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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 11 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

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King Kong
King Kong Jack Driscoll
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 2016/II Manhattan Night
Porter Wren
 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
 1995 Ten Benny
Ray Diglovanni
 1994 Natural Born Killers
Cameraman (uncredited)
 1993 King of the Hill
 1989 New York Stories
Mel (segment "Life without Zoe")
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Other Works:

(1/25/05) Announced nominations for the 77th Oscars in a live telecast from Beverly Hills. See more »

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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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I would have loved to make a lot of money as an actor. I would have loved to not live in a shitty little apartment for most of the time I've been in Los Angeles. I would have loved to have nice things and bought new cars, but it's painful for me to do a bad role. Personally painful. You feel like you're lying to everybody. It's just not worth it. See more »


Is a big hip-hop fan and plans on becoming a producer. He is being mentored by The RZA. See more »


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