- Faith: Judaism
- Career: Actor
- Birthday: January 30, 1974
- Accomplishments: Academy Award Winner
- Fun Faith Fact!: Played a Catholic priest trapped in China in Flowers of War
Born and raised in San Diego, California, Adam Brody 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 on with a personal manager and in 2000 landed the lead in the NBC movie-of-the-week, Growing Up Brady, playing Greg Brady. Soon after, Brody was cast as the lead in the MTV cult series Now What? His television credits also include a recurring role as Coop in ABC's Once and Again"; a recurring role as Dave in the WB's Emmy-nominated Gilmore Girls; and standout guest starring roles in Judging Amy, Family Law and Smallville. Brody also starred in the Fox television series The O.C., playing the son of Peter Gallagher's character.