Adrien Brody

Adrien Brody

  • Birthday: 1973-04-14
  • Place of birth: Woodhaven, Queens, New York City, New York, USA
  • Also know as: Byron Deidra

Biography

Adrien Nicholas Brody (born April 14, 1973) is an American actor and producer. He received widespread recognition and acclaim after starring as Władysław Szpilman in Roman Polanski's The Pianist (2002), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor at age 29, becoming the youngest actor to win in that category. Brody is the second male American actor after Christopher Lambert to receive the César Award for Best Actor. Other successful films that Brody has starred in are The Thin Red Line (1998), The Village (2004), King Kong (2005), Predators (2010) and Midnight in Paris (2011). He is a frequent collaborator of Wes Anderson's, having starred in four of Anderson's films, The Darjeeling Limited (2007), Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), and The French Dispatch (2021). In 2017, he portrayed Luca Changretta in the fourth season of the BBC series Peaky Blinders. In 2022, he starred in the Marilyn Monroe biopic Blonde (2022) and also starred as Pat Riley in the first season of the HBO sports drama series Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty.

Filmography

King Kong

2005

As Jack Driscoll

The Pianist

2002

As Władysław 'Władek' Szpilman

Hollywoodland

2006

As Louis Simo

Fantastic Mr. Fox

2009

As Field Mouse (voice)

The Singing Detective

2003

As First Hood

The Brothers Bloom

2008

As Bloom

Summer of Sam

1999

As Ritchie

The Village

2004

As Noah Percy

Angels in the Outfield

1994

As Danny Hemmerling

The Thin Red Line

1998

As Cpl. Geoffrey Fife

Harrison's Flowers

2000

As Kyle Morris

The Jacket

2005

As Jack Starks

Liberty Heights

1999

As Van Kurtzman

The Mascot

2015

As Adam

High School

2010

As Psycho Ed

Predators

2010

As Royce

Giallo

2010

As Inspector Enzo Avolfi

Cadillac Records

2008

As Leonard Chess

Solo

1996

As Dr. Bill Stewart, Solo's Designer

Bullet

1996

As Ruby Stein

The Experiment

2010

As Travis

Bread and Roses

2000

As Sam Shapiro

Splice

2010

As Clive

A Matador's Mistress

2008

As Manuel Rodríguez Sánchez "Manolete"

Love the Hard Way

2003

As Jack Grace

Six Ways to Sunday

1997

As Arnie Finklestein

Dummy

2002

As Steven Schoichet

Oxygen

1999

As Harry

The Affair of the Necklace

2001

As Count Nicolas De La Motte

Wrecked

2010

As Man

Restaurant

2000

As Chris Calloway

Detachment

2011

As Henry Barthes

Midnight in Paris

2011

As Salvador Dalí

Love, Marilyn

2013

As Self

Ten Benny

1995

As Ray Diglovanni

InAPPropriate Comedy

2013

As Filthy Harry

Back to 1942

2012

As Theodore Harold White

Third Person

2013

As Sean

American Heist

2014

As Frankie

The Undertaker's Wedding

1997

As Mario Bellini

Dragon Blade

2015

As Tiberius

Manhattan Night

2016

As Porter Wren

Backtrack

2015

As Peter Bower

Septembers of Shiraz

2015

As Isaac

Home at Last

1988

As Billy

Boredom

2015

As Danny

The Library Book

2015

As Desmond

King of the Hill

1993

As Lester

Ken and Rosa

2001

As Himself

Emperor

0000

As Charles V - The Emperor

Bullet Head

2017

As Stacy

Jailbreakers

1994

As Skinny

Fool's Paradise

2023

As Chad Luxt

Air Strike

2018

As Steve

The French Dispatch

2021

As Julian Cadazio

Blonde

2022

As The Playwright

And the Oscar Goes To...

2014

As Self (archive footage)

Predators: The Chosen

2010

As Royce

See How They Run

2022

As Leo Köpernick

Manodrome

2023

As Dan

Asteroid City

2023

As Schubert Green

Trintignant by Trintignant

2021

As Self (archive footage)

Ghosted

2023

As Leveque

Clean

2022

As Clean

Stone Barn Castle

2015

As Self

The Brutalist

0000

As László Tóth

New York Stories

1989

As Mel

The Present

2004

As Self

A Sorta Fairytale

2003

As Arm

Production

Giallo

2010

As Producer

Wrecked

2010

As Executive Producer

Stone Barn Castle

2015

As Director

Clean

2022

As Writer

Manhattan Night

2016

As Producer

Clean

2022

As Producer

Clean

2022

As Original Music Composer

Detachment

2011

As Executive Producer

Stone Barn Castle

2015

As Producer

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