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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 12 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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The Pianist
The Pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman
Detachment Henry Barthes
Midnight in Paris
Midnight in Paris Salvador Dalí


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  Emperor (post-production)
Charles V - The Emperor
 2017 Peaky Blinders (TV Series)
Luca Changretta
- The Company (2017) ... Luca Changretta
- The Duel (2017) ... Luca Changretta
- Dangerous (2017) ... Luca Changretta
- Blackbird (2017) ... Luca Changretta
- Heathens (2017) ... Luca Changretta
 2017 Bullet Head
 2016 Manhattan Night
Porter Wren
 2016 Dice (TV Series)
Adrien Brody
- Ego (2016) ... Adrien Brody
 2015 Septembers of Shiraz
 2015 Boredom (Short)
 2015 The Library Book (Short)
 2015 The Mascot (Short)
 2015/I Backtrack
Peter Bower
 2015 Tian jiang xiong shi
 2014 American Heist
Frankie Kelly
 2014 Houdini (TV Mini-Series)
Harry Houdini
- Part 2 (2014) ... Harry Houdini
- Part 1 (2014) ... Harry Houdini
 2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel
 2013 Third Person
 2013 InAPPropriate Comedy
Flirty Harry
 2012 Yi jiu si er
Theodore Harold White
 2011 Midnight in Paris
Salvador Dalí
 2011 Detachment
Henry Barthes
 2010 Wrecked
 2010 The Experiment
 2010 Predators
 2010 High School
Psycho Ed
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox
Field Mouse (voice)
 2009 Splice
Clive Nicoli
 2009 Giallo
Inspector Enzo Avolfi / Giallo (as Byron Deidra)
 2008 Cadillac Records
Leonard Chess
 2008 The Brothers Bloom
 2008 A Matador's Mistress
Manuel Rodríguez Sánchez "Manolete"
 2007 The Darjeeling Limited
 2006 Hollywoodland
Louis Simo
 2005 King Kong
Jack Driscoll
 2005 King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie (Video Game)
Jack Driscoll (voice)
 2005 The Jacket
Jack Starks
 2004 The Village
Noah Percy
 2003 The Singing Detective
First Hood
 2002 The Pianist
Wladyslaw Szpilman
 2002 Dummy
 2001 The Affair of the Necklace
Count Nicolas De La Motte
 2001 Love the Hard Way
Jack Grace
 2000 Harrison's Flowers
Kyle Morris
 2000 Bread and Roses
Sam Shapiro
 1999 Liberty Heights
Van Kurtzman
 1999 Oxygen
 1999 Summer of Sam
 1998 The Thin Red Line
Cpl. Fife
 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
 1996 Bullet Hearts (TV Movie)
Chuckie Bragg
 1995 Ten Benny
Ray Diglovanni
 1994 Rebel Highway (TV Series)
- Jailbreakers (1994) ... Skinny
 1994 Angels in the Outfield
Danny Hemmerling
 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
- The Journey (1988) ... Lenny McGuire
- Annie and the Brooklyn Bridge (1988) ... Lenny McGuire
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I was a wild, mischievous kid and I had tremendous imagination. Any experience I had, I'd try to reenact it. I always had an actor within me. See more »


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 »


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