – 2003 · The Pianist
How Tall Is Adrien Brody?
Brody stands at a height of 1.85 m.
Adrien Brody Films
|1989||New York Stories||Mel|
|1991||The Boy Who Cried Bitch||Eddie|
|1993||King of the Hill||Lester Silverstone|
|1994||Angels in the Outfield||Danny Hemmerling|
|1996||Ten Benny||Ray Diglovanni|
|1996||Solo||Dr. Bill Stewart|
|1997||The Last Time I Committed Suicide||Ben|
|1997||The Undertaker’s Wedding||Mario Bellini|
|1997||Six Ways to Sunday||Arnie Finklestein|
|1998||The Thin Red Line||Cpl. Geoffrey Fife|
|1999||Summer of Sam||Richie Tringale|
|1999||Liberty Heights||Van Kurtzman|
|2000||Bread and Roses||Sam Shapiro|
|2001||Harrison’s Flowers||Kyle Morris|
|2001||Love the Hard Way||Jack Grace|
|2001||The Affair of the Necklace||Count Nicolas De La Motte|
|2002||The Pianist||Władysław Szpilman|
|2003||The Singing Detective||First Hood|
|2004||The Village||Noah Percy|
|2005||The Jacket||Jack Starks|
|2005||King Kong||Jack Driscoll|
|2007||The Tehuacan Project||Narrator|
|2007||The Darjeeling Limited||Peter Whitman|
|2008||Manolete||Manuel “Manolete” Laureano Rodríguez Sánchez|
|2008||The Brothers Bloom||Bloom|
|2008||Cadillac Records||Leonard Chess|
|2009||Giallo||Inspector Enzo Lavia|
|2009||Fantastic Mr. Fox||Rickity|
|2010||High School||Edward “Psycho Ed” Highbaugh|
|2010||The Experiment||Travis Cacksmackberg|
|2011||Midnight in Paris||Salvador Dalí|
|2012||Back to 1942||Theodore White|
|2013||Inappropriate Comedy||Flirty Harry|
|2013||Third Person||Scott Lowry|
|2014||The Grand Budapest Hotel||Dmitri Desgoffe und Taxis|
|2014||American Heist||Frankie Kelly|
|2015||Stone Barn Castle||
|2015||Septembers of Shiraz||Isaac Amin|
|2016||Manhattan Night||Porter Wren|
|TBA||Emperor||Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor|
|TBA||The French Dispatch|