Mischa Barton (Mischa Anne Barton) was born on 24 January, 1986 in London, England to Richard Barton and Nuala Barton. Her father is with English descent, while mother is of Irish descent. Mischa has two sisters Hania and Zoe (a London barrister). Mischa's family was moved to New York, when she was four years old. Mischa has attended Professional Children's School in Manhattan.
She first performed when she was eight years old. Performed at summer camp. Her performance impressed an agent who was scouting for talent and praised about her to her parents. As a result Mischa auditioned for the lead role in Tony Kushner's play "Slavs!". At the age of nine she was performed with lead role in "Slavs!" with the future Oscar winner Marisa Tomei. The role was demanding a Russian accent, she found an acting coach who helped her in it.
Mischa got a very good reviews for that which led her to lead roles in many plays. Mischa appeared in lead role in James Lapine's "Twelve Dreams", and "Where the Truth Lies" and "One Flea Spare" in the New York Shakespeare Festival. In 1996, Mischa appeared on the ABC soap opera "All My Children", which is a recurring role where she worked for a year. Later Mischa signed to the Ford Modeling Agency. Mischa has worked for Calvin Klein campaign and also for the likes of Gitano and Vogue.
In 1997, Mischa landed her debut role in film "Lawn Dogs" opposite Sam Rockwell. Since then Mischa has appeared in many films including "Pups (1999)", "Notting Hill (1999)" with Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, "The Sixth Sense (1999)" and "Lost and Delirious". In 2000's Mischa appeared in "Skipped Parts (2000)", "Paranoid (2000)", "Tart (2001)", "Julie Johnson (2001)", and starred in "Lost and Delirious (2001)".
Once again returned to television, Mischa appeared in a recurring role on ABC show "Once and Again" during its 2001-2002 season. In 2003, casted in the horror thriller "Octane (2003)" with Madeleine Stowe. Mischa was graduated from high school in 2004.
In 2006, Mischa appeared in FOX TVs primetime show "The O.C.". It was her one of most popular role, where she played a role of a wealthy and popular Orange County high school student who has difficulty adjusting to her surroundings. The show was geared around the young adults and was the most critically-acclaimed show. Mischa was appeared in one-time appearance in the Fox show "Fastlane". Also appeared in James Blunt's video "Goodbye My Lover" and Enrique Iglesias's video "Addicted".
Mischa worked for many advertisements including Aéropostale, bebe, Dooney and Bourke, JC (Jeans and Clothes). Also appeared in Keds sneakers commercial. Mischa is currently appearing in Neutrogena print ads.
Mischa Barton's Personal Life:
Mischa is in relationship with Cisco Adler (son of legendary record producer Lou Adler) since November 2005.
Mischa was also dated oil heir Brandon Davis for a year (March 2004-July 2005).
Mischa Barton - Actress Filmography
Year Movie Name Role
2007 Hexxx -
2007 Closing the Ring Young Ethel Ann
2006 Guilty Pleasure -
2006 Angels and Virgins Pampinea
2006 "The O.C." - Marissa Cooper
2006 The OH in Ohio Kristen Taylor
2003 Octane Natasha 'Nat' Wilson
2003 "Fastlane" - Simone Says (TV Episode) Simone Collins
2002 A Ring of Endless Light (TV) Vicky Austin
2002 "Once and Again" Katie Singer
2001 Tart Grace Bailey
2001 Julie Johnson Lisa Johnson
2001 Lost and Delirious Mary 'Mouse' Bedford
2000 Frankie & Hazel (TV) Francesca 'Frankie' Humphries
2000 Skipped Parts Maurey Pierce
2000 Paranoid Theresa
1999 The Sixth Sense Kyra Collins
1999 Notting Hill 12-year-old Actress
1999 Pups Rocky
1997 Lawn Dogs Devon Stockard
1996 "Kablam!" (TV Series) (voice) Betty Ann Bongo
1996 "All My Children" (TV Series) Lilly Benton Montgomery #2
1996 Angelo a New York, Un (TV) Drummond
1995 Polio Water Diane
Mischa Barton - Quotes
"Paris isn't my rival. I met her one or two times and she's making out there's this big rivalry between us and there so isn't."
"I have a great job, wonderful friends and a wonderful boyfriend and I love my life!"
"I love to draw people's faces. I do that all the time."
"I was a prostitute!"
"I do intelligent roles. I don't want to be labeled as doing silly movies. I'm more mature than kids my age because I'm constantly surrounded by adults."
"Sometimes men are scared of me. You become a kind of an icon on television, and people are a little bit unsure, careful. It's funny."
"Pretty people aren't as accepted as other people. It's like, 'She's pretty and thin and she's got to have problems. She's messed up.'"
"I like playing dark, offbeat, quirky characters."
Birth Date: 24 January, 1986
Birth Place: London, England
Height: 5\' 8\"
Education: Graduated from Professional Children\'s School, Manhattan.
Profession: British born American actress
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Born on 24 January, 1986 in London, England, Mischa Barton is a British born American actress. Mischa is popularly known for her role in FOX TV show \"The O.C.\" and a role in \"The Sixth Sense,\" as a young ghost seeking reparation.
At the age of nine, Mischa started her acting career with a lead role in Kushner\'s play \"Slavs!\". She appeared in many plays including \"Twelve Dreams\", \"Where the Truth Lies\" and \"One Flea Spare\".
In 1997, Mischa made her debut with film \"Lawn Dogs\" opposite Sam Rockwell. Since then appeared in many films including \"Pups (1999)\", \"Notting Hill (1999)\", \"The Sixth Sense (1999)\", \"Skipped Parts (2000)\", \"Paranoid (2000)\", \"Tart (2001)\", \"Julie Johnson (2001)\", and \"Lost and Delirious (2001)\".
In 2006, Mischa came with her most critically-acclaimed role in FOX TV show \"The O.C.\". Barton was also appeared in videos of James Blunt\'s \"Goodbye My Lover\" and Enrique Iglesias\'s video \"Addicted\". Barton has worked for several ads including Aéropostale, bebe, Dooney and Bourke, JC (Jeans and Clothes). She is currently appearing in Neutrogena print ads.
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