Adrien Brody

Actor Adrien Brody

Adrien Brody is an American actor and film producer. He received widespread recognition and acclaim after starring in Roman Polanski's The Pianist (2002), for which he became the youngest actor to win the Academy Award for Best Actor at age 29. Brody is also the only American actor to receive the French César Award.
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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘Peaky Blinders’ and ‘Great News’
NYTimes - 2 months
Season 4 of “Peaky Blinders,” the gangster show starring Cillian Murphy and Adrien Brody, comes to Netflix. And “Great News” runs its Christmas episode.
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Adrien Brody and company power well-crafted 'Bullet Head'
LATimes - 3 months
A meh title belies a gripping and resourceful crime-thriller in writer-director Paul Solet’s impressive “Bullet Head.” It’s the kind of edgy, offbeat, well-executed B-movie that in the past may have found its niche in action houses, drive-ins and the occasional gutsy art venue, but these days could...
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Review: In ‘Bullet Head,’ Adrien Brody, John Malkovich and an Angry Dog
NYTimes - 3 months
Paul Solet’s endearingly lunkheaded thriller resembles “Reservoir Dogs,” with an actual dog.
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All aboard! Adrien Brody drives festive express in H&M Holiday 2016 ad
Yahoo News - about 1 year
Monday, November 28, the Swedish ready-to-wear giant unveiled its Holiday 2016 campaign, showcasing its festive collection for this year's end-of-year celebrations. American actor Adrien Brody takes the lead role in this short film directed by Wes Anderson. H&M has pulled out all the stops for its Holiday 2016 campaign, signing up a star actor and director for the occasion.
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Alleged Child Abuser Woody Allen Gets Annoyed When You Ask Him About It
Huffington Post - over 1 year
Woody Allen does not like discussing the sexual abuse allegations that have dogged him for two decades.  The director accused of sexually abusing his daughter Dylan when she was only 7 years old dismissed talk on the subject as simple gossip in a new interview with The Guardian.  “I have no interest in all of that. I find that all tabloid stupidity. That situation had been thoroughly, thoroughly investigated up and down the line by New York social services in a 14-month investigation,” Allen said. “It had been investigated by Yale and conclusions were clear and I have no interest in that whole situation. I get harassed all the time on it. But it doesn’t affect me and I just have no interest in it.”  Journalist Catherine Shoard notes that the director ― sounding “weary, sad, flat” ― has never before used the word “harassed” in reference to the allegations. But, as Allen’s estranged son Ronan Farrow wrote in a fiery piece for The Hollywood Reporter in May, Hollywood (and t...
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'Septembers of Shiraz' a simplistic drama set during revolution in 1979 Iran
LATimes - over 1 year
It’s 1979 in Tehran as “Septembers of Shiraz” opens to the Bee Gees’ “Stayin’ Alive” and a “Boogie Nights”-esque tracking shot into the home of a wealthy Jewish family throwing a party. It’s an ironic song title, though, for jeweler Isaac Amin (Adrien Brody), his ex-journalist wife (Salma Hayek...
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'Septembers of Shiraz' a simplistic drama set during revolution in 1979 Iran
LATimes - over 1 year
It’s 1979 in Tehran as “Septembers of Shiraz” opens to the Bee Gees’ “Stayin’ Alive” and a “Boogie Nights”-esque tracking shot into the home of a wealthy Jewish family throwing a party. It’s an ironic song title, though, for jeweler Isaac Amin (Adrien Brody), his ex-journalist wife (Salma Hayek...
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'Septembers of Shiraz' a simplistic drama set during revolution in 1979 Iran
LATimes - over 1 year
It’s 1979 in Tehran as “Septembers of Shiraz” opens to the Bee Gees’ “Stayin’ Alive” and a “Boogie Nights”-esque tracking shot into the home of a wealthy Jewish family throwing a party. It’s an ironic song title, though, for jeweler Isaac Amin (Adrien Brody), his ex-journalist wife (Salma Hayek...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Adrien Brody
    FORTIES
  • 2014
    Age 40
    In 2014, Brody collaborated again with Wes Anderson in the Academy Award-winning The Grand Budapest Hotel, where he played Dmitri.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2012
    Age 38
    On January 16, 2012, Brody made his debut as a runway model for Prada Men Fall/Winter 2012 show.
  • 2011
    Age 37
    He appeared in Woody Allen's 2011 Academy Award-winning comedy Midnight in Paris as Salvador Dalí.
    In 2011, Brody starred in a Stella Artois beer ad called "Crying Jean" that premiered right after half-time of the Super Bowl XLV as part of Stella's "She Is a Thing of Beauty” campaign.
  • 2010
    Age 36
    In 2010, a hit music video using a still image of him going on adventures was released on YouTube, titled 'Brodyquest'.
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    In 2010, Brody sued the Giallo filmmakers, alleging that they failed to pay his full salary.
    In 2010, he starred in Splice, a science fiction film written and directed by Vincenzo Natali.
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  • 2008
    Age 34
    Brody and Pataky were featured at their New York home in a 35-page spread for HELLO! magazine in October 2008. The pair broke up in 2009.
  • 2007
    Age 33
    For Pataky's 31st birthday in July 2007, Brody purchased her a 19th-century farm in Central New York state that was remodeled to look like a castle.
  • 2006
    Age 32
    Brody began dating Spanish actress Elsa Pataky in 2006.
    On January 5, 2006, Brody confirmed speculation that he was interested in playing the role of The Joker in 2008's The Dark Knight.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2003
    Age 29
    Brody appeared on Saturday Night Live on May 10, 2003, his first TV work, controversially giving an improvised introduction while wearing faux dreadlocks for Jamaican reggae musical guest Sean Paul.
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  • 1996
    Age 22
    Taking acting classes as a child, by age thirteen he appeared in an Off-Broadway play and a PBS television film. After appearing in Bullet in 1996 with Tupac Shakur and Mickey Rourke, Brody hovered on the brink of stardom, receiving an Independent Spirit Award nomination for his role in the 1998 film Restaurant and later praise for his roles in Spike Lee's Summer of Sam and Terrence Malick's The Thin Red Line.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1973
    Born
    Born on April 14, 1973.
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