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Adrien Brody

Adrien Nicholas Brody was born in Woodhaven, Queens, New York, the only child of retired history professor Elliot Brody and Hungarian-born photographer Sylvia Plachy. He accompanied his mother on assignments for the Village Voice, and credits her with making him feel comfortable in front of the camera. Adrien attended the American Academy of ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 14 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Manhattan Nocturne (completed)
Porter Wren
 2015 Septembers of Shiraz
 2015/II Boredom (Short)
 2015 The Library Book (Short)
 2015/I Backtrack
Peter Bower
 2015 Dragon Blade
 2014 American Heist
Frankie Kelly
 2014 Houdini (TV Mini-Series)
Harry Houdini
- Part 2 (2014) ... Harry Houdini
- Part 1 (2014) ... Harry Houdini
 2010 Wrecked
 2010 Predators
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Field Mouse (voice)
 2009 Giallo
Inspector Enzo Avolfi / Giallo (as Byron Deidra)
 2003 The Singing Detective
First Hood
 2002 Dummy
 2001 Love the Hard Way
Jack Grace
 2000 Harrison's Flowers
Kyle Morris
 2000 Bread and Roses
Sam Shapiro
 1999 Oxygen
 1998 Restaurant
Chris Calloway
 1997 Six Ways to Sunday
Arnie Finklestein
 1997 The Undertaker's Wedding
Mario Bellini
 1996 Bullet
Ruby Stein
 1996 Solo
Dr. Bill Stewart, Solo's Designer
 1996 Bullet Hearts (TV Movie)
Chuckie Bragg
 1995 Ten Benny
Ray Diglovanni
 1994 Rebel Highway (TV Series)
- Jailbreakers (1994) ... Skinny
 1994 Natural Born Killers
Cameraman (uncredited)
 1993 King of the Hill
 1989 New York Stories
Mel (segment "Life without Zoe")
 1988 Home at Last (TV Movie)
 1988 Annie McGuire (TV Series)
Lenny McGuire
- Annie and the Brooklyn Bridge (1988) ... Lenny McGuire
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14 Interviews | 15 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Byron Deidra


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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[on being enrolled into acting classes by his parents when he was a teen] I liked it instantly. Aside from being one of only three boys in a class of 20 girls - the odds were fantastic - I felt I was good at it, it was creative. I had been encouraged by my parents to be outspoken and free, so I was pretty much disinhibited. It was a good outlet for me. See more »


Was friends with the late Tupac Shakur, with whom he starred in the little-known film Bullet (1996). See more »


Often plays Intellectuals or artistic types See more »

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