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Adrien Brody


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 ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Manhattan Nocturne (pre-production)
Porter Wren
 2014/I Backtrack (post-production)
Peter Bower
 2014 Houdini (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
Houdini
 2014 American Heist (completed)
Frankie
 2013 Third Person
Sean
 2012 Back to 1942
Theodore Harold White
 2010 Wrecked
Man
 2010 The Experiment
Travis
 2010 Predators
Royce
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Field Mouse (voice)
 2009 Giallo
Inspector Enzo Avolfi / Giallo (as Byron Deidra)
 2003 The Singing Detective
First Hood
 2002 Dummy
Steven
 2001 Love the Hard Way
Jack Grace
 2000 Harrison's Flowers
Kyle Morris
 2000 Bread and Roses
Sam Shapiro
 1999 Oxygen
Harry
 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)
Skinny
- Jailbreakers (1994) ... Skinny
 1994 Natural Born Killers
Cameraman (uncredited)
 1989 New York Stories
Mel (segment "Life without Zoe")
 1988 Home at Last (TV Movie)
Billy
 1988 Annie McGuire (TV Series)
Lenny McGuire
- Annie and the Brooklyn Bridge (1988) ... Lenny McGuire
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Other Works:

Stella Artois Super Bowl Commercial See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Interviews | 15 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Byron Deidra

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[in 2010, on doing a film for the paycheck] Everybody has a price, I'm sure. Often times the jobs you'll be well-compensated for are that way for a reason. The roles that speak to you usually don't have resounding success, or even compensate you fairly. There is a balance you try to strike. Really, if I wasn't an actor, I don't know what the alternative would be. I'm glad I don't have to face ... See more »

Trivia:

He and Marion Cotillard are the only actors to win both a César and an Oscar for the same performance. Brody won both awards in 2003 for The Pianist (2002) and Cotillard won in 2008 for La Vie en Rose (2007). See more »

Trademark:

Calming voice See more »

Star Sign:

Aries