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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 14 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Manhattan Nocturne (completed)
Porter Wren
 2015/I Backtrack
Peter Bower
 2015 Dragon Blade
Tiberius
 2014 American Heist
Frankie Kelly
 2010 Wrecked
Man
 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
 1995 Ten Benny
Ray Diglovanni
 1994 Natural Born Killers
Cameraman (uncredited)
 1993 King of the Hill
Lester
 1989 New York Stories
Mel (segment "Life without Zoe")
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Print ad: Zegna clothes. See more »

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14 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:

I'm not the kind of person to deliberately behave differently for the sake of behaving differently, but there are certain things that you have to kind of be true to and sacrifice your own freedom at that time to do. See more »

Trivia:

Adrien's father, Elliot Brody, is a retired history teacher; Elliot is of Polish Jewish descent, and lost family members in the Holocaust. Adrien's mother, Sylvia Plachy, the renowned photographer, fled Communist Hungary as a child during the 1956 revolution against Russia. Adrien's maternal grandfather was from an aristocratic Hungarian background, while Adrien's maternal grandmother was of ... See more »

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Often plays Intellectuals or artistic types See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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