Adrien Brody Biography, Age, Wife, Predators, The Pianist, Films, Oscar

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.